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Marine-sourced Miracles For Your Skin
Health and beauty
September 2021
Reading time 5 Minutes

Marine-sourced miracle workers for your skin

Seaweed, algae and kelp are rich in antioxidants, amino acids, and vitamin C, helping to hydrate skin, minimise fine lines, promote collagen production, balance oil production, boost radiance, and help treat hyperpigmentation. Even better, they are safe for all skin types.

1. Atlantic kelp extract helps nourish, smooth and tone skin, whilst energising magnesium and plankton help cell renewal and to relieve tired muscles. A great all-rounder, this blend of essential oils energises and uplifts the senses too. Atlantic Kelp Body Cream, £22 REN


2. Packed with nutrients, this hydrating algae-rich gel mask with Korean Jeju Island tea smoothes skin, erases fine lines and helps protect against pollution. Blue Marine Algae Hydrating Mask, £32 Peter Thomas Roth


3. A blend of three seaweed extracts delivers optimum hydration to plump skin, whilst natural algae helps to calm and balance, leaving skin naturally radiant. Pro-Collagen Marine Oil, £67 Elemis


4. Great for combination or oily skin, this mineral-rich toner with algae and cucumber will gently cleanse and refresh skin. Seaweed Oil-Balancing Toner, £8.50 The Body Shop


5. Great for acne-prone or scarred skin, this organic oil contains wild seaweed infused jojoba and tamu oils and is designed to balance oil production, whilst hydrating skin and minimising fine lines and wrinkles. Sea Organic Facial Oil, £24.95 cornishseaweedbath.co.uk


6. This daily facial exfoliator with hyaluronic acid, seaweed and organic red tea extract sweeps away dead skin cells leaving
skin brighter, clearer and firmer. Doctor’s Scrub, £65 Goldfaden MD


7. More than two years of testing and more than 100 prototypes, and the addition of a new extract from dulse seaweed alongside the original bladderwrack, makes this British-made universal moisturiser even more effective than before. Eco Marine Cream, £48 haeckels.co.uk


8. Seaweed in this gentle foaming cleanser helps regulate sebum production, reducing oil that can clog pores, whilst rice bran gently exfoliates, to leave skin glowing. Rice & Geranium Foaming Cleanser, £55 Chantecaille


9. With a blend of rejuvenating pure sea salt containing more than 60 natural trace elements to restore the skin’s pH balance, exfoliate and help circulation, these miracle bath salts also contain lemongrass to cleanse and lavender to calm and soothe skin. Invigorating Bath Salts, £26 uk.ishga.com


10. This natural lip balm is made using seaweed that is cut by hand from the shores of the Isle of Skye, infused with coconut oil, cocoa butter, bees wax and peppermint. Wild Seaweed & Peppermint Lip Balm, £4.50 skyeseaweed.co.uk

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