If you follow health trends you know fermentation is big this year. Trends run from simply incorporating more fermented foods like yogurt and raw sauerkraut into your diet to making kombucha at home.
This foamy trend has now made its way to your skin care. With so many great benefits, why not put it on your face?
How can fermented products help my skin?
Some studies suggest that fermented ingredients have superior antioxidant, anti-aging and moisturizing properties. Most products are promoted with those benefits in addition to anti-wrinkle and even anti-acne in some cases.
What are some recommend fermented skin care products to get me started?
Andalou Naturals Kombucha Enzyme Exfoliating Peel is a product that combines grapefruit kombucha, pineapple and papaya. As the name indicates this peel is meant for exfoliating and overturning dead cells. With all of those fruity ingredients, this one also contains a lot of Vitamin C.
Juara Sweet Black Tea Rice Facial Moisturizer contains fermented black tea and rice bran oil. Vitamin E and fatty acids are the main features here making for excellent hydration and improved elasticity.
Murad’s Anti-Aging Acne Pore & Line Minimizing Hydrator – When Murad jumps on a trend we listen. In addition to kombucha this product also contain cinnamon extract which is known for reducing redness and oil production. As always, no parabens, sulfates or phthalates are used in the production of this item.
Fresh Black Tea Instant Perfecting Mask is high in antioxidants. In addition to the black tea ferment you will also find ingredients to help boost collagen support, firm the skin and hydrate.
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Missha Total Repairing Hand Treatment combines shea butter, macadamia oil and red berry ferment to help brighten your dry hands. This is a really affordable product, too!
While these healthy fermented enzymes have already taken over the Korean beauty market, they are slowing still creeping into the U.S. Keep your eyes open. We will likely only see more of these beauty products coming our way soon.
What’s your favorite fermented skin care product?