What it is
Algae Extract is an extract derived from algae, a family of simple organisms, some unicellular and other multicellular, that includes more than 20,000 species!
What it does
Algae Extract is an emollient: it binds water to the skin, keeping it hydrated and soft. In addition, it is also used as a thickening agent to adjust the consistency of products.
Algae Extract is also said to have antioxidant properties.
Algae Extract is generally considered to be safe. However, some types of Algae can cause irritations.