Gulfshore Life Magazine: Treasures from the Sea

For lasting hydration, Punta Gorda’s ästhetik’s Ocean Moisturizer makes good use of antioxidant-rich blue-green algae to promote cell turnover and hydrate the skin. Founder Alexis Pfropper suffered from eczema and noticed she’d always find relief from simply being around the ocean on family vacations to Florida. She developed the antiaging moisturizer using Irish Moss, a seaweed known as ‘collagen of the sea,’ and exfoliating seawater extract, among a host of plant-derived minerals and antioxidants.