You probably know the basics, especially if you’ve been hanging around the blog for a while; Protect your skin from the sun, don’t smoke, and eat a healthy diet. So what happens when you do all these things and you still have unclear skin? Perhaps its free radicals. Free radicals are molecules created by the body and in the environment that in large quantities cling to your collagen and weaken elasticity, cause damage to different components in cells, such as the DNA, proteins, outer barrier and the matrix. Free radicals come from things like air pollutants, chemicals and cigarette smoke. The good thing is the skin has a protector called antioxidants which prevents and reverses the activity of free radicals. If your skin care is absent of antioxidants, your skin is at the mercy of free radicals.
Antioxidants are a major component for healthy glowing skin, your body makes some antioxidants on its own, but it also getsthem from the foods you eat, or topically. Antioxidants protect your skin and play an important role in your skincare routine.Keep reading to learn more.
Antioxidants Protect the Skin from Aging
Topical antioxidants make the skin look more youthful and protect against aging. This is accomplished by countering the effects of free radicals. Antioxidants help prevent and correct the visible signs of aging and help to give the skin a more youthful glow thus activating the skin’s natural repair process and inhibiting inflammation.
Help Counter Sunburn
Antioxidants provide protection against UV damage when used in conjunction with sunscreen. Since all antioxidants have anti-inflammatory properties, they blunt your skin’s inflammatory response to the sun’s harmful rays, preventing sunburn and providing enhanced protection against sun damage and photoaging.
Antioxidants Help Skin Repair Itself
Antioxidants aid in the skin rejuvenation process. They help reduce the appearance of scars and wrinkles, and aid in healing wounded tissue.
Each of our YELLE serums is formulated with antioxidants. Topical antioxidants in each YELLE skin care formulation is designed to react quickly and effectively to address skin concerns. Its important to note that the use of oral or topical antioxidants does not replace a diet with fruit and vegetables. Each molecule with antioxidants does not replace a diet with fruits and vegetables. Each molecule with antioxidant action has action in certain sites and therefore the association of these molecules, in smaller doses seems to be more efficient.
Antioxidants are essential vitamins for your skin. You need them every day to support healthy skin functioning and to combat environmental aggression. Be sure to include a YELLE Awakening serum into your skincare routine each day for your daily dose of antioxidant protection.