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DSM in Personal Care & Aroma Ingredients

Skin bioactives: Revealing the Power of Ultimate Skin Appearance and Sensation

At DSM we believe that high performing bioactives make a real difference to individual skin beauty, and truly empower people.

To reveal skin’s beauty potential, our broad portfolio of trend-setting and high performing bioactives focus on different skin needs, regardless of gender, age or ethnicity.

The agility of DSM, our people’s expertise in skin biology and our advanced synthetic peptide and extraction technologies enable us to deliver in the targeted benefit areas and set new standards for improved skin appearance and ultimate skin sensation.

BEAUACTIVE®: Corrects both conspicuous facial pores and age spots

BEL-EVEN™: Future-proof your skin from the effects of daily stress

With BEL-EVEN™, DSM has designed and patented a new cosmetic ingredient that inhibits in vitro 11β-HSD1. BEL-EVEN™, was specifically developed for skin care applications by using a rational design approach. It locally rebalances the negative, long-term effects of stress on skin.  More>

BEAUACTIVE®: Corrects both conspicuous facial pores and age spots

BEAUACTIVE®: Corrects both conspicuous facial pores and age spots

Most people looking for beautiful skin think first of eliminating lines and wrinkles. But other concerns, such as conspicuous facial pores and age spots, may be equally troubling. These arise after the age of 30 and are mainly caused by the aging process, exacerbated by sun damage. DSM is addressing these concerns with BEAUACTIVE®, a potent Hydroxystearic acid of high purity which is manufactured using green technology. DSM researchers discovered that, in vitro, BEAUACTIVE® activates the master cell regulator PPARα which triggers multi-target effects for better skin. More>


PEPHA®-AGE: Stimulates skin’s own defense against sunlight

About 70% of the adult population is spending more than 5 hours per day with screens. The consumers and the scientific community are concerned about the established adverse effects on the skin of blue light emitted by electronic devices and sunlight. Specialized in the development and manufacturing of active ingredient from natural origin, DSM researchers have identified the potential of the freshwater algae Scenedesmus rubescens to stimulate skin’s own defense against the negative impact of blue light. New outstanding in vivo study results showed PEPHA®-AGE reduces immediately skin hyper pigmentation and irritation after blue light exposure. More>

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PENTAVITIN® The true hydration artist!

Thanks to its unique affinity to the skin, PENTAVITIN® ensures instant, deep hydration by generating a moisture reservoir that lasts for 72 hours from the final application. Consumer test panels confirm reduction in flakiness and itchiness caused by dry skin and skin becomes visibly smoother. More>

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ELHIBIN® PF: Retains youthful skin elasticity

ELHIBIN® PF is a bioactive that counteracts the damaging effects of elastase - helping to promote youthful elastic skin conditions and combat the ageing process. ELHIBIN PF is a carefully purified soy protein complex that inhibits leukocyte elastase activity and thus protects elastic fibers in the papillary dermis.

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PEPHA®-TIGHT: Choose the fast lane to superior skin tightening

PEPHA®-TIGHT is a unique, natural and fast acting ingredient that instantly firms and tightens the skin at least for four hours. Thanks to a unique fermentation process that happens inside photo-bioreactors, PEPHA®-TIGHT guarantees a high, standardized level of active component for optimum performance. More>

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REVITALIN® PF: Outsmarts skin’s internal clock for youthful, glowing skin

Putting the energy and life back into skin is essential, which is where our REVITALIN® PF bioactive can deliver real benefits by boosting the skin's oxygen content and consumption to help provide energized, revitalized skin that looks and feels good. More>

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REGU®-AGE PF: Visibly reduces dark circle and eye puffiness

REGU®-AGE PF is a bioactive that protects the delicate skin around the eyes and visibly reduces the look of dark circle and eye puffiness. In fact clinical studies confirm an improvement in the skin texture of 30%-plus in just four weeks. The product is a combination of carefully purified natural soy, rice peptides, and biotechnologically manufactured superoxide dismutase. More>

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REGU®-FADE: The most effective solution for noticeably brighter skin

REGU®-FADE is a high-performing, nature-identical resveratrol that visibly brightens skin within two weeks. Gene expression studies have proved that REGU®-FADE reduces skin pigmentation via multiple target mechanism with increased efficacy. More>


ERYTHRULOSE: The natural tanning adjunct for a new dimension of a sun kissed tan

ERTHRULOSE, the natural tanning adjunct gives you a beautiful, natural-looking homogenous and glowing skin tone that enriches the appearance of your skin. In combination with DHA, ERYTHRULOSE increases the value of any self-tanning formulations by guaranteeing an outmost application convenience and long lasting results for any kind of skin type. More>


REGU®-SCENCE: Delays cellular aging by decades

REGU®-SCENCE is a carefully purified, standardized plant bioactive made exclusively from Asparagus officinalis ‘Grolim’, the pearl of Navarra. More>

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STIMU-TEX® AS: Immediate relief for sensitive and irritated skin

STIMU-TEX® AS is a unique mixture of high-quality spent grain wax, cold-processed argan oil, and shea butter that provides effective relief to sensitive and irritated skin within five minutes. STIMU-TEX® AS visibly reduces histamine-related symptoms like irritation and itching, providing people with a liberating feeling of ultimate skin comfort. More>

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ALPHA-ARBUTIN: Superior skin lightening enhancer for a perfect even skin tone

ALPHA-ARBUTIN is one of the most efficient skin lightener, widely accepted and has been rated well by the consumers. Using specific enzyme transformation technology high purity is guaranteed. More>

OXY 229 PF: Revives dull-looking skin

OXY 229 PF: Revives dull-looking skin

DSM’s bioactive OXY 229 PF is known to revive dull-looking skin by stimulating cell respiration and increasing cell viability and turnover. Our new studies show that due to its capacity to reduce sebum levels and minimize Corynebacterium Kroppenstedtii - a novel target for the control of skin redness, it is also a novel option for preventing facial redness. More>