Beetroot Extract benefits skin due to its vitamin C content. Properties include anti-aging, evening out skin tone, and fading sunspots. It is an antioxidant and is anti-inflammatory.
Being rich in vitamin C, it can protect the skin from signs of aging, such as fine lines and wrinkles. Topical and dietary use of vitamin C have beneficial effects on skin cells. That’s because this vitamin is found in both the epidermis and the dermis (the outer and under layers of your skin).
What’s more, beetroot extract contains nitric oxide, betanin, and betalains, three antioxidant powerhouses that slow down the aging process. Beetroot extract can maintain a youthful complexion, while preventing future signs of aging. Hyperpigmentation Fading. Most of the time, the condition is caused by prolonged sun exposure. Owing to its nitrate content and slew of vitamins, beetroot extract can be used in treating hyperpigmentation. This means that beetroot can help in lightening pesky dark circles.
Squalene is derived from olive oil and is an emollient. It gives the skin a pleasant, silky feeling. Squalene works as an antioxidant, protects from the harmful effects of UV rays and slows down the development of pigmentation (age spots). As a natural component of skin, it helps regenerate the skin’s lipid barrier and reduces trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL). Squalene is absorbed very quickly by the skin and improves the spreadability of our facial oils.
Shagbark Hickory Extract is a powerful humectant that attracts moisture to the skin. Additionally, it boosts the skin’s ability to retain moisture over time.