Botox competitor awaits approval
The FDA has agreed to evaluate an anti-wrinkle injection treatment
from France-based pharmaceutical company Ipsen which if approved
would provide a rival for Allergan's Botox.
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.
Evonik expands partnership with Sabinsa
Evonik is adding two new ingredients to their nature-derived
portfolio in collaboration with India-based Sabinsa.
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
Cyanotech focuses on human market for astaxanthin
Microalgae company Cyanotech will focus on marketing its
antioxidant BioAstin for the human cosmeceutical, nutraceutical and
nutritional supplement markets.
No turning red in the sun with tomato ingredient
Targeting the growing beauty food market LycoRed has developed a
tomato ingredient for oral consumption that helps protect the skin
from sun damage.
Beauty supplements look set to boom
As women go for increasingly sophisticated anti-aging and skin
care treatments, beauty supplements look poised to be one of the
top growth trends for 2008.
Unigen targets European cosmeceuticals market
Unigen announced it has established an office in Brussels, Belgium
so as to facilitate its access to the European cosmeticeuticals
New emulsifier directly capitalises on organic trend
Degussa Goldschmidt Personal Care has launched a new emulsifier
that has been specifically targeted for use in natural and organic
Peptide targets skin cell growth
Azure Cosmeceuticals believes it has raised the bar for peptides
with the launch of its new Hydropeptide Transformation Growth
Serum, a product that is said to stimulate skin cell growth.
Partnership targets cosmeceutical industry
Yet another partnership has been forged in the cosmeceutical
industry following Laboratoires Expanscience's acquisition of
Laboratoires Cegipharma last week - a specialist in weight loss
Cosmeceutical partnership to commercialise skin care range
Health care provider Alltracel this week launched a
cosmeceutical skin care range, part of a
six-month product development programme.
Beauty pill strengthens skin from inside out
With the trend for 'beauty from within' gaining momentum amongst
image conscious consumers, another cosmeceutical product has gained
recognition from French laboratories by successfully moisturising
and toning skin from...
Waitaki targets 'inner' beauty with new collagen ingredient
New Zealand's Waitaki Biosciences has launched a bovine collagen
ingredient for the growing cosmeceutical and joint health markets.
In Cosmetics lifts lid on latest industry trends
Major industry show In Cosmetics opened it
doors yesterday, with exhibitors from far and wide battling to
showcase new creations and innovations aimed at setting the global
cosmetics and toiletries industry alight.