Asta what? Astaxanthin, pronounced as-ta-zan-thin, is a naturally occurring carotenoid found in algae as well as shrimp, lobster, crab and salmon, and it’s what gives them their pinkish color. As a beauty supplement, Astaxanthin may help support skin smoothness and healthy moisture content. Astaxanthin can even help support the skin’s ability to protect itself from sun-related damage.† The benefits of Astaxanthin for maintaining healthy skin don't stop there! Astaxanthin can also help protect the body from cell damaging free radicals, that can lead to oxidative stress and contribute to the premature aging of cells.† This powerhouse ingredient can play an important supporting role in anyone’s skincare regimen to promote healthy skin from the inside out.†.
“5 Reasons To Add Astaxanthin to Your Skincare Routine.” Maya Chia, 5 May 2019