Seaweed Application in Cosmetics

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Seaweed extract - Gracialarias Multipartita - Red Algae



PHYCOS TB80® is a high performance marine bioactive ingredient, developed through the careful combination of red and brown algae in a proportion especially formulated for maximum effect on the skin. Algae have been used for skin and hair care for thousands of years. Its inherent moisturizing, healing, and strengthening properties have been recognized since ancient times as beneficial to human health and beauty.

General basis on production for cosmetic purposes (lotion, shampoo, soap, ointment, etc.); natural origin and high concentration. A natural way to treat cellulitis, sagging, early wrinkles, skin patches, besides strengthening weak and brittle nails and hair. It has soothing and strengthening action, also being moisturizing, emollient, dermoprotective, remineralizing, antiseborrheic, antilipemic, besides controlling the skin greasiness.

Moisturizing action and skin firmness: the ionic interactions between the polygalactolysis sulfate groups and the skin's amino radicals confer to PHYCOS TB80® an increase of the substance and cutaneous capacity for the formation of a protective film with high sensorial performance and suave touch of transepidermal water in sensitized skin: For a study of transepidermal water loss (TEWL) volunteers aged between 20 and 50 years were selected. Selected areas of the forearm (previously sensitized by trips) were washed, under control conditions, followed by TEWL analysis demonstrated that the addition of only 0.8% of PHYCOS TB80, significantly reduces the loss of transepidermal water in sensitized skin, confirming the protective action of the active ingredient.

Rich in nutrients, minerals and vitamins, they act as a metabolic stimulant, activating microcirculation that balances the supply of tissues. It presents remineralizing, healing and moisturizing properties.

Presentation: HDPE (High Density Polyethylene) Reservoir containing 1000 liters, 50 liter Gallons, and 200 liter Drums.