Bodyflux® Olive

Olive Oil in Personal Care and Cosmetics

Olive oil is becoming an increasingly popular ingredient in the Personal Care sector. In Europe, MENA and Asia-Pacific regions, the number of skincare product launches including olive oil has increased year-on-year since 2013.

About Bodyflux®

Bodyflux® Olive, from Evonik, is a ceramide complex, based on enzymatically processed organic olive oil. It has proven efficacy for enhancing skin moisturisation in the stratum corneum and epidermis, as well as reducing the signs of both intrinsic and extrinsic ageing.

Consumer and Formulator Benefits

Consumer BenefitsFormulator Benefits
Naturally-derived ingredientCosmos approved
Ceramide complex with skin barrier strengthening propertiesChina IECIC listed
Improves epidermal moisturisation, therefore preventing signs of skin ageingVersatile within formulations
Organic olive oil and sustainable production processLow processing temperature compared with other ceramides

Ceramides in the Spotlight

Ceramides in the Personal Care industry have been receiving a lot of attention. From ‘ultimate powerhouse’ to ‘secret fountain of youth’, here’s a snapshot of what’s being said about them as an ingredient.

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Sources: Mintel GNPD

Wednesday, 27 May, 2020