SENTÉ Partners with SCIENTIS for U.S. Launch of Cyspera Pigment Corrector

Cyspera, a novel pigment corrector formulated with cysteamine, is coming to the United States thanks to an exclusive partnership between Scientis, a Swiss dermatology company dedicated to developing novel dermo-cosmetic solutions to address skin pigmentation concerns, and SENTÉ.

Cystera is indicated for stubborn skin discoloration in darker skin types. It’s key active, cysteamine, is a naturally occurring biological compound that delivers powerful antioxidant activity with multiple effects on the appearance of skin discoloration.

Walker Named Chief Marketing Officer of SENTE

Adelle Walker is the new chief marketing officer (CMO) of SENTE, maker of heparan sulfate analog-based medical grade skincare. Walker brings more than 15 years experience in the dermatology and aesthetics industry to the position. She previously worked with Allergan, SkinMedica and Syneron Candela. As CMO of SENTE, she will take an executive leadership role in defining pipeline strategy as well as internal and external portfolio planning. Walker will also lead all communications from marketing to professional relations, education and consumer promotion.

SENTÉ Appoints Schaison to Board of Directors

Skincare formulator SENTÉ has appointed Philippe Schaison to its Board of Directors. He brings more than 20 years of skincare industry experience to the Board. Currently, Schaison is CEO of Syneron Candela North America. Most recently he served as president of Allergan US Aesthetic and Dermatology, with responsibility for Allergan’s top aesthetic brands, including Botox, Juvéderm, Kybella and SkinMedica. Prior to joining Allergan, he served in leadership roles at several aesthetic businesses, including Clarins, Johnson & Johnson and L'Oréal.

Unique Actives

A closer look at the science behind some of the latest and best-known proprietary skincare ingredients.
Unique Actives

The more we learn about the science behind skin health, the better able we are to develop topical ingredients and devices that can return skin to a healthy state. In the past decades, formulators have sought to address skin aging at the cellular level with cosmeceutical formulations that address common concerns and help to maintain the appearance of youthful skin. Some of the ingredients are well known and widely used, such as retinols and vitamins C and E; but each year new actives appear, promising better outcomes and innovative mechanisms of action.

Laurent Combredet Named SENTÉ President & CEO

Specialty aesthetics company SENTÉ has appointed Laurent Combredet as president and CEO. He has nearly 20 years of commercial, operations and management experience in the dermatology and consumer products industry. He previously held management positions at Amazon France and has held senior commercial and marketing roles with Johnson & Johnson, Neutrogena, Gap and Clairol. Prior to joining SENTÉ, Combredet was general manager of Allergan’s Medical Dermatology and Skin Care Division (including the SkinMedica line of products).