Discover the transformative power of the new ishga Hydra+ Marine Cream, developed from ten years of expertise in seaweed, science and skincare.
The advanced formula features multiple molecular weights of hyaluronic acid to hydrate and nourish different skin layers. Combined with ishga’s unique Hebridean seaweed extract, rich in antioxidants and sourced from the purest Scottish waters, to visibly rejuvenate skin. Prickly pear oil stimulates collagen, brightens, and provides an added boost of hydration. Lus Nan Laogh, an ancient Hebridean healing remedy, has been included for its protective properties, while shea butter, argan oil, rose geranium and frankincense oils deliver essential vitamins and minerals to replenish every skin type.
Created with sustainability in mind, ishga Hydra+ Marine Cream is presented in luxurious packaging that nods to the 10 year anniversary of ishga, featuring the Pantone Colour of the Year 2023, ‘Viva Magenta’. This shade from the red family is rooted in nature and expressive of a new signal of strength. Reflect this strength in your skin, with ishga’s new advanced organic moisturiser, derived from the ocean, backed by science.
Hyaluronic Acid (HA) allows nutrients to reach deeper levels of the skin by maintaining extra cellular space. Can bind up to 1000x times its own weight in water which boosts and maintains skin hydration levels, accelerates tissue repair and cell regeneration. Environmental pollution can decrease the levels of hyaluronic acid in your skin, causing fine lines, reduced elasticity, wrinkles and dark spots. By including hyaluronic acid in your skincare routine, this can replenish the levels resulting in improved skin texture and appearance. Low molecular HA weights penetrate the skin to deliver nourishing and regenerative qualities to the deeper layers of the skin. HA with higher molecular weights forms a hydration barrier on the surface of the skin delivering instant visible results, improving skin texture and hydration levels whilst also protecting against pollutants in the environment.
Fucus Serratus Seaweed Extract
Fucus Serratus Seaweed is one of the key ingredients we use at ishga, due to its incredible benefits for the skin. It contains high levels of natural antioxidants known as polyphenols. These antioxidants provide protection against damage to the skin by neutralising free radicals (damaging atoms in the air). Fucus Serratus Seaweed has also been found to regenerate skin cells, promote natural collagen and hyaluronic acid production in the skin, and deliver hydrating properties to lock in moisture.
Hebridean Spring Water
Known for its unique healing and therapeutic properties. Collected locally on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland, near ishga HQ. Mineral-rich and pure. We do not use any tap water in our products, only Hebridean sea and spring water collected locally here on the Isle of Lewis.
Lus Nan Laogh
It has been used for generations to treat a rangeof skin conditions including acne and rosacea. Roots of this Hebridean flower are used with spring water from a healing well to create an extract known to be highly effective in treating inflammation of the skin. We source this locally on the Isle of Lewis during it's season for using in our Hydrating Hand Cream and Hydra+ Marine Cream.
Prickly pear oil
Hydrating, antibacterial, and antioxidant properties. Contains Vitamin K and can brighten skin whilst also reducing inflammation.
Can help to balance the skin's natural oil production. It can minimise the appearance of enlarged pores and brighten skin, and is excellent for those with acne.
Can reduce skin redness and skin sensitivity. It contains anti-inflammatory properties and can help to restore the epidermis whilst calming irritated skin.
Contains moisturising factors and can reduce excess sebum. Argan oils omega fatty acids, vitamin E, and linoleic acids, work to hydrate skin and soften dry areas.
An emollient excellent for hydration, to moisturise and smooth the skin. Improves skin texture and is ideal for those with sensitive skin. Lightweight and quick to absorb.
Thistle Oil is an excellent source of aomega 6 & 3 fatty acids (Vitamin F), and has been found to clear congested skin and decrease the size of pores. It's ideal for all skin types but especially those with oily and combination skin.
Jojoba is a carrier oil ideal for all skin types. It hosts antioxidant properties to protect and heal the skin. It can help to reduce redness and keep skin calm and soothed.
Shea butter is non-comedigenic meaning it won't block pores whilst providing moisture boosting properties to the skin. It smoothes and refines the skins appearance, whilst healing and protecting. It contains antioxidants, making it perfect for ageing skin, but can also help to tackle break-outs, making it ideal for all skin types.
Experience results-driven skincare derived from the ocean, backed by science
The name ishga is derived from the Gaelic word for water. The pure, clean waters of the Hebridean Islands off the north west coast of Scotland are home to ishga, and where we sustainably hand harvest the four types of seaweed that are at the heart of our organic skincare range. Hebridean seaweed contains potent natural antioxidants with properties which transform and protect skin. ishga has developed a bespoke process to extract its natural goodness, harnessing an abundance of vitamins and bioactive minerals to create a remarkable range of high performing products that deliver efficacy for all skin types.