Technologies

Skin Whitening, Anti-aging and Skin Care Product


Abstract/Technology Overview

Many of us love the warmth and light of the sun; however, often sun exposure causes damages to our skin, according to experienced dermatologists. When our skin is exposed to sunlight, which is the primary source of ultraviolet (UV) radiation in our daily life, our skin gets darkened and damaged, or created by various aesthetic problems, such as wrinkles, blemishes, scarring, freckles and chloasmata, due to the generation of oxidative stress (i.e. free radicals and reactive oxygen species) in the epidermal and dermal layers. Occasionally, the UV-induced damages may even affect certain genes that control the growth and division of our skin cells, leading to the development of melanoma.

The technology offers skin whitening function with a specific class of natural compounds which contain in a well-known Chinese medicine providing prominent impact on improving skin condition in the in vitro and in vivo experiments. Therefore, it proves that the product is safe and is now available for testing.


Technology Features, Specifications and Advantages

As these natural compounds are safe and able to reduce melanin formation in both animals and human, they should be decent depigmentation compounds against skin darkening in addition to their antioxidant competence. In view of this, these natural agents are the pertinent ingredients for the formulation of skin-whitening and skin-protecting cosmeceuticals.


Potential Applications

Compounds can be used on and in relation to anti-aging creams; anti-wrinkle cream; beauty care preparations; beauty care products, namely, beauty soap, beauty face wash, beauty skin moisturizer, beauty skin toner; beauty creams; beauty gels; beauty masks; beauty preparations, namely, beauty hydrating gels for the skin, beauty moisturizing gels for the skin; beauty products, namely, beauty soap, beauty face wash, beauty skin moisturizer, beauty skin toner; body creams; cosmetic preparations containing collagen; cosmetic creams; cosmetic kits comprised of lip gloss, lipstick, eyeshadow, night toner, skin moisturizer, sunscreen, facial gel and facial mask; cosmetic masks; cosmetic preparations; cosmetic preparations for skin care; cosmetic preparations for use on the face; cosmetic preparations for use on the skin; cosmetic skin care products, namely, facial wash, face cream and facial mask; cosmetics; cosmetics for personal use; cosmetics for use on the skin; cosmetics in the form of creams; cosmetics in the form of gels; cosmetics preparations; facial care products, namely, facial wash, face cream and facial mask; facial care products in the form of beauty creams; facial creams; facial masks; cosmetic facial cleaning preparations; preparations for the skin, namely, cosmetic preparation for skincare; products for beauty care, namely, facial wash, face cream and facial mask; cosmetic skin care preparations; skin care products, namely, facial wash, face cream and facial mask; skin creams; skincare cosmetics; skincare preparations, namely, cosmetic preparations for skin care


Customer Benefit

The active components are safe for applying on skin, even for oral administration at a certain level of quantity

OVERVIEW
Technology Owner

Mandy Liu

Company

Hong Kong Baptist University (Knowledge Transfer Office)

Technology Category
  • Personal Care
  • Cosmetics & Hair
Technology Status
  • Licensed but Available
Technology Readiness Level
  • TRL 7
Keywords

Skin Whitening, Anti-ageing, Skin Care, Organic, Natural, Herbs