IntegriBOTANICAL Spirulina Powder
Spirulina Powder is a microalgae superfood that is ingested, but it is also highly beneficial for topical skin and hair care. It contains a wide range of nutrients such iron, amino acids, fatty acids, and various vitamins. It is high in protein and consists of zinc, B vitamins, vitamin E, antioxidants, minerals, fatty acids, amino acids and chlorophyll.
“Spirulina Powder is a microalgae superfood that is ingested, but it is also highly beneficial for topical skin and hair care. It contains a wide range of nutrients such iron, amino acids, fatty acids, and various vitamins. It is high in protein and consists of zinc, B vitamins, vitamin E, antioxidants, minerals, fatty acids, amino acids and chlorophyll.
The high concentration of amino acids has made spirulina a popular nutritional supplement as an ingestible pill or powder, becoming an addition to smoothies and skincare products.
Anti-aging: Spirulina is rich in phytonutrients and carotenoids–the antioxidants that help to defend the skin and body from free radicals, which helps to curtail the premature signs of ageing.
Acne: Spirulina’s anti-inflammatory properties help reduce swelling and acne as well as prevent further breakouts. It increases your skin’s metabolism which enables faster healing and prevents bacteria overgrowth.
Dark Circles: Chlorophyll which is considered a superfood is present in spirulina which helps reduce dark circles and skin spots.
Power-packed with antioxidants, spirulina imparts a radiant glow to the complexion. A spirulina face mask is the ultimate detoxifier for the skin: Add 1 tablespoon of spirulina powder to 1 tablespoon of IntegriBOTANICAL Manuka Honey and mix well. Apply evenly to cleansed skin and leave on for 20 minutes. Wash off with warm water.
Promotes hair growth: Spirulina is made up of 70% protein, fatty acids, and iron which are nutrients needed to promote hair growth.
Treats hair loss/facilitates hair renewal: Oxidative stress, can lead to early aging and hair loss. The antioxidants in spirulina help to counteract oxidative stress, as well as maintain blood sugar levels, which help to maintain strong, healthy hair.
Fights dandruff: Due to spirulina’s zinc content and antimicrobial properties, spirulina helps to restrict dandruff formation.
Moisturizes and hydrates the scalp: The hygroscopic molecules in microalgae absorb water particles from the environment and deliver them to the skin and scalp.
Soothes the scalp: The sugars, proteins, and amino acids in spirulina are excellent for soothing and rebalancing the scalp, as well as help to maintain the scalp’s barrier function.
Controls sebum production: The proteins, polysaccharides, and fibers in spirulina are also natural polymers that can create a protective film on the scalp that help to maintain hydration and control sebum production.
Slows down the development of gray/white hairs: Because of spirulina’s high iron content, amino acids, as well as its pigment, it can help disguise gray hairs.
Supports glossy, shiny hair: The antioxidant compounds of spirulina help to strengthen hair and increase its shine and gloss.”