Through a long process of personal growth, I have chosen the way I will act towards myself. Changes in us happen slowly, through experiences and life situations it has become important to me everything I take in and apply to my body that serves me. A body that needs to experience many more different moments, good and bad.
Antioxidants are molecules capable of inhibiting the oxidation of other molecules. Oxidation is a chemical reaction in which an electron or hydrogen is transferred from a substance to an oxidizing agent, which can form free radicals, molecules that damage collagen and consequently reduce skin elasticity.
When they ask me what are the best cosmetic products, I answer them “you mean cosmeceutic”? Cosmeceutics as a term confuses many, they know what cosmetics are, so let’s resolve the terminology so that we can more easily understand why cosmeceutics should be one of those terms that you will increasingly look for in your skin care.
We’ve all probably taken vitamin C pills in the past, especially when we got sick. Vitamin C or ascorbic acid is present in fresh fruits and vegetables. It is important for the synthesis of collagen and carnitine and for the metabolism of fatty acids. It is the strongest antioxidant among water-soluble vitamins and is used in skin care as an effective ingredient in the fight against aging. They do not call it the elixir of youth in vain.
Peptides in cosmetics are an increasing hit because they smooth out wrinkles. Peptides increase elasticity and accelerate wound healing, and their use stimulates collagen production, relaxes muscles and reduces wrinkles. Not only do they delay the first signs of aging, but they also help with already damaged skin.