Mibelle Biochemistry has won the in-cosmetics Asia Innovation Zone Best Ingredient Gold Award for NovoRetin™. The ingredient was first introduced at in-cosmetics Global in Paris earlier this year. NovoRetin™ is a plant-based retinol alternative demonstrating exceptional benefits for impure skin and strong anti-aging effects. By inhibiting CYP26 enzymes that degrade retinoic acid, NovoRetin™ is able to increase the amount of naturally occurring retinoic acid, the active form of retinol, in the skin. 


  • Boosts naturally occurring retinoic acid in the skin 
  • Improves skin elasticity and density 
  • Effects immediate lifting 
  • Visibly refines pores and blemishes 
  • Stable and safe retinol activity 

Based on mastic, an aromatic resin from the bark of a tree that grows on the Greek island of Chios, NovoRetin™ is an innovative plant-based natural alternative to retinol. Clinical studies conducted on Caucasian and Asian women showed that NovoRetin™ not only significantly increases skin elasticity and density, but also has an immediate anti-wrinkle effect. In acne-prone skin, NovoRetin™ reduces retentional lesions, such as blackheads, pore size and shininess, while increasing skin hydration at the same time. Thus, NovoRetin™ serves as ideal natural retinol alternative for cosmetics formulations. NovoRetin™ is COSMOS and NATRUE approved 

About Mibelle Biochemistry

Mibelle Biochemistry designs and develops unique, high-quality actives for the beauty, nutraceutical and food industry which are based on naturally derived compounds and extensive scientific expertise. This independent business unit within the Mibelle Group was founded in 1991 by Dr. Fred Zülli in Buchs, Switzerland. In a short period of time, Mibelle Biochemistry has developed an excellent reputation throughout the world as a creator of innovative active ingredient concepts as well as being a real expert in the fields of biotechnology and biochemistry. Its broad line of actives is available in more than fifty different countries around the globe. 

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