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About SeaQuarius Skincare - Our Story

SeaQuarius Skincare Rick Fox Founder

The Sea was my First Love...

and the Sea was my skin's best friend while swimming in the ocean around Miami and the Florida Keys in the 1980's.  The natural chemistry of the salt and minerals in the ocean seawater healed, soothed and cleansed my skin.  It was peaceful and calming and also an adventurous thrill to be closely connected to the Sea.  After all, Salt and Sea Minerals compose the essence of life here on Earth...  I thought to myself "one day I will share this special seawater...."  
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Fast forward more than two decades later and my father, Dick Fox, suggested the company name of SeaQuarius.  I quickly dismissed it as silly.  Soon after we came to realize "SeaQuarius" could be a unique identity with a meaningful story behind it.  The zodiac sign Aquarius is symbolized by the Water Bearer.  In a similar manner as the water bearer offers this life-giving liquid we offer natural, pure and pristine seawater in our sea derived skincare products..  Seawater is the base ingredients in the SeaQuarius Sea Clean Foaming Facial Cleanser, The Sea My Eyes Brilliance Cream, The Youthful Aging and Firming Sea Cream as well as our Pearl and Pumice Exfoliator
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OK this is a few years ago but too cute for me to not leave up. 
SeaQuarius Founder's Son, Everett Fox


 

 

Rick Fox SeaQuariusPhoto: 1983 near Key West diving into the salty sea.     

Our ocean adventures included snorkeling, water skiing, fishing, relaxing, and hanging out, on and under the waves.  This interaction with natural seawater had a positive impact on my physical health and mental outlook during these early years. The mineral-rich seawater of the Florida Keys imparted a healthy glow to my facial skin, cleared acne, and sped up the healing of cuts and scrapes on my body.  These skin-loving sea minerals intrigued my curiosity and the connection with the sea calmed my demeanor.  Being a teenager, in the 80's, had its own challenges; the Sea was my blissful escape. 

 

 

Rick Fox snorkling

 Photo: Snorkeling in the Florida Keys, 1985

Throughout history, the Romans, Greeks, and countless Island cultures have enjoyed the results, to the skin, from natural seawater with its healing and soothing properties. We too experienced these skin benefits first hand. Often, I would fill an empty two-liter coke bottle with deep Gulf Stream seawater, bring it home and pour this water over my head and face.  This was part of the morning shower routine.  The results, for my facial skin, were clear. The teenage acne lessened and at the age of around seventeen, I was determined to one day, share this special seawater.  The idea was, however, shelved for a quarter of a century...

25 years later, the business finally came to life.  In 2013, after many exhaustive years of focused seawater research, testing, fine tuning, and formulating with natural seawater and after working closely with Marine Biologists, Oceanographers, and Cosmetic Chemists, we brought the Sea Clean Foaming and Purifying Facial Wash to market. Our collaborative efforts have resulted in a unique skin care product. The Sea Clean incorporates seawater along with its balanced sea mineral composition.  The Sea Clean is pure, safe, and effective for cleansing, soothing and bringing about a better complexion for your skin.

Sea Clean by SeaQuarius Skincare

 Photo: Sea Clean - Foaming and Purifying Facial Wash  

During the early years of ingredient research, I discovered the ocean has hundreds of natural, health-promoting and beautifying compounds, to offer, in addition to seawater.  Nutrients in the form of Omega fatty acids, vitamins, amino acids, polysaccharides plus additional natural compounds are extracted from specially selected seaweeds and microalgae.  These nutrients are likely to have a positive impact on your skin's health. It has been proven these concentrated extracts, deeply hydrate, and nourish all skin types. The SeaQuarius Sea Serum and our Sea Cream have high concentrations of these ocean-derived nutrients to enhance your skin's natural beauty.  

SeaQuarius made in the USA
Ocean Quartet by SeaQuarius Skincare

Sea minerals have collected in the oceans and in seawater for millions of years.  They originate from continental runoff and these minerals have been released into ocean water through undersea volcanism and through hydrothermal vents.  Sea minerals truly represent the essence of our Earth.  



Our mission, at SeaQuarius Skincare, is to remind us of our inherent beauty as adventurers and creators of the lives we pursue.  We are born with natural beauty, inside and out.  Our skin's well-being and health can be further sustained, nurtured, and even improved through SeaQuarius Skincare - From The Sea. 

 

 Four Guiding Principles at SeaQuarius Skincare : 
  1. The Golden rule; "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."
  2. We Work with passion and utilize smart technology and human resources to offer safe, results-driven skincare.
  3. We enjoy helping our friends and customers, to achieve and maintain healthy, radiant skin they can be proud of without charging exorbitant price markups, 
  4. We respect ocean resources.  We help the sustainability and health of the Oceans by sharing our time and talent with worthy marine related causes

 

We Love the Ocean and work only with ethical marine ingredient suppliers. These organizations practice sustainable and environmentally friendly harvesting of sea resources as well as cultivating those marine resources, known as aquaculture.  We are proud to partner with these forward-thinking suppliers.  These business relationships are a high priority for us because our foundation is built on loving and working to protect the fragile Ocean environment.

Along the way, we have enjoyed putting together inspirational quotes and imagery about the Ocean.  

Your satisfaction is our promise to you and we back it with a 100% money back and generous 45-day guarantee.  We will even cover return shipping.  Learn more
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SeaQuarius skincare is small batch crafted in beautiful Cocoa, Florida and Congers, New York.
Business office in Orlando, Florida
          
Rick Fox SeaQuarius founder
Satisfaction Manager/founder