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Functional Cosmetic Ingredients

Our high-quality formulas are developed with Functional cosmetic ingredients. These are highly bioavailable natural biomolecules with strong clinical evidence and scientific basis.

Such as: peptides, biopolymers, flavanols, polysaccharides, highly concentrated botanical extracts

Functional cosmetic ingredients offer enhanced cosmetic benefits such as anti-aging, UV protection, skin whitening, anti-wrinkle and can also help to stabilize cosmetics.

Herbal and Natural Extracts with beneficial properties for your skin

Using biotechnological methods as a tool, a lot of extracts from plants and natural elements have been obtained. The well-chosen, natural and effective ingredients rich in vitamins, peptides, polysaccharides, biopolymers and flavanols, in combination with the knowledge and the experience of our well-trained partner,guarantee a healthier, rejuvenated, radiant and moisturized skin.

Combined with Olive oil, prebiotics, probiotics and postbiotics, the results are more than satisfactory. The skin looks healthier, brighter, visibly younger and fresh.

Virgin Olive Oil: a timeless ally to your skin care routine

All Anivagene face products have as cream base Certified Organic Virgin Olive Oil.

Why Olive Oil?

Aside of our tradition and roots, Olive Oil is rich in phenolic compounds, tocopherols, fatty acids and many more, making it a treasure for tissue regeneration and general skin health.   It is clinically proven that the above compounds can stimulate cell growth and differentiation in the skin, as well as fibroblast proliferation and migration*. They help to increase the synthesis of collagen I, related to tissue repair. They also help to reduce bacterial load and the growth of multiple microorganisms.

The antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial action, as well as the rejuvenating effect of Olive oil, make it a unique ingredient for the skin care routine.

*González-Acedo, A.; Ramos-Torrecillas, J.; Illescas-Montes, R.; Costela-Ruiz, V.J.; Ruiz, C.; Melguizo-Rodríguez, L.; García-Martínez, O. The Benefits of Olive Oil for Skin Health: Study on the Effect of Hydroxytyrosol, Tyrosol, and Oleocanthal on Human Fibroblasts. Nutrients 2023, 15, 2077. https://doi.org/10.3390/ nu15092077 *Alnemer F, Aljohani R, Alajlan A, et al. The use of olive oil for skin health in a Saudi population: A cross-sectional study. Dermatol Rep 2022;14:9364.

Prebiotics, Probiotics & Postbiotics: the key components to skin protection

Cosmetic use of Prebiotics, Probiotics & Postbiotics

To preserve skin microbiota and to provide a holistic approach to the daily skin care routine, our formulas are composed with prebiotics, probiotics and postbiotics. Our concern is to offer an increase in the integrity of skin barrier, make it stronger against harmful intrinsic and extrinsic factors, by reducing inflammation and regulating skin microbiota composition. Specifically: Prebiotics: Nutritional elements supporting beneficial bacteria growth that leads to a stronger skin barrier. Probiotics: Live microorganisms that, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host. Postbiotics: According to *ISAPP definition: ‘A postbiotic is a preparation of inanimate microorganisms and/or their components that confers a health benefit on the host’.
*International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics