Carole Gherardi, Product Manager, Personal Care at IFF Health & Biosciences, discusses an energising osmolyte that helps combat signs of skin fatigue
According to one study, the faces of sleep-deprived individuals are perceived to have more noticeable hanging eyelids, darker circles under the eyes, paler skin, more wrinkles and fine lines, as well as more droopy corners of the mouth.
These are all visible clinical signs of skin fatigue that may be attributed to ongoing pressures of modern day life.
Given that skin fatigue is known to accelerate the signs of skin ageing, which is a major concern for an increasingly young demographic, it is not surprising that the global anti-fatigue cosmetics market is showing strong growth.
Sales are reportedly forecast to exceed US$25m by 2031, compared with around $15m at the end of 2020.
This represents a significant opportunity for formulating products with research-backed actives that are proven to address the main signs of skin fatigue.
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