What does resveratrol do :

Resveratrol is a natural antioxidant compound that’s  found in high amounts of skin of the red grape and in red wine. That’s right, red wine! This amazing antioxidant is also found in peanuts, pistachios, blueberries , cranberries and even the good stuff like cocoa and dark chocolate. The highest amount of this super antioxidant is found in the Japanese knotweed.

What are the benefits of resveratrol:

This super antioxidant is the Royles Royce of all antioxidants and suitable for all skin types. Resveratrol plays a significant part in our body,  reducing inflammation in the blood vessels to help prevent the forming of clots that lead to heart attacks or stroke.

Resveratrol works like a protective bubble and shield for the skin by keeping away free radicals that break down our youthfulness, Destroying collagen and elastin production. By doing this it helps reduce inflammation , oxidative stress and helps regulate our skin cell membrane to keep those bad boys MMP causing too much of a mess.

How do i use resveratrol:

There are many ways to get this super antioxidant into us. The good news is resveratrol can be taken internally and externally so we get the best of both worlds. Resveratrol is best when it’s in a moisture and is one of the last ingredients to apply to the skin as it creates that astronaut protection suit for our skin throughout the day.

What ingredients go with resveratrol:

Being a super antioxidant resveratrol can be paired with almost any ingredient in the skin care chain. It’s best friends are COenzyme 10 and Vitamin E as they have a similar connection with each other. You could say they are cousins.

Top 5 skincare products with Resveratrol :

The Ordinary Resveratrol 3% + Ferulic Acid 3% combines very high concentrations of two of the most powerful and important antioxidants in skincare. $13.80

Aspect Doctor : Submerge skin in a deluge of hydration with this rich moisturising cream. Containing peptides and resveratrol to help firm the surface of skin for a more youthful looking complexion. $96.50

Inika Phytofuse Renew Resveratrol Rich Night Cream (50ml): Offering both nourishment and protection, the INIKA Phytofuse Renew Resveratrol Serum keeps your skin safe in a cocoon of natural goodness. Blended with 14 precious botanicals. $99 

PCA Skin Resveratrol Restorative Complex: This powerful nighttime antioxidant serum helps protect against cell senescence and age-related skin degeneration for a visibly ageless complexion. A unique blend of ingredients reduces inflammation, strengthens the skin, and improves skin tone and brightness. $151.90

SkinCeuticals Resveratrol B E – Antioxidant Night Concentrate 30 mL:  latest antioxidant night cocktail, Resveratrol BE. This skin resilience booster will give skin improved radiance, elasticity and better density.

SkinCeuticals Resveratrol BE is a powerful antioxidant night concentrate that helps skin’s internal antioxidant defense system to repair and prevent accumulated damage. $228

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