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Wednesday, 28.09.2022
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Pol J Cosmetol 2007, 10(3): 156-165pl,enadd to cart

The use of yeast in cosmetics


Marzena Glinka, Iwona Kępka

Pracownia Kosmetologii Uniwersytetu Medycznego w Łodzi

Summary
Owing to their rich composition, yeast is willingly used in cosmetics. Yeast was used long ago, when real cosmetics were actually unavailable.
Many companies producing cosmetics more and more often use natural substances. Saccharomyces cerevisiae are usually used in cosmetics for contaminated skin, acne and seborrhoeic skin.

Key words: yeast, vitamins B, pantothenic acid, dietary supplements