A growing global trend toward urban lifestyles and city living is leading to increasing concerns about the effects of atmospheric pollution on skin. According to Ashland, which is represented in South Africa by IMCD, pollutants may adhere to the skin and the particulate matter may penetrate to induce skin sensitivity. In turn, this may accelerate the visible signs of ageing with collagen breakdown, discoloration, and skin’s barrier being compromised.
Dr Willem Visser, Head of Dermatology, Stellenbosch University has been awarded the L’Oréal African Hair & Skin research grant for his research on Acne keloidalis nuchae (AKN). The award is open to all dermatologists and African PhD students specialising in the science of skin and hair.
Croda, which creates, makes and sells speciality chemicals, has unveiled new data on Cithrol 10GTIS which addresses and meets consumers’ needs for pollution protection. Cithrol 10GTIS now offers high performance removal of particulate matter in addition to its already proven cleansing performance.
With over 240 products available at Skinmiles.com, a new online shop selling high-quality skin care products, consumers can find a product to suit their exact needs without moving from the comfort of their home or office. That is considering their busy lifestyles don’t leave consumers much time to shop for the best skin care products or to consult with experts on their skin care needs.
RégimA Zone opened its new training facility in June, receiving a fantastic response from skin care professionals and therapists from more than 100 top salons and spas. The launch included an extensive training session on the exciting new products RégimA has just launched.