The partnership, announced today, expands the reach of Geltor’s animal-free, GMO-free collagen proteins, making the biotech ingredients available to personal care and beauty makers across the Asia-Pacific.
By Belinda Carli, director for the Institute of Personal Care Science
Biomimetics now plays a key part in cosmetic formulation, but what is true biomimetic activity and what to look for when determining biomimetic efficacy? And since it is about mimicking a natural process, are these materials better than synthetics?
Changes in hair density and elasticity are most likely to occur in the 40-50 year old age range and hair will most likely become more fragile at this time too as levels of the fatty acid 18-methyleicosanic acid (18-MEA) are also reduced in elder ages.
The efficiency of anti-ageing active dermatopoietin lies in its ability to work from the skin's surface rather than having to cross the skin barrier, according to manufacturers United Cosmeceuticals and United Technologies.
Noni has been long known as a health and juice ingredient but
increasingly it is being included in cosmetic and toiletry
products, as evinced by the latest hair care line from Tahitian
Croda is to unveil a number of new value-added concepts, including
a series of naturally derived ingredients, at the forthcoming
In-Cosmetics show, to be held in Berlin next month, reports
Croda International, one of the world's largest manufacturer of raw
materials for the cosmetic industry, has signed a a global
distribution and collaboration agreement with Keratec, a New
Zealand wool biotechnology company.