Skin & Beauty

Givaudan’s Active Beauty partners with Draco Natural Products on botanical ingredients line

06 Oct 2017 --- Switzerland-headquartered flavors and fragrances creator Givaudan has formed a strategic partnership with Draco Natural Products, Inc. for the development of a new proprietary line of bioactive botanical ingredients for use in its Active Beauty business.

Nutritional supplements to bring out beauty from within

27 Sep 2017 --- Beauty through nutrition is a topic that has arguably long been underexplored outside of Asia. However, there is no shortage of companies or products looking to bring this trend to the rest of the world in different ways. Today, in the first part of a special report, NutritionInsight looks at the hottest ingredients in the beauty-from-within space.

AIDP Expands Digestive Health and “Healthy Aging” Ingredient Portfolios

03 Apr 2017 --- Functional ingredients manufacturer AIDP has signed an exclusive license and distribution agreement with agrotechnology company Anagenix to market its kiwifruit-based ingredients, Actazin and Livaux. Anagenix is a New Zealand-based company specializing in the discovery of natural bioactives. Actazin is a cold-pressed powdered kiwi fruit concentrate that is a natural source of prebiotics, fiber, enzymes and polyphenols and may support bowel function.  

Vitamin A May Reduce Scarring

01 Feb 2016 --- While scarring is a natural part of any healing process, scar formation within our blood vessels can be deadly.

BASF and CYTOO Partner on Skin Firmness Research

22 Jan 2016 --- BASF and the French biotechnology company CYTOO join forces. The goal of the partnership is to develop and test active ingredients that contribute to increase skin firmness in skin care applications.

Pycnogenol Nourishes Skin and Reduces Pigmentation

18 Nov 2015 --- A newly published review in Skin Pharmacology on Pycnogenol, French maritime pine bark extract, examines existing research and introduces new data to reveal exactly how the super antioxidant is effective for beauty and skin care.

Algatechnologies and FujiFilm Partner on Natural Astaxanthin

08 Jun 2015 --- Algatechnologies Ltd. (Algatech) has signed a supply and long-term collaboration agreement with Fujifilm Corp. (Fujifilm) in Japan, for its AstaPure natural astaxanthin ingredients. Fujifilm recently took over Algatech’s major distributor in Japan and will promote astaxanthin raw materials. The company already has been using Algatech’s natural astaxanthin as the main active ingredient for its nutrition supplement and cosmetics product line named Astalift.

Nestlé Skin Health Partnership to Address Growing Skin Health Needs

11 Dec 2014 --- By 2020, for the first time, more than 1 billion people will be over the age of sixty. By 2020, for the first time, more than 1 billion people will be over the age of sixty. They will need help and support for healthy active ageing. Central to this will be good skin health. Anticipating the importance of this area to consumers, Nestlé announced in February the creation of Nestlé Skin Health.

Monteloeder: “Lighter Skin From Within” is the Future

19 Aug 2014 --- Spanish ingredients supplier Monteloeder says the market for skin lightening products will continue to grow rapidly – but that many consumers in the category will turn away from topically applied products in favour of dietary supplements that offer “lighter skin from within”.

Laboratoire PYC Launches Novel Anti-Aging Powder

07 Aug 2014 --- Laboratoire PYC, a B-to-B expert in dietetic products and nutritional supplements, has expanded its range of nutricosmetics with a new anti-ageing nutritional supplement. The new concept is an on-the-go powdered product in stick form. This new formula will be presented at the Cosmoprof Asia trade show in Hong Kong from 12 to 14 November next, Stand 1E-FIB (France Pavilion).

Nestlé Acquires Rights to Aesthetic Dermatology Products in the US and Canada

11 Jul 2014 --- As a result of the successful conclusion of the regulatory process and customary closing conditions, Nestlé has completed its acquisition of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International’s commercialisation rights to several key injectable aesthetic dermatology products in the US and Canada, as announced on 28 May 2014. These rights will be integrated into Nestlé Skin Health and commercialised by Galderma.

Nestlé to Bolster New Dermatology Unit With Valeant Products

28 May 2014 --- Nestlé said it will pay $1.4 billion for the rights to a handful of skin-care products from Valeant Pharmaceuticals, in a move that will bolster the Swiss food giant's newly established dermatology unit. Nestle will acquire the U.S. and Canadian commercial rights to five aesthetic dermatology products from Valeant. The U.S. and Canada represent more than half of the global market for medical aesthetics products.

Galactic Develops New Natural Solutions for Cosmetics

26 Mar 2014 --- Galactic is glad to announce that three of its lactic acid and sodium lactate solutions for cosmetic applications are now conformed to the COSMOS standards. This follows the company’s announcement in September regarding a number of Galactic’s natural solutions for cosmetics, detergents and paints that received the approval from ECOCERT in accordance with their standards on natural and organic raw materials.

DSM Launches Holistic View to Epidermal Skin Care

29 Oct 2013 --- At In-Cosmetics 2013 in Paris, DSM Personal Care launched its innovative CORNEOCARE approach. CORNEOCARE promotes a holistic view to epidermal skin care and reveals the importance of a healthy, functioning epidermis in preparing the skin for a beautiful future.