Gift Sets, delight loved ones with essential skincare

Gift Sets, delight loved ones with essential skincare

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Chemical characteristics: Sphingolipids (fatty acid linked to sphingosine by an amide bond); Insoluble in water; Soluble in fats.
Characteristics: Emulsion, colloidal solution, true aqueous solution, balm, oil.
Benefits: All skin types and particularly adapted to dry and dehydrated skin; All hair types and particularly dry, dull and brittle hair.
Provenance, origin: Germany.
Commonly known as: Ceramides.
Dosage required in cosmetic products: Effective from a concentration of use of 0.05% which can go up to 1% (maximum concentration not regulated).
Part of the plant extracted: Seeds.
Properties: Repairer, protector, emollient, hair tonic, hair beautifier.
Source: Plant.
Family: Poaceae (Zea mays L.), Asteraceae (Helianthus annuus).
Botanical name: Zea mays L. (Corn), Helianthus annuus (Sunflower).
Function: Hair conditioner, skin care agent.
Extraction process: Biotechnology
I.N.C.I. list name: Ceramide NP.



  • Face care (serums, creams, cleansing gels, masks, scrubs);

  • Body care (body milks, protective hand creams, massage oils, shower gels, after-sun care);

  • Hair care (shampoos, detangling conditioners, scalp serums, fortifying repair balms and masks, styling products, thermo-protective mists, hair lotions, hair creams).


Store at room temperature away from light, moisture and heat.

Contra-Indications and Precautions

This active ingredient has no contraindication. Ceramides are recognized for their harmlessness and their excellent cutaneous tolerance. They can thus be applied to all the types of skin, even the most sensitive.  Children as well as pregnant and/or breastfeeding women may also use it.

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Ceramides have molecular structures similar to certain lipids present in the stratum corneum; these molecules are thus qualified as biomimetic. They allow to reinforce the cutaneous barrier, to fight against possible dryness or irritations, while helping the skin to regenerate and regain a certain comfort.