Function: UV Protector, Anti-Aging Agent
Stimulates skin's own defense against sunlight. PEPHA®-AGE is an aqueous extract of the biotechnologically produced green freshwater microalgae Scenedesmus rubescens. Thanks to its unique composition of valuable components including algal monosaccharides, trace elements, and vitamins, PEPHA®-AGE protects the skin against the harmful effects of sunlight, in particular UV and blue light. PEPHA®-AGE is a clear, yellow-brownish to brown liquid. For detailed regulatory or quality information, please contact the supplier.
AMPHISOL® K is an oil-in-water emulsifier designed to meet high stability needs of challenging and complex formulations like sunscreens or liquid foundations thereby contributing to a more pleasant skin feel. AMPHISOL® K is an anionic O/W emulsifier that works well with both polar and non-polar oils and stabilizes formulations with high amounts of UV filters and pigments. AMPHISOL® K is the gold standard emulsifier for challenging formulations. It provides high flexibility to formulate various types of products, from creams to sprays and mousses. This emulsifier has proven thermal and long-term stability and is stable over a broad pH range. Further, it can be used to increase SPF and the water-resistance of formulations.
Function: Moisturizing Agent, Protective Agent
Feel deep hydration for 72 hours. PENTAVITIN® is a skin-identical carbohydrate complex with both ECOCERT approval and NATRUE certification. Through its unique binding mechanism with the skin, it ensures instant deep hydratation for 72 hours. PENTAVITIN® strengthens and protects skin and scalp, providing strong improvements of skin comfort and appearance. Particularly suitable for dry and itchy skin. For rinse-off and leave-on products. PENTAVITIN® is a clear, yellowish to slightly amber colored, slightly viscous liquid. For detailed regulatory or quality information, please contact the supplier.
Function: Restoring Agent, Protective Agent, Moisturizing Agent, Anti-Aging Agent
Synonyms: Protein Hydrolyzates, Rice, Rice Protein Hydrolyzate
Plant derived collagenase (MMP) inhibitor that protects skin Collagen. COLHIBIN PF consists of purely rice-derived anti-aging peptides. COLHIBIN PF has strong MMP (collagenase) inhibiting properties, protecting the skin against UV-induced premature aging and collagen degradation. COLHIBIN PF is a yellowish to amber liquid. For detailed regulatory or quality information, please contact the supplier.
Function: Anti-Puffing Agent
Visibly reduces dark circle and eye puffiness. REGU®-AGE PF is an aqueous solution of specially purified soy and rice peptides, and yeast- derived superoxide dismutase. REGU®-AGE PF is a unique complex that protects and strengthens the delicate skin around the eyes. It visibly reduces the appearance of dark circles and eye puffiness. Clinical studies confirm an improvement in the skin texture of 30%-plus in just four weeks. REGU®-AGE PF is a yellowish to amber colored, clear to turbid solution. For detailed regulatory or quality information, please contact the supplier.
DSM Niacinamide PC
Function: Soothing Agent, Smoothing Agent, Moisturizing Agent, Blue Light Filter, Skin Barrier Protectant, Anti-Pollution Agent, Anti-Aging Agent
For flawless, resilient skin and a radiant complexion. Niacinamide PC (vitamin B3) is a special cosmetic proprietary grade supplied by DSM, which has a guaranteed low level of residual nicotinic acid to address any concerns about unpleasant skin sensations. Niacinamide PC is a building block in cosmetic formulations. Its main benefits include blemish care (blemish-free, shine-free, refined skin appearance), UV- and blue-light-stressed skin care (skin tone, damage caused by light), and enhanced functionality of the skin barrier. For detailed regulatory or quality information, please contact the supplier.
Function: Flattener, Anti-Aging Agent
The global beauty maximizer. SYN® STAR is an innovation based on existing patented peptide technology showed, for the first time, a global anti-aging and mattifying effect in a study on three different skin tones. The enzyme PLOD3 (procollagen-lysine,2-oxoglutarate 5-dioxygenase 3) is known to be important for the stability of intermolecular collagen crosslinks. New in-vitro tests confirmed that SYN® STAR stimulates PLOD3, increasing collagen stability, specifically in mature skin, by a factor of more than 4. SYN® STAR is a clear, colorless to yellowish, viscous liquid. For detailed regulatory or quality information, please contact the supplier.
Function: UV Protector, UV Absorber, Blue Light Filter
The inorganic UV filter with best formulation compatibility. PARSOL® TX is an inorganic UVB filter providing a very good SPF performance as well as a significant contribution to UVA protection. It consists of a 100% rutile-type titanium dioxide (TiO2) core with a very tight double coating of silica and dimethicone. It is fully compliant with all global regulations, particularly the latest European update published as a SCCS Opinion of Titanium Dioxide. Furthermore, the product has been developed specifically for use with our PARSOL® 1789. It also offers high transparency in formulations, and is compatible with acrylate thickeners. PARSOL® TX is approved worldwide. For detailed regulatory or quality information, please contact the supplier.
Function: Lightening Agent, Skin Barrier Protectant, Antioxidant, Anti-Aging Agent
The all-round beauty solution for skin so beautiful it glows. STAY-C® 50 is a vitamin C derivative with superior stability in formulations compared to straight ascorbic acid. STAY-C® 50 is a powerful antioxidant and multi-talented active, addressing almost every skin care concern from acne to UV damage. STAY-C® 50 is an approved quasi-drug active ingredient for whitening products in Japan. 3D-skin-model and in-vivo studies have demonstrated its intense skin lightening activity. For detailed regulatory or quality information, please contact the supplier.
ALPAFLOR® ALP-SEBUM CB
Function: Prebiotic, Sebum Regulator, Anti-Inflammatory
ALPAFLOR® -ALP-SEBUM CB, our sustainable, organic prebiotic to reduce skin oiliness and balance the microbiome. It moderates sebum production, the main cause of oily skin, by inhibiting the key enzyme 5-α-reductase. New studies show that this skin active not only helps reduce sebum levels but also strongly modulates the key bacteria on all facial areas, restoring skin's healthy appearance. Thanks to 3D facial color mapping, we can show that sebum distribution is more complex than just the T-zone – which goes to show that when it comes to targeting oily skin, what’s needed is an effective all-rounder ingredient! In our new study, we’ve demonstrated that the organic skin care active ingredient ALPAFLOR® ALP-SEBUM CB helps reduce sebum levels on all facial areas after 4 weeks, leaving skin less oily and more mattified.
DSM DL-α-Tocopheryl Acetate
Function: Moisturizing Agent, Antioxidant, Anti-Inflammatory
Antioxidant to create and protect alluring skin every day. DL-α-Tocopherol Acetate is synthetic vitamin E acetate. Vitamin E is a building block in cosmetic formulations: it has proven antioxidant effects, enhances moisturization and strengthens the skin barrier. Vitamin E helps to counteract the appearance of inflammation linked to oxidative processes through downregulation of its mediators. As one of the most powerful oil-soluble antioxidants and free-radical scavengers available today, Vitamin E plays a crucial role in oxidative regeneration of skin exposed to stressors. The Life Cycle Assessment1 (LCA) of vitamin E production has confirmed that the DSM production method generates up to 85% less particulate matter and uses up to 60% less non-renewable energy resulting in 74% potential CO2 saving (versus carbide and coal-based production) making DSM’s Quali E the most sustainable synthetic form on the market.
Function: UV Protector, UV Absorber
PARSOL® 1789 is a very strong and efficient UVA absorber for sunscreen and other skin care formulations. It enables broadband protection when combined with effective UVB filters and can also contribute to SPF. PARSOL® 1789 is an oil-soluble, white to pale yellow powder that must be completely solubilized in formulations. It works with a range of solubilizers including the UVB filters PARSOL® 340, PARSOL® EHS, PARSOL® MCX, and many emollients. PARSOL® 1789 should be photostabilized, for example with PARSOL® 340. This UV filter is approved worldwide.
Function: Optical Brightener, Lightening Agent
Superior skin lightening enhancer for a perfect even skin tone. ALPHA-ARBUTIN is a superior skin lightening enhancer for a perfect even skin tone. It reduces the degree of skin tanning after UV exposure and helps to minimize the appearance of liver spots. In-vivo tests proved ALPHA-ARBUTIN is more effective at 1.0% than beta-arbutin and 9 times more effective than beta-arbutin in vitro. ALPHA-ARBUTIN is a pure, water-soluble, crystalline, white to off-white powder, produced using biotechnology. For detailed regulatory or quality information, please contact the supplier.
Function: UV Absorber, UV Protector, Viscosity Modifier
A water soluble UVB-filter for dry touch and high SPF formulations. PARSOL® HS is a very effective UVB absorber for water-based sunscreen products like gels or sprays. It provides a strong SPF boost in combination with a wide range of sun filters. This off-white powder is soluble in water after neutralization and compatible with most cosmetic ingredients. It also shows good photostability. Because it leaves the skin feeling dry to the touch, PARSOL® HS is specifically recommended for light-feel day care products and sunscreens. For detailed regulatory or quality information, please contact the supplier.
Function: Moisturizing Agent
The gold standard moisturizer for skin and hair care. D-Panthenol (pro-vitamin B5) is a viscous liquid. D-Panthenol (or D-Panthenol 75L) is the form best suited for biological or physiological activity such as wound healing and soothing, stimulation of epithelization, etc. Beneficial for very dry, cracked, and rough skin. For detailed regulatory or quality information, please contact the supplier.
Function: UV Absorber, UV Protector, Solubilizer
An efficient UVB filter with excellent solubilizing properties. PARSOL® MCX (INCI: Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate) is a strong UVB absorber ideal for water-resistant sunscreen products. This colorless liquid integrates easily into the oil phase of sunscreen formulations, and increases the SPF when combined with other UV filters. PARSOL® MCX is an excellent solubilizer for many solid UV filters including PARSOL® 1789, PARSOL® 5000, Ethylhexyl Triazone, Diethylhexyl Butamido Triazone, Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate and Bis-Ethylhexyloxyphenol Methoxyphenyl Triazine. This product is approved worldwide. For detailed regulatory or quality information, please contact the supplier.
DSM Mixed Tocopherols 95
Antioxidant to create and protect alluring skin every day. Mixed Tocopherols 95 is mostly used to stabilize oxygen-sensitive ingredients in formulations. It contains É‘-Tocopherol at 0-15%, β-Tocopherol at < 5%,γ-Tocopherol at 55-75%, and Î´-Tocopherol at 20-30%. For detailed regulatory or quality information, please contact the supplier.
Function: Restoring Agent
DSM D-Biotin (vitamin B7) improves the quality of keratin structures and hence has a positive effect on fine and brittle hair and nails. Although biotin gained its key reputation in hair-loss products, a combination of biotin and STAY-C® 50 (patent granted) also demonstrated significant synergies in skin care, where it reduced age spots and evened the skin tone. For detailed regulatory or quality information, please contact the supplier.
Function: Anti-Wrinkle Agent
Stop wrinkling - Keep laughing. SYN® AKE is a small, patented, synthetic peptide that helps reduce the appearance of wrinkles and laughter lines - fast. As our skin gets older, the number of expression and laughter lines increases, along with crow's feet and forehead wrinkles. SYN® AKE enables the face to relax. It visibly reduces the appearance of wrinkles and expression lines. Thanks to its unique mode of action, SYN® AKE is fast acting and long lasting, with a fully reversible effect. SYN® AKE is a clear, colorless to yellowish, viscous liquid. For detailed regulatory or quality information, please contact the supplier.
Function: Brightening Agent
The most effective solution for noticeably brighter skin. REGU®-FADE is a nature-identical, pure trans-resveratrol that offers multifunctional, excellent skin lightening properties for radiant and youthful-looking skin. REGU®-FADE visibly brightens skin within two weeks. Gene expression studies have proved that REGU®-FADE reduces skin pigmentation via a multiple target mechanism. REGU®-FADE is an off-white to beige powder. For detailed regulatory or quality information, please contact the supplier.
OXY 229 PF
Function: Skin Replenishing Agent
Awakens the skin's natural power to revive dull-looking skin. OXY 229 PF is extracted from yeast cultures of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. With its sophisticated mixture of mitochondrial respiration activators, including amino acids, disodium succinate, and the yeast-derived molecules, OXY 229 PF activates tissue regeneration through the significant stimulation of cell respiration. Cell viability and cell turnover are increased, for always youthful-looking skin. OXY 229 PF is a clear yellowish solution. For detailed regulatory or quality information, please contact the supplier.
VALVANCE® Touch 210
Function: Sensory Additive
The nude skin enhancer. VALVANCE™ Touch 210 is a sensory modifier delivering optimal oil absorption with no compromise on comfort. This powder consists of porous spherical silica particles. VALVANCE™ Touch 210 is suitable for various cosmetic applications such as skin care, sun care, and make-up. For detailed regulatory or quality information, please contact the supplier.
Function: Lightening Agent, Protective Agent, Moisturizing Agent, Firming Agent, Antioxidant, Anti-Inflammatory
All-in-one vitamin compound for successful skin care products. Our BeauPlex® VH blend is an all-in-one vitamin compound containing vitamins B3, B5, B6, C and E - all vitamins which are known to have a beneficial and protective effect on the skin and the scalp, and to strengthen the hair. BeauPlex® VH consists of niacinamide, calcium D-pantothenate, sodium ascorbyl phospate (STAY-C® 50), dl-α-tocopheryl acetate (vitamin E acetate), and pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6) on the carriers maltodextrin, sodium starch octenylsuccinate and silica. For detailed regulatory or quality information, please contact the supplier.
Function: Restoring Agent, Firming Agent, Film Former
Choose the fast lane to superior skin tightening. PEPHA®-TIGHT is an aqueous solution of a highly purified, biotechnologically produced extract of the microalgae Nannochloropis oculata, rich in vitamin C and vitamin B12, combined with polysaccharides. Thanks to its unique composition, PEPHA®-TIGHT offers an immediate skin tightening effect, as well as a long-term skin firming benefit. PEPHA®-TIGHT is a yellow to amber, opalescent to turbid, highly viscous liquid. For detailed regulatory or quality information, please contact the supplier.
Function: Revitalizing Agent, Restoring Agent, Nourishing Agent
Outsmarts skin's internal clock for youthful, glowing skin. REVITALIN® PF is a combination of specific cytoplasmic and mitochondrial constituents of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae and amino acids: The best from baker's yeast. REVITALIN® PF delivers real benefits by boosting two fundamental bioenergetic processes: glycolysis and mitochondrial respiration. The skin's oxygen content is improved, providing energized, revitalized skin that looks and feels good. REVITALIN® PF is a clear, yellowish, aqueous solution. For detailed regulatory or quality information, please contact the supplier.
TILAMAR® Quat 2240
Function: Foam Booster, Conditioner
Today, people expect hair care products to offer perceivable benefits for an ultimate look and feel that meet their daily beauty aspirations. TILAMAR® Quat 2240 provides deep conditioning with a weightless feel and can be readily formulated for clear shampoos. Its deep conditioning performance is based on superior sensorial properties, delivering a soft feel to both wet and dry hair. This polymer hair care ingredient is particularly suitable for shampoos, including products for ethnic hair care, designed to deliver tangible and visible benefits.
DSM Vitamin A Palmitate 1.0 MIU/g (tocopherol)
Function: Antioxidant, Smoothing Agent, Anti-Aging Agent
Corrects and renews to restore great looking skin. Retinol (vitamin A alcohol), and its esters such as vitamin A palmitate, play an important role in a variety of biological processes in skin such as growth, proliferation, and differentiation. They are considered as gold standards in anti-aging. Vitamin A Palmitate 1.0 MIU/g is vitamin A palmitate adjusted to 1.0 MIU/g by dilution with peanut oil. Contains dl-α-tocopherol as an antioxidant. For detailed regulatory or quality information, please contact the supplier.
The time-tested hair secret to repair, enhance, and protect. - from root to tip. PHYTANTRIOL is a unique active for skin care and hair care applications. Hair care studies demonstrated its efficacy to increase deposition of panthenol, ethyl-panthenol, and keratin amino acids, and to provide benefits for normal and damaged hair, after single as well as cumulative applications. Phytantriol significantly improves water retention, strengthens damaged hair, and visibly prevents color-wash- out. Phytantriol is a colorless to light yellow, viscous liquid. For detailed regulatory or quality information, please contact the supplier.
HYA-ACT™ S is the hydration booster for thirsty skin. Also microbiome-friendly, its small molecules fortify skin’s natural barrier, locks in moisture and calm redness. Combined with HYA-ACT™ M, the possibilities are powerful in an in-vivo study, it delivered up to a 77% hydration boost.
DSM Ascorbic Acid Fine Powder
Function: Skin Barrier Protectant, Antioxidant
DSM Ascorbic Acid Fine Powder - also known as L-ascorbic acid - is straight vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant that protects skin from environmental damage. It reduces the appearance of age spots and supports a brighter, more radiant skin.. Ascorbic Acid is available in various granulometries. For detailed regulatory or quality information, please contact the supplier.
Helps to delay accelerated skin aging. DISMUTIN® PF is an aqueous solution of biotechnologically produced, highly purified superoxide dismutase (SOD) from Saccharomyces cerevisiae. It is a human-identical SOD with outstanding anti-inflammatory activity. It inactivates free oxygen radicals, minimizes formation of inflammation, and protects cell membranes. DISMUTIN® PF is a clear to slightly opalescent, slightly green solution. For detailed regulatory or quality information, please contact the supplier.
Function: Brightening Agent
The natural brightener that keeps your skin at its luminous best. ALPAFLOR® GIGAWHITE is an aqueous complex containing extracts from 7 Swiss alpine plants. It is a natural brightener that keeps the skin at its luminous best. The main active ingredients are flavonoids, phenolic acids, polysaccharides, and iridoids. It provides skin brightening and even skin tones in cosmetic applications. The product is ECOCERT, COSMOS, and NATRUE organic certified, and Fair Trade approved by Ecocert Environnement. ALPAFLOR® GIGAWHITE is a clear, amber colored, slightly viscous liquid. For detailed regulatory or quality information, please contact the supplier.
DSM Ascorbic Acid Ultra Fine Powder
Function: Skin Barrier Protectant, Antioxidant
Ascorbic Acid Ultra Fine Powder - also known as L-ascorbic acid - is straight vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant that protects skin from environmental damage. It reduces the appearance of age spots and supports a brighter, more radiant skin.. Ascorbic Acid is available in various granulometries. For detailed regulatory or quality information, please contact the supplier.
Function: UV Protector, UV Absorber, Blue Light Filter
From max in UV to blue light. PARSOL® Max is a photostable broad spectrum UV filter which delivers outstanding performance that breaks through the boundaries of UVB and UVA to continue into the blue light spectrum. Available as a ready-to-use dispersion which can be simply added into the water phase or at the end of the emulsion process, PARSOL® Max can be easily combined with all UV filters, in particular others from the PARSOL® portfolio. For detailed regulatory or quality information, please contact the supplier.