Sea Moss Is Good In Smoothies, But It's Also Great for Your Skin! sEAMOSS is an Irish red seaweed that grows abundantly on the Atlantic shoreline of Ireland. A type of algae, it also goes by the name of Chondrus Crispus. Sea moss or Irish moss (Chondrus Crispus extract) is an algae, a red seaweed that is found in deep water and is subjected to extreme conditions
Being rich in sulfur, it has antibacterial, antiviral and antimicrobial functions, so is believed to help with balancing the skin microbiome. The high sulfur content also can decrease the excessive production of sebum (oil) in the skin. Irish moss also contains 15 of the 18 essential elements that make up the human body. This includes, but is not limited to, calcium, sulfur, magnesium, potassium, vitamin A and vitamin K—all ingredients that help reduce wrinkles, hydrate the skin, and protect from environmental elements.