Indian backing for Sabinsa resveratrol research
Sabinsa is looking to bringing innovation to its resveratrol manufacturing capabilities after receiving a grant from the Indian government to move ahead with two new pilot trails for both nutrition and cosmetic products.
Atrium spins off active ingredients division
Atrium Innovations has spun off its Active Ingredients &
Specialty Chemicals Division to form the Unipex Group, based in
Italy number one for antioxidant-rich kiwi supply
Supplies to food and supplements makers for the fruit that packs a
powerful antioxidant punch continue to grow as Italy, the world's
largest producer of kiwis, reports strong production figures for
Nu Skin claims discovery of new cause of skin aging
Nu Skin claims to have identified a previously unknown cause of
skin aging that could help the company create products that fight
wrinkles before they appear.
S. Black brings multi-functional adsorbent powder to UK
Fuji Corporation has chosen S. Black to distribute its Magnesium
Aluminum Silicate (MAS) powder with high adsorption properties in
the UK and Ireland.
Naturex targets cosmetics and moves towards consolidation
Naturex is targeting an operating margin of 11 per cent in 2008 as
it plans to expand its supply of cosmetic and personal
New anti-aging beauty-from-within ingredient hits US market
US firm NutraGenesis has combined two of its ayurvedic extracts in
a new 'beauty-from within' dietary supplement ingredient, which the
company says can help rejuvenate the skin and reduce signs of
Zinc-glycine could be a candidate for a new skin lightening active
A zinc-glycine complex is a possible skin-lightening active due to
its inhibition of melanocyte growth factors, according to
New Zealand considers mandatory ingredients labelling
Authorities in New Zealand are considering measures to introduce
stricter ingredient labelling regulations in the country as a means
of drawing attention to potentially hazardous ingredients.
Frog skin adds to growing list of animal-based anti-aging solutions
First snail slime, then snake venom, now it is frog skin.
Scientists in South Korea are claiming that a new study has shown
the skin of bullfrogs produces antioxidants that can help fight
human skin aging.
Anti-aging treatments: over priced and over rated?
Scientists have criticized the anti-aging industry accusing it
of thriving on the false classification that skin aging is a
disease for which cures must be found.
Medical research highlights dangers of skin lightening
A new medical report has highlighted potential dangers relating to
certain active ingredients found in skin lightening products not
authorized for sale in Europe.
Robertet invests in French plant aroma business
Global flavors and fragrance group Robertet has taken an equity
stake in Plantes Aromatiques du Diois, a move that taps into
ethically sourced and fair trade aroma supplies.
Sunscreens harm coral reefs, say scientists
Ingredients in sun care products may be bleaching coral reefs by
promoting viral infections, say scientists at the University of the
Cognis chases fast market growth in India
Fine chemicals specialist Cognis has opened a liaison office in
Mumbai, India, in an effort to tap in to new business opportunities
in the cosmetics industry.