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Spiral into the Blue

A new blue ingredient, which has radio talk show hosts developing segments about is the newest trend behind blue foods. Where does the blue-green algae originate from? It is lifted from freshwater lakes and ponds … that’s right, the new trend is pond scum.

Get Fresh with the Eucalyptus Oil Market

Fragrances and cosmetics are feeling funky fresh with the eucalyptus oil market as it is starting to boom all around the world. Eucalyptus oil has a variety of benefits and can be utilized as an ingredient for dietary supplements, capsules and more.

Carotenoids: In Skin’s Defense

Interest has grown in oxidation processes related to aging, especially since their intensity increases with age. As such, interest in carotenoids, some of the best-known natural antioxidants, has been renewed. This article reviews their benefits.

Naturally Inhibit Fragrance Degradation: Rice Bran Sterols in Emulsions

The use of phytosterols is proposed here to retard the deterioration of cosmetic emulsions caused by perfume degradation. For the described tests, phytosterols from crude rice bran oil, a natural and economic choice, were used. A simple and easily controlled technique is described through which the phytosterols provided the desired results.

IBR Shields Skin From Pollution for Anti-aging Benefit

IBR Ltd. created an aqueous extract of Asteriscus Graveolens to shield the skin from pollution damage.

BiotechMarine Cultures Microalgal Cells for Antioxidant Protection

BiotechMarine, a subsidiary of Seppic, launched its first Celebrity macroalgal cell culture innovation.

Bicosome Encapsulates Carotene and Antioxidants for IR/UV Protection

At in-cosmetics 2015 in Barcelona, Bicosome is launching a complex that boosts the skin's ability to protect against ultraviolet and infrared radiation.

Moringa Leaf Phytochemicals for Skin Benefits

This paper describes the development of a stable moringa plant concentrate comprising the extraction and identification of stable actives, via plant metabolites, and the correlation of activity through a variety of in vitro models. The resulting concentrate demonstrated direct and indirect antioxidant benefits and inhibitory action against inflammation and UV-induced MMP-1.

Prod'hyg Debuts Cell Energizing Blackcurrant Bud Extract

At in-cosmetics Asia in Bangkok, Prod'hyg will be discussing its blackcurrant bud extract that was designed to energize and oxygenate the skin.

Showa Denko Debuts Aqueous Stable Vitamin C Derivative

At in-cosmetics Asia, Showa Denko K.K. will introduce a vitamin C derivative for personal care that is stable in aqueous solutions.

Photoprotection of TiO2 Using Propenoic Acid Esters

Titanium dioxide (TiO2) is known to be photocatalytically active. Even with surface modifications, it catalyzes the decomposition of organic materials and promotes the formation of reactive oxygen species. However, a particular propenoic acid ester is shown here to protect TiO2 from inducing such reactions, making it a more effective and safer UV filter.

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