Lubrizol Life Science Beauty’s AlgaPūr high stability high oleic (HSHO) algae oil is the newest evolution in that tradition: It is a natural ingredient produced through fermentation, is readily biodegradable, and has a low environmental footprint in the water, carbon, and land use.
AlgaPūr HSHO algae oil contains over 90% of beneficial Omega 9 in a highly stable, liquid-based formula that protects hair fibers from breakage, repairs split ends, provides shine, controls frizz, improves manageability, moisturizes the scalp and smooths hair.
The ingredient also nourishes the hair follicle, protects against hair fiber lipid degradation upon UV exposure, with antioxidant properties, protects colored hair fibers and supports the scalp microbiome.
In the skin AlgaPūr HSHO algae oil increases moisturization, skin barrier protection, photodamage repair and improved skin barrier protection. Tests show it improves skin hydration 15% within 24 hours of application, decreases transepidermal water loss by 28% over 24 hours and improves elastin synthesis by 200%, among other benefits.
Its light, non-oily texture makes AlgaPūr HSHO algae oil ideal for hair care, hair color and scalp formulations and skin care.
This multifunctional ingredient is derived from microalgae originally sourced from chestnut tree sap with a high sustainability profile. It’s vegan and is produced through a fermentation process with a low carbon and water use footprint. It requires little land use and is readily biodegradable.
AlgaPūr HSHO algae oil is a bio-based oil derived from microalgae originally sourced from chestnut tree sap with a high sustainability profile and proven efficacy, delivering multiple benefits for skin, hair and scalp care.