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Macrocystis Pyrifera

Also-called-like-this: Kelp
What-it-does: viscosity controlling

Official CosIng Information

Details

The extract coming from the giant blown kelp. It contains alginates that give Macrocystis Pyrifera viscosity controlling and thickening properties

Other than that, there is also a manufacturer claim saying that Macrocystis Pyrifera "increases the vitality of epidermal growth, improves collagen synthesis, and maintains skin elasticity".

We wrote some more about algae extract in general here

Show me some proof

  • International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, May 1, 2009, Influence of the extraction–purification conditions on final properties of alginates obtained from brown algae ( Macrocystis pyrifera )
  • Bioresource Technology, May 1, 2015, Exploring the potential of using algae in cosmetics

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