May 2018 Roundup: Anti-acne Agents

Acne treatment has long been a concern of the personal care industry, and shows no sign of slowing down—the global topical-use acne treatment market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.6% into 2024 (according to Data Bridge Market Research). This segment is driven by ingredients such as those in our May roundup.

Sytheon Ltd.'s Synactin AC

Hyperpigmentation and acne are the targets of this ingredient, which works to improve the overall texture of the skin. It can be combined with salicylic acid and bakuchiol for added benefits.

Ichimaru Pharcos Co., Ltd.'s Biobenefity

This artichoke-derived ingredient reduces pores through epigenetics, working to counteract NF-κB after inflammation, UV exposure and more.

Arista Industries, Inc.’s Tea Tree Oil

This oil can be used for skin, hair and sun care products for its antimicrobial and antibacterial properties.

MMP, Inc.'s TeenActine HS450

Made from a blend that includes 10-Hydroxydecanoic acid, this ingredient fights acne-induced skin inflammation to restore balance.

Corum Inc.'s Apobac

This ingredient works to help blemishes and wounds by inhibiting P. acnes proliferation and controlling sebum excretion, all to restore skin's homeostasis.