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Section: Formulas/Products > Nutricosmetics
The Ins and Outs of Aging: Intrinsic/Extrinsic Factors and Nutricosmetic Fixes
The combined effects of aging over the human lifespan can impact the structural integrity and physiological functions of skin. The present article reviews these influences and proposes nutricosmetic solutions to support skin health and well aging.
Oct 1st, 2021
Skin-mimicking Technology Adds Pollution Protection to Your Skincare Formulations
With molecules arranged in an orthorhombic lateral packing structure, Mimiskin™ allows water and air to pass through while blocking out larger pollution particles.
Sep 24th, 2021
Nutricosmetics + Probiotics: Market Update and Anti-acne Proposal
Probiotics and nutricosmetics are both in demand, heavily influenced by the shift toward wellness. How might the industry combine these trends? Shaheen Majeed, president worldwide of Sabinsa and co-author on an anti-acne study, weighs in.
Aug 26th, 2021
Microbiome Focus: Challenges, Approaches and Future Directions
Consumers are beginning to seek products marketed as safe for the skin microbiome or containing pre-, pro- and postbiotics but research concerning the microbiome and products to benefit it is in its infancy. This article reviews challenges, approaches, ingredients and commercial products designed to target the skin microbiome, to gain an understanding of where the industry is and where it needs to go.
Cosmetics & Toiletries
Apr 30th, 2021
Supplementing Sunscreens: Rosemary and Grapefruit Protect Skin from Within
Concerns over the damaging effects of sun exposure continue to grow as increasing evidence becomes available. In relation, growing scientific research supports sun protection from within as an adjunctive approach to topicals; one such solution is presented here.
Oct 14th, 2020
How to switch from synthetic to natural salicylic acid?
Discover a natural substitute to synthetic salicylic acid Givaudan Active Beauty launches Neosalyl™, a 100% pure salicylic acid to switch from synthetic to organic. Obtained by Green Fractionation (natural essential oil of Wintergreen plant), it brings all its benefits in dermo-purification for skin and shininess and anti-dandruff for hair care.
Givaudan Schweiz AG
Sep 30th, 2020
TEST-Broad Spectrum Antimicrobial Protection with 100% Natural Spectrastat™ Technology
One longtime favorite ingredient for use in both health food and cosmetics is maca, the pulverized root of a Peruvian plant that grows high in the Andes. Maca has been cultivated for thousands of years, most notably by the Inca, who valued it as a food crop. Beyond its use as a complex starch in health foods, maca’s fine consistency allows for the easy adjustment of viscosity in creams and lotions
Dec 20th, 2019
Editor’s Note: Outgrowth of Innovation
This edition of
Cosmetics & Toiletries
penetrates, reconstructs, nourishes and seals in novel solutions to address underlying hair issues and formulation challenges.
Jun 1st, 2018
Health and Hair: Making the Nutrition Connection
The links between skin and overall health are well-documented, but connections to hair health are less clear. Here, the authors delve a little deeper to determine truths and myths in this area—and to identify current gaps in the research.
May 29th, 2018
Health Food and Personal Care: A Virtuous Circle
Formulators in both the personal care and health food industries often draw inspiration from one another and take advantage of newly popular ingredients’ healthy reputations. One recent trend brought about by consumers’ desire to eat healthy is the popularity of complex starches as a replacement for refined flour and simple sugars.
Mar 14th, 2018
Time to Shine: The Evolution of Nutricosmetics
While the numbers for nutricosmetics have seen modest growth, they continue to concentrate in specific regions. Considering a number of factors, described here, the time may finally be right for nutricosmetics to shine worldwide.
Feb 12th, 2018
Industry Insight: How Nutrition Impacts Beauty
Can consumers “eat themselves” to beauty? Following are excerpts adapted from our podcast interview series with Zoe Diana Draelos, M.D., and Alan Dattner, M.D.
Feb 8th, 2018
Survey of Skin Research Findings
Cosmetic science has outdone itself this year, with breakthroughs not just emerging, but rolling out in actual applications. Following is a brief literature review of recent skin care findings.
Nov 16th, 2017
[in-cosmetics Global] Food-inspired Beauty
The latest food-derived ingredients and product formats from Biesterfeld, Naturex, Inolex and Brenntag.
Apr 25th, 2017
[in-cosmetics Global] Beauty Detox
Detox innovations from Naturex and Clariant show this category continues to heat up.
Apr 25th, 2017
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.
Mar 27th, 2017
Chocolate and Wine: The Perfect Match for Skin?
International Journal of Molecular Sciences
had us at "hello" this month, with a new study comparing the phenolic compounds in chocolate (actually, cocoa by-products) vs. wine (okay, grape seed) extracts for antioxidant and anti-inflammatory skin benefits.
Feb 14th, 2017
Fermentation Cosmetics: Bubbling Over With Innovation, Literally
While fermentation is perhaps best known for its application in food production, the process has gained interest from the cosmetics industry. This article briefly reviews recent examples of fermentation ingredients in cosmetics.
Feb 6th, 2017
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