Posted August 1, 2013 by in Skin and Body Care

No matter which way you look at it, berries are good for you and most have phenomenal Anti-oxidants.This has made them get the name anti-aging berries.

I just love exploring all the fabulous natural and organic products that are popping up worldwide and it never ceases to amaze me how Mother Nature continuously provides new and exciting herbs, oils and fruit. The following three humble anti aging berries are no exception.

The Red Raspberry (seed)
 From this gorgeous little berry scientists have managed to extract seed oil that is high in moisturizing properties and has a natural SPF. Being a highly stable oil and source of essential fatty acids has made this extract high sought after by the cosmetics industry.

Benefits are…

-          Exceptionally high percentage of Vitamin E , Vitamin A and Omega 3 & 6 Fatty Acids.
-          High anti-inflammatory properties, great for eczema and psoriasis
-          Natural sun protection from both UV A and UV B, SPF (28 – 50)

The Coffee Berry

Reputed to be the highest recorded source of Anti-inflammatory ingredients the Coffee Berry boasts a higher concentration of Polyphenols than Green Tea and Pomegranate. It is being hailed as a all out ‘cosmeceutical’.

 So just why would you want to use this ingredient on your skin?
 Antioxidants fight off free radicals such as sun, smoke, stress all of which cause the signs of aging we all wish to avoid.

 Benefits are…

-          Evens out skin tone
-          Reduces fine lines and wrinkles
-          Protects the skin from environmental aggressors such as sun, wind and pollution.

 The Acai Berry

 Theses berries are native to and originate from the Amazon Region in South America. These are the fruit of the Palm Acai and have been proven to be one of nature’s superfoods. Again this berry features as a natural anti-oxidant in fact it is claimed to be the world’s highest concentration of anti-oxidants in its natural form.
 High in essential fatty acids and vitamins the Acai berry is great for...