New Antioxidant Fights Fire With Fire-------
ASTAXANTHIN/(az-tax-ahn-thin)/n./ 1. An antioxidant extracted from marine microalgae in the hot lava fields of Hawaii; /n./ 2. Five hundred times more effective than vitamin E, astaxanthin protects and heals skin affected by sun damage and irritation caused by chemical peels and other harsh facial treatments, e.g., “No need to clear your social calendar after your next medi-spa appointment. Regular application of an astaxanthin-based serum will make post-op public appearances completely painless.”
Try it: Esenté Red Volcanic Seaweed Complex, $68, www.esente.com.
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