Mid Brain muses:
Recent research published in the scientific journal Lipids indicates that extracts from certain clams and mussels may be a new weapon in the fight for beautiful skin. Scientists at the Romanian University of Constanza, obtained lipid extractions from the two organisms and showed that both were able to speed up skin healing and regeneration. According to Cosmetic Design Europe scientists believe that it is the blend of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids that are responsible for the beneficial effects.
No word on how soon this ingredient will make it into your moisturizer but you can bet it will cost a lotta clams.
Would you use an animal-derived ingredient like this? Do you even consider fish & shellfish animals? Leave a comment below and let the Beauty Brains community know.