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Pseudoalteromonas Ferment Extract



A biotechnologically derived ingredient that is produced by the fermentation of a marine bacteria living in the cold Antarctic Ocean. According to the manufacturer's info, it seems to have two different sets of magic properties: 

The first set includes skin-protecting and anti-aging abilities: it can help to protect the skin from dryness and redness due to cold weather and it also promotes skin regeneration and smoother skin surface by stimulating protein synthesis in the skin.  More specifically, these proteins are type I and IV collagen and elastin, all super important stuff for wrinkle-free, young looking skin (though these results came only from in-vitro tests and might or might not apply to living human skin). 

As for in-vivo (tested on real people) efficacy, 1% Antarcticine (the trade name for the diluted version of the Pseudoalteromonas Ferment Extract) cream increased skin hydration by 14.8% in cold weather and 5% Antarcticine cream decreased the depth of wrinkles by 44% around the eyes.

The second set of magic properties are all about oily skin regulation, such as reducing sebum production, shininess, and pore size. It acts through reducing Melanocortin 5 receptor, a protein important in sebum production. According to the in-vivo tests of the manufacturer, it both immediately reduces skin gloss as well as significantly reduces the number of active follicles and their total surface with ongoing use (by 9.5% and 27.2% after 28 days).

Overall, an interesting, multifunctional ingredient both for anti-aging as well as oily skin control purposes.

Products with Pseudoalteromonas Ferment Extract

Hylamide Booster;Pore Control Hylamide Booster Pore Flush Codage Paris Mattifying & Energizing Skin Care Water Dr Sebagh Supreme Maintenance Youth Serum Peter Thomas Roth Marine Algae Mask Intense Hydrating Treatment It's Skin Power 10 Ye Formula Effector The Ordinary Marine Hyaluronics BONAJOUR Elf Skin (Toner) It's Skin Power 10 Formula Q10 Effector My Beauty Diary Squalene Sheet Mask 3LAB Anti-Aging Eye Lift Biologique Recherche Sérum Matriciel Visage Colourpop All Star Setting Spray Joanna Vargas Super Nova Serum iS Clinical Youth Eye Complex Natura Bissé The Cure Pure Serum Missha Super Aqua Ultra Waterful Active Toner Missha Super Aqua Ultra Waterfull Clear Cream Missha Time Revolution Vitality Toner Swisse Echinacea Clear Skin Moisturiser iS Clinical Youth Serum Isntree Egf Repair Ampule Neogen White Truffle Serum In Oil Drop AB Crew Hair Minimizing After Shave Milani Make It Last Setting Spray Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Oil-Free Gel-Cream Missha Time Revolution Immortal Youth Cream The Chemistry Brand Heel Cream Algenist Perfect Clarifying Pore Corrector Mask JMsolution Water Luminous Black Jelly Pack Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Oil-Free Gel-Cream Missha Time Revolution Vitality Lotion Rilastil Acnestil Sebum-Normalizing Moisturizing Cream Ecooking Sunscreen SPF 30 Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Oil-Free Cleanser Missha Time Revolution Vitality Eye Cream The Chemistry Brand Hand Chemistry Hylamide Subq Anti-Age Advanced Serum Isomers All-In-One The Cream Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Oil-Free Lotion Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Overnight Hydrating Masque NIOD Hydration Vaccine Acure Radically Rejuvenating Whipped Night Cream Acure Radically Rejuvenating Whipped Night Cream It's Skin Prestige Lotion D'Escargot Verso Lip Serum By Verso SKIN&CO Roma Umbrian Truffle Hand Cream Peter Thomas Roth Un-Wrinkle Turbo Line Smoothing Toning Lotion Sanitas Skincare Sensitive Skin Moisturizer Dermaceutic K Ceutic