Gihon Biotech is a green biopharmaceutical company launched to dedicate to personal care products enriched in natural ingredients, especially Chinese Medicine. We have a professional R&D team with support from the experts at Hong Kong Baptist University, who own multiple patents. Our R&D consultants have been working in plant medicine and natural product research with more than 20 years’ experience. Our R&D results and products could be applied to skin care, hair protection, anti-aging, anti-dental bacteria, anti-inflammatory and other personal care areas.
Formulation of avant-garde skin-lightening and skin-protecting cosmeceuticals enriched with Chinese Medicine ingredients is our major focus at the present time, and it has been financially supported by Technology Start-up Support Scheme for Universities (TSSSU), Innovation and Technology Commission, the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
Gihon Biotech aims to provide high quality of cosmeceuticals for female and male customers who are giving attention to skin care and concerning skin condition.
Skin-Whitening and Skin-Protecting Agents
Many of us love the warmth and light of the sun; however, sun exposure causes most of our skin damages, according to experienced dermatologists. When exposed to sunlight, which is the primary source of ultraviolet (UV) radiation in our daily life, our skin gets darken and damaged, or accompanied by various aesthetic problems, such as wrinkles, blemishes, scarring, freckles and chloasmata, due to the generation of oxidative stress (i.e. free radicals and reactive oxygen species) in the epidermal and dermal layers. Occasionally, the UV-induced damages may even affect certain genes that control the growth and division of our skin cells, leading to the development of skin cancer (melanoma).
A specific class of natural compounds containing in a well-known Chinese medicine provide prominent impact on improving skin condition as demonstrated by our patented technology. As these natural compounds are able to reduce melanin formation, they should be decent depigmentation compounds against skin darkening in addition their antioxidant competence. Herein, these natural agents are the pertinent ingredients for the formulation of skin-whitening and skin-protecting cosmeceuticals.