Presented by BDI-BioLife Science
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Our largest organ, the skin, protects the body as a stable but flexible shell from harmful environmental influences like moisture, cold and sunrays. Hence, it is constantly exposed to free radicals caused by oxidative stress that attack and weaken our outer protective barrier well into its undermost layers. This results in skin ageing and skin damage. Antioxidants protect and support the skin by neutralising free radicals to delay skin ageing. Astaxanthin is gained from the microalga Haematococcus pluvialis, which BDI-BioLife Science produces in its own cultivation plant. Due to its unique chemical composition, astaxanthin stands out from the group of antioxidants and is truly a diamond. It is the strongest natural antioxidant worldwide and thanks to its hydrophilic and lipophilic properties, it can fully enter the cell and protect it from all environmental influences. Unlike other antioxidants, astaxanthin has no pro-oxidative activity – it cannot become a radical itself.
Our solution for your new cosmetic line – AstaCos® OL50
We combined all the brilliant properties of astaxanthin and developed an oleoresin specifically for usage in cosmetic formulations based on certified organic jojoba oil with an astaxanthin content of 5%. In its functionality as natural cell protection, our branded active ingredient AstaCos® OL50 is highly effective against the impacts of UV-radiation and keeps the skin in oxidative balance. It is primarily used as anti-ageing agent. BDI-BioLife Science has proven the biological protection benefits with own human clinical studies in the field of topical application.
Claims with AstaCos® OL50:
- Outstanding antioxidative effect (In vitro)
- Strong anti-ageing properties (In vivo)
- Increases skin hydration and firmness (In vivo)
- Improves biological cell protection (In vitro, In vivo)
- Instant & healthy glow (In vivo)
- Blue light protection against digital ageing (Ex vivo)
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Katharina Müller (former Dokulil)
Head of Product Development
Katharina Müller is Head of Product Development at BDI-BioLife Science. She studied biotechnology at the University of Technology in Graz and played a key role in the development of the company’s proprietary algae cultivation process. With her team, she works on the optimisation of algae-based raw materials, development of innovations and customised product concepts.
Product Development Manager
Alexander Pototschnik is Product Development Manager at BDI-BioLife Science. He studied food product development and resource management at the University of Applied Sciences in Wiener Neustadt, and gained professional experience as a production manager at a cosmetics company. At BDI-BioLife Science, he works with the active ingredient AstaCos®, develops it further and deals with its application in cosmetic formulations.
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