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Before you question us on why we’re suggesting you put seaweed on your skin and hair, hear us out. By using this miracle marine algae plant, you can hone down on acne, prevent and fix hairless, PLUS, it’s great for an extra pick me up throughout the day. In fact, marine plants and extracts can revitalise our skin, hair and overall health; from seaweed baths to sushi wraps, getting a dose of sea greens will make you glow inside and out.

Benefits on your hair

Seaweed is packed with excellent fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals that are essential to your hair’s health. Think of algae extracts as protein shakes for your troubled tresses; it helps your hair rebuild itself, and stronger, too. All thanks to those nutrients!

“Collagen and spirulina supplements both contain seaweed extracts. These are the two supplements that we rely on for hair recovery and to soothe dry hair and scalps. The intake of seaweed helps to promote scalp hydration, which improves the condition of dry hair. Seaweed can also increase hair mineralisation, which leads to thicker hair.”

For a mermaid mane, we recommend diving into the following seaweed infused hair healers:





The benefits on your skin

Any product that uses any type of marine extract, especially algae, is going to be incredibly beneficial for your skin. Why? Because the ocean’s plants are able to survive extreme conditions and often adapt to changing environments, giving them potent powers to be harnessed for renewing the look of skin. It’s this resilience and restorative ability that make seaweed and marine extracts so valuable in skincare terms. Since the extract already has a natural ability to regenerate itself at a rate of up to two feet a day in prime growth seasons, imagine what that can do for your skin.

Then there’s also brown algae, which  is used in facial serums, eye creams, night creams and is a very potent, concentrated antioxidant. It is definitely an ingredient to look for when purchasing an anti-ageing product. And really, who doesn’t wanna look like a fresh-faced beauty?


By adding products that contain algae extract into your hair and skincare routine, the results may surprise you. Who knew that “down where it’s wetter, nothing is better, take it from me”? Sebastian was telling us all along, all we had to do was listen.

Now go out there, get you some marine extracts, and work that mermaid hair, baby!