By  on April 3, 2018

Move over snail mucin and CBD oils, ostrich egg yolks are the new buzzworthy skin-care ingredient.

Antibodies humanely extracted from unfertilized egg yolks of ostriches are said to neutralize free-radicals and antigens formed on skin from everyday exposure to pollution and the elements to protect and help halt signs of aging. Those antibodies are the key ingredient in Adsorb, a leading professional skin-care brand in Japan from Zeal Cosmetics. Adsorb is now being distributed in North America by BioBoutique Beauty Lab founded by industry veteran Tom Winarick in partnership with Zeal. Adsorb already caught the interest of Neiman Marcus, which is selling it online and selected Adsorb to be featured in its recent Shop the Expo pop-up in partnership with Indie Beauty Expo at Fashion Island in Costa Mesa, Calif. Other luxury retailers are reported in the pipeline and industry sources believe Adsorb can achieve U.S. sales of $5 million in the first year.

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