ALAGE: AN EXTENSIVE ANALYSIS OF ITS ROLE IN THE COSMETIC LANDSCAPE

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Kuldipsinh Chauhan
Dr. Neha Tiwari
Dr. Pragnesh Patani

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Algae, bioactivity, cosmetics, skin care, anti-tanning, anti-ageing, skin sensitizers, moisturizers, antioxidants, texture enhancer, thickening agent

Abstract

Skin is considered as the mirror of the body’s health, and thus, prevention or treatment of any skin problems is an important idea Algae are among the richest aquatic resources that are regarded as healthy and barely affect cytotoxicity in people. They are regarded as a useful source of bioactive substances, such as vitamins, polyphenolic compounds, carotenoids, chitin, and others with potent skin-beneficial properties.The demand for safe and effective natural raw materials has increased due to the beauty industry's expanding economic importance.Algal compounds used in cosmeceuticals have reportedly been found to be viable alternatives with positive effects even after continuous use, according to several research findings. Nowadays, a wide range of algae species are utilized extensively to treat a variety of skin-related issues by serving as a moisturizer or texture enhancer, sunscreens, anti-wrinkling, etc. The key algal bioactive components and their impacts on skin are outlined in this review. The study also mentions some studies on the application of algae-derived ingredients in skin care. An affordable, secure, and healthy replacement for synthetic products is provided by algae use in the cosmeceuticals sector.


 


 

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