Follow us twitter facebook
Edition: Brazil
Click here to subscribe toour free weekly newsletter click here
Ingredients & formulation

DSM launches award-winning ingredient that provides long-lasting skin hydration

DSM, the global manufacturer of ingredients for the personal care industry, has launched SYN-UP, an active ingredient designed to increase the skin’s resistance to environmental stressors, thus providing long-lasting skin hydration.

The new technology is based on a patented synthetic peptide derivative, which inhibits the effects of urokinase and plasmin, two enzymes produced by the body that induce dry skin. SYN-UP also enhances skin’s self-regeneration potential, acting as a natural shield against environmental aggressors such as wind, pollution, cold and heat.

Luis Leme, regional marketing manager at DSM, says the new ingredient was formulated to tackle two issues raised by consumers – the hydrating feel on the skin was too short and there was little knowledge on how to prevent future problems, including skin aging.

The ingredient has not yet reached the market, but has already been awarded a silver medal at the 2016 ITEHPEC Innovation Awards, organized by the technology arm of the Brazilian Association of the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Industry (ABIHPEC).

According to DSM, the ingredient is suitable for products that promote deep, immediate and long-lasting skin hydration, visible improvement in the condition of the skin, increased skin smoothness, and reduced peeling and sensitivity. It also allows formulations to act preventively against skin dryness.

SYN-UP can be used in skin and body lotions, multifunctional creams for daily use, anti-aging cosmetics, lip balms and hand moisturizers. The company forecasts that the first products containing the ingredient will be available in the Brazilian market from 2017.

© 2017 - Brazil Beauty News - www.brazilbeautynews.com

latest news
Focus
Thermolat: Symrise's new warming ingredient

Thermolat: Symrise’s new warming ingredient

Symrise’s new sensory ingredient creates a feeling like gentle warm sunshine on the skin. Thermolat was developed for use in creams, gels and balms to provide pleasant, relaxing and long-lasting effects without feelings of stinging or burning. According to the cosmetic ingredients supplier, 71% of consumers would like to feel an (...)

read more
Experts’ views
Opportunities for hair color products in Brazil

Juliana Martins
Opportunities for hair color products in Brazil

The economic downturn and the hair color subcategory Retail sales of hair color products may have had a strong ally in the last three years: Brazil’s economic downturn. As a result of Brazilians’ lower available income, many have stopped spending money on certain services, such as professional hair services offered at hair salons. (...)

read more

Features