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Is Spirulina really a Miracle Ingredient?

Is Spirulina really a Miracle Ingredient?

Regularly touted as the ingredient responsible for many a supermodel’s glowing skin, Spirulina is one of those ingredients you can only find in very exclusive  health food shops, and expensive cafés’ that sell everything other than gluten, sugar, dairy, wheat and fun.

But, just what is spirulina? And does it really give skin the glow it claims?

What is Spirulina?

A type of mircoalgae, Spirulina is an excellent oxygen producer, incredible superfood and one of the most nutrient-rich plants on the planet. In short, it really is a miracle ingredient.

Loaded with vitamins, minerals, fatty acids, proteins and and antioxidants, Spirulina is the perfect addition to any skincare routine as it helps to keep the complexion healthy and glowing.

The unique algae has incredible detoxifying properties, making it ideal for cleansing congested skin, as well as banishing dark circles and breakouts. By protecting your skin against environmental aggressors and toxins that could wreak havoc, your skin is kept looking clear, youthful and radiant.

A Spirulina Skincare Routine

Inspired by this magical green ingredient, this skincare routine is perfect for pepping up winter skin and making it glow glow glow.

Take a Supplement

The KIKI Health Organic Spirulina Powder is a supplement that is both 100% raw and certified organic, to make sure you are only giving your body and skin the very best.

The powder can either be mixed into water, juices, smoothies or food to help you get your spirulina fix, and is the perfect way to kick-start your body and energise your body with a detoxifying shot.

Energise and Cleanse

Either in the shower or separately, make sure you cleanse your skin in the morning. Yes, technically you haven’t worn makeup or been exposed to environmental aggressors overnight, but your skin still sheds dead cells, and these need to be cleansed away.

The Erno Laszlo Firmarine Cleansing Bar contains a potent and concentrated dose of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants from Spirulina to detoxify and energise the skin, for a glowing complexion, ready for the day ahead.

Apply a Mask

While grabbing your breakfast, apply a quick face mask to help refine your complexion and give your skin a vitamin boost, which will help to keep it protected against environmental aggressors.

The Sukin Super Greens Detoxifying Masque contains not only Spirulina, but other superfood greens, including Kale, Chlorella and Parsley, as well as Baobab, Goji Berry and Avocado to give the skin an antioxidant and hydration boost before you start your day.



Amelia

Amelia

Skincare Specialist

I am a big believer in the idea that beautiful Make Up begins with a superb skincare regime. I like to enhance my natural beauty rather than cover up and I am always on the lookout for great products which really work. When I am not writing about all things beauty, I like to do Yoga and I make an amazing brownie. It is all about balance!