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Astaxanthin

Photo-Protective Effect of Astaxanthin Applied to Skin



Astaxanthin potentially offers greater antioxidant protection against premature signs of aging. Intense research into the mechanisms leading to skin damage has concluded that sunlight (UVR) generated reactive oxygen species are responsible for lipid peroxidation, sunburn and degenerative changes in dermal connective tissues. These factors contribute to premature skin aging. The effect of Astaxanthin can reduce appearances of wrinkles, skin elasticity, and ultra-structural changes of dermal collagen bundles. To protect the skin from reactive species, many cosmetics contain naturally occurring molecular and synthetic compounds as antioxidants. trout, shrimp and crab as well as some forms of algae, including Haematococcus pluvialis.


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Astaxanthin potentially offers greater antioxidant protection against premature signs of aging. Intense research into the mechanisms leading to skin damage has concluded that sunlight (UVR) generated reactive oxygen species are responsible for lipid peroxidation, sunburn and degenerative changes in dermal connective tissues. These factors contribute to premature skin aging. The effect of Astaxanthin can reduce appearances of wrinkles, skin elasticity, and ultra-structural changes of dermal collagen bundles. To protect the skin from reactive species, many cosmetics contain naturally occurring molecular and synthetic compounds as antioxidants. trout, shrimp and crab as well as some forms of algae, including Haematococcus pluvialis.

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Statements contained herein have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat and cure or prevent disease. Always consult with your professional skin care provider.