TECH OFFER

Hydrating Cream

KEY INFORMATION

TECHNOLOGY CATEGORY:
Personal Care - Cosmetics & Hair
TECHNOLOGY READINESS LEVEL (TRL):
LOCATION:
Singapore
ID NUMBER:
TO117752

TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW

Hydration plays an important role in maintaining the metabolism, enzyme activity, mechanical properties, appearance and barrier function of the skin.

Singapore has a tropical climate that prevails throughout the year. The humidity, combined with high temperature, increases perspiration and excess oil production. Under a humid environment, skin barrier recovery is delayed and this in turn decreases its response to external changes. Prolonged dry air-conditioning indoor also gives rise to dry dehydrated skin and enlarged skin pores in many people.

In addition, the world’s population is aging and a highly prevalent skin type or skin condition among elderly is dry skin.

TECHNOLOGY FEATURES & SPECIFICATIONS

This technology offer is a proprietary moisturing cream formula. This cream provides hydration effect without a heavy feeling on the skin.

  • Emollients are are used in preventing, restoring and maintaining the hydration of the stratum corneum without altering the skin’s normal transpiration.
  • A potent antioxidant with moisturizing and soothing properties on the skin.
  • The formulation has a natural oil scent with no fragrance added.

POTENTIAL APPLICATIONS

The in-house formulated cream can be used in the following:

  • Skin care industry
  • Cosmetics industry
  • Healthcare
  • Health-promoting industry

Market Trends & Opportunities

According to an article in J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol, the research data indicated that almost 30% of the population aged over 16 years old are of dry skin type. A much higher proportion of dry skin type was found in elder age group. This indicates the need for hydration skincare products.

Benefits

This specially formulated cream contains ingredients that allow for a long-lasting hydrating effect. 

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