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Coffea bengalensis for Antiwrinkle and Skin Toning Applications

Coffea species have been widely evaluated for effects including oxidative stress protection and immunomodulation. The present study therefore evaluates the cosmetic activity of an extract obtained from cultured Coffea bengalensis stem cells. Results showed the extract imparted hydration activity in the keratinocytes, stimulated collagen synthesis in the fibroblasts and enhanced adipocyte differentiation starting from mesenchymal precursor cells.

Ingredient Profile—Ascorbic Acid

L-Ascorbic acid (AscA), more commonly referred to as vitamin C, is best known for its vital role in human health and nutrition, where it functions as a cofactor in enzymatic reactions, such as collagen synthesis, and as an antioxidant.

Pterostilbene Skin Lightener and Antioxidant

Sabinsa has introduced a skin care active based on pterostilbene that is said to have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and skin-lightening properties.

Yellow Mustard Shoot Lip Plumping

Mibelle Biochemistry has introduced a lip-plumping active derived from yellow mustard shoots.

Cheek and Breast Volume-enhancing Peptide

Lipotec SA has introduced an active that aims to increase fatty tissue volume in areas such as breasts and cheeks.

Self-tanning Complex Without Odor

Soliance has launched a self-tanning complex that masks the odor associated with the Maillard reaction.

Rice Grain Hair Color/Damage Protection

Provital Group has launched an active derived from rice grain (Oryza sativa L.) to protect the hair fiber and color from sun damage.

Ingredient Profile—Salicylic Acid

2-Hydroxybenzoic acid, or salicylic acid (SA), is among the most important medicinal compounds ever discovered. Since ancient times, humans have benefited from the therapeutic effects of naturally occurring SA precursors, which readily metabolize to SA and provide analgesic, anti- inflammatory and antipyretic benefits.

Slimming Active from Pink Peppercorn

Codif Recherche et Nature utilized the lipolytic properties of the Brazilian pepper tree to create its latest slimming active.

Azeloyl Tetrapeptide-23 for Oxidation, Glycation

Sinerga has developed an anti-aging peptide to reduce oxidative damage and inhibit the glycation of dermal proteins.

Three Extracts for Skin Whitening/Brightening

IBR Ltd. has developed a complex comprised of three anti-aging compounds for skin lightening and whitening.

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