OCEAN FRESH BRIGHTENING FACE CREAM MARINE ALGAE COMPLEX 15GR
Marine plants and extracts can revitalise the skin, hair and overall health. A dose of sea greens make you glow inside and out. Whether you’re blighted by acne, suffering hair loss or feeling sluggish, marine algae is your friend. It may be slimy, sludgey and lacking in the glamour stakes, but marine algae is packed with an unusually high concentration of vitamins, minerals, amino acids and antioxidants. From cleansing to toning, moisturising to repairing, algae and marine plants have earned some serious place in the skincare world. It’s resilience and restorative ability makes algae and other marine plants so valuable in skincare terms. Our Marine algae formula has been applied for patent no. P00200900531 by Prof. LInawati Hardjito as a researcher of OceanFresh.
2. Berry Extract and brown algae extract as natural whitening agent
It is derived from the leaves of mulberry and bearberry, arbutin is natural skin whitening agent that works by inhibiting Tyrosinase activity and reduces the excessive skin’s melanin production (hyperpigmentation). Arbutin is used to replace hydroquinone that might cause skin irritation and black spot permanent side effect. Together with brown algae extract (sargaquinoic acid, sargachomenol, fucoxanthin, and phlorosorbinol) that has been applied for patent no. P00201504767 by Prof. LInawati Hardjito as a researcher of Ocean Fresh. , arbutin shows synergical effect to enhance tyrosinase inhibitor activity to avoid skin hyperpigmentation.
Chitosan is a natural fiber derived from chitin, a substance found in the exoskeletons of shellfish such as shrimp, crabs, and lobsters. Unlike plant cellulose, which is negatively charged, chitosan has positively charged amino groups that bind to negatively charged fats and bile acids. It is natural marine polysaccharide which has moisturizing, antioxidative and antimicrobial virtues. Chitosan describes inhibitory activity against bacteria causing primary and secondary infection such as Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Steptococcus pyogenes, reduce unpleasant body odor and act as antidandruff. Chitosan describes excellent compatibility with human skin. It can effectively moisturizes skin, enhances skin firmness, and stimulates collagen syntheses. It boost skin burn recovery.
4. Padanus Oil
Pandanus tectorius contains oil soluble carotenoid, describing antioxidant and topoisomerase inhibitor activity. As cosmetic ingredient pandanus oil provides natural coloring agent, avoids collagen damage and the risk of getting skin cancer. This ingredient has been applied for patent no. P00200900532 by Prof. LInawati Hardjito as a researcher and formulator of Ocean Fresh.
5. Kerang emas ( Atactodea Striata)
It is marine mollusk growing in unpolluted coastal area. Its enzymatic hydrolysis contain at least 17 amino acids that are excellent skin nutrition to boost collagen syntheses resulting in skin firmness and avoid premature skin aging.
6. Xylocarpus Granatum
The crude mangrove extract contains natural sun screen, topoisomerase and tyrosinase inhibitor, and antimicrobes. The advantage of mangrove extract over conventional sunscreen containing titanium oxide and zink oxide is the ability to absorbs UV-A and UV-B simoultaneously. UV-A causes skin wrinkle, dryness. Hyperpigmentation (tanning) lead to skin cancer while UV-B causes skin redness and sunburn. Topoisomerase and tyrosinase enzyme inhibitor can reduce the risk of getting skin cancer and act as whitening agent, respectively. This ingredient has been applied for patent no. P00200500738 by Prof. LInawati Hardjito as a researcher of Ocean Fresh.
7. Pemphis Acidula
The Crude extract contains flavonoid,proanthocyanidin and topoisomerase inhibitor. Proanthocyanidin is a potent antioxidant, showing activity 20 times of vitamin C or 50 times of vitamin E. in additional to natural colorant, Pemphis extract improves resistance to skin collagen damage due to UV rays, reduces the risk of getting skin cancer and effective against the formation of wrinkles.