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Founded in 1964, Sederma became a member of the Croda International Group in 1997. Sederma is dedicated to the development of active ingredients and in the creation of innovative concepts for cosmetics, based on the mastery of biotechnology, fine chemistry, plant cell culture and vegetal extraction.


Located near Paris, all Sederma activities, from R&D and manufacturing to administration and warehousing, are gathered in a 7900 m² complex.

Sederma is a world leader in the field of active ingredients intended for the cosmetic industry. We have developed a unique range of actives with substantiated efficacy for facial skin care, body care, sun care, hair care and men’s care.

With the acquisition of the company Istituto di Ricerche Biotecnologiche (IRB) by Croda, Sederma is now also offering an array of plant stem cell ingredients with guaranteed efficacy, reproducibility and absolute sustainability.

Equipped with a high performance and modern claim substantiation laboratory, Sederma uses powerful in vitro, ex vivo and in vivo tests to prove the efficacy of its products.

Sederma strives for continuous improvement of quality and service, it has received the following certifications: ISO 14001 in 2003, OHSAS 18001 in 2007 and the Cosmetic Ingredient Good Manufacturing Practice in 2014.

In May 2014, Sederma has been recognised with the European Personal Care Active Ingredient Company of the Year Award by Frost & Sullivan.

Sederma is the inventor, and only supplier, of the Matrixyl range of products. In 2015, Matrixyl, being the first peptide used for Personal Care applications, has received the 25 Years of Innovation Award which recognises the product that has had the greatest impact on the Cosmetic ingredients market in the last quarter-century.

Sustainability is also embedded in Sederma’s strategic thinking, and as an example, Majestem™ has been awarded with the Silver Green Award  during the in-cosmetics 2016 show.

Latest Launches:

Pollution attack counteracting: Citystem™ is designed to fight against visible and invisible pollution damage to the skin. This natural active ingredient issued from a sustainable technology provides a new approach to pollution’s effects on skin. Citystem™ brings to the skin instant and long term cosmetic benefits. Citystem™ protects, strengthens and repairs while also removing toxic oxidant species.

Skin tone mediator: Mediatone™ is a highly purified active ingredient designed to brighten the complexion with a tailor-made approach for ethnic skins.

Scalp care: Apiscalp™ helps fight against dandruff, itching, dryness and hyperseborrhea to provide beauty and comfort to both oily scalp and dry scalp.

Skin lifting: Majestem™ lifts the skin for a majestic beauty by neutralising the oxidative stress caused by pollution and irradiation. Awarded with the Silver Green Award  during the in-cosmetics 2016 show.

Sensitive skin: Pacifeel™ is a plant-based active ingredient that addresses both the signs and causes of sensitive and reactive skin.

Sebum regulation: Sebuless™ is a new multifunctional ingredient demonstrated to mattify and equalise the skin tone of oily and acne-prone skin, in just one month.

Anti-fatigue: Prodizia™ protects and repairs the proteic structures damaged by glycation in order to promote a visible reduction of cutaneous signs of fatigue.

Light legs: Legance™, the anti-aging for legs has been awarded by Frost & Sullivan with the 2012 European New Product Innovation Award.

Flat stomach: Intenslim™ is a natural fat burner that fights against junk food ravages, specifically fat accumulation on the stomach area.

Eye contour: Beautifeye™ is the first active ingredient of its kind demonstrated to have a lifting action on the sagging upper eyelid. Beautifeye has been recognized with the C&T R&D Award in-cosmetics Asia 2013.

New Tests:

Hair loss prevention: Procapil® has proved its efficacy over time in supporting and enhancing hair length and fullness for men. Sederma is pleased to unveil a new study conducted on a female panel experiencing hair loss. The results of the clinical study after 4 months are notable.

Good news, Renovage™ now complies with the Chinese regulation for cosmetic ingredients. Renovage™ is a high-tech global anti-ageing ingredient from Sederma that acts on the four dimensions of skin ageing: surface, depth and time.

Venuceane™: this anti-aging active offering UV protection, has demonstrated to be highly efficient against IR-aging. Venuceane™ was among the top 4 finalists of the C&T 2014 R&D Awards program in the Best New Ingredient category

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Citystem; Mediatone; Apiscalp; Majestem; Pacifeel; Sebuless; Prodizia; Legance; Intenslim; Beautifeye; Procapil; Renovage; Venuceane; Widelash; Resistem; Wonderlight; Matrixyl; Kelisoft; Juvinity; Revidrate; Subliskin; Idealift; Chromocare; Volulip; Phytosonic; Dynalift; Aqualance; Essenskin; Ovaliss; Lumisphere; Volufiline; Bodyfit; Evermat; Depiline; Chronodyn; Hairspa; Calmosensine.