Activ-Ingredient is so pleased to share the news that we were the winner of the Educational Award at the 54th Annual ASCC Conference for a presentation titled: Beauty is a Clear Conscience written and presented by Bree Webster
CutiGuard CLR™ – your personal guard. A refined approach to the first signs of skin aging.
CLR developed CutiGuard CLR™ to meet the needs of modern consumers with a refined approach to the first signs of skin aging. When it comes to the aging of the skin, three factors are crucial – time, and external and internal stress. All three factors lead to cells increasingly going into senescence, a condition in which they no longer do anything beneficial to the skin, but can still release harmful substances, causing e.g. inflammation.
CutiGuard CLR™ is based on an extremophilic red alga, Galdieria sulphuraria. Galdieria sulphuraria occurs in hot sulfur springs in extremely hostile environments. In order to survive, it uses horizontal gene transfer and thus adapts optimally to the prevailing conditions. The algea are grown locally and sustainably in Germany. In a sustainable fermentation process, CLR transfers the adaptivity and resilience of Galdieria sulphuraria to a highly effective active ingredient that protects the skin in stressful environments.
With CutiGuard CLR™, CLR takes a refined approach to the first signs of skin aging. It acts strongly against cell senescence. CutiGuard CLR™ reduces wrinkles and significantly improves skin smoothness as well as the evenness of skin color – three crucial factors for a healthy and young appearance.
CutiBiome CLR™ is a synergistic complex of lipophilic extracts from Manuka, Black Pepper and Magnolia. It provides essential support for the natural balance between skin and its microbiota in difficult situations, like acne and dandruff.
CutiBiome CLR™ recalibrates the skin as an ecosystem. It reduces the film forming activity and significantly inhibits the growth of virulent phylotypes of Cutibacterium acnes. It strongly reduces inflammation involved in acne and dandruff. Sebum, comedones, pustules and pimples are reduced dramatically, as was confirmed by instrumental determinations and the volunteers themselves. Other in vivo studies showed potent reduction of dandruff. Four weeks of 3 times weekly use of a hair tonic with CutiBiome CLR™ lead to similar results to Piroctone Olamine, but clearly outperformed it in reducing scalp oiliness, sensitivity and itch.