Improves the penetration of other ingredients into the skin
- « Glutathione peroxidase activity, superoxide dismutase enzymes and a phenolic anti- oxidant were found to be present in Aloe vera gel, which may be responsible for these anti- oxidant effects.¹ »
- « Anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties thanks to salicylic acid it contains.² »
- « Cleansing and antiseptic properties thanks to Saponins Aloe Vera contains.² »
- « Enhances penetrative effect of the other ingredients into the skin thanks to Lignin itcontains.² »
¹ Khalaf et al. (2017), Evidence based medical use of aloe vera extracts, short review of literature, International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences.
² Surjushe, A., Resham V. and Saple, D. G (2008). Aloe vera: a short review. Indian journal of dermatology 53.4, pp. 163.
Promotes microbiome growth, has a prebiotic effect Sources
- « α-Glucan stimulated the growth of beneficial resident flora, and its bioselectivity as a substrate will enable to restrict the growth of pathogenic flora. Ecological balance is very important to prevent invasion of external pathogen […]. Therefore, we concluded that α- Glucan had the possibility of prebiotics effect and expected that the product containing this material has a potential benefit for skin health.¹ »
¹ Park, T. (2016). The prebiotic effect of Gluco-oligosaccharide on skin microflora, Staphylococcus. Conference Proceedings of IPC2016.
Has a lipidic intercellular cement function promotes skin’s protection Moisturizing
- « Important for the skin barrier.¹ »
- « From a pharmaceutical and cosmetic point of view, we have good reason to believe that Ceramides are among the most important components to protect the skin.² »
- « Corneometer’s measurement of skin hydration has shown that Ceramide provides long-lasting hydration.³ »
¹ Meckfessel, M.H. and Brandt, S. (2014). The structure, function, and importance of ceramides in skin and their use as therapeutic agents in skin-care products. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 71.1, pp. 177-184.
² Myoung Hee, L., Gae Ho L. and Jong Shin Y. (2003). Analysis of ceramides in cosmetics by reversed‐phase liquid chromatography/electrospray ionization mass spectrometry with collision‐ induced dissociation. Rapid communications in mass spectrometry 17.1, pp.64-75.
³ Sajna, KV. et al. (2015). White biotechnology in cosmetics. Industrial Biorefineries & White Biotechnology. Elsevier, pp. 607-652.
Restores the skin’s barrier thanks to Omega 6 (15%) and 9 (oleic acid, 7%) ➢ Soothing and revitalizing thanks to Omega 3 (62%)
- « Significant improvements in skin hydration.¹ »
- « Omega-3 plant source.² »
- « The high proportion of α-linolenic acid makes Chia a superb source of Omega-3 (about 65% of the oil’s composition).² »
¹ Jeong, S. K., Park, H. J., Park, B. D., & Kim, I. H. (2010). Effectiveness of topical chia seed oil on pruritus of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients and healthy volunteers. Annals of Dermatology, 22(2), pp. 143-148
² Ullah, R. et al. (2016). Nutritional and therapeutic perspectives of Chia (Salvia hispanica L.): a review. Journal of food science and technology 53.4, pp. 1750-1758.