INCI: Astaxanthin extract

What is Astaxanthin extract?

Astaxanthin is a carotenoid, pink in color, found from microalgae Haematococcus pluvialis. This alga has a double lipid layer around the cell wall; it is both lipid and water soluble, intense UV sunlight radiation is a favorable requirement for more production of astaxanthin.

Use & Benefits

Astaxanthin has carotenoid, which is a derivative of Vitamin A. It has various positive effects on the skin. It helps retain skin moisture, maintains elasticity of skin and leads towards healthy & plump skin. It is a powerful antioxidant, it protects against the harmful UV rays as well as it neutralizes free radicals, helps restore skin’s natural antioxidant balance. It also acts as an anti-inflammatory and reduces redness, itching, and puffiness.