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Recent in Nutricosmetics (page 1 of 2)

Why Nutricosmetics Are So Popular with Beauty Consumers

Brands leading the nutricosmetics market include Age Quencher, Moon Dust and Kora Organics.

[podcast] How Nutrition Translates to Beauty, Part III: Commercial Successes and Stumbling Blocks

Do drinkable collagen and dark chocolate nutricosmetic products really help skin? This five-part podcast series with Zoe Diana Draelos, M.D., and Alan Dattner, M.D., considers the impact of nutrition on beauty. Here, part III in our series explores successes and stumbling blocks to developing commercial products.

Resveratrol, Revisited: Collaboration Announced to Study Polyphenol's Benefits

Scientific evidence suggests resveratrol—a polyphenol that helps rejuvenate the mitochondria to keep cells functioning properly—can help promote healthy aging as both a topical and nutritional supplement. In relation, Evolva announced a new partnership to investigate the health benefits of its Veri-te resveratrol.

Korean Team Puts Their 'Finger' on the Next Nutricosmetic

The oral intake of Chinese ginger, otherwise known as fingerroot or Boesenbergia pandurata, was recently found to improve skin hydration, wrinkling and gloss. How? Read on to learn more.

You Are What You Eat: Nutrient Ratio Affects Skin Structure

New research out of Australia and Norway shows, in a mouse model, how nutrition impacts the structure of skin. Interestingly, the ratio of nutrients had a larger impact than total intake; and the results were gender-dependent.

A Great Barrier, Enhanced: A Review of Oral PUFA Supplements for Skin

Skin breakdown is implicated in many areas of health, and transepidermal (TEWL) water loss can indicate the integrity of the skin barrier. This article reviews the literature for evidence of how oral supplementation with polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) could positively impact TEWL, and therefore, skin barrier functioning in healthy individuals.

Inside Out: The Nutricosmetics Boom

Top formats include ready-to-drink (RTD) products, such as teas, fruit juices and fortified waters, tablets, capsules, jellies and pills.

Supplement Offers Sun Care From the Inside Out

Ultra Dietary Supplement by Heliocare contains a powerful blend of antioxidants, including Fernblock Polypodium leucotomos extract (PLE), vitamin C and pomegranate extract.

Systemic Evening Primrose Oil for Irritated Skin Care

Researchers tested the effects of orally administered evening primrose oil in a human model of skin irritation on various parameters. At week 12 of the study, significant improvements were observed, suggesting the use of systemic evening primrose oil for supplemental beauty care.

Macroalgae in Nutricosmetics

Ingested macroalgae and its extracts can provide antiaging benefits such as inhibition of matrix enzymes, glycation, inflammatory activity and elastin calcification. Here, the authors investigated macroalgal extracts on insulin levels of test subjects to determine whether they could control glucose levels.

In Sight: Water from the Inside-out

Why not take advantage of a fluid the body needs and put it to use in other capacities? This is the logic inventor Scott Vincent Borba used nearly six years ago when he conceived the idea for nutraceutical water.

Nutritional Supplements to Treat Skin and Hair Aging: A Review of Current Information

New research regarding the relationship between diet and skin and hair health has led to nutritional supplements developed for dermocosmetic and/or dermatological applications. However, obvious uncertainties exist in regard to the cosmetic capabilities of such preparations. This review provides an overview of existing data to examine the potential for nutritionals to treat skin and hair aging.

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