An extract in our new Infiniderm® Daily Youth Lotion, fucus vesiculosus, also known as Bladderwack seaweed, has proven ability to improve skin health and create a young, supple look (1).
Bladderwack extract also demonstrated chemopreventive (2), anti-collagenase and antioxidant properties (3) - applying topically makes for the greatest way to benefit from this extract.
One of the most well known cosmetic uses for seaweeds has been seaweeds, but recent research is providing even more evidence of the power of this natural substance.
2. Parys S, Kehraus S, Krick A, et al. In vitro chemopreventive potential of fucophlorethols from the brown alga Fucus vesiculosus L. by anti-oxidant activity and inhibition of selected cytochrome P450 enzymes. Phytochemistry. 2010 Feb;71(2-3):221-9.
3. Thring TS, Hili P, Naughton DP. Anti-collagenase, anti-elastase and anti-oxidant activities of extracts from 21 plants. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2009 Aug 4;9:27.