FSS Algae Oil
Within the deepest of oceans, is the secret to aging gracefully. FSS Algae Oil is a unique algae derived oil
that can fight the signs of aging naturally. The use of algae derived
ingredients in cosmetics is increasing as consumers recognize it as a natural and
sustainable resource. Little do they know, that algae can also be responsible
for younger, more beautiful skin.
According to ancient legends, mermaids have long been admired for their
beauty, which they credit to the benefits of seaweed. While seaweed is not only
nutritious, it can also restore the skins’ epidermal lipid balance thus leaving
skin looking fresh and vibrant. Now that this beauty secret has evolved into
skincare, we can all utilize its benefits. Laminara
digitata is the seaweed that stands out when it comes to
beauty, containing almost every mineral listed on the periodic table!
Laminara digitata is large brownish green algae
that thrives deep within the North Atlantic. This species of seaweed is rich in
vitamins, minerals and various trace elements. Seaweed is found to be richer in
vitamins and minerals than seawater. These minerals work as co-factors in many
enzymatic reactions such as protein synthesis and cell reproduction, while
algae oil is responsible for replenishing lipids within the skin. Algae oil
works to enhance barrier function, as loss of moisture is a key component of
skin aging. By replenishing the skins lipids, its natural moisture levels are
restored therefore minimizing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on the
skin. In hair care, algae oil can moisturize and condition the hair thus
reducing breakage, while also nourishing and conditioning the scalp.
FSS Algae Oil can be used in a wide variety of
cosmetic and personal care applications intended to deliver conditioning and
moisturizing properties. This unique ingredient can also be used to capitalize
on the trends for sea-inspired products in cosmetics. FSS Algae Oil so the benefits from algae can
cross over into skin and hair care products for a young, refreshed look
straight from the sea.
Suggested Use Levels:
Yellow to Light Amber Liquid
Storage: Protected from direct
light and humidity at a temperature of 50°-77°F (10°-25°C)
Shelf life: 12 months, properly stored, in sealed container.
This product should be
added to a formulation at the recommended usage rate.
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