Role of Algae in Skin Benefits: An Alternative to Chemical Cosmetics
Akida G Chauhan*, Nayan D Prajapati, Vatsal Joshi and Kalp P Oza
Department of Microbiology, Smt. S. S. Patel Nootan Science and Commerce College, Sankalchand Patel University, Gujarat, India
*Corresponding Author: Akida G Chauhan, Department of Microbiology, Smt. S. S. Patel Nootan Science and Commerce College, Sankalchand Patel University, Gujarat, India.
February 16, 2022; Published: March 14, 2022
Nowadays, in order to get fair skin, to get protection from the sun, to moisturize skin, to get glow on the face and prevent the wrinkling and aging cosmetics are used by the people. According to certain research reports, algal products used in cosmeceuticals have been known to be suitable alternatives with constructive effect even after prolonged usage. Many algal species have the anti-wrinkling, anti-aging, photo protection, whitening agents which are widely used in the cosmetics. This review basically focuses on the applications of the algal components extracted from macro marine algal species for its use in the cosmetics.
Keywords:Macro Algae; Cosmetics; Anti-aging; Anti-wrinkling; Skin Whitening; Moisturizing Agent; Antioxidants
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