a staple cooking ingredient and health supplement but what does it do to our skin?
Turmeric Starbucks may have unveiled a turmeric-flavored latte last summer, but don't think the spice is just another foodie-inspired beauty ingredient.
Turmeric contains curcuminoids which have potent antioxidant and inflammatory properties, making this ingredient popular in acne, eczema and anti-aging beauty products.
Turmeric is already found in many brightening creams, serums and soaps. Curcumin, an active compound in turmeric tackles discoloration and damage from environmental aggressors, and because turmeric also has high ORAC levels (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity), recent studies show it can inhibit the progression of skin's cellular aging.
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Prickly Pear Seed Oil...straight from Morocco!
But what does it do?...
If you are like us, when you hear Prickly Pear, you might start singing Bear Necessities from the Jungle Book... but in all seriousness you will be amazed at what this oil can do and does do for your skin and hair.
Psst... by the way.. we were really fascinated to discover that this is Nigella Lawson's skin secret...so quite literally, the proof is in the pudding!!
As well as using on her face, she uses on her hands and has reduced that "wrinkled-chiffon look", plus on the ends of her hair, dry elbows and cuticles.