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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.

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.

Mibelle Sources Extremophile Algae for Cell Longevity

Feb 26, 2014

At in-cosmetics in Hamburg, Mibelle Biochemistry will launch an anti-aging active derived from algae that is able to grow on glaciers and permanent snow.

Enriched Shea Extract to Target ZAG for Anti-cellulite Effects

Jan 13, 2014Estelle Loing, PhD, and Magali Borel; Lucas Meyer Cosmetics, Québec, Canada and Champlan, France

In humans, the ZAG protein is a modulator of fat mobilization. The present paper identifies an unroasted shea butter extract, enriched in viminalol esters, as a stimulator of ZAG expression and secretion by keratinocytes in vitro. Further, a complex containing the extract is shown to significantly improve the appearance of cellulite within 28 days of application in a clinical setting.

Evonik Prevents Hair Loss with Skin-identical Sphingolipid

Jan 8, 2014

Evonik has launched a skin-identical sphingolipid that prevents hair loss by addressing scalp health, strengthening the hair follicle and rebalancing the lifecycle of hair.

Provital Combines 3 Plants to Reduce Hair Loss

Dec 10, 2013

Provital has debuted an active blend of three plants that stimulates hair growth and prevents hair loss in men and women.

Sederma's Biotech Institute Identifies New Active: Irbic Acid

Dec 4, 2013

A new bioactive molecule from the Centella asiatica plant, irbic acid, has been discovered by researchers at Sederma’s Instituto di Ricerche Biotecnologiche (IRB).

Essential Ingredients Creates Water-soluble Salicylic Gel for Skin Care

Nov 25, 2013

Essential Ingredients has created a 40% salicylic acid gel that is safe, stable, effective and meets the United States Pharmacopeia's Salicylic Acid Gel Monograph.

Induchem and Biomod Collaborate for Skin Whitening Gloves

Nov 6, 2013

At in-cosmetics Asia, Induchem presented its collaboration with Biomod on whitening and advanced rejuvenation skin care gloves.

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