Film-forming agent
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Pullulan is a naturally occurring polysaccharide consisting of maltotriose units produced by fermentation providing an instant lifting-tightening effect and smoother texture to the skin.

Delivers an instant lifting and tightening effect by creating a film on the surface of the skin that helps it remain taut and smooth.

If also a good antioxidant and like other polysaccharides bind water providing optimal hydration, volume, and elasticity.

Pullulan fibers organization close to ECM structure, so it shows a great ability to support regeneration, cell proliferation, and overall skin homeostasis.

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Is Pullulan safe for skin?

It was declared as a safe with GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) status by the FDA in the USA and confirmed as harmless for food and skincare usage by regulators in numerous countries.  This polysaccharide is non-toxic, non-immunogenic, and non-carcinogenic, which can be processed into a lucid and edible film, thanks to its great filming, lifting, and casting characteristics. Thus, this natural polymer got its place in applications of pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and biomedical fields.