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Elderberry Extract is Rich with Nutrients for Skin

Elderberry Extract is Rich with Antioxidants, Vitamins, and Flavonoids. It's Like Putting Your Skin on a Nutrient Rich Diet.

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Elderberries, derived from the Sambucus plant, are renowned for their potential health benefits when consumed, but they also offer a plethora of advantages when applied topically due to their rich nutrient profile.

Elderberry Fruit Extraction:

The extraction from elderberry fruits primarily contains antioxidants, vitamins, and some fatty acids. Here's a breakdown of these components and their skin benefits:

  1. Antioxidants:

    • Benefits:
      • Neutralize Free Radicals: Elderberries are potent in antioxidants, which help defend the skin against environmental aggressors like pollution and UV rays. This can prevent premature aging.
      • Improve Skin Tone: By reducing damage, antioxidants can help improve the skin's overall complexion and texture.
  2. Vitamin C:

    • Benefits:
      • Collagen Production: Vitamin C aids in the production of collagen, a protein responsible for maintaining skin's elasticity and preventing sagging.
      • Brightening: It can help fade dark spots and reduce dullness, granting the skin a radiant glow.
      • Protection: Vitamin C offers some protection against UV radiation, though it's no replacement for sunscreen.
  3. Vitamin A:

    • Benefits:
      • Cell Turnover: Vitamin A promotes skin cell turnover, leading to smoother and more youthful skin.
      • Reduces Wrinkles: It can decrease the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
  4. Flavonoids:

    • Benefits:
      • Antioxidant Properties: Flavonoids provide added protection against free radical damage.
      • Anti-inflammatory: They help reduce inflammation and redness on the skin.
  5. Fatty Acids: While elderberries are not as rich in fatty acids as some other fruits or seeds, they contain small amounts.

    • Benefits:
      • Hydration: Fatty acids can help maintain the skin's lipid barrier, ensuring moisture retention.
      • Protection: A strong lipid barrier shields the skin from environmental damage.
  6. Anthocyanins:

    • Benefits:
      • Antioxidant: These compounds give elderberries their dark color and provide strong antioxidant properties.
      • Anti-inflammatory: Helps calm the skin and reduce any inflammatory responses.

Luminance Skincare Organic Nite Time Vitamin Serum

When applied topically, elderberry fruit extract can offer hydration, protection against environmental aggressors, brightening effects, and anti-aging benefits. It's becoming increasingly popular in skincare formulations, especially in serums and moisturizers targeting mature or stressed skin.

Elderberry fruit extract can be found in our Nite Time Vitamin Serum as well as our Hair Oil.