July 18, 2023
Sugar kelp is a brown seaweed rich in nutrients such as vitamin K and B, and calcium. It is also known for its high mineral and antioxidant content and its nourishing and hydrating properties. This waffle-looking seaweed, known for its high mineral and antioxidant content can reach up to 3 meters in length
This seaweed, belonging to the Laminariaceae family, lives in cold waters and grows in a natural environment on rocky bottoms. It can be found more specifically along the coasts of the Atlantic and the Pacific. Its name is explained by the fact that once the seaweed is dried, it forms a white powder with a sweet taste. This ingredient, also known by its botanical name: “Laminaria Saccharina” grows faster in winter until spring. The important harvests are done in early spring and end in summer.
Sugar kelp provides several benefits to the skin. Known for its revitalizing and softening properties, it improves the appearance of dry skin et restores suppleness to the face.
This seaweed, largely cultivated and consumed in Asia, is edible with a fleshy, crunchy texture and a smoky flavor. It is also used in the cosmetic industry, as it helps maintain the skin in good condition. This is why it is one of the key ingredients in the new Oceanly solid and plastic free makeup line. It is also found in Oceanly oil-to-milk cleanser and in the face oil to reduce the appearance of dryness in the epidermis.
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Written by Team ATTITUDE