Haematococcus spp. are the powerful source of natural antioxidant astaxanthin. In addition to astaxanthin, the micro-algae also possess essential nutrients like proteins, vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids.
Astaxanthin is a potent raw material being used in cosmetics and other personal care products owing to its red colouration and increased antioxidant activity. With high content of other essential nutrients, algae based astaxanthin is a valuable raw material for cosmetics manufacturing companies.