Encapsulated Retinol | advanced skincare | breakthrough technology

Encasulated Retinol

Thanks to cutting-edge technology, the wonder ingredient Retinol can now be stabilised, extending its shelf life and providing consumers with even better skincare results. Called Encapsulated Retinol, this technology is taking the cosmetics world by storm.

The benefits of Retinol

Retinol (vitamin A) is one of the most effective ingredients available in skincare. Retinol stimulates collagen production, accelerates cell reproduction and normalises skin keratinization (vitamin A deficiency).

With regular use, Retinol improves skin elasticity, reducing the look of fine lines and wrinkles, while it moisturises and nourishes the skin. Its exfoliating benefits help to remove dead skin cells that can clog pores, significantly smoothing and softening the skin and helping to prevent breakouts.

Unstable molecule

The difficulty with pure or naked Retinol is its instability. The molecule breaks down easily when it comes in contact with oxygen, light and metal ions, and is likely to interact with other ingredients in a formula. This makes Retinol highly unstable and, until recently, cosmetic manufacturers had to take great care to minimise its degradation.

Introducing Encapsulated Retinol

encapsulated-retinol

Credit: The Internation Dermal Institute

Thanks to innovative microencapsulation technology, the active molecule can now be protected and remain active for the shelf life of a product.

Microencapsulation, or Encapsulated Retinol, is a process whereby pure retinol is subjected to a laboratory process that encapsulates the active molecule within a microscopic polymeric capsule. The capsule protects the molecule from light, temperature, pH and other oxidizing agents in cosmetic formulations, resulting in younger, clearer and healthier looking skin.

Encapsulated Retinol is released easily with light pressure, such as applying a product to the skin. The single layer polymeric shell collapses and breaks down into invisible particles. Until the moment of application, Retinol remains fresh and potent due to improved stability.

BUY NOW
Tagravit™ R2

Tagravit R2 - encapsulated retinol

Tagravit™ R2 microcapsules are loaded with 14% pure Retinol. Tagravit™ R2 is a non-nano product based on Tagra’s Release on Demand™ (RND™) technology. The shell of the microcapsules is made of a single layer polymer, enabling optimal isolation of the pure Retinol.

Tagravit™ R2 can be used in anti-acne, anti-aging, anti-wrinkle and lightening products as well as cleansers, toiletries, makeup and sun screens. It is compatible with creams, lotions and gels.

Related Post

5-step guide to becoming a skincare manufacturer You want to get started in the cosmetics industry by becoming a cosmetics and skincare manufacturer. Fantastic! Our 5-step guide will help you on your...
Ban on animal testing in Australia | one step clos... Australian Government to ban animal testing.  During the 2016 Federal Election, the Coalition committed to ban the use of animals in cosmetic testing...
Sheet face masks | a growing trend A long-time staple in Asian beauty care, sheet face masks are now trending around the world – and the high demand is not just coming from Millennials....
Getting started in the cosmetics industry Add value to your business with your own branded cosmetics Have you ever dreamt of seeing your shelves stocked with your own label beauty products? T...

This article has 2 comments

  1. Pingback: Intrinsic v extrinsic skin ageing | free radicals | antioxidants | TruluxTrulux Blog

  2. Pingback: Antioxidants | inhibits free radical damage | skin care | TruluxTrulux Blog

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *