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The Usage and Composition of Propolis Added Cosmetics in Korea

  • Park Jong-Sung
  • Woo Kun-Suk


Propolis cosmetics commercialized in Korea are the liquid foundation (GAC 4927), Propoleo cream (GAC 4914), and the eye cream (GAC 4922). Liquid foundation has 3% of propolis with 20 other ingredients. The propoleo cream includes 2% of propolis. The cream is specially beneficial for oily or pimply face. The eye cream with 1% of propolis helps to absorb nutrients and to prevent excessive moisturizing. Propolis in cosmetic shows a great deal of advantages in antibacterial activity, moisturization, revitalization, and elasticity of skin. Additionally, Amiga Lotion (G153-1122) and Amiga Skin (G153-1123) are also products with propolis. To see the consumer’s satisfaction, questionnaires were distributed, and the results are shown 81% on the liquid foundation and Propoleo cream, and 83% on the eye cream as table 1, 2, 3.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Park Jong-Sung
    • 1
    • 2
  • Woo Kun-Suk
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.NHB International Co. Ltd.Kangnam-gu, SeoulKorea
  2. 2.Department of Agricultural Biology, College of Agriculture and Life SciencesSeoul National UniversitySuwonKorea

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