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Fruit Stem Cells in Skincare Explained

‘Fruit stem cells’ have been advocated as a new buzzword among skincare circles over the last couple of years, but what is so special about these fruit extracts and how do they improve the quality of your skin? Unlike other cells, stem cells possess the unique ability to produce copies of themselves over extended periods of time. Found in multicellular organisms such as plants and mammals, stem cells have the specialised power to “differentiate” or change into different types of cells. They also yield the regenerative ability to self-renew by producing more stem cells. While stem cell research has inflamed an ethical debate surrounding the use of embryonic human stem cells and its potential in future regenerative medicine, in other...

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