Silab Silab

ZI de la Nau

+33 (0)5 55 84 58 40



SILAB’s reputation is based on excellence. An expert in skin biology and in mastering plants and biotechnologies for more than 35 years, this independent French company provides major names in cosmetic and dermo-cosmetic industry with patented and effective natural active ingredients. With its fully integrated R&D, Production and Marketing, SILAB is the sustainable partner for the development of your next innovative, trend catching skin care and hair care active products.


World leader in the engineering of natural active ingredients

Solutions for healthy skin - SILAB Cosmetics markets a catalog of more than 100 cosmetic natural active ingredients, with scientifically proven functional properties complying with international regulations. They are recognized on the global beauty market for their high level of scientific innovation.

Solutions for compromised skin - SILAB Softcare has a strong commitment to health. Intended for the dermo-cosmetic and dermatological markets, its active ingredients respond to cutaneous disorders (atopic dermatitis, acne, etc.) by reactivating the biological mechanisms of healthy skin according to three principles of excellence: Efficacy, Safety and Naturality.

Corporate Social Responsibility

As a sustainable supplier of natural active ingredients and in line with its three founding values of independence, excellence and quality, SILAB integrates social, environmental and societal responsibility in all its activities.

The Actively Caring CSR program gathers daily sustainable actions and sets clear and ambitious objectives for the next five years. Applied to all levels of activity, it is structured in five essential pillars:

  • 1- sustainable strategy
  • 2- the development of human potential
  • 3- responsible sourcing
  • 4- a preserved environment
  • 5- support of communities

Resulting from a collaborative work team, this unifying cross-functional program is a genuine driving force for initiatives of a company naturally committed to a sustainable world. This proactive engagement is rewarded by the EcoVadis Gold status. A report that is published each year outlines the main sustainable achievements of the SILAB’s teams.


Latest product innovation

As a forerunner, SILAB is recognized worldwide as a specialist in the engineering of natural active ingredients and in the development of advanced phytotensors for the cosmetic and dermo-cosmetic industry. Driven by its high scientific expertise, SILAB launches several products each year to answer the current and future needs of its customers.

REGENIXIR® - regeneration and cellular interconnectivity

REGENIXIR® is a regenerating anti-ageing active ingredient of biotechnological origin. By restoring the capacity of aged fibroblasts to interact with their environment, it enables a transversal action on the interconnectivity of the cutaneous, vascular and immune systems, which is weakened during ageing.

The quality of the skin is improved: wrinkles and under-eye circles are reduced, vascularisation defects are attenuated and the complexion radiance is revived. With its global action, REGENIXIR® thus favours the rapid regeneration of mature skin.


PEPTILIUM® - the excellence of natural biopeptides for an anti-ageing effect

PEPTILIUM® is a global anti-ageing active ingredient composed of natural biopeptides purified to 95%, obtained from a co-product of a superfruit, the cranberry. Combining high efficacy, transversality and safety, the active ingredient targets the three compartments of the skin: it strengthens the epidermal barrier function and boosts complexion radiance; it improves the quality of the dermal-epidermal junction and of the dermal matrix for an anti-wrinkle action.

Compared to retinol, PEPTILIUM® has a more intense and more rapid efficacy while having no side effects.

EXFOLACTIVE® - boosts natural peeling

Obtained from an organic supply chain of nopal (also called prickly pear) flowers, EXFOLACTIVE® reactivates the endogenous processes of desquamation, weakened by ageing.

Based on an approach in vitro and in vivo, it boosts the natural exfoliation capacity of the skin and promotes cell renewal for an optimal barrier function. The skin is smoothed and hydrated, the complexion is more radiant and uniform. Acne scar marks are also visibly attenuated.

EXFOLACTIVE® can be used in all daily face and body care for its gentle and effective exfoliating action.


Worldwide Recognised Expertise

SILAB's strength comes from integrating all its activities on a single site in France.

Mastering Natural with 100% natural raw materials, eco-friendly industrial processes as well as bioactive molecule’s characterisation and assessment of its biodegradability and safety.

SILAB’s signatures in skin biology from basic research to cosmetic solutions: autophagy, dermis segmentation, epigenetics, mechanobiology, skin regeneration, etc.

Cutting-edge technologies dedicated to the development of innovative active ingredients: biotechnology, digital imaging, microbiota, phytotensors, 3D biological models (SILABSKIN®), etc.

Major Markets


Skin care: anti-wrinkle, skin complexion, firming, eye contour, exfoliant/revitalising, soothing, moisturising/repairing, protector/free radical scavenger, tensor/smoothing, anti-oily skin/pore treatment, slimming, multifunction.

Hair care: anti-hair loss/regrowth, anti-greying, anti-irritant, anti-dandruff, coating effect/protector, resistance of pigments.


Dermatological innovation; atopic dermatitis and acne.

Global Capabilities

France | SILAB
Tel: +33 5 55 84 58 40 |

Tel: 1 732 335 1030 |

China | SILAB China
Tel: 86 21 6457 3030 |

Brazil | SILAB South America
Tel: 55 11 43 04-6000 |

Singapore | SILAB South East Asia
Tel: 65 6933 1382 |

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