Our skin is constantly damaged by free radicals. When the collagen and the elastin in the skin degrades, our skin will find it hard to renew these damaged cells. Antioxidants can be used to fight off these free radicals. They are found in naturally occurring substances, and you don’t have to worry about them harming your skin.

If you apply antioxidants directly to your skin, you can reduce the free radicals and it is possible that they may actually reverse the damage to your skin that has taken place over the years.

Sunlight is one of the sources of problem, so you need to protect yourself with skin care antioxidants. With antioxidant vitamins, you may actually get some form of rejuvenation.

You may ask where we should look to find such products. Vitamins A, C and E are commonly used in skin care products and in many scientific tests, they are known to improve the skin condition and to sharply reduce additional damage from happening on your skin.

Grape seed extract is one such antioxidant that has numerous beneficial properties. It helps to strengthen the capillary walls. Many skin care products contain grape seed extract and they will have positive effects on the skin.

Apart from this, another product that occurs naturally is the green tea extract. This has catechins. What it does is to reduce the size of pre-cancerous skin lesions.

Grape seed extract has specific properties that help to reduce inflammation of the skin. It has also shown to help strengthen the capillary walls and more skin care products are adding grape seed extract due to these positive effects on the skin.

Another natural product is green tea extract and this antioxidant is well worth mentioning here due to the active ingredient catechins. This ingredient of green tea has been shown in tests to reduce the size of pre-cancerous skin lesions.

Finally, Vitamin A can be found in skincare products too. The derivatives are retinol and retinyl palminate. These ingredients are typically used in anti-acne products. Unless your acne problem is internal, where you require antibiotic acne treatment, such skin care products would suffice.

So the next time you buy skin care creams, check what type of antioxidants they have in their ingredients. The manufacturers know the benefits and they try to include them in their skin care products.
Isabella ♥

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