Usage name: Melanin.

Obtaining process: Extraction from natural keratin.

Source: Human (skin, hair), plant, animal (hair, feathers).

Family : Pigment.

Chemical characteristics : Natural pigment responsible for coloring the skin.

Provenance, origin: Natural (human organism, plants, animals) or synthetic (laboratory).

Main active compounds: Eumelanin, pheomelanin.

Dosage form: Powder.

Necessary dosage in food supplements : Generally, self-tanning food supplements contain doses of melanin ranging from 1 to 5 mg per day

Missions: Stimulate the production of natural pigments in the skin, thus promoting a progressive and uniform tan. It works by helping the skin respond similarly to exposure to the sun, without the harmful effects of UV rays. Its role is therefore to contribute to a tanned and natural complexion, while protecting the skin against damage caused by excessive exposure to the sun.

Properties : Antioxidant, photoprotective, coloring, pigmentation regulator.

Indications: Protection against the harmful effects of UV rays, regulation of skin and hair pigmentation, reduction of the risk of skin damage caused by the sun, prevention of brown spots and premature aging of the skin.