chondrus crispus

Seaweed Extract

Chondrus Cripus (carrageenan) Extract

The oceans are home to an immense wealth of natural resources. The Chondrus Crispusalso known as Irish moss, carrageen moss, pearl moss or seaweed, is a red algae cultivated for the production of carrageenan. Chondrus Crispus extract provides the skin with important nutrients thanks to its high content of minerals, trace elements and vitamins. Its high carrageenan content reduces transepidermal water loss and contributes to the skin's natural moisture retention.

Algae extract has a softening and soothing effect on the skin, resulting in a firm and radiant complexion.

The chorndrus cripus extract used by Anakena is certified organic by ECOCERT.

It is found in the following products: hand cream, mild soap, shampoo and nourishing balm.

Fucus Vesiculosus Extract

Bladderwrack is an algae characterized by moderate amounts of phosphorus, selenium, manganese and zinc and small amounts of vitamins A, C, E and G. However, it has a high content of minerals such as iodine, sodium, calcium, magnesium, potassium, silicon, sulfur and iron, as well as polysaccharides (moisturizing sugars), polyphenols (natural antioxidants), trace elements and B vitamins. Thanks to this, it has a great positive effect on the skin, being especially effective in firming and slimming treatments, as it increases its elasticity and stimulates microcirculation.

Bladderwrack also has toning, moisturizing and nourishing properties, helping to increase skin softness. The benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid present in these algae have purifying and purifying qualities, which promotes skin cell renewal and delays the appearance of blemishes and wrinkles.

Algae have a protective effect against free radicals, because their antioxidants and vitamins B and C contribute to dissipate the energy of singular oxygen and block the damage of radicals responsible for causing skin aging.

Bladderwrack seaweed also promotes local vasodilation, promoting blood circulation and lymphatic flow, making it effective in anti-cellulite treatments and to combat orange peel skin.

Seaweed extract has anti-inflammatory properties and is therefore suitable for use to reduce skin irritation.

It is found in the following products: shower gel and facial cream.