“Consumers show interest in fermentation as a potentially rich and sustainable source for interesting raw materials. They also understand that we have good bacteria living on and in our bodies. They appreciate it when ‘probiotics’ or ‘postbiotics’ are used in cosmetic products, making these words popular in the marketplace. From a regulatory point of view, there are a few ‘ifs and buts’, though.”
“Pro-“ and “postbiotics” claims in the beauty sector must be used with caution. In a new article for Cossma magazine (12/2022), Harald van der Hoeven, CLR’s Director Product Design & Development, explains which conditions must be met for which designation.
Read the full article here.