Silab, a company that was founded in 1986 and produces natural ingredients for cosmetics was recently presented with the innovation award by the French National Institute of Industrial Property or INPI. The award celebrated its 20th anniversary that coincided with the 60th anniversary of the INPI. This year the award was given to five SMEs and one laboratory, all for their innovative strategy. Other winners in the beauty sector were Nuxe, a brand of natural cosmetics and Cousin Biotech, an organization that specializes in implants, treatments like laser hair removal and prosthesis. Silab’s products are popular among skin treatment centers and laser hair removal clinics as they are safe to use.
This award primarily considers innovation as the reason for growth and Silab invests 20% of its sales in research and development. One third of the company’s man power is involved in the study of natural ingredients and innovation of products, which markets around 2 new products annually.
The latest product released by Silab is to treat ageing in menopausal women. The product named Mesofit is rich in peptides which are pure, derived from artichoke leaves. It provides natural action to skin that is facing problems due to declining female hormones.
Mesofit helps the skin by making up for deficient cells in the dermis and epidermis of the skin. It hydrates the skin and improves its thickness and elasticity making it resemble skin that is pre-menopausal. These results are backed by in vitro and vitro tests.