Helioguard 365

A natural UV-screening active to protect against photo-aging

About Helioguard 365

Helioguard 365 is based on mycosporine-like amino acids from the red alga Porphyra umbilicalis, which are the most powerful UV-absorbing substances known to nature.

Helioguard 365 is both a natural and safe UV-screening compound. It is ideal for everyday use and ensures the skin is protected from photo-aging.

Proven Efficacy

  • Protection of lipid peroxidation after UV radiation

  • Increase in skin firmness and smoothness

  • Decrease of wrinkle depth

  • SPF boosting effect in a sunscreen formulation

  • Reduction of UV-induced DNA damage in skin cells

  • In vivo study

  • In vitro study

Claim Ideas

  • A natural UVA protection factor for everyday
  • Protects the skin against premature aging signs
  • Prevents the appearance of lines, wrinkles and other signs of photo-aging
  • DNA-protection

Plant Source

The red algae Porphyra (Porphyra umbilicalis) is an organism that lives in shallow water or on the beach where it is exposed to extreme UV radiation. It produces the most powerful UV-absorbing substances in nature. The isolated mycosporine-like amino acids absorb maximally at 335 nm with a molar absorption coefficient of 45,000.

INCI (EU/PCPC) Declaration

Aqua/ Water (and) Lecithin (and) Alcohol (and) Sodium Lactate (and) Porphyra Umbilicalis Extract (and) Phenoxyethanol

Recommended Use Level

1 – 5 %

Scientific Publications