RNA, DNAstem cells, glycans… for some time these rather special ingredients have made their way into the composition of our beauty products.
What is cellular cosmetics?
In recent years, the cellular cosmetic science has made many discoveries … To the point of revolutionizing beauty care by exploiting new anti-aging ingredients. What interests cellular cosmetics? The stem cells, which have the ability to multiply and regenerate throughout life. Within the body, they replace damaged cells, injured when needed. The problem? Over time, the energy capacity of the stem cells decreases … and the renewal is no longer as optimal. The idea of cellular cosmetics will then be to revitalize ‘old’ cells, tired and stressed, by putting them in contact with ‘young’ cells.
In theory, adult stem cells are particularly interesting. Their particularities? Although they certainly offer fewer possibilities than embryonic stem cells they are still capable of ensuring the good condition of their original tissue and, if necessary, its renewal; one finds some in particular in the liver, the muscles, the skin… But the use of human cell is not authorized in Europe.
Where do the cells used in cosmetics come from?
In Europe, the law prohibits the marketing of products containing human stem cells. But cosmetic laboratories are doubling their ingenuity to find alternatives. Many of them have recourse to plants, fruits or flowers, from which they extract the stem cells by biotechnology before reproducing them. Thus, the Yves Rocher laboratories use native bud cells, those of Lancôme use native rose cells…
RNA, DNA, stem cells… what action on the skin?
New stars of anti-aging, the ingredients at the heart of cellular cosmetics have many advantages… Stem cells boost the capacity for cell regeneration. L’DNA has a very strong moisturizing power. It is also the star ingredient in Maison Valmont cosmetics which, since its creation, has relied on the cellulotherapy … to design patented treatments that exploit the exceptional anti-ageing properties of DNA: hydration, antioxidant, energizing, cell regeneration… At Valmont, this DNA comes from the milt of wild Canadian salmon. As for theRNAit is known for its ability to stimulate repair and promote healing.
How to learn about cellular cosmetics?
If cellular cosmetics are endowed with various scientific patents – supporting their effectiveness – the other side of the coin is that the treatments resulting from them have a cost. And for good reason: their development is the result of years of Scientific Research and requires the use of very expensive advanced technologies. Results ? This is reflected in the prices!
Want to learn about cellular care ? In the vast landscape of cosmetics, the Valmont House is a pioneer: it has placed Triple DNA, a patented complex, at the heart of its skincare products. It is found in particular in the brand new range dedicated to skin firmness, V-Firm, which combines a corrective serum face and contour firmness (30 ml – €310), a firming eye contour treatment (15 ml – €240) and a redensifying face cream (50 ml – €360). Other treatments bet on cellular cosmetics, like the Absolue Precious Cells Elixir Ultime cream from Lancôme (50 ml – €440) which contains rose stem cells…
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