In Asia they have been singing their praises for millennia and in recent years this superfood has been triumphing in Western skincare as well. Do you know everything that mushrooms can do for your skin? Find out how and why to include them in your beauty routine!
1. Offer rejuvenating action
Thanks to their high antioxidant content, mushrooms help minimize the effect of free radicals, the main cause of premature skin aging.
2. Provide you a lifting effect
Are you familiar with shiitake mushrooms? As well as being a super-ingredient in Japanese and Chinese cuisine, this specific mushroom is known for its ability to improve skin firmness.
3. Hydrate powerfully
Here comes competition for hyaluronic acid as an ultra-moisturizing ingredient! Some experts claim that there are mushrooms which provide even more hydration! 1
4. Purify pores
One of the most highly appreciated qualities of mushrooms in our skin is that some can help to visibly reduce pore size. The result? Smoother and softer skin!
5. Visibly minimize blemishes
Another of their multiple benefits is that some mushrooms have an astringent and sebum-regulating effect. They therefore help minimize the appearance of pimples, making them an ideal ingredient for combination or oily skin!
Do you want to feel the power of mushrooms on your skin?
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With Polyporus officinalis to minimize pores without dehydrating your skin:
1.Liu H, He L. (2012) Comparison of moisturizing properties of polysaccharides from Tremella fuciformis and hyaluronic acid. Journal of Anhui Agricultural Sciences 40(26): 13093–13094.