One such beauty secret that is incredibly beneficial for the skin is found deep in the oceans (and other water bodies) – Seaweed. The many benefits of seaweed for skin have made it a hero in the beauty and cosmetics industry. Seaweed-infused natural skin care products can leave you with a glow that even the glow fairies would envy.
In this blog, we will tell you about seaweed, its benefits for the skin, and products that are power-packed with its goodness. Let’s dive in!
What is Seaweed?
While there might still be many mysteries about what life under the ocean looks like, one thing is certain. Deep seawater contains many minerals. Seaweed is an aquatic plant that grows in the oceans, rivers, and other water bodies and is almost 90% water. It absorbs minerals, vitamins, amino acids, and lipids from seawater that are super beneficial for the skin. Seaweed has a high concentration of all these nutrients and is a great ingredient for skin care products.
Benefits of Seaweed for Skin
Seaweed is packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and humectants that make it one of the best ingredients for natural face care products.
Here are a few seaweed benefits for skin that will convince you to include this magical ingredient in your face care routine:
Seaweed is a popular ingredient in many hydrating skin care products. It has humectant properties that help draw in moisture and quench dehydrated skin. It moisturises the skin and gives it a plump and youthful look. It is the secret to keeping your skin soft and smooth.
Collagen is a protein in our body that is essential to keeping the skin healthy. It helps keep the skin smooth, plump, and youthful. As you age, the collagen production in the body reduces, resulting in lost skin elasticity, saggy skin, fine lines, and wrinkles.
Seaweed can help boost the production of collagen and elastin. It helps reduce wrinkles and fine lines and keeps the skin firm and plump.
Soothes skin irritation
Another benefit of using seaweed on skin is that it helps reduce redness and inflammation. It contains zinc, a mineral that has anti-inflammatory properties and is excellent for sensitive skin. Seaweed also forms a protective layer on the skin, shielding it against adverse environmental conditions.
Detoxifies & Brightens
The minerals in seaweed are easily absorbable by the skin. When seaweed is applied topically on the skin, it helps flush out toxins, leaving your skin bright & glowing.
The Best Face Packs with Seaweed
Seaweed-infused beauty products can address several skin issues, from dehydration and dullness to sensitivity and early signs of ageing. Blossom Kochhar Aroma Magic has two aromatherapy-based natural face packs with seaweed as their hero ingredient.
Hydrating Seaweed Pack
Aroma Magic Hydrating Seaweed Face Pack is enriched with seaweed, aloe vera extracts, and essential oils that help keep the skin hydrated, moisturised, and glowing.
There are multiple ways to use Hydrating Seaweed Pack:
Overnight face pack: Apply this seaweed face pack after toner and before moisturiser (to seal it in) as a part of your nighttime skin care routine. Leave it overnight.
Wash-off face pack: Cleanse and tone your face. Apply a thin layer of face pack on your face and neck. Rinse off after 15 minutes. Moisturise and apply sunscreen. Use this pack twice a week.
- Makeup primer: This seaweed gel also makes for a great makeup primer. You can use it at the end of your skin care routine and before makeup application.
Seaweed Therapy Pack – Pro Range
Aroma Magic Seaweed Therapy Pack is a professional beauty product infused with the goodness of seaweed, lotus, flaxseed, honey, aloe vera, soybean, and essential oils. It is the best seaweed face pack for sensitive skin. Thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties, it helps reduce skin irritation and keeps the skin dewy and fresh.
The mineral-packed seaweed can help you deal with many of your skin problems and keep it healthy & radiant. You can start experiencing the benefits of seaweed for skin by incorporating these two products, powered by essential oils and other skin-friendly natural ingredients.