The algae absorb and concentrate elements such as vitamins, minerals, trace elements, amino acids, among others, important for health and specifically to maintain the good external appearance of the human skin.
Some extracts of microalgae can be found in products for the face and skin, either as creams or refreshing and re-generative products, they are also used for the manufacture of sun protection and hair care products. An example of commercial products are the protein rich extracts of Arthrospira spp. which are used to repair the early signs of aging and prevent the appearance of stretch marks, stimulate the synthesis of collagen in the skin and promote cell regeneration
As far as we know, the first laboratories specializing in the research and marketing of cosmetics in microalgae are located in France. Soaps, shaving creams, shampoos, dyes, lipsticks, tonics, makeup product, foams or bath products can incorporate algae in their composition microalgae.
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