keyboard_arrow_upRégimA launches new training facility
keyboard_arrow_downRégimA launches new training facility

RégimA Zone opened its new training facility in June, receiving a fantastic response from skin care professionals and therapists from more than 100 top salons and spas. The launch included an extensive training session on the exciting new products RégimA has just launched.

keyboard_arrow_upEnviron’s Dr Des Fernandes named innovation leader
keyboard_arrow_downEnviron’s Dr Des Fernandes named innovation leader

The founder of Environ, Dr Des Fernandes has been announced winner of the Innocos 2016 Innovation Leader of the Year, in the Product category.

keyboard_arrow_upSkin microbiome research set to transform cosmetics industry
keyboard_arrow_downSkin microbiome research set to transform cosmetics industry

For 10 years, genetic sequencing technologies have made remarkable progress in understanding the human microbiome by mapping its bacterial components. Alcimed, a consulting company based in France which specialises in innovation and the development of new markets, highlights in this article the latest developments in cosmetics and personal care that target the skin microbiome.

keyboard_arrow_upTextural magic in skin care with Stable Micro Systems
keyboard_arrow_downTextural magic in skin care with Stable Micro Systems

Considering the intense competition in the global cosmetics industry, being able to quantify improvement in skin texture is vital for the success of skin care products. This is especially true in the anti-ageing category, which has seen a significant rise in products claiming to tighten and firm the skin.

keyboard_arrow_upNew skin care e-store brings global brands to SA’s consumers
keyboard_arrow_downNew skin care e-store brings global brands to SA’s consumers

SkinMiles.com is a new South African online retail store, which offers consumers top quality skin care products from around the world.

keyboard_arrow_upCroda’s Ice Cream emulsion scoops new award at Cosmetagora 2016
keyboard_arrow_downCroda’s Ice Cream emulsion scoops new award at Cosmetagora 2016

Croda, a global speciality chemical company, was awarded the Cosmetagora Coup de Coeur Formulation Award for 2016. The event is organised by the French Cosmetic Society, and took place in Paris in January 2016.

keyboard_arrow_upNew skin study highlights collagen peptide efficacy
keyboard_arrow_downNew skin study highlights collagen peptide efficacy

The first comprehensive scientific publication of research into the anti-ageing benefits of Peptan collagen peptides has just been released. Appearing first in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, this paper takes to the next level the science behind collagen peptides used as a supplement for skin beauty. It reveals strong clinical evidence to prove Peptan’s ability to restructure the collagen network in deep skin layers. This represents a true breakthrough in skin anti-ageing science. The newly published data also presents the statistically significant effect of Peptan collagen peptides on skin hydration, explained by the stimulation of hyaluronic acid production.

keyboard_arrow_upDSM reveals new sun protection research data
keyboard_arrow_downDSM reveals new sun protection research data

A leading player in sun care, DSM Personal Care is sharing its new research findings on the sunscreen application process. The research was undertaken by Dr Juergen Vollhardt, head of claims and scientific substantiation at the company, assisted by Michiel Baltussen, Filip Oosterlinck and Christine Mendrok-Edinger.

keyboard_arrow_upThe botanical building blocks
keyboard_arrow_downThe botanical building blocks

While radiance, hydration, skin firming, brightening, colour correction and wrinkle reduction are driving product trends, naturally positioned offerings are increasing in terms of consumer demand.

keyboard_arrow_upDr Gobac receives EU certification
keyboard_arrow_downDr Gobac receives EU certification

After months of careful examination and testing, Dr Gobac Cosmeceuticals is one of the first South African brands to obtain EU compliance in line with the latest legislation.