Blueberries For Skin Care
Did you know blueberries are great for skin care? Not only are blueberries sweet and delicious they also have many nutritional and antioxidant properties that has given them the “superfood” label.
Blueberries carry vitamin C, vitamin K, manganese and phytonutrients such as anthocyanins, flavonoids, hydroxycinnamic acids, hydroxybenzoic acids and resveratrol.This combination of nutrients and antioxidants help fight oxidative damage which is a natural process that causes the negative effects of aging.
These are the other reasons why blueberries are great for skin care:
- Anti-inflammatory properties help reduce reddened skin patches and spider veins.
- Anti-inflammatory properties can help reduce oxidative damage that causes dark circles under eyes by shrinking their appearance.
- Salicylates content naturally removes dead skin cells which prevents pores from clogging reducing or eliminating acne breakouts.
- Exfoliates away dirt, oils and unhealthy or dead skin cells which leads to bright and even textured skin.