37 - 39 Cromwell Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, HS1 2DD

Type:Arts & Crafts

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  • Video
  • sand
  • body cream
  • hands
  • handwash
  • ishga in hands
  • product selection
  • soap
  • ishga salt
  • in the sea
  • b&w by the sea
  • sand & hand
  • beach scene
  • seaweed
  • maram grass
  • harvesting on beach
  • girl & maram grass
  • beach by drone
  • waves & rocks
  • rocks on beach
  • harvesting on coast
  • calm beach
  • Product Image
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  • waves
  • mangersta stacks
  • machair flowers
  • maram grass & beach
  • grass
  • Product Image

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The name ishga (ish-ga) is derived from the Gaelic word for water.  The ocean is at the heart of ishga, and our unique seaweed extract is at the core of our award-winning organic skincare range. Since day one back in 2013, we’ve been sustainably harvesting the wonder ingredient on the shores of our home of the Isle of Lewis. We allow nature to replenish her stocks by rotating our harvesting locations and only taking what we need.  

Our team carries out weekly trips to freshly collect four types of seaweed that are vital to our results-driven skincare. We owe our powerful hydrating, firming, healing, and skin protecting formulas to Fucus Serratus Seaweed, Pelvetia Canaliculata Seaweed, Ascophyllum Nodosum Seaweed and Fucus Vesiculosis Seaweed; each containing its own unique skin enhancing properties. When our seaweed extract is combined with high-performing active skincare ingredients, it becomes a transformative must-have ingredient for your skincare shelf.  

We do not use tap water in any of our products, instead we use locally sourced Hebridean healing spring well water and pure, unpolluted seawater from our pristine island shorelines, given the highest quality classification available by the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency. Our spring water is sourced from a remote location among the hills and lochs on The Isle of Lewis. The water contains a potent mineral content, including potassium, magnesium and sulphates. We carefully take only what we need from the spring to ensure our process is as sustainable as possible. Experience results-driven skincare derived from the ocean, backed by science. 


Leisure Facilities

  • Gift Shop


  • Town Location

Payment Methods

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Special Requirements

  • Children Welcome - If accompanied by an adult
  • School Groups Welcome - By prior appointment


  • Free Parking On-Site
  • On Public Transport Route - Calanish bus route
  • Parking
  • Public Parking Nearby

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  • Other AwardsOuter Hebrides Tourism Member Outer Hebrides Tourism Member 2020
  • Other AwardsPlatinum Listing Platinum Listing 2020

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

* Min price: £13 - Max price: £125

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