Arctic Cloudberry is an especially hardy berry that grows in the bogs and forests of Finland, Newfoundland, and Sweden. The harsh climate is challenging to any plant and scientists have found that those that do survive have super high levels of antioxidants. Its really impressive that Arctic Cloudberry has 2X the vitamin C found in oranges. Since studies like NHANES have shown that people have diets high in natural vitamin C have less wrinkles, this is certainly interesting for an anti-aging ingredient. But wait there’s more. Arctic Cloudberry also has vitamin A, vitamin E, Omega 6, Omega 3, citric acid, and disease fighting polyphenols like anthocyanins, quercetin and ellagic acid. Impressive! Some researchers have reported that Arctic Cloudberry can fight oxidative damage and strengthen the skin.
Adding Arctic Cloudberry to Your Skin Care Routine
I often get the sense that my friends have an almost mystical faith in moisturizers. While they avoid taxis and stagger home from Costco with 10 pounds of rice, they have faith that a $300 moisturizer is the key to beautiful young skin. If only it was that easy.
First, a little back story. Water is essential for healthy skin. It promotes normal metabolism and keep skin cells organized and flexible. The mission of a moisturizer is to simply help the skin maintain a healthy water balance. The most basic water and oil formulas act like Saran Wrap to prevent evaporation of water from the skin. And the simplest moisturizers will do just that. But there are three affordable and effective ingredients which crank up water attracting and holding powers in a moisturizer. Hyaluronic … Continue Reading… →