Planet Earth- the dazzling blue gem of our solar system is as fragile as it is resilient. As caretakers of our life-sustaining planet, we are responsible for maintaining the health and condition of the troposphere (the lowest layer of the earth’s atmosphere) and all that lies beneath. Unfortunately, in today’s day and age, we, as a collective human race are facing a dilemma of growing proportions.
The use of seawater for therapeutic purposes dates back to ancient civilizations. Hippocrates, known as the father of modern medicine, detailed the medical benefits of using seawater for curative purposes in 400BC. He instructed his patients to take seawater baths to heal wounds and ailments such as arthritis.
Nano-sized, single-celled algae are among Earth’s earliest life forms. They have been surviving in many of Earth’s harshest environments for 3.7 billion years. Algae’s simplicity enables these plants to be incredibly robust – they not only survive but produce high-value biomass in tough environments.
The science of cosmeceuticals is evolving rapidly, having made tremendous advancements in the past decade. We have thousands of synthetic and naturally occurring compounds from which to choose. When we create products, the aim is to create thatperfect cocktailof actives that will lead to optimal benefits.