Why superfood in skincare
THE BENEFIT OF SUPERFOOD IN SKINCARE
First, what is Superfood?
Superfoods are foods that have a very high nutritional density. This means that they provide a substantial amount of nutrients and very few calories. They contain a high volume of minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants.
The recent trend in health and wellness has finally influenced the beauty industry. When formulated correctly, Superfood can offer so many benefits to the skin including firming and brightening results.
Keep reading to learn what your favorite Superfood ingredients can do for your skin.
Superfoods contain amino acids, antioxidants, and anti-inflammatory properties that make them well-suited for optimizing skin health.
One of our favorite Superfood ingredients in Spinach, which is rich in a variety of potent antioxidants that help reduce skin inflammation. It contains vitamins, mainly vitamins A, C, and K which work together to help your skin enhance its radiance, heal from scars, or sun damage, and fortify its natural barrier.
Ginger contains natural oils known as gingerols that reduce inflammation and pain. Antiinflammatory benefits of gingerols can help soothe irritated skin. It improves the skin's texture— and fights signs of aging, the antioxidants present in ginger increase collagen production, reduce skin damage, and inflammation. Ginger has also been known to reduce the appearance of hyperpigmentation.
Because beets are high in vitamin C, which is good for the skin. Its benefits for the skin are mainly attributed to the vitamin C content and is therefore anti-aging and helps with acne treatment and skin brightening. It has antioxidant, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties.
Watermelon is full of antioxidants such as lycopene and vitamin C and A which helps reduce these free radicals that can slow down the signs of aging. The consumption of Vitamin A can encourage the growth of collagen and elastin cells that helps your skin stay young and supple.
Broccoli is full of many vitamins and minerals important for skin health, including zinc, vitamin A, and vitamin C. It also contains lutein, a carotenoid that works like beta carotene. Lutein helps protect your skin from oxidative damage, which can cause your skin to become dry and wrinkled.
Many skin problems are caused by or worsened by unnecessary added chemical ingredients in skincare products which is why incorporating some of these Superfood ingredients is important to maintain healthy skin.
And that is why DeHiwi is big on supporting beauty and wellness from the inside out.