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StandStill Rose from Damas

Modulating the activity of dermis


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The story

The Rose from Damas, a symbol of beauty, love and renewal

Rosa damascena, Rosaceae

Cultivated since the Ancient times, in Rome and in the Middle-East, that ancient rose, that flowers twice a year, has an exceptional fragrance, that made it one of the most important component in the perfume industry: it is the mother of Bulgarian roses, the roses dedicated to make perfumes. As a universal symbol of beauty, it was associated to the goddess of beauty Venus a long time. Then the legend of Adonis associated it to renewal, like gothic rose windows and its etymology («rosa» from dew and rain in Latin) remind us. Since the Ancient times, it is considered as a medicinal plant, thanks to the well known properties of its oil and its petals: they are told to be tonic, antiseptic and astringent.

Because dermis is at the origin of a firm skin, it is necessary to modulate its activity by extending the life of its essential components: cells. To get a skin smooth and firm, still looking young.

Marketing claims


Decreases deep and superficial wrinkles on the face, including mature skins, especially crow’s feet.


Restores higher levels of the synthesis of fiber and glycoproteins in the extra cellular matrix.


Contributes to densify the dermis. Helps to improve or restore the dermis functions, skin resistance.

Use advice

To be used in skincare or make-up products such as cream, fluid, serum, balm, lotion, milk, foundation, concealer, etc. In any cosmetic or skincare product dedicated to limit skin cell ageing.

Key points

An active plant cell

Developed to deliver the highest amount of original active molecules.

A high tech natural ingredient

Created to preserve and improve the identity and the benefits of a natural product.

A general anti-ageing action

Decreases the skin cell senescence, reduces the development of wrinkles.

  • INCI name of cells: rosa damascena leaf cell extract
  • Form: cells (20%) in glycerin or sunflower oil (80%)
  • Aspect: liquid
  • Concentration: starting at 0.5%
  • Dispersible: in any formulation

Active Face Care

This product is used in Longer / Younger, A day/night anti-ageing serum

How it works ?

StandStill Rose from Damas: increasing dermis cell activity

StandStill Rose from Damas acts mainly on the dermis and its components. First it acts on the lifetime of cells, of fibroblasts, by limiting their ageing, meaning by limiting the natural phenomenon of senescence. Second it reinforces the activity of cells by boosting the synthesis of fibres, collagens and proteoglycans, which support skin and constitute extra-cell matrix. Third, it helps to decrease the quantity of an enzyme responsible for the degradation of those fibres.

Thanks to that action of extending cell life therefore cell activity, dermis can keep creating high quality components.

Clinical study

Decrease of wrinkles (crow’s feet)

Results of the study
  • Decrease of the total surface of wrinkles by 22%
  • Decrease of the number of wrinkles by 18%
  • Decrease of the lenghth of wrinkles by 23%
Declaration of the women in the panel
  • 90% declared that dry wrinkles are smoothed
  • 85% declared that wrinkles seemed reduced

Assessment of the anti-wrinkle effect
(mean data)

graph of assessment of the anti-wrinkle effect
Study details

Survey made on 20 women during 28 days, with crow’s feet. | Emulsion with 0.5% of StandStill Rose from Damas (dispersion form). | Assessment made by analysis of cutaneous prints (Quantirides).

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