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is a solidified silica containing material from bamboo stems (Bambusa
arundinacea), with particle
size 200 μm. This plant product has been developed as a physical
exfoliant agent to accelerate skin desquamation
and therefore improve skin appearance.
is a novel plant cosmetic ingredient for skin physical exfoliation. The
characteristics of its particles make this product suitable for different face
and body care formulations. Exfo-Bamboo exfoliates the skin. It removes
impurities and regulates the thickness, thus providing better cellular
oxygenation and a purified appearance. Skin irregularities are reduced and the
skin appears more radiant.
TYPES OF EXFOLIATION
may be chemical or physical depending on the exfoliant agent. Chemical
exfoliation consists in application of
certain substances on the skin, which attack the cell junctions in the horny
layer through enzymatic mechanisms or acidic pH. Conversely, physical
exfoliation is based on detachment of
dead cells through the mechanical action of exfoliant particles on the skin.
can also be classified as face exfoliation or body exfoliation depending on the
area where it is performed. Face
exfoliation is usually mild, for cleaning the skin from impurities and dead
cells enhancing the face appearance. Face exfoliants for men have additional
properties such as improving men's skin tendency to impurities because of
larger pores and more abundant sweating, and facilitating shaving because the
hair follicles are more exposed. Body exfoliation, usually harder, renews the
epidermis, enhances its appearance and facilitates penetration of other cosmetic products such
as anti-cellulite and self-tanning products. EXFO-BAMBOO is a natural plant
exfoliant with superficial physical action on the skin, which can be
applied both on the face and the body.
is a plant silica coming from the natural secretion of bamboo.
Bambusa Arundinacea Stem Powder
water and oil
Appearance: White Powder
use level: 5.0 - 10.0%