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Natura-Tec Abysoft: Elevating skincare and haircare with scientific elegance

In the ever-evolving landscape of skincare and haircare, the pursuit of products that seamlessly blend effectiveness with a luxurious sensory experience is a constant. Natura-Tec Abysoft emerges as a remarkable ingredient, having undergone rigorous studies to unveil its potential in cosmetic formulations.

Natura-Tec Abysoft improves moisturizing gain and heightened hydration levels in skincare
Natura-Tec Abysoft improves moisturizing gain and heightened hydration levels in skincare

Skin sensation: A delicate film of comfort

Incorporating Natura-Tec Abysoft at 2% in cosmetic formulations reveals its ability to create a delicate film, providing the skin with maximum comfort and suppleness. In an enlightening 8-hour study, it showcased a significant moisturising gain of up to 50% compared to a placebo. Impressively, this formulation maintained heightened hydration levels over five days, boasting an 80% increase in the hydration rate.

TEWL evaluation – Natura-Tec Abysoft reduces trans epidermal water loss by forming a thin surface film on the skin

Cutaneous barrier harmony: TEWL reduction

Trans Epidermal Water Loss (TEWL) evaluation emphasises the efficiency of the cutaneous barrier. Natura-Tec Abysoft, when compared to mineral oil, displayed lower occlusiveness while effectively reducing TEWL by forming a thin surface film on the skin. This film’s gradual absorption underscores the ingredient’s efficacy in sustaining skin barrier function.

Abysoft cosmetic ingredient shows efficacy in sustaining skin barrier

Hydration reinforcement: Water absorption mastery

Natura-Tec Abysoft revealed a remarkable water absorption capacity, absorbing more than eight times its weight in water. This unique property enhances water retention in the epidermal layers, establishing its potential in hydrating formulations.

Co-emulsifying properties of Abysoft compared to Paraffinum liquidum and Glyceryl Oleate

Emulsion expertise: Co-emulsifying virtuosity

A standout feature of Natura-Tec Abysoft lies in its co-emulsifying properties, surpassing conventional co-emulsifiers like Paraffinum liquidum and Glyceryl Oleate. Its stabilising effect on the oil phase in emulsions, coupled with increased stability at higher concentrations, positions it as a valuable addition to cosmetic formulations.

Natura-tec offers Abysoft, a haircare and cosmetic ingredient

Natura-Tec Abysoft’s benefits for sunscreens and colour cosmetics

Beyond skincare, Natura-Tec Abysoft extends its beneficial properties to mineral sunscreens and colour cosmetics. In pigment dispersion studies, it showcased a prowess for improving dispersion, substantivity, and colour intensity. Notably, compared to Castor Oil, a recognised pigment dispersant, Abysoft exhibited lower viscosity after 24 hours, signalling superior pigment dispersion capabilities.

Haircare harmony: Brilliance, elasticity and manageability

Natura-Tec Abysoft transcends its impact to hair care. In a rinse-off conditioner study, formulations featuring Abysoft demonstrated substantial enhancements in hair brightness, elasticity, combing and reduced electrostaticity. These results underscore its potential for elevating hair health and manageability.

Natura-Tec Abysoft haircare ingredient shows exception heat protection properties

Thermal shield and elemental fortification

Critical in hair care is thermal protection, and Natura-Tec Abysoft shines in this aspect. A leave-on conditioner with 3% Abysoft showcased exceptional heat protection against hair straighteners, minimizing damage and preserving hair integrity.

Chart showing damage induced by UV and sea aggression using Abysoft haircare ingredient
Chart showing colour fading variation after UV or seawater treatment

Guardian against elements such as UV and sea water protection

In UV and sea water protection studies, Natura-Tec Abysoft emerged as a formidable defender, providing a homogeneous protective layer, maintaining cuticle integrity and minimising colour fading.

Natura-Tec Abysoft encapsulates the epitome of scientific elegance, weaving a narrative of innovation and efficacy in the realms of skincare and haircare. As it continues to redefine industry standards, its versatile applications make it a must-have ingredient for formulators seeking excellence in their cosmetic creations.

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Natura-Tec Abysoft is available from Carst and Walker in South Africa, East Africa and Australia.