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Anti Aging + Free Radicals

Posted by Belli Skincare on Jul 29th 2018

Anti Aging + Free Radicals

Wrinkles, dark spots, and fine lines are all signs of aged skin. Most women do not want these signs showing on their skin, and there are ways to prevent that by applying a certain ingredient daily to your skin.

The ingredient Belli uses to prevent aging is lactic acid. Lactic acid is known as an Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA). AHA’s are acids found in natural substances; but each AHA is derived from something different. Some frequently used skin care AHA’s are glycolic acid (sugar cane), citric acid (citrus fruits), and lactic acid which is found naturally in the human body and in sour milk. Although all three can benefit your skin, some are more potentially toxic than others. Since Belli’s ingredients are teratology screened, LactMed screened, medically researched, and dermatologist and OBGYN recommended, we know that lactic acid is the safest AHA to use. It does not potentially harm an unborn baby, is safe to use while breastfeeding, and is all around less toxic and better for your body; after all it is naturally found in humans already.

Lactic acid works in many ways to rejuvenate aged skin. It works to not only exfoliate, removing dead skin cells, but to also trap water in the skin cells. The simple action of trapping the hydration rejuvenates skin, revealing a hydrated, healthy, young look. Fine lines filled, and wrinkles diminished!

You can find lactic acid in our best-selling cleanser, Anti-Blemish Facial Wash. Plus, we now carry a travel size so you can fight aging all over the world.

For your best results for young looking skin, be sure to exfoliate with Fresh Start Pre-Treatment Scrub two times a week.

Premature aging is one of the most common things women want to avoid in life. We want to look young, hydrated, and full of energy. Premature aging can although be highly prevented if you take the necessary steps. But in order to prevent premature aging, we must ask what the root cause of wrinkles, dark spots, and other forms of aging is.

Free radicals in the skin cause premature aging, along with many other health concerns that can be dangerous, like cancer. If you don’t already know, free radicals are when weak molecular bonds split, leaving an unpaired electron. Free radicals are unstable and essentially attack the nearest compound to steal their electron. This is a chain reaction because now, there is another free radical… they pretty much just replace themselves, with themselves.

So why are free radicals damaging to our bodies?

Free radicals arise from many damaging events like cigarettes, pollution, dust, and the sun. The result on the skin over time are dark spots, broken blood vessels, and wrinkles by breaking down collagen. The only way to fight free radicals is by using antioxidant vitamins such as popular Belli ingredients, vitamin C, vitamin B3, and green tea. Antioxidants work to fight free radicals by stopping free radicals from continuing their chain reaction. A good example of antioxidants reducing the sign of aging is when lemon juice (full of vitamin C) is put on apples and there is a reduced result of browning. This works the same way with our skin if we apply vitamin C, and other antioxidants topically.

Belli provides several products to reduce the signs of aging and also reduce the likelihood that you will experience premature aging. One product is Healthy Glow Facial Hydrator; a facial hydrator that you should apply morning and night to your face and neck. In addition, apply vitamin B3-rich Eye Brightening Cream, daily.

For more free radical fighting, also consider using green tea-rich Anti Blemish Facial Wash. It is important to cleanse your skin without stripping it of necessary nutrients.