Skin aging is a complex biological process influenced by a combination of endogenous or intrinsic and exogenous or extrinsic factors. These factors lead together to cumulative structural and physiological alterations and progressive changes in each skin layer as well as changes in skin appearance, especially, on the sun-exposed skin areas.
Anti-aging medicine is a clinical/medical specialty in the field of scientific research aimed at the early detection, prevention, treatment, and reversal of age-related decline. Anti-aging formulations are becoming increasingly popular. There are a number of companies utilizing novel approaches for the preparation of antiaging products in the market which due to their unique property of beneficial delivery to the skin renders extended efficacy.
A few key players operating in the global Anti-aging market are L’Oréal S.A., Procter & Gamble Co., Estee Lauder, Shiseido Co., Ltd., Nu Skin Enterprises Inc., Beiersdorf AG, Coty Inc., Allergan plc, Candela Corporation.
Allergan plc formerly known as Actavis plc was incorporated in Ireland on May 16, 2013, as a private limited company and re-registered effective September 20, 2013, as a public limited company. Allergan plc is a global specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the development, manufacturing, marketing, and distribution of brand name pharmaceutical products, medical aesthetics, biosimilar and OTC pharmaceutical products. The Company has operations in more than 100 countries. Warner Chilcott Limited is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Allergan plc and has the same principal business activities. The Company benefits significantly from its global brand equity and consumer awareness of key products, including Botox and Restasis.
L'Oreal SA is a France-based holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, develops the business activities of the L'Oreal Group (Group) in the country or region in which they are located. The Company's non-core activities include insurance, reinsurance, and banking. The Company‘s Cosmetics Division is organized into four divisions: Professional Products, Consumer Products, L'Oreal Luxe and Active Cosmetics. The Professional Products Division products are used and sold in hair salons and beauty institutes. The L'Oreal Luxe Division products are sold in selective retail outlets, such as department stores, perfumeries, travel retail, its own boutiques and certain online sites.
Cynosure, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Westford, Massachusetts. As of March 21, 2017, Cynosure, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Hologic, Inc.
Cynosure, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets aesthetic treatment systems. It offers Elite product line for hair removal, and treatment of facial and leg veins and pigmentations; SmartLipo product line for LaserBodySculpting for the removal of unwanted fat; Cellulaze product line for the treatment of cellulite; Cynergy product line for the treatment of vascular lesions; MedLite C6 and RevLite product lines for the removal of benign pigmented lesions, as well as multi-colored tattoos; and PicoSure product line for the treatment of tattoos, benign pigmented lesions, acne scars, fine lines, and wrinkles. The company sells its products through a direct sales force in the United States, Canada, France, Morocco, Germany, Spain, the United Kingdom, Australia, China, Japan, and South Korea, as well as through independent distributors in approximately 120 countries.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. is a multinational, specialty pharmaceutical and medical device company. The Company develops, manufactures, and markets a broad range of branded generic pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter products, and medical devices (contact lenses, intraocular lenses, ophthalmic surgical equipment, and aesthetics devices), which are marketed directly or indirectly in over 100 countries.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International would acquire Solta Medical, Inc. at a price of $2.9 2 per share in cash, or approximately $240 million in the aggregate.
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Beiersdorf AG was founded in 1882 and is based in Hamburg, Germany. Beiersdorf AG is a subsidiary of maxingvest ag. Beiersdorf AG manufactures and distributes consumer goods in Europe, the Americas, Africa, Asia, and Australia. The company’s brands include Elastoplast, Eucerin (makers of Aquaphor), Labello, La Prairie, Nivea and tesa (tesa tape).