V. filiformis for Antiaging, Rice Protein for Skin Pigmentation: Literature Findings

Limiting wrinkles: L’Oréal discloses a cosmetic process to limit facial wrinkles due to aging.1 This process uses a composition containing an extract of Vitreoscilla filiformis or other filamentous bacterium that contains no spores and is not photosynthetic. The composition may be applied on the skin of the face and neck. An extract of V. filiformis was prepared and its efficacy on lipogenesis and adipocyte differentiation was shown. Formulation of a cream containing 0.05% of the extract is disclosed.

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