Seaweed extract is one of the world’s most naturally abundant sources of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, antioxidants and essential fatty acids.
Used in topical applications, through skincare products like our NEUÚ MEN range, seaweed extract delivers many anti-aging, hydrating and skin renewing properties. The nutrients in seaweed target multiple skin concerns and skin types.
Not only is seaweed packed with skin-friendly ingredients, these nutrients can be easily absorbed and so can penetrate the skin to deliver benefits where they are needed for maximum efficacy.
What are the main active ingredients in seaweed extract that deliver efficient, effective results to your skin?
Turn Back The Clocks With Polyphenols
Your skin loses it’s plumpness and elasticity as you age but thankfully the polyphenols in our seaweed extract can help repair the damage caused by Father Time to give you younger looking skin.
Polyphenols protect against free radicals and environmental aggressors, helping to reduce collagen loss and prevent protein breakdown which helps the skin repair itself, promoting elasticity and reducing the appearance of fine lines as well as improving skin texture.
Polyphenols help to future proof your skin against premature ageing and environmental damage. A study by The National Centre for Biotechnology Information points to the potent antioxidant properties of seaweed.
Essential Marine Fatty Acids Lock In Moisture
Dry skin can cause your face to show fine lines more prominently, so combatting dryness is one of the best ways to get younger looking skin. Essential Marine Fatty Acids help maintain the skin’s lipid barrier to keep moisture in and toxins out. EMFA’s improve blood flow and reduce inflammation to keep the skin hydrated, supple and smooth.
Give Your Skin A Natural Detox
If you have sensitive skin and are prone to breakouts, these next ingredients should be in your toolkit. Seaweed extract contains naturally occurring magnesium and iodine in abundance bringing anti-inflamatory, detoxifying and disinfecting properties. These ingredients lend themselves well to protecting and restoring the skin during the shaving process and also help prevent razor bumps.
Hyaluronic Acid & Alginic Acids Strengthen Your Skin
Hyaluronic and Alginic acids are the latest in anti-ageing science. These acids occur naturally in seaweed helping to strengthen the skin’s connective tissue and attract moisture enabling the cells to lock in hydration giving a plumping effect to smooth fine lines and wrinkles.
Protecting the skin from free-radicals and strengthening the lipid barrier are key elements in reinforcing your skin while it is exposed to the elements during outdoor sports and activities. After all seaweed is exposed to the elements, salt-water, sun, wind, pollution, constant wave motion and abrasion - lipids keep it hydrated and elastic.
The NEUÚ MEN range of skincare products contain a bespoke seaweed extract oil bursting with Essential Marine Fatty Acids - or lipids - from Atlantic seaweed. These lipids are removed separately then recombined in a new potent form and delivered to you in skin penetrating formulas. What nature does for seaweed, NEUÚ does for your skin. Learn more about the NEUÚ Lipid Lock technology and what it does by clicking here.