If you spent an obnoxious amount of time at the dinner table staring down at your plate of broccoli as a kid, you’re not alone. If this vegetable still hasn’t grown on you – don’t eat it – but slather it on your face!
A potent antioxidant, broccoli extract protects skin from UV rays and free-radical damage. Believe it or not, some research has shown its powerful enough to serve as a mild sunscreen! This green ingredient is also loaded with fatty acids, making it super hydrating without being greasy.
Find this green flower in Mad Hippie’s Antioxidant Facial Oil. In addition to broccoli, this facial oil is formulated with over 18 actives and antioxidants to fight signs of aging and protect against photo-aging. By leaving out harmful chemicals, parabens, synthetic color and fragrance, it is the most natural way to moisturize!
Organic Argan Oil – Providing instant, non-comedogenic hydration to the skin while naturally occurring triterpenoids work to reduce the appearance of scars & inflammation. Containing over 80% essential fatty acids, as well as naturally occurring vitamin E, this exotic oil works to moisturize & revitalize the skin.
Sea Buckthorn Berry – This berry native to the Tibetan Himalayas, is rich in vitamins A, B, C, D, E, K, P, carotenoids, flavonoids, phenols, folic acid & fatty acids. In fact, the buckthorn berry is the only plant in the world to contain omega 3, 6, 7 & 9 all together.
Blueberry Extract – This superfruit is rich in antioxidants including vitamins A & C that help protect the skin by neutralizing aging free radicals.
Pomegranate Oil – Potent antioxidant that is a high source of ellagic acid, a polyphenol believed to mediate the effects of ultraviolet rays & even skin tone.
Camu Camu Berry – Amazonian berry with 30x the vitamin C of an orange.
Broccoli Extract – A recent study at John Hopkins found that broccoli extract applied topically reduced UV induced redness & inflammation by an average of 37%. This is thought to be a result of the sulforaphane found in broccoli.
Raspberry Seed Extract – High in vitamin E, vitamin A, ellagic acid, and omega fatty acids 3 & 6. Raspberry seed extract helps neutralize aging free radicals and reduce the effects of photoaging.
Strawberry Extract – Another antioxidant-rich berry, Strawberry extract has been shown to offer some protection against photoaging.
Goji Berry – Containing 18 vital amino acids, zinc, selenium, phosphorus and vitamins B1, B2, B6, C & E, goji berries provide the skin with essential nutrients and antioxidants. In fact, the superfruit contains more beta carotene than carrots, and even more iron than spinach.
Hemp Seed Extract – Rich in omegas 3, 6 & 9, as well as antioxidants, hemp seed oil provides the skin with instant moisturizing and protective benefits.
Grape Seed Extract – One of nature’s most potent antioxidants, works neutralize aging free radicals and inhibit photoaging.
Sunflower Seed Oil – Rich in vitamins A, D & E, as well as essential fatty acids, sunflower seed oil has natural moisturizing and soothing properties.
The Antioxidant Facial Oil is $24.99 and available atwww.madhippie.com.