Natural antiageing active

June 2012

Skin ageing is the result of the imperfect repair of cumulative damage by both internal stress factors, such as allergies, overactive immune response and age-related changes, and external factors, such as environmental pollutants, ultraviolet/visible light, and irritants to the skin.

Recentia CS, the first Zeta Fraction ingredient to be introduced by AkzoNobel, capitalises on a broad spectrum of powerful substances contained in the living leaves of the Camellia sinensis (tea plant) to help cosmetic products reduce the signs and appearance of ageing. A comprehensive array of assay tests conducted by AkzoNobel Global Personal Care has demonstrated that Recentia CS bioactive cosmetic ingredient offers many characteristics that are important to manufacturers of finished cosmetic products. These characteristics include minimising formation of reactive oxygen species and free radicals (DPPH: 2,2- diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl), preventing oxidative damage from sunlight-generated singlet oxygen, and ensuring photo-stabilisation of active product ingredients susceptible to UV radiation. 


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1 – 3 March 2016

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Shimmering Body Cream
BRB International BV
Category: Body Care/Cleansing
Shimmering Body Cream is water-in-silicone emulsion which delivers hydration to skin. Shimmering Body Cream provides moisture and leave skin supple and smooth whilst quickly absorbing to help lock in hydration. The body shimmer’s reflecting light makes the small imperfections in the skin less noticeable.

Clear Antiperspirant Gel
BRB International BV
Category: Deodorants/Anti-Perspirants
Clear Antiperspirant Gel is a clear water-in-silicone emulsion which provides wetness protection. Clear Antiperspirant Gel provides all day protection from wetness with delightful fragrance.

Lansdowne Personal Care
Category: Hair Conditioning/Treatment


Fermented ginseng offers new skin care efficacy
Ginseng has a long history of use by humans for its health-giving properties. In fact its Genus name, Panax, means ‘all heal’, and it has a reputation across the world for its ability to induce energy, vitality and boost the immune system. However in the centuries of its use, it has largely been taken as an oral medicine and not topically.