Native to the Mediterranean basin, the leaves of the olive tree have had a long human use history dating back to Egyptian times with continued use in folk medicine and to current day applications.
Olive leaf extractions are known for antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial properties and other bio-activities.
The leaves contain a complex variety of bioactive substances including phenolic compounds,
triterpenic acids, iridoids, and sugars. Among these some major constituents include: oleanolic and maslinic acids, oleuropein, oleuropeoside, ligustroside, hydroxytyrosol and their glucosides, and mannitol. These compounds impart a wide range of benefits for topical skin care.
DL Linefade™, a vegan bio-active complex, is derived from 100% renewably-sourced plant-based materials. Reverses the age-related appearance of wrinkles and sagging skin by targeting a key protein, collagen IV, which anchors the epidermis to the dermis.
The proposed mechanism of action involves PPAR-α and its related retinoid pathways, as referenced in ‘PPAR-α agonist-containing olive leaf-derived complex induces collagen IV in human skin models.’ Int J Cosmet Sci. 2021 Oct 18.
Trade Name: DL Linefade™
INCI Name: Glyceryl Ricinoleate, Dimethyl Isosorbide, Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf Extract.
Origin: 100% plant renewably sourced
Appearance: Clear to slightly hazy liquid
Color: Transparent to slightly hazy yellow
Use Level: 1 to 3%
Country of Origin: USA
CONFORMS TO VARIETY OF GEOGRAPHIC REGULATIONS, CLEAN BEAUTY RETAIL STANDARDS AND
Regulatory Compliance Report available upon request.
In vitro cell culture studies demonstrated significant increases of collagens I and IV (+221% and +319% respectively). Ex vivo human skin explant studies have shown increases in ceramides and collagen IV (+25%, +52% respectively).
Using VisioTOP-300 + AEVA-V3 imaging and analysis techniques, a twenty-subject single-blinded randomized split-face study was conducted over 45 days; and showed statistically significant improvements in both crow’s feet wrinkles and facial sagging.
Single-blinded randomized study with placebo control 3-D macrophotographic image analysis with VisioTOP-300 + AEVA software.
20 human subjects; between the ages of 35-65; half face application with placebo and test cream
Product applied twice daily, measurements taken at Days 0, 15, 30, and 45.
Skin care and makeup products which target age-related changes in skin. DL Linefade™ can support claims pertaining to managing the visible signs of wrinkles, sagging skin, minimizing the appearance of crepey skin, skin firming and lifting, line filling and skin smoothing.
DL Linefade™ has been shown to improve the performance of niacinamide-based formulations.
This ingredient is soluble in polar lipids and can be formulated into a variety of skin care products
including facial creams, gels, serums, neck creams, barrier skin care formulations, sustainable
vegetable origin products and body care products.
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