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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.