Sea Moss & Skin Care: Understanding the Connection


For a long time, sea moss has been consumed as a food with superfood properties. While there is no arguing over the fact that sea moss is indeed somewhat of a superfood itself, the other beneficial properties of sea moss have been somewhat ignored. For example, consider the recent popularity of sea moss in skincare. Today, many brands are ensuring a product line in their inventory that features skincare products with sea moss in them. Join us in this brief as we will explain how this alga contributes to healthy and radiant skin.


Recipe for Beauty!

First, let us have a look at the nutrients that the sea moss has. It has essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Oh, they are beneficial for the skin! The essential vitamins found in the sea moss include A, B, C, and E. These vitamins have an important role to play in nourishing and protecting the skin from environmental damage. Another role that these vitamins have is collagen production. More collagen means more elasticity, which means fewer fine lines and wrinkles. Minerals such as magnesium, calcium, zinc, and selenium are also found in sea moss. These minerals are vital in supporting the skin’s barrier function, regulation of oil production, and detoxification.


How the Moss Makes You Glow?  

It is just not the vitamins and minerals which make sea moss such an incredible candidate for skincare products. It also has a more than decent concentration of mucilage. Mucilage has a gel-like consistency; its primary function is to retain moisture and keep the skin hydrated. It also creates a protective film on the skin surface, preventing moisture loss and maintaining optimal hydration levels. Once you can hydrate the skin, you can say goodbye to dryness and flakiness.

Furthermore, individuals who have sensitive skin can also seek refuge in sea moss products. Sea moss has a robust anti-inflammatory profile, which can bring peace to an irritated and inflamed world of skin cells. Also, antioxidants such as vitamins A and C protect from the free radicals generated by UV rays.


Final Thoughts

Enough reasons to purchase a ton of sea moss; what do you think? It is a treasure trove of minerals, all right. Will sea moss be the ultimate skincare routine? Only time will tell. But for now, the biggest question that must be in your mind will be: where do I get quality sea moss products from? And the answer is Herbal Vineyards, your number one stop for premium sea moss merchandise!


References

Pangestuti R, Shin KH, Kim SK. Anti-Photoaging and Potential Skin Health Benefits of Seaweeds. Mar Drugs. 2021 Mar 22;19(3):172. Available at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8004118/

Jesumani V, Du H, Aslam M, Pei P, Huang N. Potential Use of Seaweed Bioactive Compounds in Skincare-A Review. Mar Drugs. 2019 Dec 6;17(12):688. Available at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6950024/

 

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