Skin pigmentation studies for cosmetics

Skin pigmentation is still a biological mechanism of interest in the cosmetic field. Whether it is to lighten the skin, provide a tanning effect or homogenize the complexion, brands and ingredient suppliers are constantly looking for ever more active products. Research on the mechanisms involved in skin pigmentation has made it possible to identify new […]

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A collaboration for cosmetic ingredient screening

Syntivia and NeoVirTech announce a collaboration for high-content and high-quality screening of cosmetic active ingredients. The synergy between knowledge in the dermo-cosmetic field and know-how in high content imaging paves the way for next generation screening for the discovery of tomorrow’s block buster products. NeoVirTech, an award winning innovative French company focusing its activity on antiviral […]

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Syntivia wishes you a happy new year 2019

Our best wishes for a successful 2019! The Syntivia team wishes you a wonderful new year, filled with plenty of successful projects! We’d like to take the opportunity to highlight some of the events that made our past year very exciting: New cosmetic studies that continue to dig deeper We tackled a range of new […]

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Ex vivo sebaceous gland studies

Oily skin is a major concern for people of all skin types and ages around the world. When it comes to finding new treatments for oily skin and improve skin quality, the dermo-cosmetic industry focuses on controlling sebaceous glands, as they are in charge of sebum production. To study the response of sebaceous glands to new cosmetic […]

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Syntivia supports the skin barrier function at E²BRN

Syntivia will attend the upcoming 16th Meeting of the European Epidermal Barrier Research Network (E²BRN) in Toulouse on September the 27th and 28th 2018. This meeting regroups scientists from European countries interested in a variety of aspects of epidermal barrier function. It tackles the epidermis that principally fulfills this function.     Our wonderful scientists […]

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Syntivia Cosmetic Science at IFSCC in Munich

Syntivia will attend the upcoming 30th IFSCC congress in Munich on September 18th to 21th 2018. This year, the congress focusses on “Cosmetics: Science for Beauty and Lifestyle”, showcasing the lastest scientific innovations to highlight how cosmetic science can keep improving our beauty and well-being on a daily basis.   Dr. Philippe Bedos, Syntivia’s CEO, and Dr. […]

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A step in China cosmetic market for SYNTIVIA

Philippe BEDOS, Managing Director of Syntivia, was invited by the Society for Cosmetic Science of COSMAX China to attend its annual exhibition in Shanghai. As expert in the domain of Cosmetic active ingredients and products development, he gave a lecture to expose new technologies for evaluation to measure biological activity and demonstrate cosmetic claims. COSMAX […]

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Greentech and Syntivia study the skin’s response to pollution

Greentech and Syntivia have recently joined forces in a co-authored study that uses the biological mechanisms implicated in the skin’s response to atmospheric pollution. The study highlights the biological activity of Greentech’s new anti-pollution product. Evaluating the skin’s response to pollution stress The aim of the study was to evaluate the potential anti-pollutant effect of an active extract of Shisandra […]

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Ex vivo tests to study Cosmetic Ingredient efficiency

Cosmetic brands and consumers are looking for more effective products. To help brands prove their product’s efficiency, new technology helps to quantify genes and protein expression, analyse the structure of skin compartments and study the different skin appendages. Ex vivo tests on proven skin models are an essential step before in vivo trials. The Syntivia […]

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Syntivia at In-Cosmetics Global

Syntivia will be represented at In-Cosmetic Global 2018 in Amsterdam on April 17th to 19th. As external research lab, we provide scientific expertise, high-tech equipment and cosmetic know-how to develop your cosmetic ingredients and products. Syntivia’s General Manager and Biology & Marketing Manager, Philippe Bedos and Claire Leduc, will be glad to visit you to […]

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High resolution skin imaging

High resolution skin imaging to illustrate cosmetic claims The combination of biphoton and confocal microscopy opens up a wide range of possibilities for beautiful in-depth images to support cosmetic claims on any type of sample. The Syntivia team helps you obtain high quality 2D and 3D images to illustrate your ingredient’s properties with outstanding scientific examples. Here’s […]

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How to study cosmetic efficacy in 3D

A new tool to visualize the 3D structure of human skin To analyse the effects of cosmetics on human skin, the gold standard remains histological examination. However, this method only allows to observe tissue sections in 2D, whereas natural human skin is organized in a 3D structure. In a recently published study, Syntivia’s Sophie Abadie […]

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