The Superfood skincare trend. Why is it important?Model Off Duty Beauty Team
What are Superfoods? Eating nutrient-rich food benefits your body and keeps you fit, just like that, feeding your skin with Superfoods makes your skin healthy and youthful! Superfoods are basically nutritionally-rich foods that provide your skin with loads of antioxidants. From pumpkins to avocados and from green tea to cranberries, every superfood benefits your skin in its own unique way - that's why they've been popular among skincare lines that care for you and the environment as well! Include 'em in your diet or apply 'em topically, they'll show results you'll definitely fall in love with! Well, these foods are basically the 'superhero' ingredients in everything - from salads to skincare. Here's a list of some superfoods! Pumpkin: From Lattes to soups and now skincare, this superfood has been #1 on peoples list this season. It consists of fruit enzymes and alpha hydroxy acids which help in increasing the cell turnover to brighten and smoothen the skin. It also helps in boosting collagen and reduces the signs of aging. Green Tea: This is the superstar ingredient in almost every skincare product these days and there are a plethora of reasons why it should definitely be! It combats the signs of aging & reduces irritation, redness & swelling. Moreover, green tea maintains collagen levels for youthful skin structure and firmness. It also fights sun-damage! Avocado: Extremely rich in antioxidants, this superfood has magical anti-inflammatory properties which help in making the skin smooth, elastic and healthy. It heals inflammation, repairs chapped skin and provides great moisturization to the skin cells. Cranberry: It acts as an exfoliant and vitamins like A and C help boost collagen production. Cranberries also fight free radicals that may cause wrinkles and keeps your skin moisturized for a younger-looking, youthful glow! Coconut: It hydrates the skin and helps in improving elasticity. It also boosts collagen production and blocks pores. Coconut has great anti-aging properties and has been used in skincare products since a very long time for the same reason! Chia seeds: A rich source of antioxidants, chia seeds help in replenishing and rejuvenating the overall appearance of our skin. It is a potent source of Omega-3 which is known for its moisturizing properties and helps in reducing redness & inflammation. Jojoba: It has anti-inflammatory properties which help in reducing and preventing redness, chapping and dryness. It also consists of nourishing oils which helps in hydrating the skin, making it look softer, smoother and younger! Papaya: It helps in removing dead skin cells and whitens the skin. It also contains BHA which helps in reducing dark spots and pigmentation. All in all, it rejuvenates the skin, imparting it a healthy glow! If you're lookin' to add any of these into your skincare routine, listed below are few products from Model Off Duty Beauty you can trust - without a doubt! Superfood Skin Glow Mask Our Superfood Skin Glow Mask hydrates, plumps and gently exfoliates your skin, imparting it a naturally effective glow. One of our main ingredients, pumpkin consists of vitamin A, C & D which helps in fighting sun damage and reduces the appearance of wrinkles. True Miracle Brightening Reset Mask It is packed with superfood extracts like rooibos, green tea, jojoba seed oil and white tea. Green tea and white tea consist of a powerful antioxidant called EGCG that fights DNA damage from UV rays and eliminate free radicals that can cause fine lines and wrinkles. Dream Glow Moisture Cream Blended with the goodness of jojoba and avocado oil, this cream is everything you need to moisturize your skin this winter! Jojoba extracts have great anti-inflammatory and moisturizing properties. It penetrates deep to soothe and soften while providing an excellent moisturizing effect and adding a healthy glow. Youth Power + Repair Night Cream Packed with superfruit extracts, this cream fights all signs of ageing. Cranberry which is one of the main ingredients act as an exfoliant and vitamins like A and C help boost collagen production. Cranberries also fight free radicals that may cause wrinkles and also keeps your skin moisturized. Supercharged Brightening Eye Cream Consisting of Rooibos, jojoba oil and olive oil, this one's truly a blessing! Rooibos is rich in antioxidants which helps fight free radicals in the skin and repairs damage brought on by the environment, effectively working as an anti-aging agent. Superfruit Restorative Eye Cream Loaded with the goodness of many superfoods, this cream helps in lifting and firming the skin under your eyes. A potent source of antioxidants, cranberry seed oil can protect the skin from environmental stress. It also helps in firming and tightening the skin. Moonlight Superfruit Night Serum This lit serum consists of rosemary oil, neem oil and superfruit extracts. Neem, which is an indian superfood, has great anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties. It removes acne, scars and soothes inflammation, giving you a healthy, youthful glow. Clarifying Age Reverse Mask A complexion-perfecting treatment that targets impurities to restore healthy, balanced, and clear skin. Green tea helps in removing free radicals from the skin, keeping it young and firm in the longer haul! Which superfood are you planning to add into your skincare regimen?