Sigi Tidbits - Let’s talk about Sea Buckthorn!
What is sea buckthorn?
Also known as ‘Liquid Gold’, Sea Buckthorn got its nickname from the potent percentage of fatty acids and antioxidants, which has emerged as a favourite ingredient in both health and beauty products. Sea buckthorn contains Omegas 3, 7, 6 & 9, plus naturally obtained vitamin E.
Like other key ingredients, sea buckthorn is a true superfood that benefits the body both inside and out, due to high amounts of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, protein, and fibre.
Sea buckthorn is incorporated into skincare products to leverage on its anti-ageing properties, known to slow down the ageing process. Sea buckthorn is in the radar of individuals who experience eczema, acne, and wrinkles.
Sea Buckthorn in skincare
- Linoleic acid
The presence of linoleic acid in sea buckthorn helps prevent moisture loss and helps to lock in that hydration for a longer period of time, keeping your skin supple as well as maintaining that glow!
- Anti-ageing properties
Packed with a rich diversity of vitamins, antioxidants, and fatty acids, sea buckthorn has the ability to help retain moisture, repair, heal and strengthen skin barrier, rejuvenate skin, as well as boost collagen production.
Antioxidant vitamins like A,C,E, as well as Omega-3, 6,7, and 9 are also present in sea buckthorn that helps in fighting and protecting you against signs of ageing, and is especially useful for individuals experiencing dry and flaky skin due to its ability to deeply penetrate!
- Anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-psoriatic properties
Gentle Gaze contains sea buckthorn as one of its key ingredients, making it an ideal eye cream suitable for skin types and concerns! Combined with its anti-ageing and depuffing superpowers, Gentle Gaze is for sure able to give your eyes a more lifted and youthful appearance!