Labio products now available through HARKE UK

We are delighted to announce that, as of 1st April 2024, HARKE UK is the official distributor for Labio in the UK & Ireland.

As a specialist in BIO-technology, Labio focus on discovering extremophiles, which are organisms that can survive in extreme conditions, to explore their potential benefits for skin care through cell engineering. They also improve these benefits using their advanced fermentation technology, which they call ‘Fermentology’.

Labio continually researches different extremophiles, studying their genetic makeup to develop sustainable and eco-friendly cosmetic products. We are excited to bring their innovative approach to skincare and cosmetics formulation ingredients to our customers across the UK & Ireland. Watch this space for more information on Labio’s product range.

If you have any questions, you can get in touch with us directly.

Embrace Change With These Menopause Products

For many years women of menopausal age have expressed that they feel disregarded in the beauty and cosmetics industry, which, given that menopausal hormonal changes can significantly affect women’s skin and hair, is hugely disappointing. 

However, with this gap in the market clearly in strong demand, it’s great to see a positive trend emerging around the niche menopausal market, as formulators begin to focus on developing personal care products that are designed specifically to help women experiencing menopause. 

Continue reading

Harnessing Extremophiles: The Adventurous World of Extreme Organisms in Cosmetics

The world of cosmetics is ever-evolving, with a constant quest for innovation and novel ingredients. One such fascinating area of exploration is the use of extremophiles within the cosmetics industry. 

Extremophiles are remarkable organisms that thrive in extreme environmental conditions such as high temperatures, acidity, salinity, and pressure. Their unique adaptations have piqued the interest of the cosmetic world, as they hold the potential to revolutionise skincare and beauty products. In this blog, we delve into the captivating world of extremophiles and explore their applications in the world of cosmetics.

Continue reading

New Principal: Labio

We’re proud to introduce you to an exciting new principal for personal care products: Labio. Based in Korea, Labio specialises in bio-technology and specifically focuses on extremophiles. Through a unique combination of metabolome, fermentology and cell engineering, this innovative company looks at developing efficient, sustainable and more eco-friendly ingredients with enhanced dermatological benefits for a range of personal care applications.Continue reading