INGREDIENT

Carrageenan Extract

Chondrus crispus

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Carrageenan extract is a mucilage extracted from Irish moss seaweed which is dried and powdered. When put in contact with liquids, it rehydrates and jellies, acting as a thickening agent, emulsifier and stabiliser, while moisturising the skin as well.

Description

Description

The word carrageenan comes from carraigín, meaning ‘little rock’ in Irish. The seaweed extract has been used since 600 B.C in China and around 400 A.D. in Ireland where it can still be found in traditional desserts to create a jelly-like pannacotta.

Carrageenan was first introduced on an industrial scale in the 1930s and is widely used today as a vegan alternative to animal-derived gelatin and can be commonly seen in commercial vegetarian sweets.

 

Carrageenan Extract can be found in these products
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Carrageenan Extract can be found in these products
Hair Mist
Lift your hair on a sea breeze
HK$210.00
100g
Toner Water
Refresh, balance and tone
HK$190.00
250g
Fresh Cleanser
A soothing, mineral-rich cleanse
HK$140.00
100g
Spot Treatment
Cool and combat breakouts
HK$140.00
45g