Chlorella Vulgaris (Microalgae) Extract

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Chlorella vulgaris is a form of green microalgae, also known as phytoplankton, and is a rich source of carotenoids. In our formulas, we utilize this extract in two different forms.

In the first, chlorella vulgaris and a second microalgae extract, haematococcus pluvialis, form a powerful DNA repairing active.

This specialty extraction containing multi-pathway healing enzymes is encapsulated in a lecithin delivery mechanism to ensure optimal skin penetration. Specifically developed to deliver peak activity while you sleep, these enzymes do not require UV light nor cellular energy (ATPs) to be activated. The three enzymes, UVDE (UV Damage Endonuclease), OGG1 (Oxoguanine Glycosylase), and TRX (Thioredoxin), function by enhancing both DNA repair and antioxidant systems to provide visible results. Impressively, studies show keratinocyte repair more than doubles over an 8-hour period of sleep and visible improvements in skin radiance, firmness and smoothness are evident in as little as 10 days.

Secondly, specially derived from the cell wall of chlorella, is a prebiotic active that supports tissue repair and a balanced skin microbiome.

Its comprehensive approach to skin integrity ensures visibly clear, resilient skin, and has been shown to outperform epidermal growth factor (EGF) on primary keratinocytes growth and motility. This unique active’s cell renewal power is triggered by the production of transforming growth factor alpha (TGF-α) and the potent cell thickening signal Dikkopf-1 (DKK-1).

It also demonstrates a direct prebiotic effect by supporting S. epidermidis (beneficial microbial species) while reducing detrimental species like P. acnes (acne), M. furfur (dandruff) and S. aureus (atopic dermatitis + infections). In addition, it enhances the skin’s defense system by boosting the secretion of antimicrobial peptides like CXCL10 for a complete prebiotic effect. Two clinical studies from the manufacturer demonstrate the impact of its microbiome-centric benefits: helping promote clear skin and combating visible effects of inflammatory reactions.

 

Products with Chlorella Vulgaris Extract – DNA Repair

  • Night Shift

    US$42.00US$132.00
    50ml10ml
    holistic tone balancing treatment: revitalize + perfect

    An innovative approach to pigment correction delivering holistic skin balance and unprecedented radiance simultaneously. Multifunctional brighteners visibly lift discolorations, cellular repair agents target fine lines and redness, and active botanicals support resilience and vitality. A transformative treatment for skin that looks healthy, vibrant, and restored.

Products with Chlorella Vulgaris Extract – Microbiome Support

  • C-Shield

    US$45.00US$95.00
    30ml10ml
    refining antioxidant serum: refine + protect

    A featherweight all-in-one serum to intensely brighten, hydrate, and smooth the look of skin without irritation. A proprietary antioxidant complex protects from oxidative stress, unique actives softly refine skin’s appearance, and barrier support ensures resilience and vitality.

  • Night Shift

    US$42.00US$132.00
    50ml10ml
    holistic tone balancing treatment: revitalize + perfect

    An innovative approach to pigment correction delivering holistic skin balance and unprecedented radiance simultaneously. Multifunctional brighteners visibly lift discolorations, cellular repair agents target fine lines and redness, and active botanicals support resilience and vitality. A transformative treatment for skin that looks healthy, vibrant, and restored.

  • Ctrl Z

    US$45.00US$158.00
    50ml10ml
    multi-corrective overnight facial: resurface + renew

    An advanced resurfacing treatment to dynamically recondition skin’s appearance. An intelligent blend of direct acid, enzyme, and non-acid exfoliants soften visible blemishes, hyperpigmented spots, pores, and texture. Novel actives add supple volume, boost luminosity, and support a resilient microbiome for facial-like results overnight.

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