This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
Red Algae Mask "maximizes the rich minerals, vitamins, amino acids, enzymes and trace elements" of red algae to heal breakouts while hydrating and conditioning skin, Santa Monica, Calif. company says. Launched at ExTracts trade show for aromatherapy, fragrance and personal care products in New York City March 30-April 2, mask (2 oz. for $34) contains red wine polyphenols, herbal extracts and phosphoric diester of vitamins C and E. Also debuting at the show, Eye Makeup Remover is gentle cleanser that also strengthens lashes, reduces puffiness and soothes the eye, firm says. All-in-one eye cream (2 oz. for $18) contains new diester of vitamins C and E from Japan and DPHP, vegetable-derived amino acid. Osea will extend use of the toning and firming ingredient with the introduction of a DPHP facial moisturizer by year-end. Moisturizer will join Osea Eyes and Lips cream, which bowed in February (1"The Rose Sheet" Jan. 24, 2000, p. 10)
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