Antioxidant-rich beauty products might be the closest thing we’ve found to the fountain of youth. And thankfully they’re not hard to come by. Antioxidants keep unwelcome toxins and free radicals at bay, reduce inflammation, and help ward off wrinkles. What’s not to love? Take a look at some of our favorite products above, and read more from our K-beauty columnists Christine Chang and Sarah Lee…
“The best way to get antioxidants into your system is to layer them — after all, everything from vitamins C and E to naturally derived ingredients like green tea and soy contain antioxidants, with each type operating in a different fashion. So making sure to incorporate a variety of antioxidants is like buttressing your skin’s fortress with a high wall, cannons, and some flaming arrows for good measure.
A key must-have is a serum or an essence packed with antioxidants, in order to get the highest concentration of actives into the skin. Our best-seller at Glow Recipe, as featured on ABC’s Shark Tank, is Blithe’s Tundra Chaga Pressed Serum serves as a perfect example. Its key ingredient, Chaga Mushroom, is one of the most potent sources of antioxidants in the world.
Camellia seed oil is renown as a “moisture magnet,” and is also packed with antioxidants. Blossom Jeju sources their organic oil, found in their 100% Camellia Seed Dry Oil, from the lush ecosystem of South Korea’s largest island, Jeju, also known as the “Hawaii of Asia”. When it comes to treating the delicate under-eye area, the most susceptible to early aging, it does not get better than Whamisa Organic Flowers Eye Essence. This 95% organic eye treatment contains a host of antioxidants, from fermented lotus and green tea extracts, to the water-free base of chrysanthemum and aloe vera.”