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Induchem Activates Brightening with Skin's Microorganisms

Mar 17, 2015

At in-cosmetics 2015 in Barcelona, Induchem will introduce a skin tone brightener that is activated by microorganisms on skin.

Sederma Launches Lifting Active from Plant Cell Culture

Mar 2, 2015

At in-cosmetics in Barcelona, Sederma will debut its lifting active for the face and neck.

A One-step Approach for Anti-aging Prevention and Treatment

Mar 1, 2015Philippe Mondon, Emmanuel Doridot, Andre Nada and Olga Gracioso, Sederma

New research suggests curative and preventative approaches to anti-aging in skin care are closer than they appear. Here, the authors investigate a combination of Pal-GHK and Pal-GQPR peptides, which is designed to leverage both approaches in one step. Described are in vitro, ex vivo and clinical studies of its effects on collagen, fibronectin, HA synthesis and tissue repair activity.

Mibelle Unveils Alpine Flower Stem Cell Active for Environmental Protection

Feb 18, 2015

At in-cosmetics 2015 in Barcelona, Mibelle Biochemistry will unveil an alpine flower stem cell active designed to protect stem cells from environmental challenges to allow them to regenerate.

Naolys Introduces Lilac for Hair Repair and Shine

Jan 21, 2015

Naolys is using lilac to repair and add shine to hair. Healthy Shine Lilac has a multifunctional effect on hair, acting on all three parts of the hair: the root, the scalp and the shaft.

Mibelle Launches Encapsulated Heptapeptide for Cellular Defense

Jan 7, 2015

Mibelle Biochemistry created a heptapeptide that helps the skin protect itself from oxidative stress at the cellular level.

Silab Sources Calendula for Epigenetic Anti-aging

Nov 25, 2014

Silab has debuted an anti-aging active that reduces modification of the epigenome with time to allow cutaneous cells to better respond to stress and live longer.

Seppic Introduces Melanin-promoting active for Sunless Tanning

Nov 11, 2014

Seppic has introduced an active that encourages skin to produce more melanin to pigment the skin. Sepisun Flash (INCI: Not Provided) was designed to produce a bronzed effect on the skin throughout the year without sun exposure.

Induchem Launches Whitening and Correcting Beads

Nov 5, 2014

At in-cosmetics Asia 2014, Induchem launched spherical beads that instantly improve skin imperfections while whitening skin.

BASF Unveils African Pea Extract for Epidermal Rejuvenation

Oct 28, 2014

At the IFSCC Congress 2014 in Paris, BASF unveiled an extract of the bambara pea that rejuvenates the epidermis for a more youthful appearance.

Ascorbyl Lactoside: A New Vitamin C Derivative for Effective Skin Whitening

Oct 1, 2014Feng Zan, Luqiu Shi and Hongyu Xue, Nanjing Huashi Chemical Co., Ltd., Nanjing, China

A new vitamin C derivative, ascorbyl lactoside (AsL), was synthesized and characterized for its stability and safety, and evaluated for anti-tyrosinase and melanin reduction effects. The material showed excellent whitening effects and exhibited better stability than ascorbic acid. It also possessed the lowest cytotoxicity, in comparison with ascorbyl glucoside, kojic acid and arbutin.

Lipotec Introduces Anti-cellulite Active with Night Action

Sep 30, 2014

Lipotec, a Lubrizol company, has introduced an active that fights cellulite at night.

Lightening Skin Through a Melanogenesis-interrupting Peptide

Sep 3, 2014Jill Hsu, Corum Inc., Taipei, Taiwan

Cutaneous pigmentation is determined by melanogenesis, the transfer of melanosomes to keratinocytes, and the distribution of melanin to skin, among other processes. Interrupting these would limit skin pigmentation to achieve a better skin lightening effect. Here, the authors review the biological mechanisms of melanin production, then test a peptide designed to act on them for a lightening effect.

Greentech Fights Underarm Bacteria to Prevent Odor

Jul 16, 2014

Greentech has designed an active to fight underarm odor while maintaining skin microbiome homeostasis.

Silab Debuts Seaweed Extract for Anti-glycation

Jul 9, 2014

Silab has introduced a seaweed extract that limits cellular and tissue damage caused by glycation and Advanced Glycation End Products (AGEs).

Plankton Body Slimming

May 23, 2014

Lipotec has developed a topical marine-derived ingredient for increased metabolism and body slimming effects.

Under-eye Circles, Dryness, Dandruff and More Targeted by New Actives

May 7, 2014

Active ingredients to treat under-eye circles, body odor, skin dryness and dandruff, as well as 'green' skin care butters, are among several new offerings from Greentech.

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