Story of The Ingredient: The Myth of a Dangerous Beauty
According to its creators, “In its search for innovative cells with a lightening effect, Naolys has developed a new strain of cell from a plant species that is rarely used in cosmetics: poet’s narcissus. The white flowers of this early-flowering European perennial have a heady scent; the narcissus is a cousin of the daffodil, which has been recognized for its medicinal properties since ancient times. In Ovid’s Metamorphoses, Narcissus dies after becoming fixated with staring at his reflection in the water. Today, the narcissus is an ornamental flower appreciated for its elegant beauty and is still used in used in the creation of fragrances”.