VOTARY’S HERO INGREDIENT | BROCCOLI
We are firm believers in you are what you eat and advocate our subscribers should get there 5 a day for glowing, healthy skin. But it appears that in addition to eating your greens, you can get the veggies infused in your skincare, namely broccoli seed oil.
It is an all-rounder, promising to remedy a myriad of ills including calming inflammation and protecting from UV damage; protects the skin from UV radiation and sunburns due to its sulforaphane compound which increases the enzymes that provide skin protection.
Broccoli seed oil boasts a high vitamin content including vitamin A which as we know is a key element in skin renewing retinol products. As an antioxidant, vitamin A shields from the effects of environmental pollution by neutralising free radicals. Vitamin A also acts as a natural exfoliator.
Additionally, broccoli seed oil packs in omegas 6 and 9, these fatty acids are extremely moisturising and so are great for combatting dry skin and damaged hair. Omegas 6 and 9 offer intense hydration without clogging pores, win/win. Furthermore, they form a protective layer that traps moisture and keeps the skin hydrated all day long.
Broccoli seed oil is rich in vitamin C, A, K and other nutrients which are essential for nourishing the skin. When you use, your face is left with a radiant sheen that looks youthful and glowing.
Written By Bianca.M