Galactomyces Ferment Filtrate

Galactomyces ferment filtrate was first discovered by a group of scientists visiting a sake brewery, where they noticed that the hands of the aged sake brewers looked significantly younger than their faces. The scientists narrowed it down to a strain of yeast called galactomyces, and created a fermented substance out of it which they trademarked “Pitera”. Hence, the famous SK-II line of skincare products was born.

In addition to its anti-aging effects (as evidenced by the hands of those sake brewers), studies have shown galactomyces ferment filtrate to have a number of benefits including the following:

  • Protects skin from environmental irritants and pollutants
  • Brightens skin
  • Reduces sebum production
  • Reduces pore size

Products with Galactomyces Ferment Filtrate

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Sources:

Asian Journal of Beauty and Cosmetology: http://www.e-ajbc.org/journal/view.php?number=697

CosDNA: http://cosdna.com/eng/supplier/product_b3082606.html

MatTek Corporation: https://www.mattek.com/reference-library/effects-of-galactomyces-ferment-filtrate-on-epidermal-barrier-marker-caspase-14-in-human-skin-cells/

SK-II: http://www.sk-ii.com.sg/en/the-miracle-of-pitera.aspx

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