Marinova and Innospec announce exclusive partnership for fucoidan cosmetic ingredients
Posted Thursday 12 October 2017
Marinova and Innospec are pleased to announce an exclusive partnership for the international marketing and distribution of the unique Luminact fucoidan cosmetic ingredients. This range of novel, high-purity fucoidan ingredients features Luminact Brite and Luminact Reverse.
In nature, fucoidan functions to protect the seaweed plant from UV damage and water-borne pathogens. Clinical research undertaken by Marinova shows that fucoidan extends these remarkable benefits to human skincare through a diverse range of protective and anti-aging properties.
Luminact Brite is a clinically proven, skin brightening agent that significantly increases skin radiance and reduces age spot pigmentation. Luminact Reverse is also validated by clinical studies and has been shown to provide soothing, protecting and anti-aging properties following UV exposure.
Luminact Brite and Luminact Reverse are the only certified organic fucoidan ingredients developed specifically for cosmetic and skincare applications.
Mr Paul Garrott, Managing Director of Marinova, highlighted the significance of the partnership. “This exclusive relationship will provide the major skincare and cosmetics brands in Europe, Asia and North America with greater access to these two unique ingredients. To secure a global partner with the expertise and reach of Innospec is very exciting indeed”.
Luminact Brite and Luminact Reverse are manufactured exclusively by Marinova. Both ingredients are COSMOS organic certified with non-GMO, Kosher and Halal accreditations and global regulatory acceptance.
Mr Phil Matena, Innospec’s Global VP of Business Development, also commented on the new partnership. “This partnership expands Innospec’s position in the skin care and sun care segments of the personal care market, enabling us to bring further value to our customers in those segments”.
Innospec is a global specialty chemicals business within the Personal & Home Care industries. The company has a strong market position in performance chemicals such as surfactants, emollients, silicones, conditioning, dispersing & chelating agents and rheology modifiers, with a focus on sun and skin.