Fruit-derived stem cells for skin care

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Stem cells possess three key properties: they are unspecialized, they can renew themselves over time and they can develop into cells with specific functions. Stem cells are broadly classified into two types—embryonic and adult stem cells. Embryonic stem cells are pluripotent, meaning they can develop into all cell types in the body and are therefore capable of forming an entire organism. In contrast, adult stem cells generally are multipotent and have the ability to develop into the different cell types within the tissue in which they are found, a process also known as differentiation. Adult stem cells are found in virtually all tissues. Through asymmetrical division, adult stem cells maintain a pool of their own cell type to provide continual repair and regeneration benefits for an organism throughout its life span. Without a pool of effective, proliferating adult stem cells, the continual loss of fully differentiated cells cannot be replenished and the tissue soon loses the ability to function.

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Plant Stem Cell Extract for Longevity of Skin and Hair

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Stem cells of an old apple cultivar with very good storage properties were produced by applying plant cell culture technique. The extract of the cultured apple stem cells was shown to enhance the viability of umbilical cord blood stem cells, to reverse senescence signs in human fibroblast cells and to increase lifespan of isolated human hair follicles.

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Stimulation of stem cells for rejuvenation

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In contrast to embryonic stem cells, adult stem cells persist for the whole life. They are indispensable to the maintenance and repair of tissues. Some few stem cells in the basal layer of the epidermis produce all the other keratinocytes that differentiate to the stratum corneum and are renewed every four weeks. In older skin, the epidermal stem cells are less active and lower in number leading to wrinkles and an increased renewal time of the epidermis. Plants too have stem cells. After isolation, they can be cultured in liquid media. PhytoCellTecTM Malus Domestica, a preparation of apple stem cells, was found to stimulate the proliferation of human blood stem cells and to increase the lifespan of skin fibroblast cells and of isolated hair follicles. In a clinical trial over 4 weeks with 20 subjects, this new ingredient was found to reduce significantly wrinkles in the crow’s feet area.

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Stimuli for skin stem cells for real skin rejuvenation

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The fruit of an old apple cultivar were used to establish a plant cell culture line. An extract of these cultured plant cells was tested on keratinocyte progenitor cells. The extract was found to greatly increase the colony-forming efficiency, indicating an enhancement of the stem cell characteristics. The same extract, incorporated at 2 percent into a vehicle cream, was tested in a clinical trial over 4 weeks on 20 subjects. The test cream significantly reduced wrinkle depth in the crow’s feet area. The positive effect on skin smoothness could also been shown on digital photos before and after treatment.

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An apple a day

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An apple stem cell extract has already been shown to maintain the youth of human skin stem cells. Now Daniel Schmid presents new studies performed with isolated human epidermal stem cells demonstrating how the extract improves the maintenance of epidermal stem cells.

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Swiss Apple Stem Cell

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Malus Domestica Fruit Cell Culture Extract (Swiss Apple Stem Cell) is Revesol‘s active ingredient is sourced from a longliving rare and endangered Swiss apple. It is developed using advanced biotechnology to cultivate the cells from rare plants. It helps to protect the longevity of skin stem cells. It also offers protection of the skin stem cells. It will help to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and helps combat chronological aging. It also helps to rejuvenate skin and maintain the power of regeneration.

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So, what is stem cell research?

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Multicellular organisms (plants, fruits, animals, humans) have stem cells. They are found throughout our bodies, where they can play an essential role in tissue renewal.

Stem cells just below the surface of the skin can help with restorative functions, such as cellular regeneration, and may ultimately enhance the capacity to repair aging skin. The real beauty of stem cells, however, is that they have the amazing ability to develop into many different types of cells.

Where skincare is concerned, the theory is that by applying a product that contains stem-cell extracts derived from plants or fruits, you may encourage the growth of your skin’s own stem cells and possibly trigger their anti-aging effects.

The stem cells in beauty products are obtained primarily from plants and fruits that can stay fresh for a long time, like Swiss apples, edelweiss, roses, date palms, and gotu kola (a swamp plant). Extracts of these stem cells—not the live cells themselves—are added to skin-care products.

If a product is labeled as a stem-cell cream or serum, you may see some of the stem cell’s key substances, such as ferulic acid, ellagic acid, and quercetin, listed on the ingredient panel. To yield the most potent, stable extract, the fruits and the plants that are the source of the stem cells must be cultivated in a controlled environment, without any contaminants. This unique and precise extraction technology can drive the cost of these products to $100 and upward.

Research suggests that stem cells can promote the production of collagen, the skin’s firming protein. Stem cell research is here to stay with its miracle-like effects.

How do you choose a feminine hygiene wash that is suitable for you?

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It is important to keep your vagina clean as improper cleaning might increase your risk of fungal infections, recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) and vaginal dryness, in extreme cases. That being said, you should learn how to choosea feminine hygiene wash which is suitable for you.

Stay away from scented ones. It is common belief that fragrant vaginal washes keep you clean and ‘fresh’ down there. However, the scented vaginal washes contain harmful chemicals, that give it the pleasant smell. These chemicals might lead to skin irritation and allergy around genitals. If you still want to invest in a fragrant vaginal wash, choose a one that has a very mild fragrance.

Opt for the one with glycerin. A known humectant, a compound which attracts moisture to the skin, thereby maintaining moisture and hydrate the vagina. So if you are dealing with vaginal dryness or have a dry skin around genitals, using a vaginal wash that contains glycerine might help.

Feminine wash is a cleansing product that is designed especially for women’s intimate areas. Make sure you choose one that is natural, pH balanced, and free of harsh chemicals to freshen and protect naturally.