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INCI Name:
Hydroxystearic Acid
  • This ingredient is a highly pure, naturally derived hydroxystearic acid powder that has a multi-target mode of action helps correct both conspicuous facial pores and age spots.
  • In vitro:
    • Significant stimulation of collagen type I and III -Key factor in conspicuous facial pore correction
  • Ex vivo:
    • Stimulation of Collagen type III
    • Reduction of UV induced MMP-1 expression
    • Reduction of UV induced p53
    • Strong sunburn cell reduction
  • In vivo:
    • Visible and significant reduction of age spot contrast and the appearance of conspicuous facial pores
    • In vivo studies have confirmed the outstanding efficacy of BEAUACTIVE® giving skin a younger, improved appearance after the age of 30.
  • When paired with Retinol GS 50
    • Retinol in combination with BEAUACTIVE®  gives a synergistic boost in collagen III by 238%, 5x  more than retinol alone.
    • Low RETINOL responders are greatly boosted  with the support of BEAUACTIVE®
      • 2x less retinol possible: Combination of Retinol at 0.05% with 0.1% BEAUACTIVE®  provides the same performance than Retinol  at 0.1%.