PhytoCellTec™ nunatak®

Secrets of beauty from the ice age

PhytoCellTec™ nunatak® is based on stem cells from Saponaria pumila, a rare flower that survived the last Ice Age in the Alps. During this period of glaciation, Saponaria pumila managed to escape the ice by moving to rare ice-free mountain peaks that are known as nunataks. Despite being continually exposed to low temperatures and high amounts of UV radiation, this rare plant developed unique adaption strategies, effective repair mechanisms and protecting components.

Plant Source

Dwarf soapwort (Saponaria pumila) is a perennial alpine cushion plant with pretty deep rose pink flowers and small fleshy leaves. Research findings revealed a survival of S. pumila during the last ice age in nunatak refugia. The low plant spreads across meadows and rocky terrain.

Proven efficacy

In vivo

  • Anti-roughness effect
  • Improvement of skin density
  • Improvement of skin elasticity and firmness
In vitro
  • Maintenance of dermal stem cell vitality after UV irradiation


  • Protects and vitalizes dermal stem cells
  • Re-densifies skin
  • Fortifies skin’s self-defense activities
  • Enhances the smooth and flawless appearance of the skin, even when it is exposed to the sun


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