The latest creation at Sederma is Apiscalp, a multifunctional ingredient dedicated to scalp care. According to the company, Apiscalp helps fight against dandruff, itching, dryness and hyperseborrhea to provide beauty and comfort to both oily scalp an… Read More »
Dessange Paris introduced Solar Blonde Naturale, a lightening hair care system. Hints of apple, freesia, jasmine and sandalwood impart an uplifting, sunny aroma. Rich in chamomile and citrus extracts, the Solar Blonde Naturale formula works for all-n… Read More »
US Patent No. 8,985,124 B2; Pilaris Labs LLC, Palm Beach Gardens, FL, has patented a method for treating hair loss by reducing effects of 5α-dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in a subject undergoing treatment for hair loss. The method is comprised of p… Read More »
SWEDEN: Moberg Pharma AB has acquired Balmex from Chattem, the US Consumer Healthcare Division of Sanofi. The purchase price was $3.9 million, according Moberg Pharma.
Balmex is best known for its diaper rash treatments. An adult line for soothing s… Read More »
Recent developments with the FDA and the Sunscreen Innovation Act (SIA) have cast a shadow on the filter approval process in the US. In case you missed it, the FDA has basically rejected the call to speed up the approvals of the Time and Extent Appli… Read More »
Many of the trends driving growth in facial skin care are also applicable to the body care market. European consumers seek convenience and value, but also demand products that offer more than basic moisturization, such as anti-aging properties and in… Read More »
The Skin Cancer Foundation hosted its annual reception on March 22 in San Francisco during the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)’s Annual Meeting. More than 300 guests enjoyed an evening of hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, and networking at… Read More »
The third time is definitely not the charm. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently sent warning letters to StriVectin, Moy-Fincher Medical Group and Skin Authority LLC.
According to the letter sent to StriVectin (following a December… Read More »
The Society of Cosmetic Chemists has planned a CEP course on basic hair science on June 24 in Philadelphia.
This course will cover hair biology; hair morphology and fine structure; technologies to measure physical and chemical phenomena in hair; opt… Read More »
INDIA: A study conducted by IMRB International across Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, New Delhi and Kolkata, shows 90% of people perceive homeopathy as a trusted form of treatment and its usage is higher than any other form of treatment. The surv… Read More »
Seasonality isn’t just for food; it’s a key beauty trend, according to Mintel Beauty & Personal Care (BPC). Rather than simply using the change of seasons as a reason to introduce color stories or scents, beauty manufacturers are incr… Read More »
Masks attract today’s consumer with the promise of immediate results in treating a variety of skin flaws. New formats and formulations that address individual needs appeal to consumer looking to try something different without spending a fortun… Read More »
By Julia Comas, Cristina Davi, Elena Canadas, Albert Soley, Raquel Delgado , Lipotec SAU
Published May 1, 2015
Lipotec’s Eyedeline marine ingredient provides several benefits for the delicate skin around the eyes. It reduces vascular permeability, which is responsible for the formation of eyebags and dark circles. Read More »
The FDA has decided to move the goal post. It has declared that to approve a new UV filter you must surpass the requirements of a New Drug Application (NDA). The new hurdle set by the FDA is that all such ingredients must pass the stringent req… Read More »