Born in Caucasus and modified by several hybridizations, the pale rose got its name thanks to its flowers with double petals that exhal a strong fragrance in spring. Cultivated for its aromatic properties from the XIXth century, it has become one of the mainstays in the perfume industry. The empress Josephine owned 27 different species in the garden of her property la Malmaison. In Western world, its healthing properties (antiseptic, astringent, depurative) have made the pale rose an element of the traditional pharmacopoeia.
Because skin hydration consists in a good balance between water and lipids in epidermis. To keep longer a smoothier and a more supple skin. And a better dehydration-fighter skin.
Keeps water in the epidermis, stimulates NMF levels and the quality of the hydrolipid film in the corneous layer.
Increases epidermis cell regeneration and helps to rebuild the hydrolipidic film.
Reinforces the statum corneum, helps to retore the skin barrier.
• INCI name of cells: Rosa centifolia leaf cell extract
• Form: Cells (20%) dispersed in vegetal glycerine (80%)
• Aspect: Liquid
• Concentration: Starting at 0.5%
• Dispersible in any formulation
In the same time, it restores the hydric circuit thanks to a stimulation of the cell renewal. Besides it contributes to the creation of lipids like free fatty acids, cholesterol, ceramids, etc., elements which are in the stratum corneum of the epidermis and help to keep corneocytes together. Those cells of the strateum corneum play precisely skin barrier part.
Thanks to that better hydrolipidic balance, epidermis limits dryness process and provides a better protection against outside agressions.