n South African Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Review - Dive deep into the beauty of the sea - speciality ingredients

Volume 46 Number 2
  • ISSN : 0257-2028


Microorganisms in oceans and rivers adapt to their extreme and changing surroundings using different mechanisms. Depending on the origin, climate and environmental conditions, each microorganism produces distinctive secondary metabolites for survival and adaptation. These metabolites are of significant interest to the cosmetics industry because of their potential skin care benefits. Lipotec Active Ingredients’ marine beauty concept is based on a selection of algae extracts and biotechnological ingredients obtained from a conceptual journey of different marine locations worldwide. The result is a sustainable portfolio of speciality ingredients that provide a complete range of benefits for all skin types.

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