Payot Demonstrates Commitment to R&D into 2023

Skincare devices and skin formulations are constantly evolving in the market. Anita Quade chats to General Manager for Payot Rita Smith about their latest offerings and what we can expect in the year ahead.

Tell us about your formula innovations and your target audience?

“Payot for the last 102 years have been at the forefront of skin technology. Most companies these days use off-the-shelf ingredients to formulate their products and claim innovation.

Payot on the other hand are one of the rare companies these days that continue to research and develop their unique in-house formulas via their own laboratories. That being said, Payot are at the forefront of anti-age and clean skincare. All new packaging is made from recyclable materials. 100% of Payot packaging is recyclable. Payot manufacture skincare for all demographics where skin needs specific attention.”

Rita Smith, PAYOT General Manager

How do you see the future of skincare in the next five years?

“Advances in technology are developing exponentially so where that will lead is anyone’s guess. Payot continue to be world leaders in anti-age and this area is where we continue to excel.”

What is one of the hero ingredients in skincare currently?

“Well, all you have to do is look at our products and that will tell you. For example, a selective formula of pure retinol and a pure hyaluronic acid duo are two of our hero ingredients. The latter offsets the appearance of wrinkles rooted in achieving skin homeostasis.”

Tell us your plans for the brand in 2023?

“To continue to lead by expanding our R & D team in our own laboratories. Let’s face it after 102 years we must be doing something right.” 

This is a cut-down version of an article that originally appeared in the September-October 2022 print issue of Professional Beauty.

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