Posts tagged Algenist
Replace Contouring With Algae-Based Colour Correcting Makeup

“If you’re unfamiliar with Algenist, here’s a primer: Solazyme, a San Francisco-based algae fuel startup, used its technology to create anti-aging skincare using micro-algae compounds as its main ingredient. Enter the Algenist brand, which promises that their algae technology will protect faces from harsh conditions. Algenist uses microalgae-based species to improve the skin’s tone. Now, the San Fran brand is launching the REVEAL Color Collecting collection, which uses naturally occurring algae colors to correct skin tone. The color drops come in apricot, blue, green and pink and are meant to correct specific skin concerns.” Read more at Observer.

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Experiments That Work: How Top Beauty Brand Algenist Came To Be

“A successful biotechnology company uprooting itself and trying to crack the beauty industry? For many, the idea is inconceivable. But, one man did think it was possible: Dr Arthur Grossman. A plant biologist by training — he received his PhD from the University of Indiana and has been a professor at Stanford University since 1982 — Grossman had been studying algae for more than 40 years, as well as overseeing current research and development projects and strategic development as part of biotech company Solazyme’s management team.” Read more at Today.

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