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ishga Organic Seaweed Skincare

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. 

Indulge in the restoring powers of the ocean and allow our marine skincare to connect your mind, body and soul back to nature.

The ocean is at the heart of ishga, and our unique seaweed extract is at the core of our award-winning organic skincare range. Since day one back in 2013, we’ve been sustainably harvesting the wonder ingredient on the shores of our home of the Isle of Lewis. We allow nature to replenish her stocks by rotating our harvesting locations and only taking what we need. Our team carries out weekly trips to freshly collect four types of seaweed that are vital to our results-driven skincare loved by many of you across the world! We owe our powerful hydrating, firming, healing, and skin protecting formulas to Fucus Serratus Seaweed, Pelvetia Canaliculata Seaweed, Ascophyllum Nodosum Seaweed and Fucus Vesiculosis Seaweed; each containing its own unique skin enhancing properties.

When our seaweed extract is combined with high-performing active skincare ingredients, it becomes a transformative must-have ingredient for your skincare shelf. We only use the highest quality natural ingredients. Light base oils such as sweet almond or jojoba, essential oils like rose geranium or lemongrass, and nourishing moisturisers including cocoa and shea butters, glide blissfully on and balance, nourish, smooth and repair.

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A quick and convenient fix for 'cleansing' late at night, face wipes are often too tempting to reach for.⁠ 
But the truth is that they are not good for your skin or the environment. They don't properly cleanse and lift the dirt from your skin, which can lead to clogged pores. Many face wipes also have chemical preservatives and fragrances in them that can irritate the skin.⁠ 
Wipes are often flushed down the toilet which means they end up in our seas, and if going to landfill they can take over 100 years to decompose.⁠ 
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ishga is proud to be Organic Certified by the Soil Association; an accreditation which means we have passed a certification process and met strict standards which promise that organic ingredients are used in our products whenever possible. 
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