Better skin through antioxidants
Unstable free radical molecules, like those produced by pollution and sun exposure, can attack the electrons in your skin cells, leading to inflammation, uneven skin tone and signs of premature aging.
Antioxidants help prevent such damage by giving free radicals what they want before they attack your cells. Best of all, you can boost your skin health inside and out by using an antioxidant-rich skin care regimen and eating antioxidant-rich foods!
Helps fight heart disease, boosts the immune system, prevents cell damage that can lead to skin cancer, and prevents ultraviolet (UV) damage.
Contained in: Wheat germ, sunflower seeds, eggs, peanut butter and avocado.
Used together in skin care, these powerhouses improve skin smoothness, strengthen elasticity and protect against free radicals.
Contained in: Most Dermalogica products
Helps the body use Vitamin E more efficiently and facilitates collagen synthesis. It also brightens the skin and softens dark spots.
Contained in: Spinach, papaya, bell peppers, watermelon and broccoli.
Rich in polyphenols, this skin care ingredient helps inhibit the activity of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs), which break down collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid in the skin.
Contained in: Allen AGE Smart Products
This trace mineral acts as an antioxidant, accelerating the internal process of antioxidant formation.
Contained in: Brazil nuts, red snapper and shrimp.
Consuming these pigments can help protect the eyes and skin from environmental toxins and improve skin radiance.
Contained in: Carrots, sweet potatoes, pumpkin, apricots, peaches and butternut squash.
Rich in carotenoids and easily assimilated antioxidants, this nourishing oil helps to firm and rejuvenate the skin and improve elasticity.
Contained in: Overnight Repair Serum