Bladderwrack Seaweed (Fucus Vesiculosus)
Ocean plant life like Bladderwrack Seaweed is loaded with essential vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that nourish, cleanse and protect the skin. Whilst soothing inflammation and helping to reduce acne.
I am sure many of us came across this plant during our childhood, while visiting the seaside. Scared to touch this strangely shaped form, often slimey and almost alien like in it’s look, but not knowing it’s benefits.
What is Bladderwrack?
Bladderwrack is a brown seaweed that grows on the North Sea, Atlantic, Baltic and Pacific coasts. This mineral rich sea vegetable has been used for centuries because of it’s anti-inflammatory, medicinal and healing properties
Properties of Bladderwrack
Rich in Calcium, Iodine, Iron, Magnesium, Potassium and B Vitamins, Bladderwrack assists in calming inflammation, when taken as a supplement or applied topically to the skin. Also high in Anti-oxidants like Vitamins A, C and E, which neutralise free radicals that cause premature signs of aging.
Minerals and vitamins in Bladderwrack make this a power packed ingredient for the skin.
It is suitable for all skin types and is a great alternative treatment for pregnant women experiencing hormonal breakouts who need to avoid ingredients like salicylic acid & a real acne fighter
FREE RADICAL DAMAGE PROTECTION
The antioxidants in Bladderwrack neutralise free radicals from environmental aggressors like pollution and pollen.
Preventing dullness, fine lines, and other signs of ageing.
Bladderwrack contains niacin, also known as vitamin B3.
A natural brightening nutrient that can help eradicate or lighten dark spots over time.
Due to its high iodine content, bladderwrack helps promote cellular turnover.
Helping clear out dead skin cells, refining the pores whilst helping the skin retain its natural moisture.
SOOTHES INFLAMMATION AND HELPS REDUCE ACNE
Rich in many types of vitamin B, bladderwrack helps soothe irritated skin, dry skin, psoriasis and calm acne-related inflammation.
Look for bladderwrack seaweed in Innerbark.eu’s new I Body Skincare Range
In this natural unisex face mask treatment, bladderwrack works with Kaolin clay to gently remove dead skin cells, leaving the skin refined, smooth, whilst maintaining the skins natural moisture levels.
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