Skincare ingredients are so confusing! Let’s break it down. Today…Antioxidants.
What Is It?
Antioxidants come in many forms. Found in ingredients lists as Vitamins C and E, green tea, pomegranate, coffeeberry, coenzyme Q10. Think superfoods for the face.
What Does It Do?
Antioxidants neutralise free radicals (molecules caused by pollution, smoke and sunlight) that can damage skin cells. Damaged skin looks older, so reducing the impact of these environmental factors is anti-aging.
What’s It In?
Most skincare products including serum, sunscreen and moisturiser.
- The Body Shop Vitamin E Overnight Serum-In-Oil, £16.
- Una Brennan Superfacialist Vitamin C+ Glow Boost Skin Serum, £16.99.
- Estée Lauder Day Wear Advanced Antioxidant & UV Defense SPF 50, £35.
- Origins Antioxidant Moisturiser with White Tea, £35.
When to Apply?
Depends on product type. Day and night.
Anti-aging, anti-pollution, full of vitamins. Antioxidants, superfood and super skincare ingredient.