HAIRGENYL®, The SILAB’s Innovation Doubly Rewarded!


São Paulo, Brazil. - September 2017
Leader in the engineering of cosmetic natural active ingredients, SILAB was doubly honored at in-cosmetics Latin America. Its innovative hair care active ingredient HAIRGENYL® won the 1st prize for the ITEHPEC(1) Innovation Award and the Silver for the Innovation Zone Best Active Ingredient Award, organized by Reed Exhibition. Awarded by a panel of worldwide experts from the cosmetic industry, these two prizes distinguish the development of a new active principle that combines innovation and substantial benefits for the end-users.

These two prizes reward the SILAB’s innovation strategy. Indeed, our company devotes 20% of the turnover and 1/3 of the teams to Research and Development, in order to meet the expectations of our customers with new products, new expertise and new technologies. The development of HAIRGENYL® is the result of many years of research, which enabled to launch a 100% biotechnological active ingredient, with in vitro proven efficacy on unprecedented 2D and 3D biological models, specifically developed in our laboratories. The recognition of our hair care product on the Brazilian market, expert in this sector, is a great satisfaction for SILAB.” highlights Brigitte Closs, Deputy Managing Director for Research and Development.

(1) Institute of Technology and Studies for Cosmetics, Toiletries and Fragrances, created by the ABIHPEC (Brazilian Association of the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Industry).

World leader in the engineering of natural active ingredients
SILAB's reputation is based on excellence. An expert in skin biology and in the mastering of plants and biotechnologies for 30 years, this independent French group provides major names in cosmetic and dermo-cosmetic industry with patented and effective active ingredients.

The beauty of healthy skin.
SILAB markets a catalog of almost 100 cosmetic natural active molecules, with scientifically proven functional properties complying with international regulations. They are recognized on the global beauty market for their high level of scientific innovation.

The care of compromised skin.
SILAB softcare, a department fully dedicated to the care of compromised skin, has a strong commitment to health. Intended for the dermo-cosmetic and dermatological markets, its active ingredients respond to cutaneous disorders (atopic dermatitis, etc.) by reactivating the biological mechanisms of healthy skin according to three principles of excellence: Efficacy, Safety and Naturality.

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