Outline 5αAvocuta®T

5α-Avocuta® T, a seboregulating active


For skin and hair

Active ingredient from green chemistry
Plant esters from avocado oil
Sustainable sourcing from Mexico, Peru and South Africa

INCI : Butyl Avocadate, Tocopherol

Avocado trees with hanging avocados
5αAvocuta® T concept of ingredient
5αAvocuta® T, upcycling process
Résultats cliniques de 5αAvocuta® T


Reduces excessive sebum secretions

from the scalp and skin

Reduces the shiny appearance of the T-zone
Decreases dandruff



South American & South African supply chain

Avocado research has been one of Expanscience’s areas of excellence for the past 40 years. This expertise is now illustrated by a number of patents.

5α-AVOCUTA® T: plant esters extracted from avocado oil using a green chemical process. The purity of the active ingredient is guaranteed to be over 95% in esters through a molecular distillation process patented by Expanscience.

Avocats au Pérou

Illustration of our responsible actions

Brevet (bicolore)

Transfer of know-how (patents)

on techniques for preparing and drying avocadoes, and avocado oil pressing

Euro (bicolore)

Stimulation of local economy

Thanks to the supply of avocados from remote valleys that are difficult to access, which also reduces rural exodus.

Protection (bicolore)

Prevents deforestation

and the loss of natural habitats by encouraging tree-planting to reduce soil erosion.

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Hyperseborrhea is an overproduction of sebum, which is at the origin of oily skin problems with acneic tendencies. It can be caused by internal factors (hormonal imbalance) or external factors (increased temperature, pollution, etc.).

5a-AVOCUTA® T is a sebum-regulating active ingredient capable of reducing the overproduction of sebum on the skin AND the scalp.

On the skin, in-vitro studies have shown that 5a-AVOCUTA® T strongly inhibits the activity of 5a-reductase (type 1), the enzyme that stimulates the sebaceous glands and their sebum secretion.
5a-AVOCUTA® T acts as a real sebum-regulating active ingredient to restore healthy skin and scalp!

5a-AVOCUTA® T is a liposoluble active ingredient, extracted from avocado, from our responsible production sites in Mexico, Peru and South Africa.
It is also an upcycled active ingredient, with, upstream, the selection of avocados not calibrated for the food industry, the valorization of 100% of the avocado: the use of the skin, the pulp and the pit, then with the use of co-products of the avocado, resulting from our pharmaceutical activity.

5a-AVOCUTA® T is obtained by transesterification, a green chemistry process that concentrates the vegetable esters of the avocado oil. The purity of the active ingredient is guaranteed thanks to a molecular distillation step, patented by Laboratoires Expanscience.

5a-AVOCUTA® T is ERI 360 certified, the independent label that evaluates the eco-socio responsibility of cosmetic ingredients!

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