Gracilaria sp.
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Gracilaria sp.

  • Gelling and thickening agent for cosmetic products
  • Moisturizer

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On Demand weeks
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Typical applications: Gracilaria sp.

typical applications for Gracilaria sp.  Liquid

Typical applications

Gracilaria is a genus of red algae which is cultivated in Asia, South America, Africa and Australia with a noteworthy importance for its use to produce agar, a natural thickening agent. It also serves as food for humans and some shellfish species.

In cosmetics, Gracilaria sp. is often used as a gelling and thickening agent. It can be used as raw material, especially for skincare creams, lotions, powder, lipstick, facial makeup and soap.

This product is available in the following forms:

  • Water-glycerin extract

Typical applications in the cosmetics industry:

The nutrient profile of vitamins, amino acids and minerals found in Gracilaria sp. is absorbed when applied to the skin and has a positive effect on the skin's appearance, as it has a nourishing and nurturing effect.

Due to the achieved smoothing, tightening and renewal of the skin, the macroalgae Gracilaria sp. is suitable for anti-aging cosmetics.

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