Berkem unveils Botanykem range of extracts


France’s Berkem, which is an expert in the extraction of cosmetic actives from plants, has unveiled Botanykem, a range of botanical extracts and floral waters, including carefully selected exotic plants like gotu kola or Arnica mexicana, as well as traditional plants including marigold, grape and peppermint.

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The botanical extracts are a source of active molecules, such as flavonoids, tannins, vitamins, AHAs, saponins, terpenes and more, and Berkem says they would boost finished cosmetic products by bringing active water to the formulation.