santalwood™ biofunctional

chemistry: Biofunctionals

INCI/chemical name: Octyldodecanol (and) Santalum Album (Sandalwood) Wood Extract

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inspired by forest therapy to defy skin aging

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Santalwood biofunctional is a Santalum album extract obtained from upcycled wood chips to help defy skin aging. Inspired by ancient rituals and forest therapy, Santalwood is the first biofunctional to be developed by Ashland with Artificial Intelligence (Al) for a better aging that helps transform skin's appearance from dull and lifeless to vibrant and glowing.

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features and benefits

o brings the well aging and regenerating benefits of sandalwood through OR2AT4 olfactory receptors

o increases cell longevity and reduces cell senescence

o enhances skin ceramide synthase and filaggrin in dry skin condition

o mitigates air pollution damage 

o clinically tested on skin firmness, skin luminosity and skin wrinkles

o clinically proven to reduce the skin olfactory signature of aging

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bringing A.I. to cosmetic science

Bioinformatic intelligence was used to predict the potential skin biological activity based on 17 components of Santalwood™ biofunctional.

Bioinformatics predicted multiples biological pathways, including skin olfactory receptors OR2AT4, skin barrier regeneration, and on cell longevity and skin health, among many other potential activities.



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