Laminaria digitata, also known as Oarweed, is a tough, leathery, dark brown alga. It contains a rich supply of compounds, such as polygalactosides, fucose polymers, and ursolic acid, that provide several benefits to the skin: they form a protective moisturizing complex, and possess antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity hydrate the skin by drawing in water. Laminaria digitata extract is a versatile ingredient that is able to is especially useful for moisturizing the skin.
Laminaria digitata extract is full of helpful proteins, carbohydrates, amino acids, and vitamins including vitamins A, D, E, and K, as well as triglycerides and minerals like iron and calcium. It helps restore, repair, and protect the skin thanks to its nourishing and hydrating properties. Products containing Laminaria digitata extract can help soothe irritated or damaged skin, and help kill bacteria that may otherwise infect the skin.