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Lingonberry seed oil produced via supercritical CO2-extraction is exceptionally high in essential -linolenic (18:3n-3) and linoleic (18:2n-6) acids, and in -tocotrienol with strong antioxidant activity.
Envirogen Water Technologies enjoyed much interest at the Making Cosmetics show held in March this year.
AnaGain is based on an extract of pea sprouts. Many health benefits are attributed to pulses, including peas. Pulses belong to the family of fabaceae and are thus rich in isoflavones, a class of polyphenolic secondary plant metabolites. Isoflavones are known to act as phytoestrogens or to exert antioxidant activity.
Schulke are specialists in the disinfection of production areas in cosmetic and other hygienically sensitive environments, and at Making Cosmetics the company showcased its specialist perform disinfectant and arcana cleaner range.
Plucked hair follicles before and after treatment with a scalp product were analysed for the expression of 30 genes important in hair physiology. An extract of pea sprouts was found to strongly upregulate the FGF7 and noggin genes, two important triggers for a new hair growth phase.
Oils are an essential component to provide natural lustre, lubricity and an emollient feeling to hair care products. Therefore different natural oils are commonly used in rinse-off and leave-in products for hair conditioning benefits.
Lipotec introduced two peptides at in-cosmetics Asia which innovatively target sensitive skin. Delisens focuses on attenuating the feelings of discomfort in sensitive skin, such as itching, whereas Telangyn offers efficacy in improving facial redness, such as rosacea.