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Galactomyces Ferment Filtrate

Galactomyces Ferment Filtrate

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Galactomyces (Pitera) is a genus of fungi in the family Dipodascaceae.

Galactomyces Ferment Filtrate is a nutrient dense yeast, and a byproduct of fermented sake.

According to common legend, benefits of galactomyces were discovered by accident in Japan in a sake brewery. Visitors noted that the elderly brewers’ hands were smooth and wrinkle-free while their faces were old and worn out. This observation led to numerous researches. Eventually researches were able to pinpoint Aspergillus Oryzae – a fungus used in Japan to ferment different types of foods. That fungus was responsible for young looking skin – it dramatically delays signs of aging. And this is how fungi and yeast made their way into skin are.

What does Galactomyces do for skin?

“In cosmetics it’s used as a moisturizing agent and has antioxidant effects. It improves the skin’s moisture barrier, helping to protect the skin from environmental stresses”. (Wikipedia)

In the year 2014 Asian Journal of Beauty and Cosmetology submitted a study which involved 20 volunteers. Participants used the essence containing 97% of galactomyces ferment filtrate on their faces three times a day.

At the end of the study participating volunteers’ skin was compared to those in control group. Researchers noticed that the number of enlarged pores in participants using galactomyces reduced by almost 22%. Amount of blackheads, sebum and keratin in faces decreased by 64 %. Volunteers who used the essence had brighter skin and reduced number of comedones.

To summarize, the benefits of galactomyces for skin are:

Shrink pore size
Reduces number of blackheads and comedones
Reduces sebum (skin oil) production
Balances uneven skin tone
Brightens up tired and dull looking skin
Hydrates skin
Nourish and revitalize skin
Potent anti-aging ingredient
Lightens up acne scars

Korean (And Japanese) Skincare Products With Galactomyces Ferment Filtrate
Benton – Fermentation Essence (Contains 80% galactomyces ferment filtrate)
COSRX Galactomyces Alcohol Free Toner (Contains 10% galactomyces ferment filtrate)
COSRX – Galactomyces 95 Tone Balancing Essence (Contains 95% galactomyces ferment filtrate)
Elizavecca – Witch Piggy Hell-Pore Galactomyces Premium Ample (Contains 97% galactomyces ferment filtrate)
iUNIK Rose Galactomyces Essential Toner (Contains 10% galactomyces ferment filtrate)
iUNIK – Rose Galactomyces Silky Tone-Up Cream (Contains 5000ppm galactomyces ferment filtrate, which is equivalent to only 0.5%).
iUNIK – Rose Galactomyces Synergy Serum (Contains 50% galactomyces ferment filtrate)
Manyo Factory – Galactomy Niacin Essence (Contains 97% galactomyces ferment filtrate)
MIZON – Skin Power Original First Essence (Contains 94.5% galactomyces ferment filtrate)
PURITO – Galacto Niacin 97 Power Essence (Contains 92% galactomyces ferment filtrate)
SCINIC – First Treatment Essence (Contains 90% galactomyces ferment filtrate)
Secret Key – Starting Treatment Essence – Rose Edition (Contains 94% galactomyces ferment filtrate)
SK-II – Facial Treatment Essence (Japanese brand. Contains 90% galactomyces ferment filtrate)
Some By Mi – Galactomyces Pure Vitamin C Glow Serum (Contains 75% galactomyces ferment filtrate)
Some By Mi – Galactomyces Pure Vitamin C Glow Toner (Contains 88% galactomyces ferment filtrate)
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