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Seaweed to the rescue for an impactful look!

¡Algas marinas al rescate para una mirada de impacto!

Nature hides the best beauty secrets that exist for us. skin care. One of them is a derivative of red seaweed, with a deep hydration effect on the skin, it can even be a more powerful moisturizer than hyaluronic acid. Seeing the great potential of algae, our specialist, Dr. Leyda Bowes carefully chose the best ingredients, like this one, to incorporate into the product line. PIEL ETERNA. Therefore, we want you to know in detail each ingredient, how it can benefit your skin and, especially on this occasion, the around your eyes.


What are seaweed?

Surely you have heard about these on several occasions and the first thing that usually comes to mind is its image under the sea. It turns out that this is a multicellular organism and includes varieties of green and brown algae, as well as red seaweed. This plant is considered the oldest organism in the plant kingdom. Most seaweeds are red varieties, which make up about 6 thousand species.

Its use in the world of cosmetics

Seaweeds are considered abundant sources of bioactive compounds with great potential for cosmetic use. One of its main components is carbohydrates, and they have been used in cosmetic formulations for different purposes. For example, as a moisturizing agent, as well as for its anti-aging and antioxidant properties. (1)

The secrets of seaweed

Ultraviolet rays and pollution contribute significantly to the formation of wrinkles and skin aging, which is related to the reduction of collagen production and also its breakdown. Therefore, an efficient antioxidant strategy for the dermis and epidermis is important. Research reveals that seaweed is a rich source of substances called metabolites, which can be used against skin aging. (2). They also stimulate the production of another substance that fills the spaces between skin cells and has a moisturizing effect, helping to have softer, smoother and brighter skin.

How they benefit your facial skin

Facial care has gained great importance in the beauty products industry, with the most sensitive skin occupying a prominent place. According to studies, more than a quarter of cosmetic products for sensitive skin use seaweed, as it helps fight inflammation and improve protective barrier function. (3)

Other benefits

Algae are also producers of substances with bioactive properties that include antiviral, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory benefits, among others. Red algae, in particular, are rich in bioactive compounds that are used in acne treatments. (4)

Healthy skin requires constant care and the best products. That's why we have made them, using advanced technology and natural ingredients, because your skin deserves the best. After all, it's your cover letter!

Try our Revitalizing Eye Cream of PIEL ETERNA. It is a unique product that contains seaweed, as well as powerful ingredients such as Camu Camu, Sacha Inchi, Ceramides, Aloe and Vitamin E, among others, to restore the power to your eyes, revitalizing the eye contour area, your skin more fine and sensitive that always speaks for you.


Let's be healthier, together.

Your team Santo Remedio.





  1. Kim JH, Lee JE, Kim KH, Kang NJ. “Beneficial Effects of Marine Algae-Derived Carbohydrates for Skin Health.” Mar Drugs. Vol.16(11):459. Nov 2018 doi: 10.3390/md16110459. URL:
  2. Berthon JY, Nachat-Kappes R, Bey M, Cadoret JP, Renimel I, Filaire E. “Marine algae as attractive source to skin care.” Free Radic Res. Vol.(6):555-567. Jun 2017 doi: 10.1080/10715762.2017.1355550. URL:
  3. Pangestuti R, Siahaan EA, Kim SK. “Photoprotective Substances Derived from Marine Algae.” Mar Drugs. Vol.16(11):399. Oct 2018 doi: 10.3390/md16110399. URL:
  4. Januário AP, Félix R, Félix C, Reboleira J, Valentão P, Lemos MFL. “Red Seaweed-Derived Compounds as a Potential New Approach for Acne Vulgaris Care.” Pharmaceutics. Vol.13(11):1930. Nov 2021 doi: 10.3390/pharmaceutics13111930. URL:
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