What is it?
Grapefruit seed extract (GSE) or citrus seed extract is a supplement made from the seeds and pulp of grapefruit. It’s rich in essential oils and antioxidants and has a variety of potential health benefits. This citrus has anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties to fight blemishes and reduce oily skin. It also has anti-aging properties to promote production of Collagen.
Benefits and how does it work?
The antioxidant vitamin C can help to fight skin damage caused by the sun and pollution, reduce wrinkles, and improve overall skin texture when eaten in food or applied to the skin.
Vitamin C plays a vital role in the formation of collagen, the main support system of the skin. Regular hydration and vitamin A are also crucial for healthy-looking skin. Grapefruit provides both of these. The extract has anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal properties. It’s useful in the treatment of candidiasis and other skin infections, including acne and dermatitis.
It works so well for clogged skin because it regulates the build-up of oil in the pores. It’s also an astringent and anti-inflammatory.
Who is it for?
Moisturises thirsty skin. No more wrinkles and crinkles (crows feet). Goodbye acne and pimples. Hello brighter looking skin. Soothes sensitive skin