The nutrient-rich extract of the marine algae Chlorella contains many natural bioactive compounds, for example peptides, sterols, flavonoids, and growth factors. These compounds provide several effects to improve skin:
Anti-inflammatory flavonoids, sterols, and peptides reduce skin irritation and inflammation, thus restraining melanogenesis (melanin production) to diminish spots and uneven skin tone.
Growth factors in the extract stimulate the epidermis and dermis to renew skin, brighten skin, and relieve dullness.
Anti-oxidant flavonoids protect the skin's structural Collagen and its elasticity protein elastin from UV damage that can lead to wrinkling and sagging.
A bio-peptide in the extract inhibits the UV-generated enzyme that degrades Collagen, thereby protecting against skin wrinkling.
Chlorella extract is therefore a multi-functional, offering several effects to protect and improve skin. The anti-inflammatory effects are enhanced by Aloe extract, which has been used for thousands of years in traditional medicine (for example, as a soothing agent for burns). Aloe's anti-inflammatory components (flavonoid compounds) protect against and sooth UV burns and inflammation. So, like Chlorella, the anti-inflammatory effects reduce skin irritation and inflammation, thus restraining melanogenesis to diminish spots and uneven skin tone.