Some See Treasure, Others See Lumps of Seaweed

Some see antioxidants, vitamins and minerals that can be smeared on the skin. Others see lumps of seaweed.

Two entrepreneurs from the Outer Hebrides are harvesting the slimy bounty of the sea to turn into cosmetic formulations for the beauty industry…

Some of the UK’s top spas are ordering seaweed-based products as demand grows for their anti-ageing, anti-wrinkle properties. The company, Hebridean Seaweed, was started when the two founders lost their jobs and decided to go into business together.

To date, Stornoway-based company, started by life-long friends Martin MacLeod and Malcom MacRae has focused on the possibility of creating an organic seaweed based brand.

 

Photo caption: Friends expecting beautiful future in Hebrides seaweed

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