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Splint&Slim Great bougainvillea

Remodeling skin

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The story

The Great bougainvillea, a tropical climber with paper flowers

Bougainvillea spectabilis, Nyctaginaceae

Discovered in Brazil and named after the family name of the French explorer and admiral de Bougainville when he made his travel around the world (1766-1769), that climbing plant grows very quickly and spontaneously in South America.
Imported in several tropical areas, it shows a lot of assets to adapt itself to its environement: quite hardy, it grows in the northern hemisphere too and, thanks to its curved thorns, it knows how to develop on several supports, in the sun or in the shadow. First used as ornamental plant, it is little known for medicinal use, whereas many studies reveal several activities, against bacteria or lipids, anti-oxidant...



Because skin changes when we gain weight, it is necessary to balance its composition again.To get a skin firmer, finer, looking smoother.


Marketing claims

Firming & slimming

Helps to get skin firmer, smoother, more supple, more resistant to physical and external aggressions, limits skin sagging and slackening, makes drainage easier.

Use advice

In skincare and make-up products like cream, fluid, serum, balm, lotion, milk, gel...

In any skincare product dedicated to give skin tonicity

Formulation
  • INCI name of cells: Bougainvillea spectabilis leaf cell extract
  • Form: Cells in powder (100%)
  • Aspect: Beige powder
  • Concentration: Starting at 0.1%
  • Dispersible in any formulation

How it works ?

Splint&Slim Great bougainvillea acts at two levels. At the level of the extra-cellular matrix of dermis, by increasing the synthesis of fibers, proteoglycans, collagens and elastin, fibers that create supporting tissues and their network that supports all skin. At the level of the hypodermis, it boosts the lipolysis by improving the burst of triglycerides stocked by adipocytes and by stopping the fixation of two molecules on their receptors, because that fixation limits lipolysis. Yet the over-stocking of lipides can induce alterations of adipocytes, like inflammation.

Thanks to those actions, skin gets back a balanced composition and can better fulfill its essential functions, like protecting and regulating body temperature.


Clinical study

Slimming effect after 28 days of treatment (thigh)
  • Decrease of the tigh circumference by 1.1 cm
After 28 days of treatment
  • 89% women declared that their skin seemed toned and firmer
  • 81% women declared that their body is slightly remodeled
  • 70% women declared that the product had a slimming effect

Thigh circumference
Average data from 20 volunteers

graph of thigh circumference
Study details

Test made on 20 women, from 34 to 64 years old | Emulsion with 0.1% Splint&Slim Great bougainvillea (powder).