• Skincare 101,  Skincare ingredients

    Oleosome Technology: An advanced delivery system

    What are Oleosomes?Oleosomes are micron-sized droplets which are naturally present in some plant seeds; they act as reservoirs to hold the plant oil and vitamin E. Oleosomes consist of a core of triglyceride oil, surrounded by a phospholipid monolayer with an oleosin protein coat; this protein coat makes oleosomes very unique and efficient emulsifiers. The remarkable properties of these natural oleosomes have generated a lot of interest to extract and incorporate them in skincare products and take advantage of their sophisticated structure.ย  The Oleosome TechnologyOleosome technology is the next-generation encapsulation system. Through a large scale process in the lab they extract and isolate intact oleosome structures from plant seeds. These…

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    Mechanism of Skin Aging

    Mechanism of Skin agingSkin aging is a cumulative & multi-factorial process caused by a combination of the effects of time and environmental factors such as UV radiation and environmental pollutants. Since much of the progressive damage to collagen, elastin & hyaluronic acid components of the skin is due to accumulation of ROS & inflammation which are caused by both aging and environmental factors, letโ€™s review how these factors end up damaging your skin.  a. ROSROS are constantly generated by several metabolic pathways in almost all cells in our body. The ROS are particularly harmful because they damage DNA and promote chain reactions which leads to collagen breakdown and decreased collagen production. Fortunately…