Wound healing factors, skin barrier integrity and resistance to inflammation are determining factors for healthy skin. Additionally, a clean, pro-aged skin that is free from irritation and acne is cosmetically attractive. Alpin Heilmoor Extract (AHE), a natural (organic) active ingredient extracted from Austrian healing Moor (Heilmoor) deposits at 500m above sea level, was investigated for its efficacy in maintaining and enhancing these key-parameters of healthy and beautiful skin. A series of in vitro tests involving HaCaT cells and reconstructed human epidermis (RHE) revealed that AHE improves wound healing, enhances membrane barrier integrity and supresses skin inflammation and prevent oxidative stress and ageing. An open, intra-individual in vivo efficacy study confirmed the multiple beneficial effects of AHE: a pronounced pro-ageing effect, remarkable cleansing/anti-pollution efficacy, both, an immediate and a preventive soothing effect, and a convincing anti-acne efficiency. F
Analysing skin benefits of a heilmoor extract
Premium Ingredients demonstrate the dermocosmetic properties of a new Alpin Heilmoor Extract
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