Antioxidants? You must see this word everywhere, but what does it mean? We are going to dig to learn all the components so that you can use products that suit you and above all that meet the needs of your skin. Antioxidants are agents that prevent and slow down oxidation by neutralizing free radicals. Antioxidants can exist in different forms and as a result of various reasons (oxidative stress / pollution / excessive exposure to the sun, etc.). Vitamins, trace elements and even micronutrients are all present naturally in our food and act as a barrier to the effect of free radicals. We can't tell you enough but eat vegetables (organic of course)!
What are free radicals? Small molecules that are naturally produced in our cells. These can develop all the more because of external factors. The most famous antioxidants within our system are B-carotene (provitamin A), ascorbic acid (vitamin E&C) important for replenishing collagen, polyphenols and lycopene.
1/ Natural antioxidant for the skin
Antioxidants are a real plus for health. They help our cells age less quickly and also protect our bodies against certain diseases, including cardiovascular, inflammatory and cancer. What is of course to be preferred are the natural antioxidants. Our advice, do not jump directly on food supplements but favor a diet rich in antioxidants.
We give you a short list of foods that will sublimate you
- Walnuts and hazelnuts
Another food that helps fight free radicals and even the most antioxidant oleaginous fruit. Walnuts and hazelnuts are full of vitamin E, so we go to the supermarket to find some nuts to mix everything with our salad.
We could give you an impressive list, among the foods rich in antioxidants we also find almonds, cocoa, coffee, green tea, goji berries, strawberries, ginger and much more.
Promoting a healthy diet while including these kinds of ingredients will make your skin feel better and it will affect your body, your cells, your face, your stress. In short, a healthy diet for radiant beauty at any age.
2/ Antioxidant facial treatment
As you have understood, antioxidants are real magicians, they destroy free radicals, fill in wrinkles, fade spots on the face. That's not all, they also reveal radiance. Your skin loves them, we can never have too much vitamin.
For your face beauty routine, choose treatments rich in antioxidants. To also know that antioxidants are good for hair and nails. Some food supplements can help fight against aging hair: white or gray hair.
Mademoiselle Saint Germain offers you a new range with thyme, a powerful antioxidant and above all a brand new star product. This currently consists of an anti-aging serum.
The Rebirth Serum:
The Renaissance Serum is a facial treatment with thyme from the King's Garden of Versailles. It is also composed of hyaluronic acid and royal jelly. Indeed Mademoiselle Saint Germain works around cosmetics and vegetable garden plants and her first collection "Potager du Roi" hatched following a unique partnership with it.
This serum comes in the form of a glass dropper bottle (30ml).
A true elixir of beauty, the Renaissance Serum combines pleasure of use and the promise of surpassed results thanks to the synergy of 3 highly recognized anti-ageing active ingredients.
Its texture called "Oil water like" instantly melts on the skin. The effect is magical and helps to thin the oil to plump, smooth, regenerate and hydrate the skin, without leaving a greasy finish. The recipe is inspired by the authentic recipe for ointment against facial wrinkles published at the beginning of the 19th century in the book "The Imperial Perfumer".
At what age should a serum be applied?
It is often thought that if you apply your serum too young, you risk losing the effects over time or that if you use a serum at a certain age, it is too late to have the good effects of the product. The question is when is the best time in your life to start applying a serum. To that Mademoiselle Saint Germain has only one answer. The serum can be suitable for all ages, the main thing is to favor regularity in the application.
"It's never too late to stop wasting time"
Prefer an application in the morning and / or evening, the best would be both. What is recommended is to come and apply it in the form of pressure points or "digitoz" to activate the subcutaneous microcirculation and therefore favor the effects of the product and its effectiveness over time.
3/ Fight against skin aging
We don't teach you anything, antioxidant treatments are present in particular to fight against wrinkles and the appearance of signs of aging. Wrinkles and sagging skin are often due to oxidative stress.
The first signs of aging can happen as a result of different factors. The first question to ask yourself? Do you take good care of your skin daily? It is essential to wash your face well. Taking care of your face and also your body means limiting the appearance of these signs and fighting effectively against the aging of our cells. First advice and to keep in the corner of the head, we remove makeup every night!!!! Not
Then favor certain foods, rich in active antioxidants but also in vitamins. Drink lots of water, of course! Quit smoking… you guessed it, cigarettes are not the beauty treatment par excellence. And finally, very important to underline, pay attention to the sun, indeed it's very pleasant in summer to laze on your deckchair with your favorite book in the middle of the sun, but be careful, the sun is very dangerous for the skin and can have serious consequences. A little sun but not too much and above all arm yourself with a sunscreen 50 and more to brush it all over, even on your pretty face. And yes, sorry girls, we're swapping your monoi for a sunscreen that's good for your skin. Protection with everything!
With all these lovely tips, you will shine, no more free radicals and welcome to a healthy glow and energy.