Very few know that mushrooms are the storehouse of various essential nutrients that are very beneficial for both internal and skin health. This popular culinary ingredient has now made its way from our kitchens to the skincare world and now you’re in on the secret! The versatile plant contains natural vitamins with healing properties for many skin issues including acne.
For general health, edible mushrooms are a low-calorie source of fibre and unsaturated fatty acids and are rich in nutrients like Vitamin B and minerals such as selenium, potassium and copper.
So how exactly does mushroom work for skincare?
Mushrooms come packed with moisturizing properties that hydrate and provide a plumping effect to your skin, leaving the skin feeling smooth and supple. They also contain antioxidants that slow down the ageing process and reduce age-related wrinkles and fine lines. Who would have thought that the humble fungus that goes well on our pizza and soups could actually work wonders on our skin?
What’s more? Mushrooms also possess ingredients that help restore vitality and in addressing imbalances in sensitized skin by reducing inflammation. Interesting right? This previously underrated fungus is seriously changing the game and the skincare industry is catching up quickly. Whether you are dealing with annoying breakouts or your face tends to look wrinkled, eating mushrooms or using any formula which contains it may be exactly what you need.
Mushrooms come in different types, hence, you must be cautious which ones you consume as some are toxic in nature. The best mushrooms to eat is the cultivated white button type from grocery stores. So don’t go picking just any mushroom you see growing in the farm or on the roadside.
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