Algae in cosmetics – the all-round talents
Algae are the undisputed treasures of the sea. Most difficult living conditions do not present any problems for them due to their huge ability to adapt. They were discovered for the use in cosmetics because of its characteristics as true multi-talents for skin care. Algae promote blood circulation, provide the skin with moisture and regulate the sebaceous gland function. They activate the cell renewal and the metabolism, increase the skin’s resistance, have an anti-inflammatory effect and drain the tissues.
The cosmetic industry could hardly live without algae
The nutrient density (amino acids, mineral salts, trace elements, vitamins) of the all-round talent is impressive. Minerals and trace elements of algae actually have a similar distribution of cells as those in the human body. The amino acid content of the green algae is very similar to the human collagen.
The proteins of algae supply the skin cells with energy. Their mucus substances protect the skin from drying out. Their vitamins activate the skin, protect it against environmental influences, fight free radicals and act as a natural anti-aging complex. Chlorophyll significantly contributes to the oxygen supply of the skin because it is similar to the red blood pigment (hemoglobin). These extensive properties are used in skin care products for dry skin or with reduced elasticity.
The variety of algae is diverse
The number of different algae species is large and the cosmetic ingredients are very diverse. Besides cosmetic products, many food supplements have also discovered the diverse effects of these power plants. They can – not only in the skin – promote the elimination of toxins and thus have strong purifying properties.
Our products also include a selection of highly effective algae substances which are particularly suitable for the daily care:
Fucus Vesiculosus (brown algae) – has a tightening effect, stimulates the metabolism
Chlorella Vulgaris Extract (green algae) – has a moisturizing and regenerating effect
Spirulina maxima (“blue-green algae”) – has anti-inflammatory properties