Fermentation to transform substances has been utilised by our ancestors since 7000 BC. Using fermented ingredients in skincare may seem to be a new trend but has actually been around for a while in traditional skincare formulations.
When it comes to skincare, basic ingredients are transformed into new versions using bacteria or yeast. This allows it to be absorbed rapidly and easily by skin. Often this transformation adds new abilities to the ingredient making it even more beneficial for skin.
FERMENTED INGREDIENTS IN MEDER BEAUTY PRODUCTS
Arma-Lift concentrate uses Metabiotic Resveratrol derived from red grape extract and the bacteria traditionally used in wine making. Transforming it from an antioxidant into an ANTI-AGING antioxidant, with its new power to activate ‘youth collagen’ production by skin cells.
RED-APAX SHEET MASKS
Red-Apax sheet masks contain Saccharomyces/Rice Ferment filtrate. A complex created from fermented rice using living yeast traditionally used to make Japanese saké. Together it promotes the growth of beneficial microflora and suppresses ‘inflammatory’ bacteria while calming down the skin on the surface.
A key ingredient of our biohacking Circa-Night cream is fermented by lodobacter succinic acid. A molecule known for its antioxidant properties, when fermented, had new abilities – increasing skin cells energy production and reducing side effects of stress for example.