Givaudan’s marine active delivers a natural way to reduce the appearance of hyperpigmentation issues.
On a daily basis, environmental stress such as UV exposure and pollution as well as chronological ageing generate a loss of control in the pigmentation process, which ends up in the appearance of brown and dark spots on the surface of the skin. According to our recent global online consumer study, algae extract is perceived as one of the most effective ingredients, with 45% of Chinese beauty care users choosing it to reduce hyper pigmented spots, a prevailing skin concern that impacts over 70% of consumers worldwide. Building on the consumers’ strong interest in clean and safe ingredients, Givaudan’s Marine Biotechnology and skin experts have designed B-Lightyl™, a unique and sustainable macro-alga extract which re-establishes the communication between fibroblasts and melanocytes, thereby reverting pigmentation disorders
Loss of communication: the main cause for pigmentation disorder
Classified as one of the most important ageing concerns for consumers globally (68% rank it in their top 3 most important signs of ageing Givaudan on line survey over 6 countries (USA, Brazil, France, UK, Korea, China), 1230 respondents (women from 18 to 50 years old), February 2019), dark spots, which are also called age spots and brown spots, are the consequence of a biological process getting out of control: skin pigmentation, which results in an overproduction of melanin, the pigment also responsible for the colour of our eyes, hair and skin
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