We Ichimaru Pharcos a global company that contributes to the “health and beauty” of people all over the world by providing high-quality products through research/development and technology innovation in Japan
After the establishment in 1959, ICHIMARU PHARCOS has become a global leader in Research and Development of natural active ingredients for the cosmetic industry.
Locating in Gifu prefecture, Japan, the company has gained reputation and trust from world leading cosmetic brands including small scale cosmetic manufacturers for efficient support and service.
ICHIMARU PHARCOS provides more than 1,000 ingredients from natural resources to cosmetics and food industries all over the world.
Fairy Flora K-1 restores natural skin flora. This product uses a special lactic acid bacteria found in Japanese rice. Fairy Flora K-1 nurtures beneficial bacteria and improves sensitive and troubled skin. This product is made from heat-treated lactobacillus material, so its quality is more stable than the raw bacteria.
BURGEON-UP is an epoch-making product focusing on R-spondin 1 (RSPO1) which has attracted attention in regenerative medicine. BURGEON-UP upregulates RSPO1 secretion from dermal papilla, and elongate the hair follicle by promoting transition from Telogen (resting phase) to Anagen (growth phase). In addition, RSPO1 extends each follicle’s period in Anagen.
Extracellular ATP is released from epidermal cells as the first signal of dermal thinning pathway. SpringMint suppressed production of extracellular ATP from early senescent epidermal cells. This product is a 100% natural ingredient that uses organic peppermint. In human studies, SpringMint increased the thickness of dermis.
The combination of ingredients indigenous to Japan helps create a good feeling to skin, hair and formulation. Wamino-BonBon is a 100%-made-in-Japan extract that is produced in combination only of “Sake lees” made from a high-quality Japanese Sake brand and “molasses” from a Japanese traditional high grade sugar.
The biological clock is a new target of rejuvenating skin. CHRONO CHADY maintains the skin biological clock. Expression of the clock gene BMAL1 is amplified and forms a rhythm of lipid transport. By increasing ceramide transportation, it also improves skin barrier function at night.