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The Benefits of Seaweed in Skincare

The Benefits Of Seaweed In Skincare

The launch of a href="/brand/givenchy-beauty/skincare/le-soin-noir">Givenchy's Le Soin Noir collection a few years back caused a stir in the beauty world, not only because of the formula’s black hue, but its unusual star ingredient – algae.

Algae does not have the most glamorous of reputations, but rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants its restorative powers have long been recognised by some of the most luxurious beauty brands on the market. Whether your skin requires hydration, anti-ageing, brightening or deep cleansing, seaweed might be the answer to all your skincare concerns; here are a few of our favourite algae rich products:

Givenchy Le Soin Noir Renewal Cream
Its colour alone may be enough to intrigue you into purchasing this rather special face cream, but its real power lies in the formula which includes Vital Black Algae Sap Concentrate. This rare marine extract reconstructs a catalyst in the skin to counteract the signs of ageing, and no need to worry, it is transparent when massaged into the face.

Crème de la Mer The Moisturizing Cream
Loved the world over, this cult product’s key ingredient is Miracle Broth™, a blend of nutrient-rich sea kelp and other natural extracts. Highly active, it renews and heals even the driest of complexion – it’s instant hydration in a pot.

NuBo Exfoliating Foaming Cleanser
Banish oil and grease with this refreshing foaming cleanser. As well as seaweed, it contains rose hip oil, AHA and a myriad of vitamins to wash away the evidence of a busy city day. For an extra deep cleanse, leave on for 10 minutes before rinsing.

Chantecaille Aromacologie Vital Essence
Purveyors of all things natural, Chantecaille harness the power of seaweed and vitamin C in this collagen boosting serum. Extremely gentle yet powerful, it attracts moisture in to the skin to create a youthful complexion.

Anne Semonin Marine Emulsion
Marine rich by name and nature, this emulsion brightens and rebalances skin. It helps combat congestion, while also hydrating and soothing making it ideal for male skin post-shave.

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