Skincare – Fruit and herbal extracts

Fruits contain naturally occurring Alpha Hydroxy Acids that are powerful antioxidants. Using fruit extracts in skincare has been proven to be the most effective. Although every fruit extract has its own property, there is a common characteristic, fruit extracts have anti-aging and rejuvenating properties. Using natural ingredients in skincare is beneficial for your skin.

Fruit extracts from Astis Vitality

  • Raspberry: The vitamin C and antioxidants in raspberry can reduce the signs of aging such as black spots or wrinkles. For those of you who are active in outdoor activities should consume raspberries to protect the skin from UV damage. The antioxidants and ellagic acid in raspberries can keep the skin healthy and rejuvenate it. The oil can moisturize and soften skin, as well as reduce flares and irritation like itching, swelling, and redness.
  • Papaya: Rich in vitamins, minerals, fatty acids, and an enzyme called papain. Papain acts as an exfoliant, gently and effectively dissolving dead skin cells and excessive sebum, leaving your skin feeling smooth and soft.
  • Citrus: A protective antioxidant with corrective anti-aging effects helping to reverse visible signs of photo damage. Citric Acid works by exfoliating the upper layer of dead skin cells to help clean pores, even skin tone and soften and smooth the skin.

Next to fruit extracts, we also use botanical extracts at Astis Vitality. The benefits of herbs in skincare are endless. The properties of botanicals have been studied for thousands of years and herbs can be used to provide a variety of benefits in skincare, like skin moisturizing and brightening, acne healing, and dark spot reduction. On top of that, herbs have anti-inflammatory properties and are filled with antioxidants.

Herbal extracts from Astis Vitality

  • Calendula: Calendula has antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties that might make it useful in healing wounds and soothing eczema. It’s also used as an antiseptic.
  • Urtica: The herb is an excellent remedy for all types of skin rashes, and is particulalrly beneficial in the treatment of urticaria.
  • St John’s-wort: St. John’s Wort has shown to hydrate skin with it’s natural oils. Consistent application will firm up the skin, reducing the appearance of fine lines.