Chlorella vulgaris Chlorella vulgaris Pelvetia canaliculata Pelvetia canaliculata Scentless chamomile Scentless chamomile Marin fennel Marin fennel Alaria esculenta Alaria esculenta Brown algae Brown algae Plankton extract Plankton extract Ahnfeltiopsis concinna extract Ahnfeltiopsis concinna extract Seaweed extract Seaweed extract

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We source only the best and natural ingredients from around the world including those from under the sea.

Chlorella vulgaris

A single cell green microalgae extremely difficult to collect is found in Tara Walker's Dream products. It is cultivated in basins off the coast of Taiwan. Rich in proteins-and the amino acids found naturally in human skin in particular-this extract has been found to strengthen the structure of the skin, boost microcirculation and have an antioxidant effect that counteracts damage caused by UV exposure. Its benefits for the skin include increased firmness and tone, decreased dark under-eye circles and improvement in visible blood vessels

Pelvetia canaliculata

Extract sourced off the coast of France, pelvetiane helps fight free radical damage and prevents the breakdown of collagen. This brown algae is highly resistant to temperature changes and high levels of salinity, and is rich in growth factors that have been found to strengthen the skin's defenses. It helps reduce wrinkles by boosting the skin's production of collagen and hyaluronic acid-making it ideal for mature skin.

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Scentless chamomile

It is an extraordinary skin soother. It thrives on sand hills, and helps sensitive skin by preventing water loss and inflammation as it increases microcirculation within the skin. It works wonders on blotchiness and helps improve redness and stinging. Sea mayweed is also a strong antioxidant with anti-aging capabilities, and a great post-sun skin recovery ingredient.

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Marin fennel

One of Tara's favorite ingredients (found in the Radiance Crème and Eye Serum) is found in coastal areas, this aromatic medicinal plant has the ability to resist high salt concentrations and extreme environmental conditions. When used on the skin, it stimulates skin renewal, strengthens the skin's barrier, increases oxygen uptake, reduces inflammation and enhances radiance.

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Alaria esculenta

Found in the Perfecting and Night Crèmes, alaria esculenta is a species of brown algae found off the Brittany coast of France-and it's a powerful anti-ager. Rich in omega-3, -6 and -9, it firms, hydrates and protects skin thanks to its antioxidant, collagen-boosting and anti-inflammatory properties.

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Brown algae

Ideal for sun-damaged skin, this extract of Laminaria ochroleuca brown algae, which is also known as golden seaweed is highly resistant to high salt concentrations and sun exposure, antileukine is a powerful anti-inflammatory that also reinforces the skin's natural barrier as it boosts collagen production and improves the tone and texture of the skin. Studies have also shown that this marine extract reduces DNA damage caused by sun exposure.

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Plankton extract

In its natural environment, this single-cell algae protects itself by going into a dormant state, which makes it an exceptional skin protector. With antioxidant as well as moisturizing capabilities, studies have shown that this extract increases skin moisture levels as soon as 15 minutes after application, provides visible wrinkle reduction and improves rough texture.

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Ahnfeltiopsis concinna extract

Sourced from basalt rocks on the coastline of Hawaii, this algae has superior hydrating properties thanks to a high concentration of the same moisture-binding proteins found naturally in human skin. It is also rich in skin-smoothing alpha-hydroxy lactic, malic and pyruvic acids which stimulate cellular renewal, increase radiance and diminish fine lines.

Seaweed extract

A unique blend of algae extract and aloe barbadensis, this enzyme-, mineral- and vitamin-rich ingredient repairs dry and damaged skin as it increases the skin's ability to retain moisture. The bioactive sugars in this blend have been found to stimulate cellular function while maintaining the healing properties of aloe vera and the protective benefits of algae.