09 Jul Maracuja an important ally for your beauty
Also called the passion fruit is an aromatic fruit with a sweet and slightly sour taste,
it is said to have originated in Ecuador but the general is found in the subtropical regions of South America.
This exotic fruit has incredible healing properties and its aroma has a strong calming effect.
Being long in fat and with an extraordinary source of vitamin A, vitamin C, iron, dietary fiber, potassium, carbohydrates and proteins, the passion fruit is able to meet almost all dietary needs on a daily basis. Even its seeds are edible and highly nutritious.
Being rich in vitamins, minerals and other nutrients, this exotic fruit boasts numerous benefits for health, skin and hair.
Below are some of the features that make it so important.
Benefits for the skin Passion fruit contains a wage ranfe of nutrients that are beneficial for the skin. Passion fruit oil extracted from seeds is often used in skin care.
It is rich in vitamins A and C, fatty acids, copper, magnesium, phosphorus, calcium and carotenoids that are vital for healthy skin.
The passion fruit has a high content of vitamin C and other antioxidants that slow down the damage caused by free radicals that cause skin aging. It also helps to preserve collagen and elastin, keeping the skin young and firm.
The passion fruit protects against carcinogens, thus protecting the skin from free radicals.
Hydrate your skin
The maracuja oil is light and not greasy, so it is quickly absorbed by the skin.
It moisturizes all types of skin and is ideal for the skin, an acneic tendency, also due to its non-clogging moisturizing action.
Rejuvenates the skin
Passion fruit is a great source of vitamin A in the form of carotenoids, which is vital for cell growth and repair.
The maracuja oil contains various phytochemical ingredients that help the product produce vitamin A, which reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Soothes inflammation of the skin
Passion fruit has anti-inflammatory properties that are beneficial for reducing swelling and irritation.
A 2016 study suggests that the effect of passion seeds can affect the skin from the damage caused by solar irradiation while another claims that it has an effect on the skin and promotes the synthesis of collagen.
To tell fruit is an oil used in cosmetics to formulate creams for the face and body as it includes countless beneficial properties.
Tests conducted in France on volunteers have shown that the creams contain the passion passion extracts are effective already after only 3 days of application. One of the tests, in particular, demonstrated the real reparative capacity of Maracuja oil.
The body also benefits from the action of Maracuja oil, as already mentioned. Thanks to its composition and its many beneficial properties, in fact, Maracuja oil can be used as a basic ingredient in the formulation of skin care creams. A body cream containing this precious antioxidant oil is able to make the skin silky, protected and toned. The body should be pampered with a cream of passion fruit oil both in summer, when the skin risks dehydrating due to uncontrolled exposure to the sun; both in winter, when the cold causes an excessive dryness of the skin.
Our Alice cream, which contains this precious ingredient, turns out to be a moisturizing emulsion with a strong nourishing, antioxidant and anti-radical action, thanks to the ecuadorian fruit maracuja and turmeric extract, which we will deepen the properties in the future article . The secret for a radiant skin is to massage the cream on the face, neck and décolleté, in the morning under the makeup and in the evening after cleaning. In this way the skin will always be soft, nourished and compact.
In conclusion, a scientific study, after numerous in vitro and in vivo tests, showed that the oil extracted from the passion fruit stimulates the repair both in the dermis (the deep layer of the skin) and at the level of the epidermis (the more superficial layer).
At the level of the dermis, it improves the proliferation and migration of fibroblasts. At the level of the epidermis, on the other hand, induces the proliferation of keratinocytes and the mobilization of hyaluronic acid (an essential component of the healing process).
Furthermore, it is able to stimulate the production of elastin, a fundamental protein to recover the elasticity of damaged skin tissues.