CHO/HA/ALOE [Lichen of Ireland/Hyaluronic acid/Aloe barbadensis – Chondrus crispus/Hyaluronic acid/Aloe barbadensis]
CHO Chondrus crispus, also known as lichen of Ireland, is a small seaweed that grows wild along the coasts of Ireland and Great Britain. It is rich in carrageenans, saccharidic polymers used in cosmetics for their capacity to film, hydrate and protect the skin.
HA Hyaluronic Acid, it is a natural polymer of a polysaccharide, glycosaminoglycan, foundamental component of connective tissue. Widely used for its properties, it can bind high amount of water, making the skin turgid and compact. It can penetrate more or less into the skin, depending on the dimension of polymeric chains: while the smaller molecules can reach the dermis and generate biochemical regenerative signals, the bigger chains have great hydrating and filming capacity onto skin surface.
ALOE Aloe barbadensis is a plant known since ancient times for its beneficial properties. The natural aqueous gel obtained from the matrix of inner part of leaves is formed by glucomannan, a complex-structure sugar responsible for hydrating, filming, protective, soothing and healing properties of the plant. Aloe gel is a foundamental component, due to its natural hydrating and refreshing activities, of products for delicate and reactive skins, as well as for after sun and soothing formulations.