What’s In Your Skincare? Seaweed

… because it’s what’s on the inside of that little jar or bottle that counts.

We all love the seaweed on our sushi (brown rice, spicy salmon, and avocado, please!) – seaweed’s health benefits are extraordinary – but just how much do we know about seaweed as an active ingredient in our skincare products?

seaweed benefits

About Seaweed:

  • Naturally contains antioxidants, Vitamins A1, B1, B2, B6, B12, C, E, K, and over 60 trace elements, providing anti-aging benefits.
  • Ascorbic acids and trace elements help protect the skin from damaging free radicals.
  • Anti-inflammatory properties aid in reducing redness and flare-ups from acne and most skin conditions. Perfect for acne, combination, dry, and sensitive skin types.
  • Easily absorbed to deeply moisturize and nourish skin. (Researchers have found that nutrients from seaweed are better able to penetrate deeply into the skin more efficiently than other skincare ingredients.)
  • Reduces moisture loss and increases levels of hydration for dry skin, but also help maintain the skin’s natural moisture balance – making it perfect for combo/oily and oily skin types as well.
  • Helps to disinfect and cleanses the skin.
  • Promotes cell turnover that aids in maintaining skin’s elasticity.
  • Encourages a smoother, healthier complexion.
  • Works to revitalize and helps firm skin.
  • Helps combat skin irritations and flare-ups.
  • Helps reduce redness.

Why We Love It

Seaweed is good for you, period. It’s packed with amino acids, minerals, trace elements, and vitamins essential in maintaining a healthy and youthful complexion; in short, the use of seaweed helps nourish and protect. Learn more about our oil-free Seaweed Night Cream, perfect for providing serious hydration overnight for pretty much any skin type including acne-prone and oily:

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We recommend: Seaweed Bubble Bath & Shower Gel, Seaweed Cleansing Lotion, Seaweed Cleaning Soap, Seaweed Night Cream

Author: Kimberly Yang

I hold these truths to be self-evident, that skin care is paramount, green tea is everything, and the Internet rules all (typical Gen-Y philosophy; if it wasn't 'grammed, it never happened). Also pertinent: writer, Aries, content manager here at Mario Badescu. For more about me, visit my Google+ page.