sPOTlIGHT iNGREDIENT - sTRAWBERRY
Strawberry (Fragariavesca), Small, conical and fragrant red berries. Botanists do not class strawberries as berries, as their seeds are embedded on the surface, rather than protected within.
Strawberries are considered one of the world's healthiest foods. They are a natural source of minerals, folic acid, omega-3 fatty acids and powerful antioxidants. They contain a higher concentration of vitamin C, per weight, than oranges.
Strawberries contain both malic and citric acids, also known as fruit acids (AHAs).
Commercial strawberry production is usually concentrated near centers of consumption and available labor, as the berries need to be hand-picked; due to their perishable nature, they must be sold, frozen or processed quickly.
They are commercially cultivated in Europe, throughout the United States and Canada, in Japan, New Zealand, Australia and parts of southern and eastern Africa.
Strawberries used in skin care products are soothing, astringent, and firming. It also contains more Vitamin C than an orange and is a super anti-oxidant.
sTRAWBERRIES are a rich source of antioxidants. What this does is, it helps protect your skin against the damage caused by free radicals in the environment. Skin aggressors like UV rays, pollution, exhaust and dirt, all end up damaging your skin and make it appear dull and aged. But since strawberries are a great source of antioxidants, they act from the inside out and help delay signs of ageing such as wrinkles, fine lines and sagging skin
Strawberries are rich in salicylic acid and this ingredient aims to reduce acne and acne scars. Additionally, the ellagic acid found in strawberries is really useful to target other problems such as reducing hyperpigmentation and dark spots. These two ingredients, when combined together help to slough away dead skin cells, tighten pores and give you overall clear skin.
Strawberries also contain acidic properties that work really well to restrict excess sebum production, reduce the chances of recurring acne and clogged pores. These astringent properties heal inflammation and help in keeping the skin clear and glowing.
Strawberry distillate water is the highly aromatic water that is recovered during the fruit juice concentration process. Capturing the volatile aromas of fresh strawberries, the distillate gives skin care products its natural fresh strawberry fragrance and contains the antioxidant benefits of the fruit.
Benefits: Strawberry extract is a wonderful skin toner, nourishing the skin, reducing the appearance of large pores and resulting in clean, radiant skin.
Strawberry Extract (Fragaria vesca)
The sweet, juicy taste of fresh strawberries is captured in strawberry extract. When the extract is added to products for the teeth and mouth, your taste buds will enjoy tempting fruity taste and your breath will be refreshed.
Strawberries are a perennial herbaceous plant that are interestingly part of the rose family. They grow in much of the Northern Hemisphere, producing the red edible fruits.
Dried Strawberry (Fragaria vesca)
Strawberries are powerful anti-oxidants and therefore help to prevent oxidation damage, which leads to aging signs, like lines, wrinkles, sagging skin, etc. In fact, they also strengthen the supportive tissues and keep the skin youthful.
We freeze-dry and dehydrate all fruit in- house for use in all of our products and infusions
Fresh Strawberry Infusion (Fragaria vesca)
For centuries, folk healers have used the crushed berries to calm sunburn, rashes, insect bites, and to remove tartar and stains from teeth. This traditional use lives on today and is widely used in modern remedies and cosmetics.
Madame Tallien, from the court of Napoleon, believed strawberry juice to be so healing for her skin that she bathed in it.
Strawberries contain both malic and citric acids, also known as fruit acids (AHAs). Strawberries are considered one of the world's healthiest foods. They are a natural source of minerals, folic acid, omega 3 fatty acids and powerful antioxidants. They contain a higher concentration of vitamin C, per weight, than oranges.
We make our strawberry infusion by adding fresh strawberries to hot boiled water.
Our strawberry flour is the powdered, fibrous residue left when the strawberries are squeezed and dried. We use organic strawberry flour in many of our products.
- Danielle Lasit