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Is fermentation the next big thing in skincare?

by , 27 August 2015

I'll admit it - I'd never really considered that the process that turns grapes into wine could be a big player in the skincare game. Not until recently, at least. After trying out all-natural sea kelp and hydrogel face masks last week (both of which contained fermented ingredients), I knew there was research to be done!

It turns out that the fermentation process isn't as confused as I thought. Simply put, it's when carbohydrates and sugar turn into enzymes and amino acids with the help of “good” microorganisms, like lactobacillus over an extended period of time. During this process, bad toxins and unwanted bacteria are killed off naturally, leaving you with a natural oasis of broken down molecules that your skin will just love!

But enough with the science - here's what you really need to know…

What makes fermented ingredients great for your skin

Fermented ingredients’ properties are mainly of the soothing and hydrating nature, which means most products you’ll find are of the leave-on variety. Think essences, toners, creams and serums.
Different fermented flowers, fruits and grains contain varying properties, but studies have shown that like wine, the final product will hold an increased concentration of antioxidants, peptides, proteins and amino acids.
The most popular ingredients include rice, soy, dandelion, chrysanthemum and natto. 

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So should you use fermented skincare products?

Absolutely! Fermentation isn’t just limited to face masks or Korean skincare. I think it’s a trend that’ll soon be adopted by skincare companies all over the world.
Judging by the skincare industry’s recent focus on natural and organic products and how amazing my skin feels post-masks, I couldn’t agree more!

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