The healthiest ingredients of salads... now on your skin!
It is a powerful antioxidant that has lots of phytonutrients and vitamins A, C, E and K. Kale makes your skin glow and look fresh. The phytonutrients are organic components that are found in plants and they have beneficial protective properties that help boost your vitality. They are found in fruit, vegetables, garden produce and pulses.
- Vitamin A has a vital role in repairing tissue beneath the skin and it prevents the damage caused by free radicals.
- Vitamin C helps prevent premature ageing of the skin and it helps keep it looking younger for longer.
- Vitamin E has an antioxidant, rejuvenating effect and it protects the skin against free radicals that cause skin ageing.
- Vitamin K can have a significant soothing effect that relieves and alleviates rashes, redness and irritation and it revitalises the skin naturally.
It has high concentrations of polyphenols, especially the catechin type of phenolic compound, which makes green tea a powerful antioxidant. The polyphenols help prevent free radical formation that occurs in the cells, that is to say, they stop the reaction that occurs and repair the damage that they might cause. This property makes it a “top” substance against skin ageing. It improves the skin’s elasticity, it helps keep the moisture in your skin to brighten your complexion, it strengthens the epidermis, it protects and alleviates the effects of prolonged sun exposure and it reduces inflammation. It also has a soothing effect.
It is in fashion and it deserves to be! This alga contains 65 % proteins and a lot of the vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B6 and E. This spirulina alga is an excellent source of numerous minerals and essential trace elements such as calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorous, potassium, zinc, etc. It has a purifying effect on the skin and it prevents skin ageing. It tones and tightens the skin and it is rich in iodine, which is perfect to clean and disinfect the skin.
It tones, refreshes and relaxes the skin.
It has emollient, antioxidant and regenerative properties.
It has intense moisturizing and hydrating properties. It contains lipids and water absorbents that hydrate the skin from the deepest layers so that it doesn’t get dehydrated and dry. The result is much smoother and healthier skin. It also contains saponins that help remove any dirt and sebum that build up and clog pores without irritating the skin. It can balance the skin’s pH, so it is ideal to protect its structure and keep it healthy against any possible external aggressors, pollutants or infection that could damage it. Moreover, it has a whitening effect that helps to even out the skin tone and diminish dark spots and blemishes.
It is an excellent source of vitamin C, so oranges can do wonders to the skin. It contains powerful antioxidants that fight against free radicals, which cause wrinkles and flaccidity. The ascorbic acid in orange juice brightens the skin’s complexion, tones the skin and makes it look younger because it helps restore the collagen, which prevents premature ageing.
It evens out the skin tone, it boosts cellular repair, making your face radiant. What more could you ask for?
Kiwis are not only delicious and rich in nutrients but they are also an important natural ingredient in skin care. They contain different nutrients such as vitamin C, E and powerful antioxidants, which are essential to stimulate, rejuvenate and restore healthy skin. The kiwi is the main source of vitamin C in the world of fruit, and of course you know that vitamin C is really beneficial when it comes to keeping your skin young looking!
It rejuvenates your skin, regenerating the cells and it keeps skin firm. The fatty acids omega-3 that kiwis contain are essential to prevent skin diseases, they fight off free radicals, acne and they tone the skin.
This substance is found naturally in the body, because it is part of numerous tissues and organs such as the cartilage and skin itself. However, as we get older, this substance decreases considerably. The main characteristic of hyaluronic acid is its amazing ability to attract and retain water. When it is used topically it has a powerful hydrating effect on the skin and the results of this are noticeable short-term. Furthermore, it makes skin look smoother and it helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
It is the best ally for dry, dull, ageing, flaky and wrinkled skin. It is rich in vegetable oils that benefit the skin, it has a high vitamin E content, it is one of the most powerful antioxidants, it rejuvenates and protects against free radicals.
It is a powerful astringent, which means to say it has deep cleansing properties that work on the deepest layers of the skin, it unclogs pores and it eliminates all kinds of dirt, impurities and sebum. It hydrates the skin, it has a regenerating effect (strengthening the collagen and elastin fibres), it renews, rejuvenates, it has an antibacterial effect... These are just some of the greatest powers of aloe vera that we can benefit from to have impeccable revitalized skin.
Cucumber is made up of 97 % water and it also contains vitamin E, natural minerals and oils that make it a great ally to hydrate, brighten, repair and protect the skin. So when skin feels dry, damaged or looks dull, it can be nourished by making the most of the beneficial properties of cucumbers.
Its vitamin A, C, and E content gives it antioxidant properties that help keep the skin hydrated, free of toxins and they also help slow down ageing and the appearance of all the associated signs. Moreover, the constituents in cucumbers favour the production of collagen and elastin, which are responsible for keeping the skin young looking, hydrated and very healthy.