Research & Development

Study reveals green tea boosts memory and weight loss

Origine8A recent study has found that green tea may help improve memory loss and fight obesity.

Clariant opens new personal care laboratory in Tokyo

Clariant-logoClariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces the opening of a new laboratory in Tokyo dedicated exclusively to supporting Japan’s Personal Care industry.

Curcumin may help fight Alzheimer’s

Curcumin Coyne HealthcareA neuroscientist, author and expert on Alzheimer’s disease says there is growing evidence that curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, may help fight the brain disorder which affects over 44 million people globally.

Kosmet cosmetic science database is relaunched

The IFSCC logoThe International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC) has relaunched its Kosmet database – the only global database populated exclusively with cosmetic science abstracts. The IFSCC is offering free access to Kosmet until 1 November 2018.

South Africa third most affordable country in 2017 Beauty Price Index

A generic image of anti-ageing creams in jarsLatin America’s leading e-commerce platform Linio.com has released the 2017 Beauty Price Index, comparing the cost of several in-demand beauty products and services across 50 countries, including South Africa. The list was ranked by the sum of three categories: beauty services; cosmetics procedures and products. The top scoring country represents where products and services are the most affordable overall.

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