The Blue Lagoon is among Iceland’s most well known and popular attractions. The lagoon holds six million liters of geothermal seawater all of which is renewed in 40 hours. In addition to relaxing in the lagoon, guests have access to steambaths and sauna. In-water massage and spa treatments are also available. The warm waters are rich in minerals like silica and sulphur and bathing in the Blue Lagoon is reputed to help some people suffering from skin diseases such as psoriasis. The water temperature in the bathing and swimming area of the lagoon averages 37–39 °C (98–102 °F). The Blue Lagoon also operates a Research and Development facility to help find cures for other skin ailments using the mineral-rich water.
Blue Lagoon Skin Care
Blue Lagoon skin care is the first true Naturceutical skin care brand. It unites the exclusive natural Blue Lagoon ingredients and cosme-ceuticals to deliver real results. This unique skin care is based on patent pending exclusive Blue Lagoon active ingredients and formulas that rejuvenate and strengthen the skin, bringing out a more youthful and energized glow. The first skin care products that became available in 1995 were treatment products developed with the needs of people with psoriasis and eczema in mind.
Blue Lagoon skin care cleanses, boosts and nourishes the skin, resulting in healthy glowing and youthful skin.
THE SKIN CARE LINE CONSISTS OF FULL FACE AND BODY LINE, RETAIL AND CABIN PRODUCTS. THE STAR PRODUCT is the Blue Lagoon SILICA MUD MASK. This unusually white mud is taken directly from its natural source, the geothermal seawater. The silica mud is also the base used in Blue Lagoon products and treatments.The newest line launched in 2007 is a highly developed face line including anti-aging products.