Protect your formula | airless cosmetic bottles | airless pouch technology

Protect your formula | airless cosmetic bottles | airless pouch technology

Ensure your clients find your formulas how you intended them to. Introducing airless cosmetic bottles! Revolutionary airless cosmetic bottles, by Lumson of Italy, feature a thin, collapsible pouch inside the plastic bottle to prevent air from penetrating your formula, helping protect sensitive ingredients from deteriorating. The airless bottles feature a pump top which functions in any position, even upside down. After total dispensing, less than 5% formula is left in the bottle, providing customers with the satisfaction that they are getting what they pay for. Every bottle is equipped with a tamper-resistant Eco-lock top that snaps…Read more …
Facial rejuvenation | part 1 | Botox

Facial rejuvenation | part 1 | Botox

In our 3-part non-invasive, facial rejuvenation series, we look at the pros and  cons of the three most popular cosmetic techniques: Botox, Dermal Fillers and Chemical Peels. Touted as the miracle wrinkle eraser, Botox can quickly and painlessly relax wrinkle-causing muscles to reduce expression lines and create a smoother, wrinkle-free complexion. Facial rejuvenation for expression lines Expression lines, such as laugh lines, brow lines and crow’s feet, are the result of repeated facial movements. As we age and our skin starts to lose its elasticity, expression lines make deeper depressions on our faces and are reinforced every time we laugh,…Read more …
Nutrigenomics | food for thought

Nutrigenomics | food for thought

“Positive health requires knowledge of man’s primary constitution and of the powers of various foods, both those natural to them and those resulting from human skill.” Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, 480 BC We all know that poor diet and exercises affects our physical and mental wellbeing. Now, through nutrigenomics - the study of foods and gene interaction - we are discovering why our genes can have a profound effect on our overall health. Ever wondered why two people eating exactly the same diet have different body shapes and health outcomes? The…Read more …
Neurocosmetic | the holistic approach to skin care

Neurocosmetic | the holistic approach to skin care

Neurocosmetic is a new concept that acts on the mind via the skin. Based on the communication between the nerve system and the skin through neurotransmitters, Neurocosmetic is providing consumers with a holistic approach to caring for their skin. Neurotransmitters are chemical messages released by skin nerve fibres with similar characteristics to nerve cells. Recent research has found that skin cells, such as keratinocytes, melanocytes, and fibroblasts, produce and secrete neurotransmitters. Unlike traditional cosmetic actives, which limit the consequences of daily aggressors on the skin, Neurocosmetic actives either inhibit or activate messages to the…Read more …
The science behind beauty | cellular activators

The science behind beauty | cellular activators

How do you separate clever marketing from fact? How does one navigate the daunting number of elixirs on the market promising to turn back the clock on your skin? The answer is Nobel Award-winning science. In early 2000, Icelandic stem-cell scientists used *award-winning science to develop a platform to produce human growth factors – or cellular activators, as they are known in Australia - by bio-engineering a plant-based replica of human protein. What the northern scientists discovered was that these cellular messengers were really important to maintaining healthy skin. In 2008 the scientists…Read more …
AC Kerazyme ® Protect | natural active to protect colored hair

AC Kerazyme ® Protect | natural active to protect colored hair

AC Kerazyme ® Protect is a natural active derived from bamboo, keratin and trametes versicolor (a mushroom grown throughout the US) . This multifunctional active has been developed to seal individual hair strands to protect from heat and UV induced damage while slowing color from fading leading to healthier-looking and more manageable hair. With an application of 2.0% AC Kerazyme Protect in your hair care formula, the fading of hair color is greatly reduced. Compare the hair in the graph. Hair that has been exposed to 30 hours UV exposure and 14 washes has…Read more …