[Ireland] The health boosting properties of seaweed as a ‘superfood’ are well documented but a Ballycastle company has been using locally-grown algae for more cosmetic purposes in a newly-extended range of natural skincare products. Continue reading Ballycastle businessman making waves with seaweed skincare
KIBBUTZ KETURA, Israel, June 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Algatechnologies Ltd. (Algatech) announces it has signed a supply and long-term collaboration agreement with Fujifilm Corp. (Fujifilm) in Japan, for its AstaPure® natural astaxanthin ingredients.
Fujifilm recently took over Algatech’s major distributor in Japan and will promote astaxanthin raw materials. The company already has been Continue reading Algatechnologies, Fujifilm Join to Promote Natural Astaxanthin
Clinical trials have demonstrated the anti-ageing properties of two seaweed extracts produced by Australian biotechnology company Marinova.
The trial results, published in Swiss journal Cosmetics, found that Continue reading Clinical trials confirm anti-ageing properties of Marinova seaweed extracts
[France] BiotechMarine, a SEPPIC subsidiary specialising in bioactive natural substances, extracted from seaweeds and marine
It is not easy making a physical product—particularly when using biotechnology—and the results may be surprising.
That was the key message this past weekend from Jonathan Wolfson, co-founder and CEO of San Francisco- Continue reading A Chat with Solazyme’s Jonathan Wolfson at NYU Entrepreneurs Festival
[USA] After James Levine stepped in last summer as CEO at Sapphire Energy, he told Xconomy he would be looking for ways to Continue reading Algal biofuel icon Sapphire Energy moves to diversify product line
Seaweed has for decades been popular along the Kenyan coastal region, especially among fishermen who use it for bait. It is also an important food source for marine animals. Around the world, seaweed is used to make food, beauty products, fertilisers and industrial Continue reading Ex-convicts find their fresh start in seaweed cosmetics
Jean-Yves Berthon, President of the Greentech Group, is this year’s winner of the French Society of Cosmetology (SFC – Société Française de Cosmétologie) Award, which is granted every two years to a prominent personality for services rendered to the field of cosmetology.
“The profession pays tribute to the journey of this pioneer, a pioneer in the field of Continue reading The French Society of Cosmetology awards Jean-Yves Berthon, Greentech
For five decades, the French brand has been tapping the wonders of the ocean to benefit those in search of beauty and serenity.
IN THE 19th century, the French became specialists in sea water cures Continue reading Thalgo celebrates marine seaweed intelligence
Common ingredients in cosmetics often hide in plain sight on the product label because of an international movement to establish uniform names, based in science and Latin. So wheat germ, prized for its vitamin E, becomes Continue reading Ordinary makeup ingredients with an element of surprise