What’s on the menu today for your skin?
September 30, 2020
One of the main trends we identified in our Beauty Trilogy is Wellness Beauty (if you missed the article → it’s here (opens new window)). Consumers are increasingly health conscious, and take a more holistic approach to their own wellbeing: eating healthier, favoring natural products, products from traditional medicines,... to feel and look better on the inside and outside!
According to theBenchmarkingCompany 2019 study, Multi-vitamins and shakes/smoothies were the most bought wellness products in 2019 vs 2018 (respecteviley 75% and 54% consumers bought them), and the main reason for it was for “healthy skin in general”.
Fruits and vegetables are considered “good food” because they are rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants,... and they provide nutritional and health benefits when eaten. But did you know they also make powerful ingredients for skin and hair care, without even having to eat them?!
Sea Kale (Crambe maritima), from the Brassicaceae family (along with cabbage and broccoli). It tastes like a cross between asparagus and celery and is back on the fancy Chefs tables after disappearing from our plates .
Applied on the skin, the sea kale extract BLUE SEA KALE SC has shown to boost cell proliferation, ceramides and collagen, protecting against skin aging.
INCI: Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride - Crambe Maritima Leaf Extract
Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa), an herbaceous annual plant native to the Andes Mountains in South America, also called the “rice of the Incas”. Quinoa grains contain no gluten and are rich in bioavailable minerals (iron, magnesium, zinc, manganese), vitamins, essential amino acids, etc.
Applied on the skin, the quinoa extract ADIPOLESS™ ECO acts on lipogenesis and vascularization, making it perfect to reduce dark circles and prevent body fat storage.
INCI: Propanediol - Chenopodium Quinoa Seed Extract
Sea beet (Beta maritima) is the wild ancestor of all cultivated beets and is edible. The roots of the sea beet are especially known to be more medicinally effective than the leaves and the cultivated beets. 
Applied on hair, the sea beet extract SEA SATIN™ soothes and protect the scalp & improve hair appearance (smoother, glossier and silkier hair)
INCI: Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride - Beta vulgaris (Beet) Root extract
Sea pickles or Sea asparagus (Golden samphire): a marine succulent plant that is pickled and used as a relish in salads , providing high content in minerals, sugars, vitamins and amino acids.
Applied on the skin, the golden samphire extract INULA SC protects and boosts the collagen for a firming effect and increases vascularisation for skin cells nourishment.
INCI: Aqua/Water - Butylene Glycol - Inula crithmoïde leaf/flower extract
Sea fennel (Crithmum Maritimum): edible succulent plant from the carrot family (Apiaceae) growing on steep cliffs or sandy beaches, with a taste somewhere between asparagus and capers in flavour. It has been known since antiquity for its diuretic and detoxifying properties 
Applied on the skin, the Crithmum Maritimum extract NATIVE ESSENCE™ boosts cell renewal, increases cell oxygenation and brings radiance to skin.
INCI: Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride - Crithmum Maritimum Extract
Sea holly or Eryngo (Eryngium maritimum) family of the carrots "Apiaceae". The young shoots are cooked, and used as an asparagus substitute. The roots were once sugared and sold as candy.  The plant is rich in flavonoids, amino acids & sugars and its medicinal benefits are multiple (from anti-inflammatory to aphrodisiac!)
On the skin, CELTOSOME™ Eryngium maritimum extract moisturizes, firms & boosts cell renewal.
INCI: Eryngium Maritimum callus culture filtrate
Seaweeds: macroscopic algaes with exceptional benefits like Alaria esculenta (winged kelp), Laminaria Ochroleuca (Kombu Kelp) or Laminaria saccharina (Sugar Kelp).
On the skin, Alaria esculenta extract KALPARIANE™ or JUVENESSENCE™ provide anti-aging and firmness benefits, while Laminaria Ochroleuca extract ANTILEUKINE 6™ protects from photo-aging and Laminaria ochroleuca extract PHLOROGINE™ BG PF regulates sebum production.
Enhance the benefits with:
Wild ginger (also called the “butterfly ginger”) in SAKADIKIUM™ is proven to illuminate the skin and protect it against environmental stresses (blue light, UV, IR, pollution,...).
INCI: Glycerin - Aqua/Water - Hedychium Coronarium Root Extract
Ceylon Cinnamon: a famous spice originating from Asia and very rich in tannins, bringing astringent properties. In SEPICONTROL™ A5, it’s proven to purify the skin, reduce sebum rate and comedones.
INCI: Capryloyl Glycine - Sarcosine - Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Bark Extract
Sea salt from the Gulfstream, in Gulfstream sea water, for an exceptional richness in nutrients and sea minerals, especially in calcium, magnesium and sodium. On the skin, it restores a normal skin equilibrium and reduces skin inflammation.
INCI: Sea Salt (Maris sal)
Pick your favorite oil** among:
**SOPHIM vegetable oils exclusively distributed by SEPPIC Inc in the US.
Try our Ceramosides™ in & out for increased benefits!
![Ceramosides](/images/ceramosides in and out.jpg)
CERAMOSIDES™ is a unique (patented) complex of plant-based ceramides identical to those found in the skin (ceramides 2, 3, 8) from wheat origin (non GMO and Gluten free).
It’s available for topical application (CERAMOSIDES™ HP) or supplement (CERAMOSIDES™ NUTRA).
It provides skin moisturization, elasticity, firmness and improves well-being and self-confidence!
INCI: Glycosphingolipids & Glycolipids
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