From the Sea: Algal Extracts for Skin Homeostasis

March 28, 2008 | By: Diane Bilodeau and Isabelle Lacasse, Atrium Innovations Inc.
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Title: From the Sea: Algal Extracts for Skin Homeostasis
algal extractsx skin barrier improvementx free radical protectionx antiaging benefitsx anti-inflammatory actionx
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Homeostasis refers to the ability that all living organisms possess to achieve and maintain physiological stability while facing constant environmental changes. Being at the frontier of the internal and external milieus, the skin certainly is one of the most challenged organs. Desiccants, free radicals, inflammatory mediators or even the simple passage of time are major insults capable of disrupting skin homeostasis.