An active plant cell to combat oily hair and scalp: EtHAIReal Peppermint

Published: 6-Oct-2022

EtHAIReal Peppermint are active plant cells made with a specific biotechnology mixing plant cell dedifferentiation and plant cell culture controlling the synthesis of active molecules inside cells. It is made of Peppermint whole active plant cells form Peppermint (mentha piperita), a well-known medicinal plant used especially for its typical fragrant essential oil

EtHAIReal Peppermint brings an overall improvement in oily hair and scalp thanks to:
- A regulating effect, as it decreases the production of sebum and lipids, as it decreases the release of the enzyme 5 alpha-reductase and free fatty acids
- A soothing effect as it decreases the release of inflammation mediators
- An antioxidant effect as it decreases free radicals both at the level of hair bulb and scalp

A clinical study after 28 days of treatment: decrease of sebum (-44% - Sebumeter measurement) and irritation (-71% - self scoring) and increase of hair’s shininess (-62% in the dull appareance of hair - self scoring). All tests were performed with a dispersion containing 20% cells, at a concentration of 0.5%.

EtHaireal Peppermeint is not allergenic, preservative free, and can be used for any hair care applications dedicated to oily scalp and hair in any type of galenic. COSMOS registration and ISO 16128 certificate on request for any liquid form.

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