Alaria esculenta is a species of brown algae whose extract provides a variety of known anti-aging benefits. It is rich in amino acids, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Research has shown that Alaria extract can help promote skin health and appearance by stimulating hyaluronic acid synthesis, supporting skin barrier function, and improving skin hydration levels. In addition, Alaria esculenta extract is known to help preserve skin suppleness and elasticity by reducing coolagenase and elastase (the enzymes that breakdown collagen and elastin) acitivty. Finally, Alaria esculenta extract is a potent anti-oxidant, important for protecting the skin against oxidative stress.