Simply Perfect

Créme de la Mer has now expanded to include cleansers, toners and a face mist. Each new product contains the miracle ingredients that have made La Mer products simply perfect.

Créme de la Mer has been the one of the best-kept secrets in the beauty world for years. Known by its users as a near-miraculous healing cream, Créme de la Mer has remarkable moisturising, skin softening and anti ageing-properties.

The miracle started with Max Huber, an aerospace physicist from NASA who suffered severe chemical burns on his face and eyes following an accident at work. Huber developed an enduring interest in skincare after the numerous medical treatments and therapeutic preparations he had to endure.

He later built a laboratory in his own home and conducted more than six thousand experiments. Twelve years later, in 1965, Créme de la Mer was born.

The key ingredient in Huber’s creation was sea kelp, which he harvested fresh from the Pacific. Other ingredients include calcium, eucalyptus, magnesium, potassium, iron, vitamins, citrus, alfalfa, sunflower and wheat germ. The combination of these vitamins and kelp produce micronutrients that help energise the skin.

Huber realised that most skincare products are manufactured in high temperatures and using involved processes, which diminish the effectiveness of key ingredients – like overcooked vegetables being stripped of their nutritional value…