Protect your skin from free radicals

by Aroma Dead Sea on August 11, 2020

If you take care of your skin like your own child, than you must have heard the term “free radicals”. The skin care industry has formulated lots of products to fight against free radicals. But do you know what exactly free radicals are and how to protect your skin against them? Let’s tackle the enemy of the flawless skin.

What are free radicals?

The tiny reactive oxygen molecules that cause damage to the skin are known as free radicals. Skin cells, DNA and collagen production gets affected by the occurrence of free radicals. It is true that our skin repairs itself timely, but the threats also come from the external environment as well like UV rays and pollution. Over the time, the effect of these threats and damage caused to the skin appears in the form of wrinkles, roughness and sagging.

How to protect skin against free radicals?

Antioxidants play a crucial role in fighting against free radicals. There is a way to prevent surface skin damage from free radicals that is through antioxidants because they helps to neutralize the molecules and protecting them potentially causing signs of aging in our body. A human body can produce only a limited amount of antioxidants, so it is important to try and apply topical antioxidants on a regular basis. Inculcate antioxidants in your daily diet and skin care routine for youthful, flawless and healthy skin.

Where do we find antioxidants?

The best way to get antioxidants is through certain foods and vitamins. Common antioxidants include:

  • vitamin A
  • vitamin C
  • vitamin E
  • beta-carotene
  • lycopene
  • lutein
  • selenium

You can most of these antioxidants by eating a healthy diet. It should include the following:

  • Milk
  • Eggs
  • Berries
  • Orange
  • Kiwi
  • Cantaloupes
  • Papayas
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Kale
  • Almonds
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Hazelnuts
  • Peanuts
  • Peaches
  • Apricots
  • Papayas
  • Mangoes
  • Broccoli
  • Squash
  • Sweet potato
  • Carrots
  • Peas
  • Tomatoes
  • Grapefruit

If you want to have an antioxidant-rich diet, try to incorporate these foods into your meals with a particular emphasis on fruits and vegetables. This skin-brightening diet will help your skin achieve its natural radiance. 

Antioxidants in Skincare

Many skin care products are enriched with the goodness of vitamins A, C and E. Indulging these products in your daily skin care regime will help your skin to fight against the free radicals. For a daily dose of antioxidants-enriched moisture, we recommend Vitamin C Anti-Wrinkle Active Serum and Eye Serum.