On November 23, Alfa Chemistry, a well known chemical supplier, announced the launch of plant extract products specifically for the use as raw materials of cosmetics.
Nowadays, cosmetics have become an indispensable part of people’s daily lives. And with the the development of science and and technology, people’s pursuit of natural health and safety is also increasing. In addition, with the advancement of modern extraction and analysis techniques, the functional components and mechanisms of action of natural plant extracts have been gradually discovered and confirmed. Natural plant extracts have remarkable effects in sunscreen, whitening, anti-aging, and bactericidal, and can be widely used in various cosmetics. Compared with traditional cosmetics, cosmetics formulated with plant extracts as active ingredients have many advantages such as being safer, more easily absorbed by the skin, and more effective. Therefore, the application of plant extracts in cosmetics is an inevitable trend in market development.
Active ingredient of plant extracts
Plants have many complex phytochemicals that can calm, restore and heal the skin. Cosmetics containing polysaccharides, complex sugars and starch derivatives can relieve dryness of the skin. Plant oils rich in fatty acids and triglycerides can protect the skin from hydration and soften the skin, thereby reducing loss of moisture from the skin. Plant extracts containing high levels of flavonoids generally have anti-inflammatory properties.
Examples of plant extracts in cosmetics
Centella asiatica extract: Its effective constituent is asiatic acid. It has bactericidal and anti-inflammatory effects. And it can promote blood circulation and increase skin thickness. It can also be used as anti-wrinkle cosmetics for rough skin.
Tea polyphenols: Polyphenols is extracted from green tea. It can regulate the pH of the skin and inhibit the excess oil secreted by sebum. It also can react with the oil on the surface of the skin to cause lipolysis and oxidation, thereby catabolizing excess oil. Meanwhile, tea polyphenols have a strong oxygen supply function and can eliminate free radicals in the body.
Ginseng extract: It is white powder and is extracted from Panax ginseng CA Mey. It has functions of increasing skin vitality and protecting the skin.
Camellia oil: It is rich in protein and vitamins A, B, D, E. And it contains linolenic acid, which is essential for the human body. Camellia oil is also rich in tea polyphenols, squalene and some antioxidants, all of which have anti-aging effects. Therefore, it can used to prevent skin damage and aging, and also to make the skin shiny.
Hawthorn extract: It has the pharmacological effects of lowering blood pressure, increasing coronary flow, lowering blood lipids, activating blood, activating skin and nourishing, especially suitable for oily skin.
Lemon extract: It is soluble in water and is rich in vitamin VC, VB, natural fruit acids and minerals. It has the effects of convergence, antibacterial, whitening, refreshing and moisturizing.
Now, people are paying more and more attention to green and healthy products, so the application of natural plant extracts is more and more extensive. “When buying cosmetics, or buying food and medicine, choosing natural products has become a trend.” Said Brenda Randy, the marketing Manager of Alfa Chemistry. “In addition to natural cosmetic ingredients, Alfa Chemistry also supplies natural raw materials for foods and medicines.”
About Alfa Chemistry
Alfa Chemistry offers an extensive catalog of building blocks, reagents, catalysts, reference materials, and research chemicals in a wide range of applications. It also provides analytical services and laboratory services to the customers. Products listed on the website are either in stock or can be resynthesized within a reasonable time frame. In stock products can be shipped out within 3-5 business days upon receipt of customers’ purchase order.
More than 300 different organizations from at least 40 countries worldwide have used Alfa Chemistry’s products and services since its inception. A large part of Alfa Chemistry’s customers are pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, including Pfizer, Novartis, Merck & Co., Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca, and Bayer. Alfa Chemistry is also a preferred partner for many universities and non-profit institutes.
Company Name: Alfa Chemistry
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State: New York 11779-7329
Country: United States