Why we use Seaweed in our Skincare
The bounty of the sea gives us an abundance of rich benefits in skincare. Seaweed is easily absorbed due to its bioavailable nature, more so than any other ingredient from nature. Our skin soaks up the benefits with ease. Let’s learn about the kinds we pour into our products every day.
This seaweed is very popular in spas in Asia and Europe because of its ability to reduce the signs of aging.
We use it in our products because it contains a powerful anti-inflammatory called fucoidan. We have found this is one of the best ingredients to use when dealing with red, blotchy skin as it really helps soothe skin and promote evenness. Fucoidan is also a great anti-aging product as it
promotes elasticity in the skin. Bladderwrack is also a great source of potassium, iron, calcium, and zinc. It also contains Vitamins A, B complex, C, and E, and, working together, they flush nasty toxins from
Benefits of Seaweed in Skincare
~ Cleansing, exfoliating and detoxifying skin by ridding it of environmental pollution and helps to shed dead skin cells.
~ Improving skin tone by helping reduce age and sun related spots by reducing pigmentation or keeping the pigments moving.
~Increasing hydration and trans-epidermal water loss (tewl) because of it high concentration of fatty acids and alginate, it helps to moisturize the skin and prevent the moisture from leaving the skin’s barrier.
~Regulate and balances oil production while also helping to remove build-up in clogged pores and clean out the remaining debris.
~A potent antioxidant, seaweeds contains highly potent antioxidants to fight pesky free radicals.
~Encouraging collagen production by delivering the nutrients with ease and bringing the blood and oxygen to the surface due to its niacin concentrations.
~Stimulates blood and oxygen bringing it to the surface because of the rich niacin concentrations which breathes life into the cells.
~Increased collagen production from the seaweed's amino acid helps to plump and smooth fine lines and wrinkles.
~Protects and heals skin ailments like acne, rosacea and sensitive skin because of its rich source of minerals. While the alginate helps to form a barrier to prevent environmental stressors.
~Anti-inflammatory and calming properties and also reduces redness.