Astaxanthin a skin protecting antioxidant. More powerful even than Vitamin E, Protect skin against harmful excess free radicals and UV light. In this way, it helps to delay the visible signs of premature ageing - for 'timeless beauty'. Astaxanthin also enhances the antioxidant action of Vitamins C and E, which have been shown to help guard against age-accelerating free radicals too. Free radicals are unstable oxygen molecules, which can severely damage skin cells. They are created as a normal part of metabolism, but also by pollution, smoking, alcohol, stress, sunlight, medicines, heavy metals and poor diet. Ideal for children, teens and adults, when exposure to strong or prolonged sun is expected. Remember to pack a bottle on your winter-skiing and summer holidays. AstaPure Timeless Beauty provides pure Astaxanthin extracted from an unpolluted source of the aquatic plant Haematococcus pluvialis. The optimal daily intake of just four mg, as suggested by research, is easy to include into the beauty regime of even the busiest lifestyles. Available in small, easy-to-swallow, gelatine capsules, specially darkened to protect the Astaxanthin. Also protected with the antioxidant Vitamin E. Contains olive oil, which helps with absorption. One capsule typically provides: : four mg AstaPure Pure Astaxanthin (from Haematococcus pluvialis) four mg AstaPure Pure Astaxanthin (from Haematococcus pluvialis) Suggested intake: Take one capsule a day, with a meal (adults and children over four years). Best absorbed when taken with a meal containing olive (or other vegetable) oil.