Sea buckthorn can do wonders to your skin when incorporated into your skincare routine. But did you know you can also experience many benefits by eating it?
Although most North Americans are not adding sea buckthorn berry to the top of their grocery list this powerful berry has been used for centuries in Asia and Europe for its highly-nutritious and medicinal profile.
This tiny yellow-orange berry is approximately one third of the size of a blueberry, yet contains 12 times the amount of vitamin C as an orange.
Sea buckthorn berry is high in protein, fibre, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals (at least 190 bioactive compounds to be exact).
Originally found in the Himalayas, this versatile fruit is now grown all over the world, including Canada, where we’re seeing its berries pop up in all forms from juice to jams to skincare.
As Sea buckthorn berry becomes recognized as one of the most nutritious and vitamin-rich foods in the world and offering benefits both internally and externally, it is quickly becoming as popular as acai berry and pomegranate.
Sea Buckthorn for Acne
Those who suffer with acne-prone skin know how inflamed and sensitive their skin can easily get. Many traditional acne products are harsh and stripping of the skin which can aggravate and in turn cause further breakouts.
When applying sea buckthorn topically you are helping to calm the inflammatory response and begin you skin healing journey.
When digested, sea buckthorn berry replenish your body from the inside out by providing your body with readily available nutrients and antioxidants. Antioxidants can boost your overall health and help you achieve clear skin, while minimizing acne breakouts. They also promote a bright complexion by pushing out impurities from your skin.
Although many acne-sufferers are terrified of putting an oil on their face, oil actually helps regulate sebum production by feeding your skin the lipids it craves which reduces breakouts and calms inflammation. Oils containing sea buckthorn are an amazing place to start as it is filled with anti-inflammatory benefits.
Find some of these anti-inflammatory oils containing Sea Buckthorn here:
Sea Buckthorn for a Youthful Glow
Sea buckthorn is extremely versatile as it is suitable for all skin types and will help a wide array of skin concerns.
If you are concerned with fine lines and wrinkles, sea buckthorn is just as popular for it's anti-aging effects as it is for fighting acne.
With its impressive nutritional profile, sea buckthorn works to repair oxidative damage as well as promote collagen production. The benefits of collagen for aging skin are endless and help to regenerate your skin leaving you looking supple and radiant.
By regularly incorporating sea buckthorn into your routine, you will be one step closer to glowing, healthy, clear skin.
Incorporate this superfood berry in your daily diet and stock up on skincare that contains sea buckthorn to nourish your body both inside and out.
To help you see results for yourself we have put together a collection of the products containing this powerful berry:
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