Posts tagged anti-aging
Replace Contouring With Algae-Based Colour Correcting Makeup

“If you’re unfamiliar with Algenist, here’s a primer: Solazyme, a San Francisco-based algae fuel startup, used its technology to create anti-aging skincare using micro-algae compounds as its main ingredient. Enter the Algenist brand, which promises that their algae technology will protect faces from harsh conditions. Algenist uses microalgae-based species to improve the skin’s tone. Now, the San Fran brand is launching the REVEAL Color Collecting collection, which uses naturally occurring algae colors to correct skin tone. The color drops come in apricot, blue, green and pink and are meant to correct specific skin concerns.” Read more at Observer.

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La Roche-Posay Finds Links Between Pollution and Ageing

“The demand for cosmetics and toiletries brands that can counteract the effects of pollution on the skin was once again pushed to the fore at this year’s World Congress of Dermatology (WCD). At the event, L’Oréal brand La Roche-Posay released new studies that confirm how pollution can lead to accelerated visible signs of ageing, especially in those with sensitive skin.” Read more at Cosmetics Business.

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How Anti-Aging Creams Get Old Too Fast

“Women who like the decadent feel of scooping up pricey wrinkle creams with their fingers may want to re-evaluate their favorite beauty packaging. Jars, the more opulent the better, have long been a favorite of cosmetic marketers. But some of the most common ingredients in anti-aging formulas, like retinol and other antioxidants, are highly unstable, meaning that they break down when exposed to air and light.” Read more at The New York Times.

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