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NeoStrata Joins with Avon on Anew Products

In collaboration with NeoStrata Company, Avon has expanded its Anew line with products featuring A-F33, a newly discovered anti-aging molecule. In Anew Clinical Pro Line Eraser, A-F33 (Aminofill-33) is said to deactivate critical collagen blocking in skin cells to encourage formation of collagen. A-F33 is formulated to help stimulate skin cells to produce skin matrix components. According to Avon, Anew Clinical Pro Line Eraser helps begin to reduce the look of deep and fine wrinkles in seven days. In studies reported by the company, all subjects had reduction in fine lines, and researchers identified up to a 50 percent improvement in overall fine lines and deep wrinkles at 11 weeks. The product, available for $54, debuts this month.

Vichy Laboratoires Introduces LiftActiv Serum 10

The new LiftActiv Serum 10 from Vichy Laboratoires addresses wrinkles, pores, firmness, and tonicity, according to the company. LiftActiv Serum 10 combines Rhamnose in a 10 percent concentration with hyaluronic acid, ceramides, and antioxidant-rich Vichy Thermal Water. Rhamnose, a naturally derived plant sugar, is proven to stimulate rejuvenation of all skin surface layers simultaneously, they say. The company states that a single drop delivers an instant smoothing effect.

Burke Pharmaceuticals Creates SK Soap

Burke Pharmaceuticals developed the SKrub bar to minimize the appearance of seborrheic keratosis. The soap is composed of 2 percent pumice and 1 percent polyethylene pumice, to gently exfoliate the skin. Preliminary testing has found a high level of patient acceptance, according to the company.

New Dove Body Washes Released

Dove has added the mild surfactant Glycinate to its body washes' surfactant mix to create the brand's mildest cleansing system ever, says the company. Glycinate is derived from glycine, the main amino acid found in collagen within skin. The body washes also contain NutriumMoisture technology, which include soybean oil, glycerin, and stearic acid to help skin retain its natural moisture and barrier functionality.

Aloe Pops And Pumpkin Peels

With a new line of frozen cosmetics, the skin care line feedmyskin created the Aloe Push-Up Pop, made with all natural ingredients and designed specifically for sunburned skin. In addition, feedmyskin offers the Pumpkin Peel masque with glycolic acid to help transform dull complexions into more youthful skin, according to the company.

Neutrogena Launches Ultra Gentle Daily Cleanser

Neutrogena's Ultra Gentle Daily Cleanser features an innovative Hydrophobically Modified Polymer technology that cleans gently, says the company. The formula removes excess oil, dirt, and makeup without stripping and damaging the skin. The company states it is gentle enough to use as a companion to acne or antiaging retinol treatment

Glo•therapeutics Launches Three Products This Fall

Glo•therapeutics' Daily Polishing Cleanser uses a powder formulation of Jojoba Spheres to exfoliate, salicylic acid to remove debris and unclog pores, and Sepiwhite MSH, a lightening agent made of natural amino acids, to even skin tone and brighten skin, according to the company. The company says its Neck Firming Serum uses Gladback, derived from Asian fungi, to normalize skin cells, increase skin thickness, and preserves the skin's level of collagen. The Volumizing Breast Cream include Voluplus, to increase volume and curves, says the company.

Suneva Medical Launches ReGenica

Suneva Medical launched ReGenica Skincare, a threeproduct rejuvenation system that contains a variety of proteins and growth factors in a serum-free solution known as Multipotent CCM Complex, says the company. In one study, ReGenica Advanced Rejuvenation Day Repair SPF 15 & Overnight Repair reduced the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, improved skin tone, and generated smoother skin over a 10-week period, according to the company. In two published studies, ReGenica Facial Rejuvenation Complex Post Procedure improved healing and more rapid re-epithelialization as early as three days post procedure.

Beyond Clear Launches Protect Broad Spectrum SPF29 and the Quickie

Beyond Clear PROTECT Broad Spectrum SPF29 is a multipurpose sunscreen that hydrates and improves the skin's moisture barrier and helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles while protecting against free radical damage, according to the company. Ingredients include antioxidant fruit seed extracts (black raspberry, cranberry, and pomegranate) to protect from free radical damage; vitamin C to break up dark spots and brighten tone; and ceramides to lock in hydration and repair skin's moisture barrier.

Due to launch in The Quickie, a five-day quick-start treatment for clear skin. The Quickie originated as an anti-aging peel and was discovered to have acne-clearing benefits as well, according to the company. Beyond Clear uses the Clarifoam Technology Ingredient Delivery System to formulate with ingredients such as salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, retinol, niacinamide, fruit seed extracts, and vitamins A, C, and E.

ConsumerSearch Critiques Quality of Sunglasses, a website dedicated to helping consumers make informed purchasing decisions, reports that while sunglasses all serve the same basic function, buyers may be surprised at how much the quality and UV protection varies, a consideration for UV-induced skin damage. The website discusses lens color and whether or not polarized lenses are worth the money.

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