Vitamin Sea: 12 Ocean-Derived Skincare Products
The ocean provides us with a lot more than just sand, seashells, and sushi. With natural resources like kelp, algae, salts, and minerals—plus things we haven't even discovered yet—it's become the source of some of our most potent beauty potions.
Crème de la Mer
This cult cream’s secret is its patented Miracle Broth, a mix of vitamins and botanicals blended with sea kelp that’s found only on the California coast. When harvested at the peak of potency and fermented, the kelp-infused formula fights fine lines and rejuvenates skin.
Philosophy Hope Springs Eternal Deep Sea Hydrating Mist
There's nothing more relaxing than the ocean—a light, watery mist on your skin is especially soothing. Don't you wish you could bottle that feeling? Well, Philosophy has done it with this hydrating mist. The key ingredient is deep sea water, which is packed full of 250 minerals to revitalize and restore skin.
H2O Plus Sea Results Eye Mender
Anti-aging sea elements nori, himanthalia and spirulina moisturize skin and fill out expression lines. Even better, this eye cream's key ingredient, corallina—an anti-oxidant rich red seaweed—heightens the skin's defenses against free radicals to help prevent aging.
Edward Bess Black Sea Deep Hydration Cream
Inspired by a trip to the Black Sea, Edward Bess created this hydrating cream. The thermal mineral springs he encountered there have become legendary for their anti-aging properties—and when combined with modern skin-protecting technology, it'll smooth out your wrinkles for a fresh-faced appearance you'll love.
AHAVA Dead Sea Water Mineral Body Exfoliator
This unique 2-in-1 cleanser and exfoliator is infused with red algae smoothing particles that buff away dead skin and stimulate skin renewal.
REN Seaweed and Sage Body Wash
Firming seaweed extract is mixed with a blend of essential oils to rejuvenate and tone skin in in this REN bodywash.
Phytomer Body Savon Aux Algues Seaweed Soap
This French soap bar combines exfoliating particles and seaweed extract for skin that's smooth to the touch.
Sonya Dakar Seaweed Liposome Gel Primer
This face primer from Sonya Dakar is packed with the antioxidant powers of seaweed to protect your skin from pollution and fight aging.
Imedeen Time Perfection
When taken daily for 90 days, this supplement improves tone and quality of skin and reduces the appearance of lines and wrinkles. Recommended for users ages 35-50, this product boasts a proprietary marine complex that contains proteins from deep-sea fish.
Kiehl’s Cryste Marine Ultra Riche Cream
Kiehl's cream is enriched with Criste Marine, a naturally-derived plant found along the sides of the Mediterranean Sea. This cream is suggested for smoothing fine lines and wrinkles over time—so it'll lift and tighten everything.
Elemis Pro-Collagen Marine Cream
After just two weeks, this cream reduces the appearance of wrinkles and increases hydration. It contains padina pavonica, a brown algae found in the Mediterranean Sea.
Sue Devitt SpaComplexion Hydrating Marine Minerals Tinted Moisturizer
This tinted moisturizer offers up coverage, protection, and prevention. Sea Butter, a marine-infused shae butter, hydrates your skin, while a sheer tint evens skin tone to keep you looking flawless.