Ascophyllum Nodosum


Plant extracts

Ascophyllum Nodosum description

_Ascophyllum nodosum_ is a type of cold water brown seaweed that has antioxidant properties and serves as a texture enhancer in cosmetics.

Ascophyllum Nodosum references

  • Journal of Applied Phycology, October 2020, pages 3,561-3,584
  • Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science, July 2020, Volume 10, Issue 7, pages 51-58
  • Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, June 2012, pages 2234-2240
  • Talanta, April 2011, Volume 84, Issue 2, pages 513-518

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Ingredient ratings


Proven and supported by independent studies. Outstanding active ingredient for most skin types or concerns.


Necessary to improve a formula's texture, stability, or penetration.


Generally non-irritating but may have aesthetic, stability, or other issues that limit its usefulness.


There is a likelihood of irritation. Risk increases when combined with other problematic ingredients.


May cause irritation, inflammation, dryness, etc. May offer benefit in some capability but overall, proven to do more harm than good.


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Not Rated