Unique microalgae never used before in Personal care


Stimulates skins own defense against UV and Blue Light.

INCI name: 

Scenedesmus Rubescens

Also contains: 



  • DSM

PEPHA®-AGE (DSM launched at In-Cosmetics) is a new addition to the successful “Pepha” range.

PEPHA®-AGE utilises the protective power of Scenedesmus Rubescens, a unique freshwater green microalga with protective powers against blue light. Grown sustainably in bioreactors for consistent quality and activity, PEPHA®-AGE contains a unique mixture of amino acids, vitamins (B3), algal saccharides, and minerals. The primary features and skin benefits include:

  • Stimulates skin’s own defence against UV and blue light
  • Inhibits tyrosinase enzymes to reduce hyperpigmentation for an even skin tone
  • Reduces number of sunburn cells and oxidative stress
  • Strong stimulation of Collagen III (youth collagen)
  • Reduced skin damage caused by natural and artificial blue light sources
  • Improves overall skin appearance and offers a beautiful skin look

PEPHA®-AGE provides a holistic state-of-the-art defence against UV and blue light-induced skin damage.

Recommended use level 1-3%.