Seaweed is an excellent source of minerals which makes it a healthy addition to a balanced diet.It offers great health benefits and beauty products which are made from seaweeds are less damaging for the skin.
There are various types of seaweed which are used to promote healthy skin.
1.Kelp– It promotes healthy skin and people in many countries prefer eating it as it provides a source of mineral and salt.Crush algae can also be used as a facial masks and creams.
2.Carrageenan is used to thicken the cosmetics creams.
Seaweed provides numerous vitamins and minerals including vitamin A, B1, B2, B6 , C, Niacin, Iodine, Iron, Zinc calcium etc. It not only provides healthy skin and hair in particular but acts as a cleanser for the body .Seaweed is also used to oxygenate and detoxify the skin to reduce the appearance of cellulite.
P.S –Lush has a seaweed mask which is a mineral rich mask and claims to cleanse, soften and beautify skin
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