INGREDIENTS IN DEPTH - KELP EXTRACT

SUMMARY: GOOD | SAFE TO BE USED IN PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS | APPROVED BY REGULATORY BODIES

Most popular, extremely useful and safe seaweed extract used in personal care products, to nourish, moisturize, repair and heal your skin and maintain a healthy scalp.

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WHAT IS KELP EXTRACT: Kelp is a seaweed which is considered to be a superfood for your skin because of its nourishing, moisturizing and healing properties. Kelp extract is derived from brown algae which belongs to Laminaria species. It is known for its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-ageing properties due to which it is used in skincare formulations for treating various skincare problems.

REVIEW OF KELP EXTRACT

Name of the Brand/ Organization

Paula's Choice

EWG

CIR

FDA

EU Cosmetics Regulation

Rating/Review

GOOD

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Kelp Extract is well known and one of the most reviewed ingredients. Top regulatory bodies like EWG (Environmental Working Group Skin Deep is a cosmetic database for ensuring the safety of ingredients being used in personal care products) along with popular skincare brand Paula's Choice have rated it safe for use in cosmetics, personal care products.

 BENEFITS OF KELP EXTRACT: This valuable plant extract has the following benefits:

  • Moisturizes skin: Its emollient property keeps the skin hydrated for a longer time.
  • Treats acne: It is rich in minerals like zinc and magnesium due to which it is effective in treating acne. Its anti-inflammatory property has a soothing and calming effect on the red and itchy skin.
  • Exhibits anti-ageing property: It is rich in antioxidants and boosts collagen production, thereby naturally increasing the elasticity of the skin and reducing signs of ageing.
  • Cleanses skin: It deeply cleanses the skin by flushing out all the toxins, dirt and grime from the pores.
  • Repairs and heals the damaged skin: It is rich in essential nutrients which are known to repair the outer membrane of the cell and restore the cell structure making the skin look healthy.
  • Promotes hair growth: It moisturizes and nourishes the scalp and fortifies the hair follicles, thereby promoting the growth of healthy hair.
  • Prevents dandruff: It gently cleanses the scalp, preventing dandruff and other scalp issues.

Thus, this ingredient is widely used in personal care products.

CITATIONS/FURTHER READ

 ANVEYA INGREDIENTS DIRECTORY

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