From The Sea To Your Skin, Discover The Benefits Of Algae Skincare

lady using algae skincare on her face

Crucial for marine ecosystems and their many inhabitants, algae produces oxygen, creates habitats, and is the primary food source for fish, shellfish and sea urchins, providing them with essential nutrients and energy to thrive. But did you know that this nutrient-rich aquatic organism has incredible skincare benefits?

Brimming with vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and antioxidants, algae-enriched skincare is becoming increasingly popular, effectively combatting common skin concerns such as acne, ageing skin, and sun damage with its naturally derived active ingredients.

What Are The Benefits Of Algae-Enriched Skincare

Purifying pores, boosting collagen production, and brightening your skin, algae-infused skincare is teeming with benefits, making it perfect for eradicating a whole variety of skin concerns.

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Sensitive Skin Soother

Containing anti-inflammatory compounds, algae skincare is a great option for sensitive skin, soothing irritation and reducing redness to calm your skin.

Anti-Ageing Hero

Nutrient-rich and intensely hydrating, algae-infused skincare, visibly reduces the formation of fine lines and wrinkles. Often packed with vitamin C, antioxidants, amino acids and peptides, it boosts collagen production and improves the elasticity of your skin, rejuvenating your complexion to leave it youthful and radiant.

Oily And Acne-Prone Skin Reliever

An excellent choice for oily, acne-prone, and combination skin, algae is renowned for reducing sebum production. Purifying your pores and absorbing excess oils and toxins it minimises breakouts and flareups while soothing and calming your skin.

UV Protective

Skin susceptible to sunburn? Some types of algae also contain compounds that protect your skin from UV radiation, preventing sun damage while nourishing your skin.

Our Five Favourite Algae Skincare Saviours

Wanting to introduce algae into your daily skincare regime, but unsure where to begin? We’ve selected five of our Face the Future favourites, sharing the features and skincare benefits of this active ingredient to soothe your skin, whatever its type or tone. Discover more below.

Cultured Biomecare Biome One Cleansing Balm

Brimming with both fermented micro-algae and fermented algae, this Cultured Biomecare Biome One Cleansing Balm is a skincare powerhouse, effectively lifting away dirt, oils, toxins, makeup and pollutants without stripping your skin of its natural oils.

Fortifying your skin barrier as it cleanses, this fermented micro algae-enriched cleanser triggers your skin's self-renewal process, leaving your complexion bright and rejuvenated while the antioxidant-rich fermented marine micro-algae strengthens, soothes and shields your skin from aggressors and pollutants.

Restoring and nourishing, this superfood-infused cleanser soothes and hydrates your skin, leaving it glowing, radiant, healthy and protected.

Q+A Snow Algae face Cream

Rejuvenating, firming and plumping while protecting your skin, this snow algae-enriched Q+A face cream invigorates lacklustre skin.

Slowing the degradation of collagen, this hyaluronic and shea-butter-infused formula soothes and calms your skin, protecting it from environmental stressors while intensely nourishing. Made from 98.4% natural ingredients, this day cream gives your skin a morning boost, enlivening and rejuvenating your complexion and plumping your skin.

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Cultured Biomecare Biome One Rejuvenating Serum

Another wonder product from Cultured Biomecare, this serum harnesses the power of fermented micro-algae, Lactococcus lactis, black tea and hyaluronic acid to transform your skin. Turbocharged with fermented actives, it rejuvenates and awakens, creating a more youthful complexion.

Absorbing instantly, this weightless silky serum gives your skin an intense hydration boost, delivering antioxidants with its potent formula.

Boosting your skin’s self-renewal, this algae-infused serum revitalises your skin from within supporting your complexion's natural radiance to leave you radiant, glowing and youthful.  

Avant Skincare Profusion Algae Regenerative & Tightening Anti-Pollution Night Treatment

Suitable for all skin types, this Euglena gracilis-infused night cream tones and firms your skin, enlivening tired and lacklustre complexions while deeply hydrating.

Absorbing quickly and deeply into your skin, this Avant face cream nurtures your skin back to life, rebalancing skin vitality and diminishing fine lines while soothing irritation caused by pollution, stress, and climatic conditions.

PCA Skin Anti-Redness Serum

An irritated skin saviour, this brown and red algae-infused PCA Anti-Redness Serum soothes and calms rosacea-prone skin, reducing redness caused by sensitive skin and environmental stressors.

Fast-acting, this PCA Skin serum has an instant soothing effect, making it perfect for using on sensitive, reactive skin in harsh climate conditions, or post-exercise to nourish and calm your complexion.

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Q+A Snow Algae Face Cream 50gQ+A Snow Algae Face Cream 50g
Q+A Snow Algae Face Cream 50g

Formulated to revitalise the complexion, Q+A Snow Algae Face Cream protects the skin and makes it look more youthful.

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Avant Skincare Profusion Algae Regenerative & Tightening Anti-Pollution Night Treatment and packagingAvant Skincare Profusion Algae Regenerative & Tightening Anti-Pollution Night Treatment
Avant Skincare Profusion Algae Regenerative & Tightening Anti-Pollution Night Treatment

Formulated with Euglena gracilis, Propanediol and Hyaluronic Acid to fight signs of fatigue, soften and deeply hydrate skin, Avant Skincare Profusion Algae Regenerative & Tightening Anti-Pollution Night Treatment is suitable for all skin types. The...

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PCA Skin Anti Redness Serum 1ozPCA Skin Anti Redness Serum 1oz
PCA Skin Anti Redness Serum 1oz

This calming serum soothes irritation and redness, making it ideal for rosacea suffers or following an aesthetic procedure.


Fascinated by the benefits of active algae? Stick around a while longer and discover more about natural skincare saviours in our latest blog: Drink Up This National Tea Day With Green Tea Skincare And Haircare., a post that shares the antioxidant features of green tea-infused skincare, shampoos and body washes.

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