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depsea water

depsea water

water is the core of beauty
shu uemura is the first pioneering brand to formulate Depsea water into skincare and make-up products.

the beauty of shu uemura’s Depsea water
when Mr. Shu Uemura learned of the remarkable properties of deep seawater found off the coast of Cape Muroto in Southern Japan, he instantly recognized the immense potential this water had for cosmetic formulations and beauty products. filtered to create the most suitable deep seawater for cosmetics, shu uemura produced Depsea water. under great pressures and at low temperatures, Depsea water matures in the depths of the ocean remaining in its pristine state for a rich combination of minerals. with its high affinity to the skin, its features are ideal for skincare.

scientifically tested*, Depsea water efficacies for moisturize, healthy skin.

immediate effect perceived**

  • • moisturized soft skin
  • • smoothed skin
  • • smoothed skin

visible effect perceived**

  • • enhanced skin translucency
  • • refined skin texture
  • • improved skin quality

*in vitro tests
**self-assessment test on 55 people for 4 weeks using Depsea Water Fragrance Free Mist

Depsea water is incorporated into shu uemura skincare and make-up products for additional moisturizing effects, and features in the internationally adored depsea water mist sprays with natural floral and herbal aromas.

deep seawater
originating in the polar regions of the globe, cold, dense, glacial water gradually sinks deep into underwater currents circulating near the ocean floor. over a period of 2,000 years, far away from sunlight and secluded from bacteria or pollutants, this deep seawater remains pure and rich in minerals.