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Jan Marini Skin Research, Inc. (JMSR) launched RosaLieve Redness Reducing Complex, formulated with azelaic acid, an anti-redness peptide, and multiple extracts shown to reduce reactivity including concentrated green tea extract, oat extract, and red and white tea extracts, to reduce redness and reduce the severity and frequency of flushing. RosaLieve Redness Reducing Complex completes JMSR’s portfolio of accelerators designed to address the most significant skincare concerns including pigmentation, wrinkles, dark circles, acne, and redness. janmarini.com.
New Cetaphil Brand Graphics & Packaging, Galderma
Galderma Laboratories, LP unveiled a full graphics and packaging upgrade of the Cetaphil product line. These upgrades, according to the company, aim to provide a more simplified shopping experience at the shelf, improved portfolio differentiation, as well as, clarity of product benefits.
In addition to a modernized look, these graphic and packaging updates aim to improve product selection by differentiating between Cetaphil cleansers and moisturizers, with blue and green caps respectively, as well as, clear skin type communication. These changes were validated through consumer and shopper testing, Galderma explains. cetaphil.com
Restore & Renew Anti-Aging Line, Alastin
Alastin Skincare, Inc., introduced the newest addition to their portfolio: the Restore & Renew Anti-Aging line. TriHex Technology, which works to stimulate, strengthen, and support the skin, and other ingredients in the Restore & Renew line are designed to improve skin volume and lift, fine lines and wrinkles, thin skin, pigmentation concerns, tone and texture, and overall skin health. In histological studies, Alastin products with TriHex Technology enhanced extracellular matrix recycling while helping to stimulate new collagen and elastin deposition. In a recent survey of Restorative Skin Complex users, 92 percent shared that their face felt firmer and their lines and wrinkles were less visible, while 100 percent of the users were satisfied with the results and would recommend Alastin products to others. The Alastin Restore & Renew line is available for purchase through select dermatologists, and plastic and cosmetic surgeons. Alastin.com
Zocular launched ZocuZap, a new product for managing acne that does not rely on conventional and often irritating drugs like benzoyl peroxide or antibiotics and retinoid derivatives to achieve visible and dramatic results. ZocuZap utilizes a patent-pending formula the company says naturally addresses the source of the problem related to acne and is gentle and non-irritating to the skin and eyes. ZocuZap’s botanical-based formula includes okra, aloe leaf juice, raspberry seed oil, and citrus peel extract. Okra offers various anti-aging benefits because it is enriched with: hyaluronic acid; vitamins C and E, which have antioxidant properties; vitamin B3 which decreases dark spots and inflammation; beta-carotene which reduces wrinkles and unclogs pores; and palmitic, lineolic and oleic acids, which hydrate and nourish the skin. ZocuZap towelettes are available without a prescription and are very simple to use. zocular.com
Neoptide MEN Hair Lotion, Ducray
Ducray introduced the Neoptide MEN Hair Lotion, which has demonstrated visible, proven efficacy on hair loss in a early as six weeks of use. Key ingredients include peptidoxyl-4, which helps to boost microcirculation while providing nutrients and oxygen to hair bulb; monolaurin, which helps to reduce hair thinning; and GP4G (diguanosine teraphosphate) + tocopherol nicotinate, which combined nourish and energize hair bulb. A lightweight formula, new Ducray Neoptide MEN Hair Lotion is non-greasy and quick to absorb into the scalp without leaving behind an oily residue. Paraben-free and well-tolerated, the lotions is easy to use with a just once-a-day application of nine sprays directly to a dry or damp scalp. ducray.com
Care for Sensitive Lips, Avéne
Designed for everyday use, Avéne launched its new Care for Sensitive Lips product for daily protection and hydration for dry, sensitive lips. The creamy, rich formula prevents against discomfort and cracking by providing highly efficacious, long-lasting, clinically proven hydration, comfort, and protection. In a study of men and women with sensitive lips, after using Care for Sensitive Lips over the course of 21 days, 100 percent of the test population evaluated that the product had a protective texture, protected lips from external attacks immediately after application, left lips feeling supple immediately after application, and provided long-lasting efficacy. Also, 96.9 percent of study participants reported lips were soothed, nourished, hydrated, comfortable, and soft immediately after application of the product. Aveneusa.com
Mirvaso Pump Dispenser, Galderma
Galderma Laboratories, L.P. launched a new pump dispenser design for Mirvaso (brimonidine) Topical Gel, 0.33% for the treatment of the persistent facial redness associated with rosacea. The Mirvaso Gel Pump is now available by prescription to patients in pharmacies nationwide. The improved delivery system of the Mirvaso Gel Pump dispenses a consistent dose at each use.
Originally FDA-approved in 2013, Mirvaso Gel is the first and only FDA-approved prescription medication for the treatment of the persistent facial redness of rosacea. Once-daily Mirvaso Gel works fast to reduce facial redness. When applied once daily, it may start working in as little as 30 minutes and, for some, it can reduce redness for up to 12 hours.
RENU Advanced, ASEA
ASEA introduced a new skincare line, RENU Advanced. With four products bundled as a skincare system, RENU Advanced is formulated for anti-aging and is based on ASEA’s flagship technology of redox signaling. ASEA is the first company to replicate the body’s native redox signaling molecules, which support cellular functions including skin cell turnover. Two of the four RENU Advanced products—RENU 28 Revitalizing Redox Gel and Intensive Redox Serum—utilize ASEA’s redox signaling technology for topical application. RENU 28 is a whole-body skin therapy that supports healthy cell renewal and revitalizes skin. The serum is an ultra-concentrated anti-aging skin therapy designed to target specific areas of concern. The other two RENU Advanced products that round out the line are a cleanser and a moisturizer. The Gentle Refining Cleanser prepares the skin for the two redox signaling products, gently washing away dirt, oil and impurities while leaving the skin toned. The Ultra Replenishing Moisturizer completes the regimen, delivering deep hydration and anti-aging actives. RENU Advanced has been clinically tested and shown to control oil, increase skin moisture and improve wrinkle depth, smoothness and elasticity. renuadvanced.info