The use of yeast in cosmetics
Marzena Glinka, Iwona Kępka
Pracownia Kosmetologii Uniwersytetu Medycznego w Łodzi
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