May 29, 2017 Trends

Cosmetics based on sea water

It is widely known that sea water is good for the skin, because it is filled with various trace elements. That is the reason why the cosmetics industry has set its heart on this ingredient. Whether in supermarket references or luxury products, sea water is flooding into the beauty sphere.

Here is a short overview of the cosmetics based on sea water available on the market. From eye contour face care to gels, everyone will find what they want… And there is something for every budget as well.

Gel douche fraicheur - Le Petit Marseillais

Product: This fresh shower gel is ideal for those who love invigorating fragrances in the shower. Sea water is combined with marine seaweed for a moisturizing and revitalizing action.
Price: Just like all products by this brand, Gel Douche Fraîcheur is available for a small price. Count €2.85 for a bottle of 250ml.
Where can I find it? Le Petit Marseillais is distributed in all supermarkets of any size in France. You will get it without any problem. 

Brume Pure - Daniel Jouvance

Product: The Yves Rocher brand has developed a spray based on sea water. This product is meant to prepare the skin for the skincare routine. As regards its ingredients, they have kept it simple: sea water, nitrogen, and oxygen for the propulsive function. The mist contributes to cell renewal, moisturizes, and soothes the skin.
The 150ml spray is available on the market for €5.90.
Where can I find it?
On the brand's website.

Relax Isotonic - Oceau Marine

Product: This cosmetic product may be used on the whole body. Here, sea water is cold-micro-filtrated and used as an active to fight against skin dryness. The product also suits any person suffering from skin discomfort.
Price: The Relax Isotonic cream is sold for about €21 by various retailers, and €19.80 on the brand's website. The bottle capacity is of 100ml.
Where can I find it? It is not that easy to purchase Oceau Marine products. If it is distributed in almost 74 points of sale throughout the French territory, the brand is not available everywhere. However, those of you who cannot buy their products directly can still order them on the brand's online store.

La Perle du Marabout - Garancia

Product: The French brand, whose cosmetics seem to come straight out of a fairy tale, uses sea water to help oily skins. To regulate sebum secretion, Garancia has developed a melting gel based on marine ingredients. Its promise: moisturization and a matte effect.
Garancia sells their Perle du Marabout for €31.50, for a capacity of 30ml.
Where can I find it?
The French brand is distributed in perfume stores and other shops dedicated to beauty. The product is also available on the brand's e-shop.

Douceur Marine - Phytomer

Product: Phytomer, a brand specialized in skincare based on marine ingredients, has created a product with a melting texture to soothe and soften the epidermis. This cosmetic product is formulated with marine spring water loaded with trace elements like magnesium, calcium, and manganese. The water pH also provides an isotonic action. Douceur Marine mitigates redness and helps recover a certain skin comfort.
Count €65.25 for a 50ml jar for this more high-end beauty product.
Where can I find it?
Phytomer is distributed in your usual retail networks, but also on the brand's e-shop.

Prodige des Océans - L'Essence - Thalgo

Product: L'Essence Prodige des Océans is one of the latest launches by Thalgo, a pioneer in marine cosmetics. It is a ‘perfect skin' serum intended to help recover smooth skin texture and re-energize the skin. Sea water is combined with 61 marine biomimetic nutrients to ensure a global action on the face.
You need to pay the price for a perfect skin: about €120 for a 30ml bottle.
Where can I find it? 
The brand is offered for sale in the Villa Thalgo Paris Trocadéro. It is also accessible in 1000 spas, thalassotherapists and beauty centers in France, as well as on the Thalgo website.


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