Contipro - UMC

UMC is the US distributor for CQV Cosmetic Pearlescent pigments in the Midwest and Eastern States.

Hyaluronic Acid – Contipro’s portfolio containing Hyaluronic Acid, its derivatives, polysaccharides and peptides are a great addition to the UMC’s personal care portfolio Their flagship product is biotechnologically manufactured hyaluronic acid and its derivatives in the highest quality and purity for the personal care industry.  Other industries serviced are pharmaceuticals and medical devices.  Contipro is Czech based company with tradition since 1990. Their manufacturing and headquarters are located in Dolni Dobrouc, Pardubicky kraj, Czech Republic.


  • Hyaluronic acid (HA)
  • Derivatives of HA with hydrophobic acids
  • HyRetin
  • HA Oil
  • HyWhite –First Whitening Hyaluronic Acid
  • HySilk
Hyaluronic acid (HA)

Hyaluronic acid          1300-2300 kDa

HySilk                            150-1300 kDa

HyActive                      10-150 kDa

OligoHyaferre             0,4-5kDa

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Derivatives of HA with hydrophobic acids

HyRetin(+ retinoic acid)                                 for acne, wrinkles

HA-OIL:  (+ caproic acid) in oil                     for hair, decorative cosmetics

HyWhite(+ α-linolenic acid)                          for whitening


Key properties:

Create micelle-like structures

Enhanced skin penetration=> higher activity, lower risk of irritation

Anti-acne activity

Anti-ageing activity

Better effect than retinoids

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HA Oil

Key advantages

  • Dispersion of hydrophobized hyaluronic acid in oil
  • Suitable for lipophilic or anhydrous products Skincare (face oils, body oils)
  • Haircare (oils, masks, balms…)
  • Decorative cosmetics (make-up, lip balms, lipsticks, nail products)
  • Enhanced skin, hair, nail penetration for better activity
  • Natural (Cosmos approved)
  • Preservative-free
  • China compliant
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HyWhite –First Whitening Hyaluronic Acid

Natural derivative of α-linolenic acid and hyaluronic acid

-Cosmos approved

α-Linolenic acid

Omega 3-fatty acid (essential acid)

Seeds oils: chia, linseed, canola, soybean, walnut

Whitening effect in vitro, not in vivo in human skin.

Other effects: energy production, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory

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Key properties

150-1300 kDa

Penetration to epidermis

Active stimulation of keratinocytes:

↑ Skin barrier components

↑ Natural antioxidant enzymes

Active improvement of hydration and skin barrier

Reduction of sebum

Skin smoothing (decreased roughness)

Skin calming (decreased redness)


Hyaluronic acid

Low molecular weight 5-10kDa

Penetrates deep into the skin and into skin cells.

Delivers α-linolenic acid to its target –tyrosinase in melanocytes.

Protects α-linolenic acid against degradation.

Many other beneficial effects


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