Microalgae: skin remedy for air pollution

Natura-Tec has developed an microalgae active ingredient derived from Pavlova lutheri that has been found to have strong protective action against pollution and environmental stress, while maintaining and restoring skin integrity and energetic metabolism

Air pollution is an unseen threat to human health. According to the World Health Organization, almost all of the global population (99%) breathe air that exceeds its guideline limits and contains high levels of pollutants. Every day, skin is exposed to excessive concentration of pollutants, whether coming from outside ambient air or household pollution, affecting skin metabolism, inflammatory processes, and oxidative stress. 

Pollution is an important concern for public health, as well as for earth’s climate and ecosystem globally. Fighting pollution at all levels is a win-win strategy, improving body and skin health as well as the environment, for a complete enhancement of human wellbeing

The development of a sustainable active, effective in protecting skin from pollution, is valuable to improve skin health, as well as the holistic wellbeing of consumers, while considering the improvement of air quality generated by its production. 

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