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A business Opportunity for anti-pollution with natural ingredients

In life, we can not avoid the Ambient (outdoor air pollution). This is a major cause of death and disease globally. The World Health Organisation (WHO) release a report in 2016 indicating that 4.2 million premature deaths worldwide due to Ambient (outdoor air pollution)[1]. There has been increasing research on the effects of ambient pollution on health. Mostly, Pollution causes damage when it is in contact with the airways and skin.

Skin Health effects. 

Air Pollution have been linked to the progression of inflammatory skin disease. And the major public concern include one of the chemicals of carbon elements as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons(PAHs) and Aryl hydrocarbon receptors (AhR).  Many studies also have focused on the role of environmental factors in worsening symptoms on the skin.  but these symptoms on the skin are usually from oxidative stress, which is increase the production of destructive reactive oxygen species (ROS) and an inability of natural antioxidant network. The generation of ROS is created by 3 major components relating to pollution: particulate matter, ozones, and aryl hydrocarbon receptors (AhR).

Exposure of the skin to air pollutants has been associated with skin sensitivity, skin aging and inflammatory or allergic skin  conditions such as atopic dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis or acne, while skin cancer is among the most serious effects.

Anti Pollution Skincare Market

The global anti-pollution skin care products market size was estimated at USD 9.07 billion in 2018 and is projected to expand at a CAGR of 4.2% from 2019 to 2025 on account of rapidly expanding global cosmetics industry [2]

The outdoor pollution has grown by 8% since 2016 and consumer awareness also rises. Thus, the explore potential customer needs resulting from the one of current trends is anti pollution. The potential of the anti pollution market for them has naturally grabbed the attention of product developers and marketers in pharmacetical and functional food industries.  Functional foods always refer to foods that have a positive effect on health beyond basic nutrition.

Anti-pollution ingredients

In Korea, Many companies attempted to use the claim related with Anti pollution but it is difficult to indicate on product labels or advertisement. there are necessary to wait for the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety announce the standard or guideline related with anti pollution.

>Natural hearb extract list to protect your skin from UV irradiation claim in Korea.

Pine bark extract powder (2008) PME-88 Melon extract powder (2008) Red ginseng, Erecthedge parsley, fruit of corni fructus. Extract powder (2008) Fingerroot (Boesenbergia pandurata) extract powder (2012) Low- molecular collagenpeptide. (2013)Probiotics HY7714 (2015) Hyalulonic acid (2017)Honeybush (Cyclopia intermedia)) extract powder (2017)Pomegranate concentrate powder (2018) Fish collagen peptide (2019)

>Natural hearb extract list to protect your skin from air pollution marketing in Korea.

In Korea, many companies attempted to use the claim related with Anti pollution but it is difficult to indicate on product labels or advertisement. There are necessary to wait for the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety announce the standard or guideline related with anti pollution.

On the other hand, Euromonitor International release a report of Antipollution Ingredients in Asia Pacific.

Absolute Volume Growth Forecast for Antipollution Ingredients in the fastest-growing Countries In Asia Pacific (2015-2020)

Absolute Volume Growth Forecast for Antipollution Ingredients in the fastest-growing Countries In Asia Pacific
Source: Euromonitor International [3]
Ingredient manufacturers are increasingly looking for novel ingredients to meet the standard and consumer needs for anti-pollution products.

Monteloeder had developed a new brand ingredient called  Zeropollution®  which is exactly target the market of Anti pollution.

Zeropollution®  receive proof that prevent and repair skin damages from oxidative stress caused by pollution through clinical trial ” called ” PLACEBO-CONTROLLED CLINICAL INSTRUMENTAL EVALUATION OF THE EFFICACY OF A DIETARY SUPPLEMENT AGAINST ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANTS, PERFORMED ON ASIAN AND CAUCASIAN PEOPLE IN MILAN”.  50 Caucasian and 50 Asian, total 100 female participate in this clinical trial and  Mostly the results positively influences skin brightness, skin moisturization, wrinkle dept and it significantly improves systemic and skin oxidative status.  For more information, do visit us at https://www.monteloeder.com/en/zero-pollution and here.

References:

[1] World Health Organisation. Media Centre. Ambient (outdoor) air quality and health 2May 2018  

[2]  https://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/anti-pollution-skincare-products-market

[3] Absolute volume growth forecast for antipollution ingredients in the fastest-growing Countries in Asia Pacific (2015-2020)  Euromonitor International 

Jane Lee

Korea General Manager

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