Beauty has never tasted so good. Now we share a list of fruits that provide benefits when ingested and are used in our products.
Inside: Rich in vitamin A, B, C, calcium and iron, they improve the immune system, teeth and gum health and iron absorption.
Outside: Cloudberry seed oil has natural antioxidants that brighten the skin as well as plant sterols that hydrate the skin.
Inside: Strawberries are packed with potassium that regulates blood pressure. The fruit also works as a buffer against the negative effects of sodium.
Outside: Because strawberries are so rich in Vitamin C, they prevent wrinkles by producing collagen and improving skin’s elasticity. The fruit is also packed with ellagic acid that prevents collagen destruction and inflammation.
New research by Italian and Spanish scientists published in the Journal of Agricultural Food Chemistry found that a pigment in strawberries called anthocyanin works as a block against ultraviolet radiation and reduces skin damage. Expect to see strawberry extract used in sunscreen in the near future.
Inside: Grapes get a bad rap because they are high in sugar. However, that natural sugar treats fatigue by providing a boost of energy. The fruit also aids in treating constipation and indigestion.
Outside: Because it contains tartartic acid, the fruit breaks the bonds that hold dead skin cells together in the uppermost level of the epidermis, making it a great ingredient to use in exfoliators and cleansers.
Inside: A new study by researchers at the University of Iowa have recently found that ursolic acid from the apple peel promotes the growth of muscle and brown fat – both of which are very important for athletes.
Outside: Quercetin, an antoxidant found in apple peels, is a great treatment for preventing acne by calming skin. It also treats acne by slowing down inflammation and helps to clear skin.
Inside: Among their many benefits, blueberries are packed with amino acids, there by reducing lactic acid buildup for faster recovery time after a hard workout.
Outside: Blueberries are rich in anti-oxidants such as anthocyanin and Vitamin C that fight the formation of free radicals that can damage skin’s structure. This protection fends off wrinkles and improves skin’s firmness.