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Cetpro® Acids – Range Extension



We are excited to share with you two of the latest additions to the Cetpro® range. Cetpro® SKA (Shikimic Acid) and Cetpro® SCA (Succinic Acid). 

Cetpro® is a range of functional and active ingredients exclusive to ProTec Ingredia Ltd. Their portfolio consists of high-quality, cost-effective raw materials for beauty and personal care applications.

Shikimic Acid and Succinic Acid have multiple skincare and anti-ageing benefits, leading to their endorsement by several prominent dermatologists. Excitement has grown within the beauty industry, consumers and big brands have quickly adopted these new trends, with many more sure to follow. Take a look below for more information.

Cetpro® SKA (Shikimic Acid)
Shikimic Acid (SKA) is a naturally derived product from star anise. SKA belongs to the AHA group of acids. It has a molecular weight of 174.9g/mol, making it slower to penetrate the dermis, leading to a gentler exfoliation and less irritation. 

Key features:

  • Powerful, non-irritant exfoliating agent.
  • Recommended for sensitive skin. 
  • Anti-microbial efficacy.
  • Antioxidant properties.
  • Skin lightening effect.
  • Moisturising.
  • Deodorisation.

To find out more about Cetpro® SKA, click here.

Cetpro® ​​​​​​SCA (Succinic Acid)
Succinic Acid (SCA) is a naturally occurring compound. Its name is derived from Latin succinum, meaning amber, which is one of the primary sources of commercial SCA. It is present in many foods and plays a vital role in mammalian cellular biochemistry. Cetpro® ​​​​​​SCA is produced by a sugar bio-fermentation.

Key features:

  • Anti-microbial efficacy.
  • Anti-inflammatory.
  • Supports cell renewal.
  • Antioxidant effect.
  • Protects against free radicals.
  • Restores the pH balance of the skin.

To find out more about Cetpro® SCA, click here.

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