Chlorella Protothecoides

Chlorella protothecoides is a type of algae. Like other algae-based ingredients it has the potential to act as a thickening agent, water-binding agent, and antioxidant in skin care formulations. It is in the class of Algae Extract which also include ahnfeltia concinna extract, alaria esculenta extract, algae exopolysaccharides, algin, alteromonas ferment extract, alteromonas ferment extract, ascophyllum nodosum extract, asparagopsis armata extract, chlorella vulgaris extract, dunaliella salina (green algae) extract, hydrolyzed f-fucoidan, laminaria ochroleuca (kelp) extract, macrocystis pyrifera (kelp) extract, and marine extract.

What is Chlorella Protothecoides?

An antioxidant used in skincare as a thickening agent.

What does Chlorella Protothecoides do?

Softens and smoothes the skin whilst the antioxidants help to avoid the harmful effects of external factors on the skin

Who is Chlorella Protothecoides good for?

If any of the following apply Chlorella Protothecoides might be a good option for you:

Dry and dehydrated skin

Fine Lines



Who should avoid Chlorella Protothecoides?

If any of the following apply it might be best to avoid Chlorella Protothecoides:

Related Allergy

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