We know the benefits of eating superfoods are huge – but what about using superfoods on our skin? Can they really offer the complexion transformation they promise? The short answer is yes. Choose the right superfood skincare product for your age, skin type and particular concerns and you will be amazed at what that bit of kale is capable of. Seriously, I knew there must be a better reason for having bad tasting veg in my life. Check out the following skincare superheroes.
1.Elemis Superfood Facial Oil, £45 (15ml), www.uk.elemis.com
Elemis has jam-packed this award-winning little beauty with 9 antioxidant-rich superfoods – all specifically combined to target dull, dry and mature skin. Once you have applied this oil for a week your complexion will revel in sheer radiant luminosity. Featuring broccoli, rosehip and flaxseed (to name a few), these proven ingredients make light work of turning around dull and tired-looking skin in minimal time.
2.Sunday Riley Antioxidant + Superfood Facial Oil, £27 (15ml), www.net-a-porter.com
This year has left most of us feeling somewhat lacklustre – and it shows on our skin. Sunday Riley’s Juno offers some pretty remarkable ingredients that will swiftly deal with such skin concerns. Where do I begin? This oil is bursting with star-quality components. From antioxidants to omega 3, 6 and 9, an array of super-nourishing oils, anti-inflammatory agents and vitamin C to boot – there’s no way your skin will be left looking and feeling anything other than exquisite by the morning!
3.Peter Thomas Roth Pumpkin Enzyme Mask, £50.68 (1.1 Fl. oz), www.amazon.co.uk
Hell, yeah, we want a multi-tasking mask that gives the results with minimal effort. Behold, the 3-in-1 pumpkin enzyme mask. The included pumpkin enzyme peels with AHAs and aluminium oxide crystals provide intense skin resurfacing treatment. It actually leaves your skin feeling like rose petals. Dead skin cells, enlarged pores and uneven skin tone are all a thing of the past. This is a fantastic microdermabrasion-like peel.
For more great product advice, read, “3 Game-Changing Cleansing Oils“.