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Sederma - essential in cosmetic actives

Sederma has developed a unique range of bioactive ingredients, with substantiated efficacy for skin care (anti-ageing, moisturising, sebum control, etc.) as well as hair care, colour cosmetics and body care.

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Constantly looking for proven efficacy

Sederma has been a cosmetic active ingredient specialist for more than 50 years and it is in constant research of proven efficacy. 

Equipped with a high performance and modern claim substantiation laboratory, Sederma carries out powerful in vitro, ex vivo and in vivo tests to prove the efficacy of its products.

Innovation through concepts and ingredients

Sederma's teams are constantly innovating in biotechnologymolecular synthesisvegetal extraction and plant cell culture.

The R&D department work in synergy with the sales and marketing team, as well as the regulatory service to create innovative concept and ingredients.

R&D and manufacturing to administration and warehousing, are gathered in a 11 000 m² complex located in Le Perray-en-Yvelines (France).

Be ACTIVEly Committed

At Sederma, we are ACTIVEly Committed to minimise our social and environmental impacts on our stakeholders without compromising innovation, quality and safety in line with Croda's purpose "Smart science to improve lives". The strategy is built with the aim of sustainability innovating a policy of continuous improvement and to set-up a holistic view of doing business by placing equal emphasis on the Planet, People and Profit. As a result, we can ensure consistency between our product portfolio and our internal CSR policy management.

Quality and Reliability 

Modern and sophisticated  equipement to allow strong production capabilities and reliability.

We have a strong certification policy and Sederma strives for continuous improvement of quality, safety, sustainability, ethics and has received the following certifications: ISO 14001ISO 45001ISO 9001AEOCosmetic Ingredient Good Manufacturing Practice (EFfCI)RSPO and Halal. Sederma has also been evaluated by Sedex™ and Ecovadis™ (score 83/100 - Gold status).

Reliability and recognitions:

  • We developed and still produce Matrixyl®, one of the best-known anti-ageing active ingredients.
  • More than 140 cosmetic active ingredients on the market
  • 81 patent families for both active ingredients and technology
  • 17 awards worldwide


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Sederma Catalogue 2022

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Sederma awards

Sederma 25 years of innovation award
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Sederma certifications

Croda sustainability strategy strives to continuously certify and comply to standards within the personal care industry. This ambition improves quality and sustainability of individual ingredients and drives innovation to comply.
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Sederma publications

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Our on trend Sederma active ingredients

Restorating the original hair pigmentation, repairing damaged hair, protecting it from pollution, lessening hair loss, reducing dandruff condition, and soothing scalp itching, here are some of the benefits that our range of hair and scalp care active ingredients can bring to your product development. Discover them below!



This biomimetic peptide supports the progressive restoration of the original hair pigmentation with a remnant effect, while protecting it from oxidative damage.



Hairspa™ helps to control the development of pathogens while potentiating and preserving the activity of local probiotics.



Smoothes the hair cuticles



Apiscalp® has been designed to provide beauty and comfort to both oily scalp and dry scalp. Apiscalp® fights against dandruff, itching, dryness and hyperseborrhea. From a natural origin, Apiscalp®...

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Inspiring Formulations for the Asian Market

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Hybrid make-up for menopausal women

930,000,000 women above 50 around the world with specific personal care needs.

Stay at the top of the trend, download our "hybrid make-up for menopausal women" presentation and discover how colour cosmetics can answer the key beauty concerns related to menopause and the changes they imply.

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