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[English] Active Ingredients

What are ‘Active Ingredients’?

Active ingredients address a concern to a specific area and deliver proposed benefits. In cosmetics, active ingredients are used within skin care, hair care and sun care.

Actives from Evonik

With many years of expertise and knowledge, Evonik has developed a portfolio of 60 active ingredients. The below shows the 8 technological platforms with underlying key product features:


Differentiated consumer benefits are at a glance:




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New Active Ingredients

Ingredient Technology Platform Key Benefits
TEGO Renewha Malto Specialty Alpha Hydroxy Acids In addition to skin exfoliation benefits, this ingredient can also provide several addition skin protective benefits.
TEGO Renewha Lacto Specialty Alpha Hydroxy Acids Effective skin renewal (exfoliating) but also sensitive to the skin (traditional AHAs are skin irritating).
TEGO Renewha Mandelic Specialty Alpha Hydroxy Acids Improves various skin conditions including UV-driven lentigenes, darkening of skin seen with melasma, inflammatory acne, wrinkles and fine lines.
TEGO Renewha HODA Specialty Alpha Hydroxy Acids Provides a good balance between low skin irritation and appearance benefit performance.
TEGO Renewha Cap Specialty Alpha Hydroxy Acids Absorbs more slowly into the skin, thereby reducing overall irritation potential.
TEGO Sterol KCS Cholesterol Specialties Re-enforces natural skin barrier with better solubility than cholesterol.
TEGO Sterol 7-DHC Cholesterol Specialties Elevates the skin's protective powers, can protect against damage from UV radiation.
TEGO Natural Baicalin Plant Extracts Suitable for the treatment of very dry skin conditions alleviating inflammatory reactions.
TEGO Natural Citrus Plant Extracts Exceptional antioxidative effect for a radiant and harmonised skin appearance.
TEGO Natural Mangifera Plant Extracts Strong antioxidative properties that effectively delays skin aging.
TEGO Natural Matricaria Plant Extracts Increases dermal density and elasticity and is suited for age-defying skin care solutions.
TEGO Natural Phloretin Plant Extracts Boasts energising antioxidative properties for a healthy-looking skin with additional skin defense potential.
TEGO Natural Amaranth Plant Extracts Provides a smooth skin feel and retains the skin’s elasticity and prevents photodamage.
HyaCare Tremella HyaCare Boasts excellent moisturisation, exceptional water retention and antioxidant properties.
TEGO Pep 3-Recover Peptides and Amino Acids Renews the skin’s health and to reduce the visible signs of aging.
TEGO Pep 3-Boost Peptides and Amino Acids Promotes a healthy hair life cycle, strengthening of the hair follicle and improvement to scalp health.

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Monday, 01 June 2020



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