Arabian Cotton™

Protection against Photo-ageing

EXPLORE

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.

Recognitions and Certificates

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