Cosmetics Business rounds-up novel ingredients plus leading ingredients news for this month
Fucoidan is a fucose-rich polysaccharide from the cell walls of brown seaweeds, image: Seagrove Kelp
Biorefinery processor of seaweed Oceanium has brought out Ocean Actives Fucoidan.
Fucoidan is a fucose-rich sulphated polysaccharide found in the cell walls of brown seaweeds. The high-purity (minimum purity of 80%) marine bioactive ingredient is obtained from sustainably-farmed seaweed from the cold waters of the North Atlantic.
It is said to restore, calm and protect all skin types. Key benefits include long term moisturisation, pigment reduction and brightening, as well as a reduction in redness and enhancement of the skin barrier.
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