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BioMeca reveals mechanical impact of your active ingredients and finished products on skin models. More than a claim, it’s a quasi-physiological proof.

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Our in vitro and ex vivo tests allow you to innovate by bringing a biomechanical dimension to your cosmetic claims. Biophysics, high-resolution imaging and skin biology : expertises adapted to every challenge in dermocosmetics.

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Skin penetration

In cosmetic industry and more generally in chemical formulation, it is important to understand active ingredients effects and how far they penetrate the different skin layers.
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Skin barrier

Epidermal differenciation triggers to the formation of apoptotic cells, corenocytes more or less cohesive. One of the main role of these cells is to regulate epidermis permeability. The skin barrier is due to the accumulation of lipids.
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Hair protection

Hair is a constant victim of many agressions : water, sun, brushing, pollution, having shine and smooth hair with blow dryers and heating irons… The robust structure of its external layer, the cuticle, protects it.
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Blue light

Light is necessary for life, but long exposure to artificial light is becoming a major health concern.
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Pores: friends or enemies for skin beauty?

CBD-based cosmetic products are more and more important on the market despite a still unclear legal context. Sold as being antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, beneficial for oily and acne-prone skin but also for wrinkles, what is the reality behind the use of cannabidiol?
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21 June 2022
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CBD effects on the skin

CBD-based cosmetic products are more and more important on the market despite a still unclear legal context. Sold as being antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, beneficial for oily and acne-prone skin but also for wrinkles, what is the reality behind the use of cannabidiol?
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8 March 2022

Glomeca #7 – Cutaneous anisotropy

Here we will talk about a term which needs to be elucidated : anisotropy. Skin is described as an anisotropic soft material but it is essential to explain further to well understand how to use this term..
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9 November 2021