It is a translucent, brownish, oily liquid with a slight odour that is easily covered in a finished product. The specific microalgae (plankton) are cultured in closed containers with purified water to ensure the purity of the product. Although these microalgae can be harvested in the wild, they would be prone to marine pollution. The finished product is GMO free and preservative free.The Sunflower Seed Oil is to keep the microalgae fluid and pourable and the Vitamin E is added as an antioxidant to protect the product from oxidation.
- Oil soluble, so cannot be used in water only products. It can be used in water based gels where it will be held in suspension.
- It is damaged by heat, so add in Stage 3 (below 40 °C) when making creams and lotions.