Why Fruit and herbal Extracts are important for your skin

Fruit and Herbal Extracts

All good quality skincare products will have a double layer in their formulations. The first layer contains all the lovely oils to produce the creams and the second layer contains the active ingredients such as fruit and herbal extracts. This gives skin care products their structure and allows for different types of active ingredients to be added to a formula in order to create different results.

Aloe Vera

A wonder ingredient, aloe vera is renowned for its healing and soothing properties. It is one of the oldest known medicinal plants. It is proved to be natures best healer, dramatically effective at treating burns and wounds, including sunburn, speeding up the rate of healing and reducing the risk of infection.

Aloe actively helps skin repair by stimulating cell production and increasing collagen content within damaged skin. It also increases elastin fibre which, with collagen, forms the matrix underpinning the skin and giving it tone.

Prune Fruit Extract

Prune Liquid Extract moisturises and nourishes, improving dry & tired skin. It also contains emollients which prevent water loss from the skin & thus having a softening and smoothing effect.

Blackberry Fruit Extract

Full of antioxidant properties to combat harmful & damaging effects from the environment, Blackberry is also great for hair care with the benefit of adding volume, shine, and putting the bounce back in your hair! Check out our Skinfusion Berry – Face & Body Moisturiser .

Blueberry Extract

Blueberry Extract contains Vitamin A which helps remedy rough and dry skin & assists anti-aging. It also comprises of Vitamin E & this is especially good as a preservative in cosmetics or skin care products.

Papaya Fruit Extract

Papaya is gently refreshing with a sweet, summery fragrance. It is excellent in stabilising oily skin & working as an exfoliant on dry areas. Papaya also is often used in skin products for the purpose of a natural lift & rejuvenation of the skin. Papaya contains Vitamin A, a property that benefits skin repair through increasing the rate of new cell formation. Vitamin C is also an anti- oxidant with wonderful proteins for smoother, softer skin.

Lemon Fruit Extract

Lemon extract is rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, potassium, iron, phosphorus, and calcium. Perfect for any type of skin. Provides a wonderful fresh-lemon scent and skin- refreshing properties.

 

Pineapple Fruit Extract

Pineapple extract is rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, potassium, iron, phosphorus, and calcium. Pineapple is rich in enzymes which help to remove dead cells and refresh the skin. Perfect for any type of skin. Pineapples contain the fruit enzyme ‘bromelain’ which hydrolyzes proteins and digests dead cells on the surface of the skin. Bromelain is classed as a protein in cosmetics and functions as a skin conditioning and lytic agent. It is used mainly to sooth inflamed, sore skin.

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