From dry skin to cancer, working proactively to keep yourself healthy is an essential part of overall wellness and disease prevention. They say that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and that’s especially true when it comes to your skin.
When it comes to younger-looking skin, Chlorella Vulgaris Extract is the clear choice. This amazing compound is a green eukaryotic microalga – microscopic algae that are invisible to the naked eye.
Microalgae are a diverse group of single-celled and multiple-celled microorganisms that have survived all sorts of severe environmental conditions to become the oldest surviving organisms on earth. They have been used to provide nutrition to humans and animals for centuries. Chlorella is one such single-celled algae with substantial nutritional value enriched with proteins, minerals, and lipids.
This skin conditioning and protecting agent is believed to have powerful anti-aging benefits, mainly due to the fact that it’s a rich source of carotenoids- a family of nutrients that, when ingested, deposit into the skin and protect it from the harmful effects of UV rays (i.e., pigmentation, sunburn, cancer. In fact, Korean researchers have discovered that when Lutein (a carotenoid) was extracted from chlorella vulgaris, it blocked the growth of human colon cancer cells.
It’s also worth mentioning that chlorella vulgaris extract is loaded with amino acids such as lysine, proline, glycine, and alanine, all of which are the essential building blocks of proteins and constitute each individual collagen unit. Its large amino acid component leads many to believe that it has the ability to restructure and smooth out the surface of the skin, particularly with scarred or aging skin.
Furthermore, chlorella vulgaris extract is an excellent source of methyl cobalamin, the most absorbable form of vitamin B12. The porphyrins contained in the extract possess a metal binding effect that may help detoxify the body, and recent in-vivo studies demonstrate how it can induce the rapid removal of lead from toxic lab animals.
With regards to its anti-aging benefits, many studies demonstrate the ingredient’s ability to prevent the breakdown of the skin’s collagen and elasticity, as well as generate the production of more collagen. In some instances, a small concentration of .016% stimulated collagen synthesis, and concentrations of .4% strongly increased the density of the epidermal layer.
Other studies have shown that it can increase skin firmness, significantly reduce the appearance of stretch marks and be particularly useful in treating any skin tissue suffering from physical aggression like stretch marks from pregnancy, or skin damage from excessive sun exposure.
Probably the most important thing that chlorella does for the skin is detoxifying our skin cells from the inside out. When you remove unsafe toxins from your body, these sneaky hidden toxic hitchhikers don’t have the chance to damage your skin. Over time, eliminating these unhealthy substances will assist the skin both now and in the long-term giving you sustainable radiant, beautiful & tighter skin.
The vitamins & minerals found in Chlorella can be used externally in products such as body cleansers, masks or creams as a powerful effective topical healing agent. These topical deposits on the skin are known for speeding up the wound-healing process.
Chlorella vigorously stimulates the cells in our body forcing them to reproduce at a faster rate, thus resulting in new, healthy tissue. This new tissue looks younger & can lessen the visibility of scarred & damaged tissue.
Chlorella is an effective acne treatment; one of the main benefits of chlorella is its ability to strengthen and detoxify the liver. This results in clearer skin, since fewer toxins are pushing their way to the skin’s surface. Chlorella also has high levels of vitamins A, C, E, and omega-3 fatty acids… of which all are good for you and your skin.
All of the nutrients found in Chlorella Vulgaris contribute to healthier skin & reduce inflammation, resulting in fewer surface breakouts & a better looking and feeling you. That’s why we made sure to include it in the CHARLÍS Restorative Anti-Aging Overnight Serum.
Along with oxidized glutathione, the Chlorella Vulgaris in this amazing overnight treatment will help replenish your skin while removing toxins and promoting new tissue growth. Here are some of the other key ingredients in the CHARLÍS Restorative Anti-Aging Overnight Serum:
ORGANIC ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE: Aloe Barbadensis is another word for Aloe Vera. Aside from being a staple in your mother’s medicine cabinet for sunburned skin, this amazing plant has been used by different civilizations for centuries for a range of skin care, health, and medicinal purposes. It’s a great moisturizer and also helps wound healing and skin regeneration in general.
PYRUS MALUS FRUIT EXTRACT: Pyrus malus (apple) fruit extract is a species of apple; the pectin derived from it is used as a thickener in cosmetics and the fruit is a tremendous source of polyphenolic antioxidants, which lets it ably scavenge multiple types of free radicals before they damage skin.
ORGANIC CITRUS PARADISI PEEL OIL: Extracted from the peel of the grapefruit, this oil contains naturally occurring alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) that help promote smoother, younger looking skin by increasing the rate of cell renewal. It also contains astringent and tightening properties, and due to potent antibacterial and antimicrobial effects, it’s the perfect ingredient to treat and protect acne-prone skin.
ORGANIC CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS OIL: The essential oil from the rind of the orange, this oil has demonstrated antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, skin lightening, and anti-microbial properties and can be beneficial in skin care formulations. Hesperidin has also been shown to offer skin protection against UVA-induced damage of fibroblasts and collagen.
SODIUM HYALURONATE: Sodium hyaluronate has incredible hydrating benefits that address a number of skin concerns caused by a lack of moisture in the skin. It combats dryness, repairs a compromised moisture barrier, improves signs of aging, and leaves a non-greasy glow.