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Ingredients & formulation

Skincare: What strategies against pollution?

In certain metropolises, in particular in Asia, urban atmospheric pollution has reached such a high level that it directly affects human health. And skin is at the forefront, with thousands of particles that cumulate on it every day. The in-cosmetics tradeshow, which is opening its doors tomorrow, will be the occasion for cosmetic ingredients suppliers to showcase their innovations in this area.

Cosmetic ingredient suppliers have adopted different types of strategies to (...)

Cosmetic ingredient suppliers have adopted different types of strategies to protect the skin against the harmful effects of pollution. Photo credit: © M. Shcherbyna / shutterstock.com

On the eve of the opening of the in-cosmetics tradeshow in Paris (12-14 April 2016), Premium Beauty News is offering its readers a special issue dedicated to cosmetic ingredients. This year again, ingredients suppliers will showcase a wide portfolio of anti-pollution actives among their innovations.

According to Mintel, between 2011 and 2013, there was a 40% increase in the number of cosmetics marketed which displayed an anti-pollution claim, in particular in the Asian-Pacific region.

Cosmetic ingredient suppliers have adopted different types of strategies, for instance, by isolating the skin from the external environment with a non-occlusive film, or, by banking on powerful antioxidants, anti-lipoperoxidants, anti-glycation agents, or anti-free radical ingredients. Certain companies go even farther by developing turnkey concepts.

Furthermore, the development of these new actives requires developing in vivo, in vitro, and ex vivo biological tests adapted to this new anti-pollution trend.

Read our detailed report on anti-pollution actives here.


For an overview of the launches and trends at in-cosmetics 2016, download our free special issue: Cosmetic Ingredients 2016.

Contents:

- Skincare: What strategies against pollution?

- Endocrine disruptors: “The role of the skin’s metabolism remains a great unknown” (interview)

- New ingredients

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