Austrian pharmaceutical brand Chroma is expanding its mask range, adding three masks for specific areas of the face, all with a base of organic cellulose. Energizing Eye Mask contains hyaluronic acid, kiwi and cucumber extract to soothe the eye area and reduce signs of fatigue; Regenerating Lip Mask is infused with HA, aloe vera and berry ferment to soften and plump the lips; and Firming Laugh Line Mask contains HA and pomegranate extract to firm and smooth the appearance of wrinkles in the nasolabial folds.
Revision Skincare distributor AestheticSource is introducing the brand’s new Revox Line Relaxer. An advanced, targeted serum to reduce the look of expression and under-eye lines, it is formulated with eight bioavailable peptides and a patent-pending technology, LineRelax; and designed to be paired with neuromodulators. The brand says it is clinically proven to enhance neuromodulators to deliver statistically significant improvement. It features a Zamac stainless steel tip for precise application.
Ultra Firm Face and Neck Sculpting Concentrate from AlphaScience defends the skin against collagen carbamylation –a process similar to glycation that has an even stronger implication on skin ageing. The formula features 2% shiitake complex to boost collagen synthesis and help reduce collagen deterioration, 2% L-glutamine complex peptide to reduce wrinkles and improve skin density; and 2% genistein, an isoflavone which balances skin oestrogen levels and minimises the glycation process.
New skincare distributor Laboratories Monteceuticals has launched in the UK and Ireland as exclusive distributor of Swissforce brands and products. The first products to be introduced are the Swissforce and Swissflex lines. Swissforce comprises seven serums, creams and moisturisers for the face and body to target fine lines and wrinkles, age spots, redness and thread veins, plus Purifying Cleansing Foam. Meanwhile Swissflex is a line of sportscare products such as Warming Balm and Massage Cream.
Dr Ophelia Veraitch
Consultant dermatologist Dr Ophelia Veraitch has created a range of prescription skin and hair care products for her patients after starting to compound medical-grade products for them on an individual basis. After patients answer a medical questionnaire, the products are freshly made in Dr Veraitch’s London lab. The range includes ten skincare products (day and night serums) for acne, anti-ageing, anti-redness and brightening, as well as two eye serums. There are also hair vitamins and growth elixirs.
isClinical is bringing its home-use Active Peel System to the UK. The two-step system, suitable for all skin types, works to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and pore size, while resurfacing the skin to improve tone, texture and smoothness, supporting collagen and elastin production. Step one of the treatment provides controlled exfoliation with mixed fruit acid extracts, salix alba bark extract (a source of salicylic acid) and sugarcane extract; while step two hydrates and rejuvenates the skin with copper tripeptide growth factor and extremozymes.
Designed for use alongside in-clinic technologies such as ultrasonic and microdermabrasion, new bt-cocktail ampoules use botanical technology, with ingredients harvested from lab-grown moss, one of Earth’s most resilient plants. Utilising a blend of adenosine triphosphate and ATP precursors, the formula helps skin recharge and gives a wide spectrum of antioxidant protection against both extrinsic and intrinsic ageing triggers. The product comes in sterile glass ampoules for optimum potency.
Clinic retail brand Luna Microcare offers a range of skincare solutions with a patented transdermal delivery system through microchannel patch technology. Luminous is designed to brighten skin and improve hyperpigmentation with tyrosinase inhibitors and resveratrol; Enlighten is a precision treatment for dark spots and patches of uneven skin tone with tranexamic acid; and Eternal under-eye patches are formulated with palmitoyl tripeptide-5 to reduce fine lines and wrinkle depth while improving skin density in the eye area.
Cosmeceutical skincare brand Priori has launched a new threeproduct range enriched with R-spinasome, an extract from USDA organic baby spinach leaves, to deliver anti-ageing benefits. Ultimate Day Crème, with paracress, laminaria saccharia and rhodochrosite extracts, and Ultimate Night Crème, with squalene, hibiscus and orchid extracts, both work to improve skin elasticity and enhance brightness while reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, while Ultimate Eye Crème includes broad spectrum antioxidants and meadowfoam seed oil to improve skin firmness in the eye contour area and enhance hydration.
The new Anchor Plus PDO thread from Croma Pharma offers greater thread integrity alongside more cogs, creating a stronger, more durable thread that can be used to help lift heavy skin including the submental, cheekbone, lower face and neck areas. Part of the Croma Princess portfolio, the new thread stimulates collagen for skin rejuvenation while also providing reinforcement and lifting. Designed for advanced PDO thread users who want to offer their patients a holistic approach to facial rejuvenation, the thread is produced using a press-sculpting method (without heat treatment), giving stronger fixation and lifting with extra moulded stimulation.