Know The Types of Antioxidants & Benefits They Carry
Antioxidants, a term that you have heard a lot mostly in the skincare and health industry. But, always wondered what actually are antioxidants and how do they benefit your skin, right?
No more wondering for you! We will answer all your queries in this article.
Let’s quickly start with the basic and most asked query.
What are antioxidants?
Antioxidants are natural vitamins and minerals that defend the skin by restricting the production of free radicals. They also provide a brighter complexion, make the skin even and refreshed. In a few words, antioxidants will not only make your skin look good but also improve the skin’s health.
There are several kinds of antioxidants and they deliver many skin benefits. Like, some antioxidants soothe irritation, smoothen fine lines and enhance the glow of the skin, therefore it is essential to choose the right antioxidants and the right skincare products containing them as per your skin type.
Types Of Antioxidants For Skin & Hair benefits
1. Vitamin C
It helps to brighten the skin, protect it from sun damage and provides better protection from infections and helps boost the collagen production. With regular usage of vitamin C rich skincare products like Vitamin C Mask, your skin’s tone will improve by boosting melanin production in the skin that lightens hyperpigmentation and enhances skin radiance.
2. Vitamin E
Vitamin E is another perfect antioxidant for skin care as it provides several benefits without getting very extreme. Its natural anti-inflammatory properties help fight against free radicals, prevents early ageing and makes the skin gentle and supple. It also restricts the generation of scars.
The most suitable skincare products that have Vitamin E in its ingredients are unicorn lotion that provides nourishment, moisturization and hydration to your skin. The other one is, soothe mask that cleanses pores, absorbs excess oil and provides a clearer complexion.
3. Vitamin A
Vitamin A is also an essential antioxidant in the skincare industry as it helps in reprogramming cells which results in healthier-looking skin. It also helps by correcting acne through stabilizing oil production and making skin less oily. It also boosts healthy collagen production, makes the skin firm, promotes youthful skin and fights free radical damage.
Spirulina which is another healthy & essential skincare ingredient contains vitamin A. When we look into the skincare products, soothe mask is an amazing product that detoxifies skin, enhances the skin complexion and provides many skin benefits in terms of promoting cell turnover, lightening scars and preventing future breakouts.
And, in hair care, we have therapy solid shampoo bar which has spirulina, charcoal and other essential oils that promotes hair growth, treats hair loss and dandruff.
4. Vitamin B3
Vitamin B3 is a strong oxidant found mainly in the food and skincare industry too. It delivers many skin benefits like enhanced skin redness/ blotchiness, improved skin elasticity and hydration, and reduced fine lines and wrinkles.
5. Green Tea Extract
Polyphenols in green tea extract help to fight the early ageing signs. It has many antioxidants properties like soothing redness and inflammation and reduction in collagen breakdown. It is best for individuals with sensitive skin.
Our warmth solid shampoo bar contain the matcha green tea powder which benefits the scalp by promoting fresh blood to the damaged skin cells and revitalizes your hair.
Benefits of Antioxidants for Skin Care
There are several benefits of antioxidants for skin care:
1. Helps Improve Skin Tone
Antioxidants help in reducing the melanin production which is boosted due to longer exposure to the sun and free radical damage. Thus, giving a shinier and lighter toned skin.
2. Correct Early Signs of Aging
As antioxidants help in boosting collagen production, calming skin inflammation and preventing free radical damage, it results in restricting and correcting the visible signs of ageing like fine lines, wrinkles, acne breakouts, loose skin and blotchy skin patches.
3. Helps Skin Repair Itself
The skin inflammation hinders the skin hydration process and antioxidants by reducing skin inflammation enables it to improve visible damage and helps skin repair itself.
4. Makes Skin Firm
Another great benefit of antioxidants is skin firming. They help to restrict the effects of ageing by enhancing skin health and making it look refreshed.
Aloe vera is an antioxidants rich ingredient in the skincare industry. Our aloe cucumber soap has a high amount of aloe vera which makes the skin firm.
5. Treats Scars
Antioxidants decrease the visibility of scar tissue. The healthy skin has a varied skin structure as that of skin with scars that make it hard. Antioxidants help to promote the blood flow to scar tissue that results in the lightning of the scars and helps in the generation of new skin.
By now, you must have realized the importance of antioxidants in the natural skincare products and segment.
We also discussed many natural skincare products that have various types of antioxidants in it, so which was the one that you need the most? Do let us know in the comments below.