Bioactive compounds extracted from olive oil production waste offer great promise for active cosmetic development, though further research and investment must be made to ensure processing was conducted sustainably, a review says.
Blue light exposure has risen in importance as consumers spend more time on laptops and mobile phones during COVID-19 lockdowns and working-from-home models, and so the beauty industry must ramp-up education on potential risks, says Unilever’s global...
Research from across the pond has shown how resveratrol works to inhibit growth of the bacteria that causes acne and can also be combined with benzoyl peroxide, a common acne medicine, to enhance the drug's ability to kill the bacteria.
Driven by an aging time-poor population and a greater appreciation of the role that nutrition plays in beauty, the global market for ready-to-drink beauty drinks reached a value of €1.1bn ($925mn) in 2010, with a 2.9 per cent increase in volume to 144mn...
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.
A Singaporean company takes natural personal care to a new level
with the release of a herbal feminine wash promising to gently
cleanse the 'intimate area', protecting it from infections whilst
helping to tighten weakened...
A new source of gamma glutamyl cysteine, a precursor of powerful
antioxidant glutathione for anti-ageing supplements and skin care
products, is expected to become available in 2007, after nine years
of research at Australia's...
New ingredients, new applications and new science are the focus of
the up-coming 3rd International Conference on Polyphenols in
Nutrition and Health, which promises to provide more information
for industrialists on how to better use...
Italian botanicals manufacturer Indena and Japanese cosmetics giant
Kanebo have joined forces to develop an olive fruit extract
designed to provide moisturizing and anti-ageing properties for the
skin care category.
Ingredients supplier Martin Bauer North America is introducing a
new extract of mangosteen peel, standardized to three antioxidant
markers, that can be used in cosmetic applications such as
medicated soaps and anti-aging products.
Brazilian cosmetics and personal care company Beraca Ingredients
has launched a new line of active ingredients sourced primarily
from the Brazilian rainforests and said to be completely natural,
reports Simon Pitman.