Raspberries are a favorite of many people who enjoy the sweet flavor. If you have ever had the opportunity to pick raspberries, you know how fun it can be to work your way through the bushes and pull fresh, ripe raspberries right from the spiny stalks.
While most people are familiar with red raspberries, there are different varieties, ranging in color from black to purple, to yellow, to white. Some types are more popular in other parts of the world, but the most common and well-loved variety, both for eating and skincare usage, is the red raspberry.
Raspberries have some benefits for the skin, whether they are applied topically or consumed. Though it might be tempting to mash up some fresh raspberries from the supermarket, you may end up with a red face. It is best to use an extract that is from raspberries.
Raspberries are packed with helpful antioxidants. In the skincare community, there is a lot of discussion about antioxidants, what they are for, and how valuable they are for the skin. The simplest description of what antioxidants do is protect the skin from harm, especially from sun damage. When the skin is exposed to too much sun or environmental pollutants, it can encounter free radicals, which can significantly age your complexion's surface, leaving you with fine lines and wrinkles. As they continue to destroy individual skin cells, they can cause some cells to mutate and begin to reproduce unchecked, which can be the beginning stages of cancer. The antioxidants in raspberries protect the skin from free radicals.
Raspberries are high in some vital nutrients, from vitamin C to iron. Vitamin C is especially important for women who want to improve their skin's brightness and who want to combat the signs of aging. With the right levels of nutrients, the skin can readily replenish itself, preventing lines and wrinkles exacerbated by dead and dying skin cells.
Naturally high source of Salicylic Acid
Raspberry is one of the only fruits that are naturally high in salicylic acid, which is a favorite of most people in natural acne treatments. Unlike other acne treatments that dry out the skin, salicylic acid helps to slough off dead skin cells and keep the skin at a balanced moisture level. This keeps your pores looking clear so that bacteria can't get clogged.
Kari Thomas wrote this article.About Skin Perfection
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