A natural, very powerful stress-protection molecule, called an “extremolyte”. It is the biological self-defence mechanism of extremophilic micro-organisms, and lives in inhospitable environments such as salt lakes, deserts, arctic ice, the deep sea or hot springs. It was discovered by chance in 1985 in a salt lake in the Egyptian desert.
In skincare, it shields the outer layer of the skin from allergens, air pollution, dryness and UV light with outstanding efficacy proven in numerous in-vivo, in-vitro studies and clinical trials.
The version of Ectoin we’ll use is made by a fermentation process using a bacteria found in nature, the Halomonas Elongata.