Does the word “antioxidant” sound like from outer space to you? Don’t worry! The beauty world is so wide and full of new words that it is totally normal. So we’re here to help.
Antioxidants in your skincare routine bring your skin lots of benefits and vitamins and, since it is your largest organ, it is important to take care of it and show your skin a little love!
To get started, what are antioxidants? You've probably heard of them before, they are molecules naturally present in plant-based things such as vegetables, fruits, coffee, chocolate and wine (yas!). The popular and most common antioxidants are vitamin A, C and E. Their role? Inhibit the oxidation of your skin, a chemical reaction caused by harmful elements in the environment, such as air pollution or smoke.
So antioxidants help prevent or stop the impact and damages oxidation causes to your health and skin. That simple.
Some of the benefits of antioxidants for skin:
Now that you’re as surprised as me discovering all of the antioxidants properties, you should also know that hey have valuable calming and anti-inflammatory properties for every type of skin conditions. Have you been desperately looking for how to get rid of hormonal acne and different products to get rid of acne scars? Antioxidants may also be the solution for you.
Aloe Vera is also a very rich antioxidant, and it can help in scar treatment minimizing the appearance of scar tissue by increasing the blood flow and the development of a new skin.
Another benefit is skin firming, reducing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. They stimulate collagen production and encourage the development of new cells for a skin elasticity recovering and a rejuvenated look!
How to use antioxidants on your skin?
It is great to nourish directly your skin surface directly with the good ingredients. So, how to choose the one that’s right for you? In 1001 Remedies we have created a line of cosmetic products thinking about your needs on skin care.
Magic Skin is a repair gel based on Aloe Vera. It’s a moisturiser for acne prone skin, blackheads, pimples, spots, and a treatment for psoriasis. It has antibacterial and antifungal properties thanks to tea tree and geranium essential oils.