Saccharomyces Ferment Filtrate



Saccharomyces Ferment Filtrate at a glance

  • Natural ingredient obtained by the fermentation and filtration of saccharomyces (yeasts)
  • Functions a skin-soothing agent and antioxidant
  • Also enhances hydration and moisturization
  • Noted as a rich source of beta-glucan

Saccharomyces Ferment Filtrate description

Saccharomyces ferment filtrate is positioned to play multiple roles in beauty products, including functioning a skin-soothing agent and antioxidant. It is also used to boost hydration and moisturizing properties of skin and hair care formulations. Saccharomyces ferment filtrate is a natural ingredient obtained by the fermentation and filtration of saccharomyces (yeasts). Currently, there isn’t much independent research on this ingredient, but suppliers’ studies note that it is rich in beneficial amino acids, beta-glucan and vitamins. As a general category, yeast-based ingredients are known for contributing skin-softening and antioxidant properties and may also play a role in supporting its microbiome. Typical usage concentrations suggested by suppliers range from 1–3%.

Saccharomyces Ferment Filtrate references

  • SpecialChem (supplier info), Accessed November 2022, ePublication
  • UL Prospector (supplier info), Accessed November 2022, ePublication
  • International Journal of Molecular Sciences, September 2015, pages 21,575-21,590

Peer-reviewed, substantiated scientific research is used to assess ingredients in this dictionary. Regulations regarding constraints, permitted concentration levels and availability vary by country and region.

Ingredient ratings


Proven and supported by independent studies. Outstanding active ingredient for most skin types or concerns.


Necessary to improve a formula's texture, stability, or penetration.


Generally non-irritating but may have aesthetic, stability, or other issues that limit its usefulness.


There is a likelihood of irritation. Risk increases when combined with other problematic ingredients.


May cause irritation, inflammation, dryness, etc. May offer benefit in some capability but overall, proven to do more harm than good.


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