Why sea buckthorn is so effective in diminishing dark spots ?
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Around their forties, and even well before, many women see brownish spots appear on their skin. Called "pigment spots", these are in fact a manifestation of localized hyperpigmentation of the skin (due to overproduction of melanin [brown pigments]). This hyperpigmentation occurs in areas of the body that are most exposed to the sun, generally: face, cleavage, arms, shoulders and hands. These spots give the illusion of skin looking older than it actually is.
Pigment spots can be due to the oxidation of skin tissue (aging) or to the accumulation of melanin in the epidermis on the surface of the skin (hormonal imbalance, too frequent sun exposure, genetics, etc.). Under the cumulative effects of UV exposure, pollution and stress, melanocytes are no longer regulated in sufficient quantity and their activity is disturbed, thus creating an excessive production of melanin. This overproduction leads to an irregular distribution of melanin, which causes uneven pigmentation. These melanin-laden cells rise to the surface of the skin, and appear as brown spots.
Why sea buckthorn is so effective in diminishing dark spots.
Known and used for centuries in Europe and Asia, sea buckthorn has proven its worth in medicine and dermocosmetics. With thirty times more vitamin C than oranges, extremely rare unsaturated fatty acids and an incredible range of nutrients, sea buckthorn is among the most nutritious plants on the planet. Sea buckthorn berry is rich in antioxidants, carotenoids and phytosterols, vitamins A, C and E, Omega 3-6-7-9, minerals and polyphenols.
Winners: the synergy between beta-carotenes and vitamins
Rich in carotenes and vitamin E, Sea buckthorn seed oil plays a very important role in reducing dark spots. Long-term daily application of this oil to the skin inhibits tyrosinase, the enzyme responsible for the production of melanocytes (cells that pigment the skin).
Powerful antioxidants, beta-carotenes and vitamin E contained in large quantities in sea buckthorn seed oil work in synergy to protect skin cells against free radicals caused by external aggressions and UV rays which are partly responsible for the appearance of pigment spots. Plus, sea buckthorn seed oil prevents and alleviates sunburns by reducing skin sensitivity to UV rays.
In addition to balancing the color of the skin and unifying the complexion by reducing dark spots, the combination of beta-carotenes and vitamin E contained in sea buckthorn seed oil fights against skin aging, wrinkles and skin imperfections.
Sea buckthorn seed oil
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Sea Buckthorn cosmetics will help rejuvenate your skin with its multiple health properties. Kamelya Aromacosmétique, the first company to receive the Slow Cosmétique mention in Canada, offers high-end products, made with organic, natural and high-performance ingredients. Among our cosmetic products, L’Or Orange buckthorn collection is 100% natural and made in Quebec. It is ideal for mature, normal, wrinkled, dry, dehydrated, devitalized skin as well as for skin with pigment spots, rosacea and blotches. With our sea buckthorn cosmetic products, you will have a guaranteed healthy glow!
Other valuable properties of sea buckthorn
This sun-kissed little berry has many properties for the skin. According to Rita Steins, renowned German author and journalist, who published the book: The truth about cosmetics, sea buckthorn oil is one of the most precious oils, and its benefits are so diverse that it correlates to a natural medecine. Moreover, in Russia, it has its place in the encyclopedia of natural medecine, and it is used to treat skin damaged by UV rays as well in anticancer therapies.
- After-sun treatment
- Ideal treatment for mature skin
- Stimulates the production of collagen
- Enhances skin tone
- Regenerates the skin
- Protects against external aggressions and UV rays
- Fights against wrinkles
- Reduces pigment spots
- Regulates the sebum of the skin
- Relieves skin problems such as rosacea, acne, eczema and psoriasis
- Fights against damage caused by free radicals
- Quickly relieves very dry skin