Recently, researchers at Hallym University made a startling discovery about the aging process: ellagic acid, a powerful antioxidant present in green tea, pomegranate and berries. Prevents and counteracts the amount of collagen in the skin decrease with age. This is, undoubtedly, a cornerstone in the approach to rejuvenation.
Ultraviolet radiation to which we are subjected every day throughout the year, are one of the main reasons for damage skin tissue and therefore the appearance of wrinkles even before the age of 35 years. Scientific research conducted by Hallym University and made public by prestigious publication Experimental Dermatology demonstrates clearly how foods rich in ellagic acid improves skin appearance, prevent and improve wrinkles and skin irritations caused by harmful UV/B rays.
Pomegranate, rich in ellagic acid and polyphenols with antioxidant and prevent aging role is one of the foods included in scientific experiments, with very good results on mature or prematurely aged skin. Berries and green tea have, thanks to content of ellagic acid, effects on skin as good as pomegranate. During the study it was also demonstrated that ellagic acid may have anticancer effect and prevents the appearance of skin damage caused by the loss of collagen with aged.
To enjoy the positive effects of ellagic acid is recommended to include in the daily diet pomegranate, green tea, blueberries, pecans, peanuts, strawberries, goji berries, cranberry and grape seeds, but also natural treatments are beneficial for maintaining youthful skin.
Natural Pomegranate Peel For Mature Skin
– Half a pomegranate;
– A tablespoon of honey;
– An egg yolk.
Give half of the pomegranate in a blender or mixer, then stir well and the remaining ingredients. Cleansing yourself, then wet your skin with warm water and massage the skin for three minutes with natural peeling. Rinse with warm water and apply a moisturizing strong cream, suitable to your skin type.
Fast Treatment For Tired Skin
For the tired looking and dull skin caused by pollution of the big cities, sleepless hours and stress is beneficial a very quickly treatment, which you can apply every morning before morning skin care ritual.
You only need a few grapes or a handful of berries that you massage your skin after wake up – loosen grapes or berries in half and walk him all over the face. Treatment has a tonic effect especially if the fruits are fresh and cold from the refrigerator.
Intense Wrinkle Mask
Please note: this mask is not recommended for people with sensitive skin!
– A teaspoon of grated fresh ginger;
– Two tablespoons of pomegranate seeds.
Crush the pomegranate seeds, mix them with ginger and apply the mask on cleansed skin. Leave on for 10 minutes (if you feel burning even less), then rinse with warm water and apply a moisturizer right for your skin type.