Skinrep is a water extract of the marine green microalga Tetraselmis suecica containing high levels of carotenoids such as the xanthophylls lutein, violaxanthin, neoxanthin, antheraxanthin and loroxanthin esters.
This extract has a strong antioxidant, antinflammatory and repairing activity in the human both cell lines and epidermal tissue (EpiDermTM) supporting its application in cosmetic formulations and pharmaceutical products (Sansone C. et al. 2017. The green microalga Tetraselmis suecica reduces oxidative stress and induces repairing mechanisms in human cells. Sci Rep 7, 41215. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep41215.
Our extract in now used for the preparation of a daily anti-aging cream with SPF 30+ UVB / UVA called Anti-age UV Shield, a new anti pollution cosmetic called Urban Serum, and a daily lip treatment called Bioactive Lip Care.
April 14, 2021 – Urban Serum Wins Second Prize at the BSB Innovation Award