keyboard_arrow_upDermal remodelling
keyboard_arrow_downDermal remodelling

Everyone wants healthy-looking skin, which, according to Millchem, is a result of a complex equilibrium of thousands of processes that protect, repair and respond to environmental exposure.

keyboard_arrow_upSilab regulates ‘inflammaging’ with new ingredient launch
keyboard_arrow_downSilab regulates ‘inflammaging’ with new ingredient launch

  Launched at in-cosmetics 2014, Silab is presenting Unflamagyl, an anti-ageing active ingredient that controls communication between senescent cells and their environment.

keyboard_arrow_upNew claims and product developments in anti-ageing
keyboard_arrow_downNew claims and product developments in anti-ageing

Babor claims the ocean is home to incredible ‘miracles’, which the cosmetics house brings to consumers via SeaCreation, its new luxury skincare range. The active ‘sea-intelligent complex’ found in the range contains extracts of two micro-organisms – glycocéane GP3 and Babor thermophilus – as well as an exclusive extract of green caviar algae.

keyboard_arrow_upChemical developments to tackle the signs of ageing on the eye area
keyboard_arrow_downChemical developments to tackle the signs of ageing on the eye area

Advances in solutions to tackle the signs of ageing on the eye area are crucial, as it is one of the most important features of a person’s appearance. According to Croda - a world leader in natural based specialty chemicals – with age, changes in the eyelid appearance (including extra tissue and folds) convey an inappropriate message of sadness lethargy or exhaustion, which diminish the overall aesthetic appearance of the face.

keyboard_arrow_upYouth: A universal aspiration
keyboard_arrow_downYouth: A universal aspiration

As anti-ageing solutions continue to lead the way in the cosmetics industry, Pharmaceutical & Cosmetic Review lifts the lid on some of the most recent innovations surrounding active ingredients with a focus on plant extracts and botanical concentrates.

keyboard_arrow_upAge wise skin care solutions
keyboard_arrow_downAge wise skin care solutions

As with everything in our life, skin care should be age appropriate. Skin needs different care at various stages of our life. Lachemi has launched a new range of Powerful Natural Serums, made of 100 per cent natural plant-derived ingredients loaded with botanical extracts, natural antioxidants, naturally occurring vitamins, enzymes etc. These serums have composition similar to that of sebum and triglycerides found in skin, and hence are easily absorbed by the skin. Their success is based on the fact that they rectify the skin problem internally by providing the needs of the skin and activating the body to repair itself. Lachemi offers Active Agents for every age bracket, enabling the creation of tailor-made skin care products.

keyboard_arrow_upAnti-ageing actives
keyboard_arrow_downAnti-ageing actives

Anti-ageing creams are mainly moisturiser-based products that claim to reduce visible wrinkles, expression lines, blemishes, pigmentation changes, discolourations and other environmentally-related conditions of the skin. A grading scale for anti-ageing of the skin categorises it as: laxity (sagging), rhytids (wrinkles) and the various categories of photo-ageing, including erythema (redness), dyspigmentation (brown discolourations), solar elastosis (yellowing), keratoses (abnormal growths) and poor texture.

keyboard_arrow_upStop the clock!
keyboard_arrow_downStop the clock!

Ageing can be a progressive decline in mental and physical ability, accompanied by an increase in susceptibility to chronic disease. Humankind has long sought ways to slow or retard the ageing process. Given the vast number of ageing baby boomers in our society, the relevance of anti-ageing medicine looms ever larger. Are the effects of ageing inevitable? Taken in the broadest and most positive light, anti-ageing medicine is an extension of preventative healthcare.

keyboard_arrow_upPomegranate, a super fruit against ageing skin cells
keyboard_arrow_downPomegranate, a super fruit against ageing skin cells

Cellular ageing is one of the many inevitable consequences that time plays on human beings. As age increases, the body’s metabolism reacts by slowing down certain processes and accelerating others. Among the most visible signs of the passage of time on the human body, skin ageing, has been a source of constant struggle. Over the years, there have been a myriad of techniques aimed at stopping those feared wrinkles and age spots on the dermis. Cosmetics and the use of certain aggressive techniques have wide acceptance worldwide.

keyboard_arrow_upTurning back the clock
keyboard_arrow_downTurning back the clock

The ongoing search for the fountain of youth has yielded solutions from oils to surgery. Here we showcase a few of the many non-surgical options and what assists them in achieving the claims they make. Skin Science Cosmetix has taken a natural approach to anti-ageing with the revolutionary Skin Science range, which uses apple stem cells (PhytoCellTecMalusDomestica) to repair damaged skin cells, prevent the ageing process and delay preliminary ageing.