Algae Oil – 40% DHA is a vegan-friendly alternative to animal-derived sources of Omega-3 essential fatty acids, pressed from microalgae scientifically known as Schizochytrium sp.
Gluten and palm free.
It has demonstrated anti-aging properties by inhibiting enzymes that break down collagen in the skin.
The material has a bright orange to red appearance, with a characteristic aroma and bland flavour profile. Having a minimum of 40% DHA content, docosahexaenoic acid, this oil has been growing in popularity over the years throughout the nutraceutical industry,
Algae oil, often referred to as algal, is gaining traction in the personal-care and cosmetic realm as further research reveals potential benefits when applied directly to the skin such as deep hydrating, anti-aging properties, unclogging of the pores, and improving the appearance of hyperpigmentation.
Algae oil works to enhance barrier function, as loss of moisture is a key component of skin aging. By replenishing the skin's lipids, its natural moisture levels are restored, therefore minimizing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on the skin.
In hair care, algae oil can moisturize and condition the hair thus reducing breakage, while also serving to repair split ends, provide shine, reduce frizz and improves hair manageability.
INCI: Laminaria Digitata Extract, tocopherol
Use Levels: 1.0% - 10.0%
Solubility: Oil Soluble
Appearance: Clear to Slightly Hazy Liquid, Yellow to Light Amber
Country of origin: Germany
Storage: Protected from direct light and humidity at a temperature of 50°-77°F (10°-25°C)
Shelf life: 12 months, properly stored, in sealed container.
This product should be added to a formulation at the recommended usage rate