DERMALA Awarded Grand Prize in Inaugural Colgate Connect Challenge

January 13, 2022  19:10  |  News

DERMALA, a consumer dermatology company that develops novel treatments for chronic skin conditions, announces the brand’s Grand Prize recognition in the global pitch competition; Colgate Connect Challenge.

Created by Colgate-Palmolive, the inaugural Colgate Connect Challenge targeted startups from around the world, focused on ‘developing world-changing products to promote a healthy future’. DERMALA was chosen as one of six finalists to present in front of a panel of judges virtually, ultimately winning the Grand Prize. The Colgate judges were excited about ‘the potential to collaborate with Dermala to support the company’s growing skin health business and develop superior topical and ingestible products with a consumer-friendly digital engagement platform’.

DERMALA Awarded Grand Prize in Inaugural Colgate Connect Challenge

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“DERMALA leverages a cutting-edge scientific understanding of the human microbiome to develop solutions for a variety of skin conditions including acne, eczema, and skin ageing,” said Lada Rasochova, PhD MBA, Founder & CEO of DERMALA. “We are incredibly honoured to be recognized as the winner of the 2022 Colgate Connect Challenge and look forward to partnering with Colgate-Palmolive as we continue to develop more innovative products that incorporate the microbiome in a novel, unique and unexpected way.”

All DERMALA products are formulated with patented microbiome-derived prebiotics, probiotics, and postbiotics that improve skin and gut health naturally.




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