Byon November 16, 2015
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Rooibos is known for its rejuvenating, soothing and healing effect on the skin. It is a natural product that promotes healthy skin and at the same time provides protection against environmental influences that cause aging. A lot of research has been done on the benefits of Rooibos and beauty houses worldwide use it in their skin care products.
Here are the top reasons you should consider adding this local wonder plant to your beauty regime.
Environmental factors such as the sun, pollution, stress and an unhealthy diet causes free radicals to form, which slows the production of healthy skin cells and attack the production of collagen. With the breakdown of collagen skin loses its firmness and wrinkles form. The antioxidants alpha hydroxy acid and zinc in Rooibos prevent and repair this damage, keeping skin looking younger.
- Antioxidants prevent cell damage
- Zinc is essential for skin renewal
- Natural alpha hydroxy acid help soften wrinkles
- Rich in vitamins and other minerals needed for a healthy skin
Rooibos as a skincare product
Rooibos based skin care products cleanse the skin without causing dehydration or disturbing the natural pH balance. In addition, it cleanses pores thoroughly of impurities that causes pores to clog.
Treats skin disorders
The zinc and alpha hydroxy acid in Rooibos prevents frequent acne breakouts and treats other skin ailments like eczema.
Stress is known to speed up the aging process. The less you stress, the younger you look. Rooibos is caffeine-free and reduces the production of cortisol (stress hormone) in the body, thereby reducing the effect of stress on the body.
Sleep plays an important role in rejuvanating skin. Your skin needs rest to look young and healthy. Rooibos, which is caffeine-free, is recommended for those who suffer from insomnia, sleep disturbances, headache, mild depression or stress – all aspects that can impede healthy sleep. So use Rooibos for a wonderful night’s sleep and look younger.
Repairs sunburned skin
Sunburn damages skin and cause ageing. The antioxidants in Rooibos improve blood circulation that leads to the formation of new cells, repairing sunburned skin.
These are but a few of the many benefits of Rooibos tea. If you don’t enjoy the taste, one way to get more of it is to add it to your beauty regime with products that contain Rooibos. Why not give it a try?
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