New breakthrough to reverse hair greying

New breakthrough to reverse hair greying

18 Sep 2019, 13:15 - 13:45

Technical Seminars Theatre
Language:
Portuguese (Brazil)

Free radicals play a critical role in hair whitening, leading to decreasing melanogenesis in hair follicle and shrinking of melanocytes pool. By deciphering the mechanisms involved in biological hair pigmentation, we designed Darkenyl™, a combination of molecules pro-tecting hair follicle melanocytes from ROS, activating bulge stem cells enabling the pro-duction of new melanocytes and reactivating entire melanogenesis pathway.

Under oxida-tion-mediated hair greying conditions, we evidenced a global protection of melanocytes and activation of antioxidant defences related to reduction of ROS. At clinical level, volun-teers showed significant hair repigmentation: more than 3 times less white hair within 4 months vs placebo.

Contributors

  • Victória Esteves

    Speaker

    Account Active Beauty

    Givaudan Active Beauty

    Victoria Esteves is an Account for Givaudan Active Beauty LATAM, promoting actives and offering technical support to the final customer. She holds a...

We use cookies to operate this website and to improve its usability. Full details of what cookies are, why we use them and how you can manage them can be found by reading our Privacy & Cookies page. Please note that by using this site you are consenting to the use of cookies.