Of all the tropical fruits, dragon fruit tops the list in terms of what it can do for the skin.
It's not just a healthy and delicious treat to eat. It also feeds your skin with a ton of nutrients that can tackle a range of skincare complaints spanning aging to acne.
More specifically, dragon fruit extract is the ingredient you should be looking out for. Rich in ascorbic acid (vitamin C), betacyanin, flavonoids, betalains, and vitamin E, dragon fruit extract is a skincare superstar known for easing inflammation, reducing acne, and fighting aging, among other things.
Let's take a look at the full scope of dragon fruit extract benefits.
Dragon fruit (hylocereus undatus), which is also known as Pitaya, is a fruit of a cactus plant that grows in Asia and areas of South America.
Dragon fruit extract is obtained from the hylocereus undatus fruit and contains high antioxidant activity thanks to its content of vitamin C. This vitamin is a powerful antioxidant agent with potent free radical activity which helps in treating and preventing photoaging. It's also a natural moisturizer owing to its 80% water content.
Hylocereus undatus fruit extract offers anti-aging, anti-inflammatory, and moisturizing properties. In other words, it's a superfood for your skin that you should definitely be taking advantage of.
Now it's time to look at what this pitaya fruit can really do for your complexion.
Turns out, it offers a number of benefits. Let's take a look at what they are.
Dragon fruit extract is amazing for acne-prone skin. When applied topically, its high vitamin C content and antioxidant properties help to reduce redness and inflammation. Red dragon fruit extract is also an excellent source of vitamin B6, which can also help to minimize breakouts.
What's more, it reduces prostaglandin production, which means that oily residue blocking your pores and causing blackheads won't be a problem any longer.
Applied regularly, dragon fruit extract is an effective treatment for acne sufferers.
Everything from poor diet to lack of sleep can speed up the skin's aging process and cause fine lines and wrinkles. Fortunately, you've got options now to keep your skin looking young.
Hydrating and firming, dragon fruit seed extract is packed with polyphenols that fight oxidative stress and promote youthful, glowing skin. This red pitaya fruit (or white pitaya) will plump up, perk up, and cheer up your skin - you may even end up looking 10 years younger with regular use of this fruit extract.
You should also know that pitahaya extract contains a natural form of collagen that improves elasticity in the skin, making it look firmer and smoother. In short, it's a great anti-aging mask.
Loaded with vitamin B3 and vitamin E, dragon fruit extract provides instant relief from sunburn. Eat it or slather it over your burnt skin - both ways work. Because dragon fruit extract is bursting with proteins and skin-repairing enzymes, it's the perfect natural treatment for sunburn, as it heals and hydrates at the same time. Even more interesting, wearing it can protect your skin from the sun too. Still, that's no excuse to skip the SPF!
For the ultimate soothing DIY sunburn lotion, blend the pulp of half a dragon fruit with 3 tablespoons of yogurt and leave it on your skin for 20 minutes. Rinse off with cool water. Apply every day until your sunburn disappears.
If you're not interested in splurging on a store-bought mask, you don't have to. You can easily whip up your own dragon fruit face mask that can make just as much as an impact on your skin.
Just blend the pulp of a dragon fruit with a tablespoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil. Apply the paste directly onto clean skin. Let it set for 10-15 minutes, then rinse off with warm water.
This is a super nourishing mask that combines the benefits of dragon fruit extract with the antibacterial properties of honey and anti-aging antioxidants of olive oil. It's a recipe for ultimate hydration. Just be aware: it has a short shelf life, so only make small quantities at a time.
Dragon fruit extract is a natural skincare ingredient that offers a plethora of beauty benefits. You don't need to worry about it being approved by the Food and Drug Administration, either, because it's a completely natural product. So natural, you can eat it.
But that's not all. Research shows dragon fruit offers a variety of health benefits too, such as reducing blood pressure and promoting wound healing.
The great thing about dragon fruit is that it's suitable for most skin types. That's because it's natural, gentle, and non-irritating.
Look for INCI: dragon fruit extract when you search for it in beauty stores.
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