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January 10, 2019
Scientific Name: Citrus Paradisi
Known for its vibrant color, refreshing scent and health improving properties, grapefruit is recently gaining recognition as a powerful skin care ingredient. The secret of this fruit lies behind its unique composition of essential antioxidants and vitamins. Moreover, these antioxidants and vitamins are what enable the fruit to provide an array of anti aging benefits including evening skin tone and reversing free radical damage, when applied topically. Grapefruit’s high water content helps to keep the skin’s outer barrier hydrated and better able to resist wrinkles and damage caused by sun pollution and other environmental stressors. Grapefruit has also been credited with helping to keep skin supple, plump and resilient against age related damage as it helps boost healthy collagen production. The presence of Vitamin A in grapefruit allows it to act like a retinol treatment, renewing damaged skin, treating skin pigmentation and restoring a softer and clearer complexion.
Skin Types: Grapefruit’s natural exfoliating and astringent qualities make it an ideal ingredient to include in a skin care routine for oily and acne prone skin types. The fruit also helps to increase the pH of skin, which in turn may lead to a reduction in acne. Those suffering with dry skin conditions such as rosacea should be cautious when using grapefruit in skin care as citrus may irritate the condition.
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December 19, 2019
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October 28, 2019
Scientific name: Cucurbita pepo
History/Benefits: Without a doubt, pumpkins are one of the most popular fruits during this time of year. Whether in our lattes or skin treatments, we’re more than happy to embrace them! In our latest blog post, we discussed some essential fall skin care tips, including the skin benefits of pumpkin as an ingredient. While it may be most fitting for autumn, using pumpkin in our routines can help to nourish skin all year long! Rich in essential vitamins, AHAs and enzymes, pumpkin helps to boost cell turnover, leading to smoother and brighter looking skin. Because the chillier seasons can really strip skin’s natural luster, pumpkin is a great go-to ingredient to restore a glowy complexion throughout the cooler months.