Resveratrol is a substance found in various plants which helps them fight off microbes, withstand drought, and tolerate nutrient deficient soil. It has been found in the skin of grapes, blueberries, cranberries, dark chocolate, and in peanuts and pistchios, among others. This powerful antioxidant is part of a group of compounds called polyphenols, which protect cells from damage that leads to cellular aging.
What does this mean for you? Resveratrol’s ability to prevent the formation of free radicals helps to improve cellular function, including the creation of healthy collagen. In other words, it’s the perfect anti-aging compound! Other benefits include:
- Minimizing redness and inflammation
- Even skin tone
- Improve skin texture
- Hydrate skin and help prevent dryness.
Consuming it in powder, pill or liquid form, or best- the actual foods that contain it, can give you the best benefits for heart and brain health and whole body care. But to get results for your skin, topical application is needed. Since our body does it’s best cellular repairs overnight while we are sleeping, evening application is recommended.
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