Located in the heart of the Landes forest of Southwestern France, Purextract has been producing plant sterols and polyphenols from maritime pine, grape seed and olive leaf for over 40 years.

Nutricosmetics include skin, hair and body beauty. Purextract produces and markets Cosmythic, a unique extract taken from the bark of the Maritime Pine (Pinus Pinaster). Purextract has put its knowledge of plant essences and research and development at the service of skin beauty.

Cosmythic is prepared in our production unit dedicated to OPC, at the heart of the Landes forest. Its high content in monomers and short oligomers of catechin and epicatechin promotes ingredient activity.

Cosmythic is a brown powder extracted from the bark of the Maritime Pine:

  • Total Polyphenols > 96 % (GPC)
  • OPC > 67 % (GPC)

Cosmythic: many scientific studies (including clinical ones) have been carried our on the effectiveness of our pine bark extracts.

Cosmythic can be used in:

  • Food supplements
  • Functional foods

Biological activities:

  • Prevention of cell aging
  • Protection of elastin and collagen
  • Depigmentation / whitening
  • Anti-cellulite: improves the skin aspect by strengthening connective support tissue