Fruits For Skin

by in Beauty Products, Skin Care February 5, 2018

Fruits for Skin – Our best fruit ingredients for healthy, glowing skin.

As we know adding nutritious fruits to your diet is fantastic for your health. Fruits contain vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and beneficial phytonutrients. Their unique nutrient profiles help us in many ways; including boosting our immune systems, protecting us from disease, lowering blood pressure and having a positive effect on our blood sugar.

Fruit ingredients ( extracts and seed oils ) in our organic skin care have many benefits for our skin. Not only are they highly hydrating and nourishing for the skin; they are high in protective antioxidants and are excellent sources of vitamin C and A. Many contain enzymes and natural AHA’s.

Fruits for skin – The main benefits of Fruit Extracts, Fruit Seed Oils for your skin.

Fruits promote a more even look to the skin.

Impart hydration, creating a natural dewy glow.

Gently exfoliate.

Fade the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

A firmer and tighter look.

Create a softer, smoother skin.

Reduce the effects of environmental stressors.

Let us highlight our favourite fruits for healthy skin along with their properties that suit your skin type and skin concern. Pamper your skin with these pure ingredients that are free of toxins and not harmful to your skin.

Fruits for skin – Super Fruit Kakadu Plum.

The Kakadu Plum, botanical name Terminalia ferdinandiana, is a flowering tree native to us in Australia. This wonder fruit is extremely high in Vitamin C, and Vitamin C is a wonder-ingredient for your skin. Vitamin C is essential for glowing skin; it firms skin, helps fade dark spots and acne scarring. Kakadu Plum is also known to have antibiotic and anti-inflammatory properties – so it is useful to treat Acne, soothe dry skin and can reduce the appearance of redness. Kakadu Plum also has other antioxidants which help protect your skin from environmental damage, like UV damage and environmental pollution. This fruit extract when it is applied topically is brilliant for your complexion.

Look for Kakadu Plum in Annmarie Skin Care.

Fruits for skin – Apple Extract.

Not only are apples rich in nutrients like vitamins A and E, but they also have a high concentration of flavonoids, good for their anti-aging effects. In fact, according to a 2004 study, apples contain a variety of phytochemicals, including quercetin, catechin, phloridzin, and chlorogenic acid, all of which act as powerful antioxidants.

Apple extract contains natural alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), mainly malic acid being the most abundant. AHAs help to gently exfoliate your skin. They help to slough off the dead skin that gives your skin a dull appearance.

Not only are they natural and good for skin, but AHAs are perfect for more sensitive skin types that don’t respond well to harsher anti-aging products. They might become your go-to option for exfoliating and reducing the appearance of lines and wrinkles, especially if you have sensitive skin.

Skin that is oily, dull, or aging benefits most from the many healthy-skin promoting properties of apple extract. Apple extract can be used to reduce the appearance of pores. Your aging skin will look firmer with Apple Extract natural tightening benefits.

Look for Apple Extract in the Annmarie Gianni Wild fruit Serum and Phytonutrient Cleanser.

Fruits for skin – Papaya Seed Oil.

Another nutritious fruit, with a good source of the antioxidant Vitamin A and the unique exfoliating enzyme papain that actively removes dead skin cells. It profoundly and quickly penetrates the skin and has remarkable water retaining properties that help keep your skin moisturised. It assists in detoxing your skin and is brilliant to use for skin brightening, fading age and sun spots, evens skin tone and reduce wrinkles and fine lines. 

Find it in our Synthesis Organics Zeolite Detox Face Mask, Mekha Herbal Active Cleanser.

Fruits for skin – Pomegranate Seed oil.

The power of pomegranate seed oil is one of the most exciting things in skin care. Pomegranate Seed oil is prized for its high antioxidant content, and like most natural oils, pomegranate seed oil also hydrates skin. It penetrates quickly and deeply to create lasting, healthy moisture that won’t feel greasy or create shininess. It is also a very soothing oil. We find that this is perfect for all types of skin, even oily skin.

Find it in our – Annmarie Gianni Anti-age Facial oil, Blissoma Amend, Blissoma Bright Eye Vitalising Nutrient Serm, Blissoma Lavish Recovery Beta-Glucan Mask, Siam Seas Yen Hydrate Toner.

Fruits for skin – Seabuckthorn Fruit Oil.

Now this one pretty special. The only plant source that contains omega 3, 6, 9, and the rare Omega 7 fatty acid which helps soothe the skin, stimulate cell repair and cell regeneration and restore a youthful glow. Contains Superoxide dismutase-rich, which is an enzyme, that fights free radical damage and provides superior elemental protection. Great to use for oily skin and those prone to clogged pores. Seabuckthorn Fruit Oil also has a natural source of Vitamin C.

Find it in our – Annmarie Gianni Anti-aging serum, eye cream, Antioxidant Lip Balm and facial oils, Blissoma Bright Eye Vitalising Nutrient Serum, Blissoma Restore Deep Healing Oil Serum,

Fruits for skin – Raspberry Seed Oil.

These luscious berries can do wonders for your skin!  Raspberry oil comes from the seeds. This oil is high in vitamin A and essential fatty acids, both key ingredients in skin care. Linoleic, alpha-linolenic, and oleic acids all help protect while replenishing moisture. The oil also contains vitamin E, which helps to condition and plump your look. Red raspberries are also suitable for sensitive skin.

Raspberry Seed Oil is super high in phytosterols which help prevent skin damage and encourage collagen production. A Canadian study in 2000 found that the natural UVA and UVB protection afforded by raspberry seed oil is reportedly similar to titanium dioxide with an SPF protection factor against UVB rays of 28-50, and an SPF protection factor against UVA rays of around 8.

Find it in our – Annmarie Gianni Anti-aging Serum, Facial oil, Eye Cream and facial oils for normal and oily skin, Siam Seas Yen Heal Hydrate Toner,

Blissoma Awake, Free Rejuvenating Gel Cleanser, and Refine Clay Renewal Treatment

Metta Summer Berries Body Butter

Blissoma Clean Mature Facial Cleansing Bar

Fruits for skin – Pineapple.

The one ingredient in the Aeos Gentle Exfoliant Blue is Bromelain ( Ananas Sativus). Bromelain is an enzyme that is found naturally in the juice and stems of the pineapple. Bromelain is an alpha hydroxy acid. The enzymatic activity in Bromelain is very effective in gently removing the dead skin cells on the surface of the skin by chemical exfoliation. This allows the skin to breathe and feel alive and vibrant. You will notice a visual difference in the tone and smoothness of the skin. Your skin follicles are clearer and will unclog pores and reduce inflammation.

Fruits for skin – Grapeseed Extract/ Oil.

Grapeseed oil is one ingredient to look out for if you have Acne and Oily Skin. It also has an excellent reputation for being perfect for sensitive skin. If you have allergies to other oils, you may find that you will be able to tolerate Grapeseed. With its moisturizing properties, its light texture penetrates quickly into the skin. So if you have oily skin, you will find that this oil will not clog pores. Grapeseed oil contains anti-inflammatory properties, which helps to soothe and nourish the skin, especially skin with active acne. Linoleic acid is found naturally in Grapeseed oil, which is one substance that is highly beneficial for oily skin.

Full of antioxidants, it is a fantastic oil found in anti-aging formulas. With Vitamin C that helps to brighten and tone. It is highly effective at reducing the appearance of dark circles around the eyes in just a couple of weeks and is safe for use in the young and old.

We love the light, penetrating action of grapeseed oil, and you will find this in many of our products. So beautiful to use to help protect, hydrate and refresh.

Find it in our – Blissoma Bright Eye Vitalising Nutrient Serum and Restore Deep Healing Oil Serum, Annmarie Gianni Facial Oils for Oily and Combination skins, Metta Body Oil, Metta Body Butters, Blissoma Free Rejuvenating Gel Cleanser, Aeos Gentle Exfoliants.

We have just skimmed over a couple of fruit ingredients in this article. There are so many beautiful fruit ingredients that are in your beauty products – Alma Berry, Acai Berry, Apricot Oil, Blueberry, Cranberry, Watermelon, Mango, Citrus Fruits, Pineapple, Rose Hip, Avocado, Blackberry, White Mulberry and Knotweed.

We love doing a fruit facial at home. Homemade fresh fruit packs can do wonders for your skin. Not only do they hydrate and exfoliate, as listed above, but they are also full of vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients that feed your skin what it needs to be its best.

Contact us if you are looking for a fruit recipe that suits your skin type.

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