DermoMeca 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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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.See the study
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.See the study
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.See the study
Blue light protection
Light is necessary for life, but long exposure to artificial light is becoming a major health concern.See the study
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Since the beginning of human life, our skin has always been exposed to different levels of light. However, not every wavelenghts of light have the same impacts on our skin, some can be good and other bad.Read more
22 April 2021
Characterizing mechanical and adhesion forces with AFM allows to better study skin integrity and pave the way to new cosmetic products development.Read more
25 March 2021
There’s no need here to list the usual clinical manifestations of COVID-19 infection. They are many and sadly may lead to acute respiratory distress syndrome and death. Let’s focus on a special topic : our skin. The skin symptoms have been poorly described…Read more
17 December 2020