Dunaliella Salina Extract


Plant extracts

Dunaliella Salina Extract description

A type of micro-algae that’s known for being adaptable and able to survive even in harsh natural conditions. It’s a rich source of beta-carotene, and conveys potent antioxidant benefits that can benefit skin. _Dunaliella salina_ extract is also a natural source of vitamin B12.

Dunaliella Salina Extract references

  • Pharmaceutical Biology, October 2016, pages 2,269-2,275
  • Journal of Food Science and Technology, January 2016, pages 888-894
  • Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, November-December 2013, pages 642-648

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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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