Pomegranate for skin nourishment

Pomegranate for skin nourishment

August 31, 2014     Published Time : 14:51:10

Pomegranate

Pomegranate has many health benefits, and it can do wonders for one's skin too.

From playing the role of powerful antioxidant to a product of anti-ageing, the fruit can help in many ways, suggests Wren Holmes, brand manager of natural ayurvedic skincare Urban Veda, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

Here's how one can use the fruit for skin nourishment

Powerful antioxidant

Skin nutrition is vital at tackling one of the biggest causes of aging free radical damage, and pomegranates are rightly known as superfoods for their antioxidant content.

Cellular regeneration

Not only is pomegranate anti-inflammatory and high in essential fatty acids, it has also been shown to stimulate Keratinocyte skin cells which help with cellular regeneration, making it a fantastic anti-aging ingredient.

Anti-ageing

The outer layer of the skin, the dermis, is made up of collagen and elastic fibres. Wrinkles arise in the dermis as collagen and elastin degrade and Vitamin C is an integral part of collagen formation enabling proteins to become stronger. Just one pomegranate possesses 48 percent of the daily value of Vitamin C.

Organic pomegranate juice

Organic pomegranate juice is highly beneficial for skin. Its small molecular structure helps to penetrate more deeply into the skin to deliver hydration rich in micronutrients and phytochemicals.

The crushed seeds of pomegranate are also perfect for exfoliation.
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