• Study: Fruit, Veggie Supplement, Gum Disease
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    Supplementing diet with a special combination of fruit and vegetable juice powder concentrates may help to combat chronic gum disease when combined with conventional dental therapy, according to scientists at the University of Birmingham. ...More
    October 26, 2011
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  • Pomegranates Boost Skin, Oral Health
    According to a recent study published in Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, pomegranates (Punica granatum L.) improve skin and oral health. ...More
    October 28, 2010
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  • Japanese Ingredients Sourcing Skincare Innovation
    Japanese natural resources and ingredients such as Aloe vera, plankton, bamboo, starchy root vegetables and volcanic ash are giving formulators a new spin on anti-aging. ...More
    February 22, 2010
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  • Sweetening Up For Healthy Skin
    Chocolate. Just that word starts a mouth-watering sensation for its sweet flavor and creamy texture. Fortunately for chocolate lovers, recent research is touting cocoa beans’ and cocoa powder’s skin health benefits. ...More
    January 11, 2010
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  • Natural Actives for Hair Care
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    Ingredients such as green coconut water, soapnut and neem are powerful tools for formulators developing hair care products that tap into consumers’ desire for all-natural, botanical offerings. ...More
    September 1, 2009
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  • Soy Phytosterols May Help Repair Skin
    CATANIA, Italy—Soy phytosterols exert positive results on skin repair, according to a recent study. In fact, the researchers noted, three days after tape stripping, the sites treated with a formulation containing phytosterols showed an appreciable recovery of barrier ...More
    May 15, 2009
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  • Sabinsa’s Personal Care Ingredients Lauded
    PISCATAWAY, N.J.—Sabinsa Corp. received Frost & Sullivan’s 2008 North American Personal Care Ingredient Green Excellence of the Year Award. The award acknowledges Sabinsa’s strategically balanced green product offerings, proactive and sustainable marketing practices, ...More
    February 9, 2009
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  • Manuka Honey Gains Popularity As Cosmeceutical Ingredient
    EASTPORT, N.Y.—Known in New Zealand for its healing properties, Manuka honey is now being used as a cutting-edge ingredient in personal care products sold in the United States. Manuka honey has hydrating and rejuvenating properties, may help increase skin elasticity ...More
    October 7, 2008
    Posted in Articles
  • Essential Micro-Nutrients for Beautiful Skin
    A healthy diet and supplementation with micro-nutrients are the basic requirements for beautiful skin. Biotin, vitamins C and E, carotenoids, zinc selenium and French maritime pine bark extract are just a few of the necessary building blocks and energy sources for healthy ...More
    September 17, 2008 Frank Schönlau, Ph.D.
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  • Marine Ingredients Increase Skin Collagen and Elastin Production
    Marine-based ingredients, such as spirulina, chlorella, red microalgae, and brown seaweed are being added to skin formulations that address problematic skin conditions like spider veins, stretch marks and cellulite. ...More
    September 16, 2008 By Jeanette Jacknin
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