With all the skincare products on the shelves nowadays, it can be hard to figure out which key ingredients you should pay attention to.
However, one we think you should be keeping an eye on is the naturally-sourced, Green Caviar. It has taken the skincare industry by storm thanks to its numerous noteworthy virtues. That’s why we’ve been incorporating it into our products for a while now.
I’ve never heard of Green Caviar, what is it?
When you hear the word ‘Caviar’, the idea of luxury often comes to mind, right? It’s the height of wealth and sophistication. The good news is, it’s also packed with nutrients that can benefit your skin.
Green Caviar (Caulerpa Lentillifera), more commonly known as ‘Sea Grapes’, is a deep sea extract that is found 500-600m deep in the ocean. Whilst its shape is resembling to Caviar, it is an edible seaweed. Even better, it's 100% vegan!
What’s so good about it?
Green caviar has high nutritional values and is eaten most widely in Asia; consumption is especially widespread on the Japanese islands of Okinawa. A place that is renowned for the longevity of its inhabitants!
Like many other ingredients of natural origin, this seaweed boasts, amongst other things, numerous anti-ageing properties, making it perfect for use in beauty products.
Green Caviar Extract is rich in natural ingredients that work well for the skin. For example:
Amino acids help to keep the skin hydrated and repair skin damage.
Vitamin C aims to brighten the skin.
Vitamin E nourishes the skin.
Vitamin A works to improve the skin’s texture and reduce the appearance of wrinkles.
Omega-3 fatty acids are beneficial for keeping the skin hydrated and reducing inflammation.
All of these factors make Green Caviar an excellent choice for those who want to improve the appearance of their skin. Check out our Youth Series Green Caviar range for yourself!
Now that you’re a little more familiar with Green Caviar, you’re probably wondering how it can benefit you. That’s why we’ve put together this handy guide on the top 7 reasons that you should be using Green Caviar.
1. Suffering from dry skin?
Beautiful skin often stems from well-hydrated skin. Green Caviar contains high concentrations of Amino Acids and Omega-3 fatty acids, both of which are essential for keeping skin hydrated. They both work to keep skin cells plump and lock in moisture. Combined with Hyaluronic Acid, like in our Green Caviar Facial Serum, these nutrients can help to alleviate dry skin and improve its appearance.
2. Well-known for its anti-ageing properties…
As we age, collagen production decreases, which leads to a loss of skin elasticity. This can cause the formation of fine lines and wrinkles. As Green Caviar is rich in vitamin C, which is necessary for collagen production. It helps to stimulate collagen synthesis, which can help reduce the appearance of ageing. Green caviar extract is also rich in other nutrients that help to keep skin looking young and healthy. This extravagant cocktail of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals can help to give skin a more youthful appearance.
3. Fade those dark spots
Dark spots are a common skin concern, especially for those of us with darker skin tones. They can be caused by a variety of factors, including sun damage, acne, and ageing. The vitamins A, C, and E can help to lighten dark spots and even out skin tone. Aspartic acid, an amino acid, can also help to lighten dark spots.
4. Seeing sun damage?
If you’re spending too much time in the sun or not using SPF. Then you’ll start to see sun damage on your skin - wrinkles, fine lines, and saggy skin, all results of overexposure. Aside from, most importantly, making sure you’re wearing SPF daily. Glutamic acid, an amino acid found in green caviar extract, can help to protect the skin from sun damage. Glutamic acid helps to stimulate collagen production and also helps to repair damaged skin cells.
5. Pesky undereye bags?
The delicate skin around the eye area is often the first to show signs of ageing. Fine lines and wrinkles can form, and dark circles can appear. Green caviar extract is rich in antioxidants and vitamins that help to reduce the appearance of under-eye circles. Peptides, small proteins found in green caviar extract, can also help cell membranes to retain moisture. Which can help to reduce the appearance of dark circles.
6. Soothe that irritation?
The anti-inflammatory properties of green caviar extract can help to reduce irritation and soothe the skin. This is especially beneficial for those with sensitive skin. The anti-inflammatory properties of green caviar extract can also help to reduce acne and calm inflammation. Seaweed boasts anti-inflammatory properties as well, which makes it an excellent choice for those with sensitive skin.
7. Suitable for any skin type?
Green caviar extract has been proven to be safe for all sorts of skin types due to its gentle nature in formulations. Including for sensitive skin. It is naturally sourced, non-irritating and non-toxic and has been proven to be hypoallergenic and not clog pores.
Whether you are looking to reduce the appearance of wrinkles or want to improve your skin’s overall health, green caviar is a great choice.