- Full Circle
Upcycled cosmetic ingredients
Full Circle develops innovative and sustainable ingredients that are made entirely from nutrient-rich plant-based leftovers. The portfolio offers forward-thinking brands a unique opportunity to create innovative formulations that make excellent use of the precious resources around us - without compromising on quality or efficacy.
Blueberry NECTA®: A cold-pressed oil-soluble active made from upcycled blueberry seeds
Blueberry NECTA® is a powerful antioxidant that works as a natural shield against blue light. Thanks to its high fatty acid composition, it also supports skin’s barrier function, resulting in hydrated and nourished skin.
1kg Blueberry NECTA® contains the oil of 800,000 berries which have been diverted from waste. Any additional leftovers are then used to create Blueberry CRUSH™ exfoliant.
- Natural shield against blue light exposure
- Contains beta-carotene (pro-vitamin A), a natural source of retinol
- A natural antioxidant, providing a method of defence against free radical damage
- Contains omega 3, 6 and 9 fatty acids - increased barrier function and integrity
- High in essential skin lipids for healthy skin function and improved hydration
In vivo: Increased skin hydration through enhanced barrier function.
In vitro: Blue light absorption. High oleic acid content (Increased skin penetration). Antioxidant. Free radical scavenging.