Seaweed powder is an effective cleansing and exfoliating agent and a rich source of vitamins including vitamins B12 (not found in land plants), vitamin E, amino acids, minerals, trace elements, and other nutrients.
When applied to the skin, Seaweed treatments act as a powerful detoxifier that draws out toxins and impurities while adding beneficial nutrients. It helps to stimulate circulation and metabolism, giving the skin a revitalised, glowing appearance.
Seaweed also contains fatty acids to soothe skin irritation and inflammation and may help with skin ailments such as acne, psoriasis and eczema.
Seaweed Powder is suitable for all skin types.
Seaweed Face Mask Recipes:
Combine 1 tbsp of seaweed powder to 2.5 tbsp of water and 1 tsp of vegetable glycerin or vegetable oil to form a paste.
Mix 1tbsp seaweed powder to 2tbsp aloe vera gel and 1tsp vegetable oil.
Apply to the skin and leave on for about 10 minutes before washing off with warm water. Floral water or aloe vera gel juice can be substituted for water.
Seaweed Body Wrap Recipe:
Combine ½ cup seaweed powder, 3 tbsp jojoba oil and 2 drops of lavender oil in a bowl. Slowly add water while stirring the mixture until it forms into a paste. Apply paste to various parts of the body and cover with plastic wrap. Leave on for 20 minutes and rinse thoroughly with warm water. Floral water or aloe vera gel juice can be substituted for water.