Cosmetic benefits of astaxanthin on humans subjects.

  title={Cosmetic benefits of astaxanthin on humans subjects.},
  author={Kumi Tominaga and Nobuko Hongo and Mariko Karato and Eiji Yamashita},
  journal={Acta biochimica Polonica},
  volume={59 1},
Two human clinical studies were performed. One was an open-label non-controlled study involving 30 healthy female subjects for 8 weeks. Significant improvements were observed by combining 6 mg per day oral supplementation and 2 ml (78.9 μM solution) per day topical application of astaxanthin. Astaxanthin derived from the microalgae, Haematococcus pluvialis showed improvements in skin wrinkle (crow's feet at week-8), age spot size (cheek at week-8), elasticity (crow's feet at week-8), skin… CONTINUE READING
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