Algae are rich in antioxidants and essential minerals, and can reduce signs of ageing by neutralising free radicals. With anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antimicrobial properties, it is also a good acne-fighting ingredient. The high levels of Omega-3 fatty acids in algae makes it particularly good for preventing water-loss from dry skin.
Algae, or alga (singular), are simple aquatic plants that include seaweeds, kelp and more. Marine algae such as Brown, Red and Green Algae, have strong antioxidant, antimicrobial properties.
Algae-infused skincare can be used by anyone and everyone, but it is particularly useful to those dealing with dry skin, signs of ageing or acne.