ACB Yogurt Extract

Yogurt is widely recognized for its health benefits. A field of interest where yogurt is receiving a great deal of attention is probiotics. A probiotic is “an organism that contributes to the health and balance of the intestinal tract; also referred to as ‘friendly’, ‘beneficial’, or ‘good’ bacteria which when ingested act to maintain a healthy intestinal tract and help fight illness and disease”4. Probiotics are found in live microbial food supplements and fermented foods such as yogurt. They are known as non-pathogenic microorganisms that may significantly improve one’s health. A Lactic Acid Bacteria (LAB) derived ingredient capable of enhancing cellular renewal while simultaneously optimizing hydration levels. LAB is a principal member of the Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHA’s) family, and has been shown to break down the skin's lipids, exfoliating the skin. AHA’s have obtained the approval of the FDA as agents capable of penetrating the skin’s barrier to increase the turnover rate of cells and decrease the skin’s thickness. This probiotic material is ideal for skin applications designed to coincide with the latest trends while simultaneously providing unique skin attributes promoting younger and healthier-looking skin. This product is also available in powdered form as AC Dried Yogurt Powder.

Efficacy Assays

  • Cellular Renewal Assay

    Increases epidermal turnover... Read More

  • Cellular Renewal Assay

    ACB Yogurt Extract provided better cellular renewal than the 4.0% Glycolic Acid. ACB Yogurt Extract showed a 13.63% increase, while the synthetic showed a18.18% increase, compared to the untreated control. ACB Yogurt Extract can be used as a suitable substitute to physical exfoliating materials.

  • Cellular Viability Assay

    Assesses the ability of a sample to increase cellular metabolic activity in cult... Read More

  • Cellular Viability Assay

    ACB Yogurt Extract exhibited positive results by increasing cell metabolism. The increase in fluorescent signal indicates an increase in cellular metabolism and viability post ACB Yogurt Extract treatment. For these reasons, we can assume ACB Yogurt Extract is suitable for cosmetic applications designed to increase cell viability and metabolism.

  • ORAC Assay

    Measures a material's potential to protect against oxidative stress or ROS... Read More

  • ORAC Assay

    Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) is a measure of a materials potential to protect against oxidative stress or reactive oxygen species (ROS). ACB Yogurt Extract demonstrated significant antioxidant activity by reducing the presence of ROS compared with Trolox®, the vitamin E analog.

Product Information

Product Code
Water & Yogurt Extract
INCI Status
Potential Applications
Skin, Hair, Decorative Cosmetics
Suggested Use Levels
1.0 - 5.0%
Water Soluble
Exfoliating, Moisturizing, Probiotic
Preservation System
Preservative Free

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