INCI: Aqua &Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Extract & Lactobacillus Ferment
Use Levels: 1.0% - 10.0%
Solubility: Water Soluble
Appearance: Hazy Pale Amber Liquid pH (Direct): 5.5 - 7.0
FSS Vegan Yogurt Hydrolysate SF is the natural solution for non-animal derived, hydrolyzed yogurt protein answering the rappidly rising vegan trend. Veganism, one of the fastest growing sub-cultures of our day, has emerged in the beauty industry influencing every aspect of new product development. Cruelty free and vegan skin care products support and protect animal rights. Vegan products generally contain natural, organic and plant derived ingredients. Additionally, dairy free products are highly promoted to prevent lactose intolerance, sensitivity and irritation normally caused by traditional dairy based ingredients.
Yogurt is recognized as a potent probiotic capable of delivering a variety of health benefits. Ancient cultures that first made cosmetics may not have understood how actives such as yogurt improved the skin, but they certainly used them. It has been said that Cleopatra used to bathe in milk so her skin would be smooth and soft. The traditional art of fermenting milk into yogurt as a means of preservation is thought to have occurred around 2,000 BCE. Since then yogurt has become a dietary staple in many Asian, Middle Eastern and European cultures.
Probiotics are live microorganisms which when applied in adequate amounts can offer health benefits to the host. "Pro” and "biotic” directly translate to "in favor of life”. Probiotics are bacteria baring resemblance to bacteria naturally found on and within the human body. They work to protect the healthy bacterial environment present on the skin by replacing lost bacteria, preventing future loss, and creating a prospering environment. When a balance of good bacteria is present on the skin the skin becomes calm and resistant to aging.
This coconut yogurt has been sustainably manufactured by fermenting coconut milk with the beneficial bacteria Lactobacillus bulgaricus. The proteins are then hydrolyzed to develop FSS Vegan Yogurt Hydrolysate SF, a moisturizing vegan probiotic. Hydrolyzing proteins enhances both the functional and nutritional properties of an active. The molecular weights of these proteins range between 2,000 and 4,000 daltons. Coconut milk is an excellent dairy replacement, rich in essential fatty acids, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and amino acids. The fermentation of coconut milk with Lactobacillus bacteria allows the formation of vegan yogurt proteins that capitalizes on both vegan and probiotic trends.
Coconut milk is widely recognized for its health benefits attributed to its vitamin, calcium and mineral content. In addition to its traditional role as a food product, coconut has been traditionally used to improve skin conditions. Through vegan probiotic technology, FSS Vegan Yogurt Hydrolysate SF has been developed to provide moisturizing, redness reduction and conditioning benefits while appealing to the consumer’s interest in natural, vegan, and functional ingredients.
Storage: Protected from direct light and humidity at a temperature of 50°-77°F (10°-25°C)
Shelf life: 12 months, properly stored, in sealed container.
This product should be added to a formulation at the recommended usage rated.