Vytrus Biotech proposes a new concept for achieving plump and luminous skin
Vitamin D deficiency is a worldwide pandemic affecting over 1 billion people worldwide, and it urgently needs to be addressed to prevent morbidity, mortality and the increasing expenses related to the treatment of the involved chronic illnesses.
Described as ‘the sun vitamin’, vitamin D is a steroid with hormone-like activity. It regulates the functions of over 1,000 genes and it is essential for growth and development. Current research indicates that vitamin D deficiency is involved in several illnesses such as heart and autoimmune diseases, amongst others.
Although there is clinical evidence that links vitamin D deficiency with different illnesses and physiological malfunctions, less is known about the role of vitamin D directly on the skin. Vitamin D is synthesised topically and distributed throughout the body. This vitamin D has a direct effect on the skin’s health and appearance, and Vytrus Biotech has been looking deeper into this field and how to apply it to cosmetics....
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