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Antioxidants: Why Do We Need Them

Posted by Scentual Aroma on Aug 14th 2020

Antioxidants and Free Radicals

Antioxidants and free radicals are two terms that we hear a lot about. The two are present in our bodies all the time. Our bodies “make free radicals as a byproduct of cellular reactions” such detoxification or to combat bacteria or viruses. Antioxidants on the other hand, are also made by our bodies or gained from foods that are rich in them. So when antioxidants become lower and free radicals are higher in the body due to several factors including toxic exposure, pollution, UV rays and poor diet, oxidation occurs leading to premature aging.

Antioxidants Benefit on Skin Aging

Antioxidants neutralize the impact of free radical damage and are super essential to the health of our skin. Consuming antioxidant rich foods, using self care products that are superior in well-known protective antioxidants and protecting our skin from UV rays is key. Antioxidants come in several types including Vitamins C, A & E.

The Scentual Aroma Difference

At Scentual Aroma, we believe that beneficial skincare products should be pure and derived from active botanical ingredients rich in the vital vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Our sourcing of the ingredients and the slow small batch process is what makes our products stand out to deliver optimum antioxidants your skin needs.

To reap the benefits of antioxidants, we’ve selected a handful of our favorite hero products that you can include into your daily rituals.

Antioxidant Protective Serum - a daily protective serum is crafted with pure plant based ingredients including organic cold pressed plant and seed oils, essential oils, botanical extracts rich in antioxidants to protect and repair skin from the inside out.

Intensive Youth Concentrate - is an all in one treatment that nourishes all skin types. Handcrafted exclusively with 22 skin loving ingredients including botanical extracts & essential oils to rejuvenate, soothe, nourish, illuminate & boost skin’s natural radiance. 

Beauty Balm - a universal lightweight protective treatment to soothe, repair, deeply nourish & enhance skin's elasticity and firmness. Crafted exclusively with whole plant infusion, organic cold-pressed plant oils & extracts rich in antioxidants to protect skin from daily environmental stressors including pollution & UV damage.

Youthful Eye Serum - is a concentrated botanical blend of active cold pressed plant oils and extracts to deeply nourish, de-puff while smoothing lines around the eyes and enhancing collagen synthesis to help reveal youthful and radiant skin.

Rejuvenate Rose Mask - is a customizable clay treatment that gently exfoliates refining pores, assist in speeding up cell renewal and improving elasticity of skin revealing youthful and plumped skin.

Brighten Turmeric Mask - is a customizable clay treatment that helps to soften appearance of discoloration, pigmentation and sun damage,refine skin tone and texture leaving skin glowing.

REFERENCES

  1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5514576/
  1. https://draxe.com/nutrition/top-10-high-antioxidant-foods/