Algotherapy Seaweed Glossary

Spirulina 

Exotic blue micro-seaweed which lives in the fresh water of certain lakes.

  • Stimulating, repairing action.
  • Helps to cells regeneration.

 

Spiralis Seaweed Water

This blue micro-algae with a high concentration of proteins and antioxidants (vitamins E, C and A) is known for its nourishing, restructuring and remineralising power.

  • Nourishing
  • Restructuring
  • Moisturization of the upper layers of the epidermis

Fucus 

It accelerates the release of fat masses and reduces swelling of fat cells.

  • Draining action
  • Emollient action
  • Protects the skin
  • Stimulates blood microcirculation.

 

Himanthalia Elongata 

Its richness in vitamin C anti-oxidant and in sufured heteropolysaccharids gives it incredible skin cleansing properties.

  • Moisturization of the upper layers of the epidermis
  • With purifying effects

Laminaria Digitata

Its richness in alginate, mannitol and amino acids gives it highly moisturizing, protective, nourishing and rebalancing powers on the skin.

  • Particularly iodine, it has a lipolytic effect
  • Remineralizing, nourishing action.

Alaria Esculenta

It stimulates collagen production to restore all of the skin’s elasticity ans suppleness.

  • Slow down the dehydratation of the skin
  • Nourrishes the skin thanks to the richness in essential fatty acids and sterols : omega 3, 6, 9
  • Protects the collagen and the elastine by its anti-elastase and anti-collagenase action (molecules which destroy collagen and elastine)
  • Strengthen the main elements of the dermis
  • Strengthen the dermo-epidermic junction

 

Pelvetia Canaliculata

This seaweed is astoundingly adaptable and resilient and has an exceptional ability to spring back to life. After two weeks out of the water, it can fully re-hydrate itself by being soaked in water for a few minutes.
  • Redensifying action on the dermis (stimulation of the synthesis of the constituents of the dermis and inhibition of their degradation).
  • Anti-oxidant protection.

 

Undaria Pinnatifida

This seaweed has an anti-pollution effect. It helps to maintain cells’ vital functions to protect skin from the effects of pollution, stress, tobacco and UVA rays.

  • Nourishing, revitalizing and antioxydant properties

 

Sargassum Muticum
This seaweed has an anti-pollution effect. It helps to maintain cells’ vital functions to protect skin from the effects of pollution, stress, tobacco and UVA rays.
  • Helps to maintain the skin hydration ans reinforce the cutaneous cells to fight against free radicals
  • Regenerating action

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Lithothamnium 

This red seaweed, that is rich in calcium and in magnesium, is known for its remineralizing and exfoliating properties.

  • Remineralizing and exfoliating action

 

Palmaria Palmata

This seaweed, that is rich in vitamins A and B12, regulates flows and encourages elimination of water and toxins, which cause sensations of tired legs.

  • Stimulates the cutaneous microcirculation and inhibits the formation of new blood vessels to reduce the varicose aspect.
  • Improves the efficacy of slimming active ingredients thanks to its draining activity.

 

Chondrus Crispus 

Fatty acid and phenols rich, this seaweed variety has the power to preserve the skin’s natural protective film.

  • Preserves the skin’s hydrolipidic film
  • Softens the skin.

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Chlorella Vulgaris 

This fresh water micro-algae has an incredible cellular renewal capacity. This performance, combined with its rich composition in essential aminae acids and peptides, gives it restructuring, regenerating and tonifying properties on the skin.

  • Restructuring and protective effect on fibers.
  • Prevention against skin aging and improves the cells renewal.

 

Enteromorpha Compressa

This green seaweed that is rich in magnesium has been selected for its miraculous soothing power. It helps to reduce hyperreactivity and rebalance sensitivity for long lasting comfort.

  • Soothing, hydrating
  • Protects the sensitive skins

 

Codium Tomentosum

Polysaccharides rich, this seaweed variety with “fluffy” appearance has the power to limit and regulate water’s losses.

  • An action of hydric regulator.
  • Long lasting moisturizing effect of the upper layers oh the epidermis.

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