Elaya Renova™

The Hair Tensegrist

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HAIR ANCHORING BOOSTING

SCALP HYDRATION, REGENERATIONG AND PROTECTION

HAIR RESTRUCTURING, PROTECTION AND REINFORCING

About the active

Unique haircare skinification approach to improve hair & scalp Tensegrity.

ELAYA RENOVA™ is a natural active that boosts hair tensegrity, an arquitecture-inspired concept which considers scalp, hair follicle, and hair shaft where all parts are interconnected and the whole hair system is revitalized with a plant strategy.

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Mechanism of action

Revitalizing and reinforcing the whole scalp & hair structure
Protein carbonylation prevention and protection from oxidative stress and high temperatures
Boosting whole hair structure of CMC, proteins
Delivering nutrients to hair fibers and enhancing penetration

The concept

Tensegrity is a concept inspired by arquitecture. It explains how changes applied to an area will also exert effects at a distance because everything is interconnected.

A skyscraper must have a good tensegrity (strong enough, but also flexible enough to resist the wind at high altitude). Following this analogy, a healthy hair must have a good tensegrity (strong enough, but also flexible enough to be manageable, soft, easy to comb and maintaining its natural movement).

This integral vision of tensegrity has been transferred to the hair structure, launching the new cosmetic approach of TrichoTensegrity, appealing to the importance of scalp and hair structure and its influence on hair mechanical properties and biology behavior. Hair shaft and scalp are intimately interconnected as a continuum and each part is interdependent from the others.

The plant

ELAYA RENOVA ™ is made from plant stem cells of the wild olive tree sprouts (Olea europaea var. silvestris) through the technology of Plant Cell Biofactories.

Olive trees are characterized for their resilience against drought and high temperatures, their vitality and their longevity. Specifically, this ancestral Mediterranean plant has been chosen because it is an expert in lipids maintains more genetic diversity, providing the whole hair system with a revitalizing capacity through this active.

Applications


Volumizing, vitalizing & hydrating hair & scalp formulations

Hair anchoring & colour protection treatments

Soothing, rebalancing & anti desquamation scalp formulations

Sun protection formulations for haircare

Heat protective formulations and antioxidant & moisturizing scalp treatments

Arabian Cotton™

Protection against Photo-ageing

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PHOTO-PROTECTION AGAINST SOLAR RADIATION

BIO-BASED PROTECTION AGAINST PHOTO-INDUCED AGEING

BROAD SPECTRUM PROTECTION

About the active

Defensive molecules to protect the skin from global sun radiation.

ARABIAN COTTON™ is an active enriched in defensive plant molecules that protect and repair cell structures against sun damage. It provides photoprotection against UV, IR, and VIS radiation, and fights against photo-ageing with a broad-spectrum antioxidant effect.

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Mechanism of action

Photoprotection effect
Enhancement of cell viability
ECM boosting activity
Modulation of inflammatory response in Human Epidermal Progenitor Cells

The concept

Photoinduced aging or photoaging is the result of an accumulation of damage (photo damage) that modifies the cutaneous appearance to a greater or lesser extent.

The most recent trend in photoprotection is to study the existence of a complementary process, whereby the natural photobiological compounds (ARABIAN COTTON™) would show the ability to act on the photodynamic targets (as secondary filters), protecting the cell metabolism and inhibiting inflammatory and degenerative processes whose result is known as photoinduced aging.

The plant

Gossypium herbaceum, the Arabian Cotton, is an extremophile native plant from semi-arid regions of sub Saharan Africa and Arabia.

Due to the hard environmental conditions, Arabian Cotton has developed a great diversity of defensive molecules (phenols and flavonoids) that help the plant cell to protect and repair its structures against sun damage.

Applications


Sun care & broad spectrum formulations

Photo-ageing treatment and prevention formulations

After sun & damage repair treatments

All kinds of cosmetic formulations (emulsions, gels, serums, creams, mists)

Blue light protection formulations