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.
An antioxidant used in skincare as a thickening agent.
Softens and smoothes the skin whilst the antioxidants help to avoid the harmful effects of external factors on the skin
If any of the following apply Chlorella Protothecoides might be a good option for you:
Dry and dehydrated skin
If any of the following apply it might be best to avoid Chlorella Protothecoides:
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