About Phytosphingosine

  • Phytosphingosine is a phospholipid, that’s naturally found in the outermost layer of the skin, both in its free form and as part of the major fraction of ceramides.

  • The outermost layer of our skin, it’s responsible for not only keeping moisture from getting out, but also irritants and toxins from getting in.

  • Thus when the skin barrier is compromised or weakened, unwanted factors can get in, resulting in all kinds of issues, from redness to rashes, as well as acne vulgaris. Different pathogenic factors can contribute to the inflammation process. Studies confirmed the strong anti microbial and anti inflammatory activity and the efficassy of phytospingosine adressing acne vulgaris.

  • Phytosphingosine known benefits are:
    Strengthens the skin barrier so moisture is kept in and irritants are not let in
    Triggers the production of natural moisturizing factors
    Delivers anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effects

  • Phytosphingosine is used in:
    facial oils
    eye creams

  • CAS No: 554-62-1
  • Cosmos approved