Ingredient : Blue and Green Spirulina
What are Blue and Green Spirulina?
Spirulina is a certain type of cyanobacteria algae that grows in salt as well as fresh water. Spirulina is blue, green or bluish green in colour. It is rich in a host of nutrients that provide a huge variety of health benefits. These benefits have been known to mankind since centuries, with spirulina having been used by the Aztecs as well as NASA. The benefits of spirulina can be reaped via oral consumption as well as topical application.
What are the benefits of Blue and Green Spirulina for skin?
- Blue and green spirulina contain high amounts of antioxidants, which act as anti-inflammatory agents in the human body.
- Spirulina is full of a specific set of amino acids including glycerine and proline that help you generate collagen. Collagen helps keep the skin firm, helping you fight ageing-related changes.
- The anti-microbial qualities of spirulina mean that using topical products like creams, scrubs, and masks with spirulina in them can help you fight acne and skin breakouts.