Lallemand unveils new personal care ingredients

Global microorganism supplier Lallemand and the recently-acquired Evolva by Lallemand is showcasing a line of cosmetic ingredients at the show. Lallemand is a first-time exhibitor at in-cosmetics Global.

Canada-based Lallemand, a global leader in the development, manufacturing, and commercialisation of yeasts, bacteria, and specialty ingredients, officially launched the Lallemand Personal Care business unit at in-cosmetics Global.

Various microorganisms developed using fermentation processes (Image: Lallemand)

Natural biobased ingredients

Lallemand develops, manufactures, and commercialises bacteria, yeasts, and their derivatives. The company now offers a line of prebiotics, probiotics, and postbiotics for the skin microbiome. Three flagship ingredients were showcased in Paris:

  • Lallbiome™ 200 (inactivated Lactobacillus Helveticus HA-122), a postbiotic ingredient that promotes cell anti-senescence to support healthy ageing.
  • Seven unique exopolysaccharides (EPS), including six sulfated EPS, derived from marine microorganism metabolites developed to prevent the formation of pathogen biofilms (also in oral applications) and fight blemishes.
  • Beauty Yeast Mask, a second-skin beauty mask with a matrix made mainly from microorganisms, including beta-glucan yeast fractions. Developed with peel-off mask specialist TechNature, the moisturising, soothing, anti-ageing mask improves radiance and reduces redness and imperfections.

Patented yeast fermentation process

Lallemand acquired Swiss biotech Evolva in late 2023, rounding out the company’s microorganism capabilities. Evolva, which specialises in the research, development, and commercialisation of natural ingredients, developed and patented a yeast fermentation process to produce ingredients for cosmetics, healthcare, and flavours and fragrances. Key ingredients include:

  • JUNEO™, Trans-Resveratrol derived from a yeast metabolite (S.Cerevisiae) that provides antiaging effects.
  • LARALLY™ L-Arabinose for a balanced skin microbiome.

“Lallemand already serves customers in food manufacturing, brewing, health, animal nutrition, and pharmaceuticals. Increasingly, today’s consumers want products that are as natural and as environmentally sustainable as possible. They also want visible results. Lallemand microorganisms for cosmetics are unique biobased raw materials. For the cosmetics industry, these microorganisms are creating new opportunities to innovate, especially in microbiome skincare. We are thrilled to unveil these ingredients at in-cosmetics Global,” said Angélique Barreau, Development & Marketing Director, Lallemand Cosmetics, a division of Lallemand Personal Care.

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