The Magical Powers of Antioxidants
Fountain of youth? Prevention of wrinkles? Antioxidants have become one of the hottest items to smear onto your face. They are featured in almost any anti-aging product, and promise to give your face a more youthful and even-toned complexion.
The science can be fairly simplified: a big factor of premature aging is caused by the free radicals that roam our bodies. Free radicals come into our bodies in many forms such as UV rays and tobacco. Fortunately, antioxidants tend to provide our skin with protection again the damage of free radicals. Even better, they’re available in a few over-the-counter beauty products and a great aging prevention ingredient!
They also have a laundry list of additional benefits including calming of inflamed skin, skin firming properties, scar treatment and repair of sun damage.
Here are some products you can count on to deliver these wonderlings:
- Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Oil
- Multivitamin Power Concentrate by Dermalogica
- Nivea CoQ10 Plus Anti-Wrinkle Energizing Day Cream
- Clinique CX Antioxidant Rescue Serum
- Chia Serum by Perricone MD
These are just a taste of what’s out there, but the first step to prevent wrinkles is definitely SPF, SPF and more SPF!