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Ashland’s New Natural Active Restores Skin Overnight

Published on 2020-03-30. Author : SpecialChem

TAGS:  Natural/ Organic     Skin Care    

Ashland_NightessenceAshland has announced the launch of Nightessence™ biofunctional – a natural extract from premium true lavender flowers using the patented and proprietary plant small RNA technology™.

Optimizes Skin’s Nighttime Needs


Nightessence™ biofunctional is tailored to optimize the skin’s nighttime needs and allows consumers to awaken with skin re-set for the day ahead. It helps restore skin overnight making, so it looks rested, renewed and illuminated by morning.

Based on scientific research, Ashland has defined the biology of the skin at night as noctology™, which describes the needs of skin through essential nocturnal processes and molecules for night repair of daily damage,” explained Joël Mantelin, vice president marketing and business development, Ashland.

Clinical Studies Show Fewer Dark Circles


The Nightessence™ biofunctional was clinically tested on a group of 36 Asian volunteers who worked the night shift or who stayed up very late. After using the product for a month, the volunteers showed a more rested skin with fewer dark circles.

Ashland’s Nightessence™ biofunctional enhances skin’s naturally occurring nocturnal process, dysregulated by hectic lifestyles, visible light and sun, and helps skin boost essential nighttime molecules such as timezyme and melatonin,” added Mantelin.

Nightessence™ biofunctional was eco-consciously designed from field-to-skin. The company’s Lavandula angustifolia premium lavender is grown sustainably, respecting nature in its cultivation and harvesting techniques on the mountain slopes in Provence, France, 140 kilometers from the Ashland biofunctional facility. It is extracted using green chemistry to offer a novel type of lavender essence to the cosmetic market.


Source: Ashland
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