Extracted from a deep sea algae. Contains polysaccharide properties to hydrate, repair, restore and protect the skin.
Alteromonas is an extract from the gram-negative bacteria, Alteromonas macleodii which grows in deep sea waters. This bacteria grows in deep sea waters. It was discovered to hold a structure consistent with that of a polysaccharide. This means that the extract has properties that can activate the hydration process in the skin and protection of the skin. Polysaccharides also play a vital role in repair and rejuvenation of the skin, as well a providing a protecting barrier to the skin.
This extract also has anti-inflammatory properties which are said to contribute to alleviation of Rosacea and soothe skin sensitivity.
Alteromonas is considered a skin conditioning agent.