Plant cells from papyrus provide a moisturising effect
At in-cosmetics 2013, Naolys, the French company specialised in plant cell cultures, claimed new testing results with whole plant cells from papyrus (Cyperus papyrus), the legendary plant used for writing in the ancient Egyptian civilisation.
Clinical results show an increase of 65% of corneometric values after 28 days of treatment (face), and an increase of 42% of corneometric values after 30 days of treatment. In vitro testing shows a regeneration of the epidermis with an increase of KI67 by 13% and an increase of the corneocyte cohesion translated by an increase of the free fatty acids by 18%.
Both tests used a concentration of 0.1% of a powder made of 100% whole plant cells.
HydraGeneration Papyrus is an active ingredient that can be used in any formulation from skincare to make-up applications.
Also launched at the show were whole plant cells with a global balancing effect from Apothecary’s rose (Rosa gallica officinalis), known in Middle Ages for its medicinal properties. Purify Apothecary’s rose are active plant cells that increase the cell regeneration with an increase of KI67 by 17%, provide a soothing effect by decreasing the release of inflamatory mediators - IL6 by 18%, IL1-alpha by 19% and PGE2 by 21% and provide an energising effect by increasing cell respiration by 24% in conditions of asphixia.
In vitro tests used a concentration of 0.5% of a dispersion made of 20% whole plant cells and 80% glycerin (Ecocert and Cosmos agreements on demand). Purify Apothecary’s rose is an active ingredient that can be used in any formulation from skin care to makeup ranges.