Bioactivity and safety characterization of plant extracts to be used as cosmetics ingredients

Time: 4:30 pm - 4:50 pm

Date: 23/10/2019

Theatre: Room 3

23-10-2019 16:30 23-10-2019 16:50 Europe/London Bioactivity and safety characterization of plant extracts to be used as cosmetics ingredients

Innovation and marketing strategies in cosmetic industry include the development of products based on natural ingredients, like plant extracts. In this talk results regarding the safety and efficacy of extracts obtained from aromatic plants produced in Portugal will be presented. An overview regarding antimicrobial, antioxidant and antinflammatory effects will be reported, as well as, skin… Leer más »

Cosmetorium

Synopsis

Innovation and marketing strategies in cosmetic industry include the development of products based on natural ingredients, like plant extracts. In this talk results regarding the safety and efficacy of extracts obtained from aromatic plants produced in Portugal will be presented. An overview regarding antimicrobial, antioxidant and antinflammatory effects will be reported, as well as, skin and eye irritant effects, mutagenicity and phototoxicity tests. Tests were performed using in vitro methods widely used for cosmetic ingredients characterization.

Speakers

  • View full profile for Ana Palmeira de OliveiraAna Palmeira de Oliveira CEO of Labfit; Researcher at Cics-UBI, Health Sciences Research Center; Invited Professor at the University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal

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