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A comforting hug for sensitive skin

BASF reveal a Japanese algae extract that promotes the release of oxytocin that improves mood and soothes sensitive skin.

There is no better sensation than feeling happy, confident and in harmony with ourselves. Consumers increasingly consider their emotional well-being as essential not only to mental health but also to physical health. Our state of mind, for instance, can significantly influence the appearance of our skin. Taking up the trend towards mood-targeted cosmetics and inspired by sacred Japanese beauty rituals, BASF has harnessed the power of the giant polysaccharide sacran, a precious Japanese algae extract, and incorporated this valuable ingredient into a molecular patch technology. Sacred Patch® helps to stimulate the release of the so called “tenderness neuropeptide” oxytocin. Furthermore, it provides an immediately perceptible uplift in the mood. At the same time, the active ingredient helps to soothe sensitive skin by contributing to the mitigation of pro-inflammatory responses. The innovative patch technology also has strong moisturisation properties that boost the exc

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