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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

7AM Brightening Serum Dermactive Acti Clear Global AC Cream Ecooking Acne Serum Hylamide Pore Flush ISClinical Youth Eye Cream Larens Face Toner Over Dermis Skin Alphabet Vitamin C Serum PLUM Thinkderma 2% Niacinamide & Rice Water Clear Moisture Gel Cream The Chemist Look Tónico Exfoliante Diario Sa TiN5 Hydragel Vivier Grenzcine Eye Vivier Peptide Cr Crème Vivier Peptide Cr Eye Crème Yves Rocher Sensitive Camomille Ariul My Mood Maker Mask Glam Averr Aglow Luminous Complexion Toner BOSCIA White Charcoal Mattifying Makeup Setting Spray Bimaio Matte Rescue Ampoule CSI Collagen Nourish Anti-Wrinkle Serum Codage Paris Mattifying & Energizing Skin Care Water Dermactive Acti-clear Gentle Cleansing Gel Dr Sebagh Supreme Maintenance Youth Serum Hylamide Pore Control Liberty Belle Game Changer Mattifying Pore Refiner MBR Tissue Activator Serum MUKTI Age Defiance Day Serum One Ocean Beauty Purifying Ocean Mist Cleanser Peter Thomas Roth Blue Marine Algae Intense Hydrating Mask Peter Thomas Roth Marine Algae Mask Intense Hydrating Treatment Rvolut AHA Shiitake Toner The Ordinary Marine Hyaluronics Caring Skin Daily Protective Emulsion City Beauty Eye Revive Firming Serum Dermodality Skin Solutions Ageless Moisturizer ISOMERS Skincare Moisture Rich Antarcticine Cream It's Skin Power 10 Formula Q10 Effector Serum It's Skin Power 10 Ye Formula Effector NCN PRO SKINCARE All-trans Retinol 2% Formula II SIRCUIT® Cosmeceuticals Infusion-a Swanson Premium Snow Algae Serum BONAJOUR Elf Skin (Toner) Be Minimalist Minimalist Azeclair 17% + Propolis Cosmedix Cell ID Nutritive Defense Serum Ecooking Super Serum My Beauty Diary Squalene Sheet Mask Osmosis Rescue Somethinc Salmon Dna + Marine Collagen Elixir Somethinc Salmon Dna + Marine Collagen Elixir Sunday II Sunday Revive Me Daily Moisturizing Spray medicart Clear Volumizing Serum