Although antioxidants are an all year round essential for protecting the skin, they are most beneficial when the sun comes out as they protect from UV damage and environmental aggressors. By incorporating antioxidants into your routine, you are helping prevent the formation of fine lines and wrinkles as they help reduce cellular inflammation when faced with oxidative stress and free radicals. Here are is roundup of some of the products we recommend!
Yuli Liquid Courage
This is the ultimate powerhouse serum for all skin types. Formulated with over 20 key actives it provides a potent antioxidant defence system against environmental stressors. Free radicals don’t stand a chance! Seed based botanicals have been specially chosen for their strong antioxidant properties, along with additional nutrients rich in COQ10, lipids and proteins to promote optimum skin health. This is a worthy investment for your skin.
The Body Deli Vital-C Serum
Using cutting edge Liposome technology this is a corrective and protective serum packed with some of nature’s finest antioxidant rich superfoods. With a potent but stable form of bio-available Vitamin C, Rovisome C is able to penetrate deep into skin tissue and deliver antioxidants where you need it. It can help rebuild collagen, increase elasticity and reverse sun damage to help keep skin looking youthful. The formula also contains Alpha-Lipoic acid, CoQ10 and cell regenerating allantoin, which all work in conjunction to help repair environmental damage, and prevent it occurring in the first place. We can understand why it’s one of the brands most popular products!
Josh Rosebrook Cacao Antioxidant Mask
Not only is this mask a pure sensory delight, it has powerful brightening and rejuvenating properties to bring the glow back to your skin. Hardworking and multi-beneficial this weekly treat is packed with vitamins, minerals, amino acids, fatty acids and antioxidants to promote firmer, hydrated and healthier looking skin. The wonder ingredient here is organic Cacao powder which is a known powerful antioxidant that stimulates blood flow and helps activate circulation. It provides detoxifying action and helps clear skin of pore clogging bacteria so key nutrients can be delivered.
The Konjac Sponge Company Green Tea Facial Puff
Simple in design but mighty in performance, this sponge is infused with powerful antioxidant Green Tea to protect skin from ageing. Use as a cleanser and gentle exfoliator to improve radiance, soften skin and rejuvenate your complexion. Using this prior to the rest of your skincare helps ingredients penetrate more effectively as it buffs away dead skin cells without irritation. It’s a staple in our routine!
Flow Cosmetics Arctic Beauty Oil
We love a good facial oil and this is one of the best. It works to help prevent premature skin ageing and improves overall radiance. Lightweight in texture but rich in nourishing plant oils and antioxidant rich arctic berry seed oils, it’s fantastic for protecting and soothing all skin types, especially those prone to redness and sensitivity.
Indie Lee Brightening Cleanser
There is no doubt the star of the show in this cleanser is Strawberry Seed oil. Rich in antioxidants and packed with regenerative omega 3 fatty acids, this cleanser is perfect for the warmer months. It produces the most delicious fruity scent and delivers gentle exfoliation for brighter, clearer skin. Perfect for in the AM or PM this gel is a joy to use and will lift dirt and grime away with ease.
Antioxidants are worth their weight in gold and along with sun protection they are crucial for maintaining healthy skin. Remember to also supplement your skincare with a diet of antioxidant rich foods such as blueberries, pomegranates and kale as this will ensure optimum skin function and promote healthy ageing!