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Molecules 2013, 18(11), 14161-14171; doi:10.3390/molecules181114161
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Applications of Lactobacillus rhamnosus Spent Culture Supernatant in Cosmetic Antioxidation, Whitening and Moisture Retention Applications

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1 Department of Food Science and Technology, Hungkuang University, Taichung 43302, Taiwan 2 Department of Applied Cosmetology and Master Program of Cosmetic Science, Hungkuang University, Taichung 43302, Taiwan
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Received: 16 October 2013 / Revised: 12 November 2013 / Accepted: 13 November 2013 / Published: 15 November 2013
(This article belongs to the Section Molecular Diversity)
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Abstract

This study was aimed at investigating the antioxidant, whitening, and moisture-retention properties of Lactobacillus rhamnosus spent culture supernatant (Lr-SCS) in cosmetic applications. Results reveal that Lr-SCS effectively and gradually scavenges 1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl as well as 2,2-azino-bis-(3-ethylbenzothiazoline-6-sulfonic acid) radical cations, and increases reducing power in a dose-dependent manner. Additionally, Lr-SCS can also suppress tyrosinase activity in vitro and effectively promote moisture retention. Heat treatment at 100 °C for 30 min does not influence the functions of Lr-SCS. We conclude that Lr-SCS can be used effectively in skin care cosmetics.
Keywords: Lactobacillus rhamnosus; antioxidation; whitening; moisture retention; tyrosinase Lactobacillus rhamnosus; antioxidation; whitening; moisture retention; tyrosinase
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Tsai, C.-C.; Chan, C.-F.; Huang, W.-Y.; Lin, J.-S.; Chan, P.; Liu, H.-Y.; Lin, Y.-S. Applications of Lactobacillus rhamnosus Spent Culture Supernatant in Cosmetic Antioxidation, Whitening and Moisture Retention Applications. Molecules 2013, 18, 14161-14171.

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