Why Kakadu Plum Is the Newest Must Have Skincare Ingredient
Kakadu plum is a fruit found from the Kakadu plum tree native to Australia. It is commonly found in tropical woodlands where the plums are smooth, fleshy, egg-shaped with a single seed. Recently kakadu plum has been used as an ingredient in food and lifestyle products such as jams, tea and even skincare products.
Kakadu plum can be considered as a superfood as it is high in antioxidants and contains more than 100 times the Vitamin C of an orange. Both water and oil-soluble antioxidants can be found in Kakadu Plum. These antioxidants are usually low in common fruits and vegetables. However, kakadu plums contain 5 times the antioxidant capability than blueberries! (Rural Industries R&D Corporation, 2014).
For skincare products, kakadu plum has several benefits such as:
Kakadu Plum is rich in antioxidants such as Vitamin C and E. Both of these vitamins help to reverse the effects of free radicals and reduce ageing symptoms.
2. Helps skins to glow naturally
Vitamin C present in kakadu plum can help to smooth and balance uneven skin tone. This helps to restore the natural shine of the skin and allows skin to glow naturally.
3. Helps with skin infections
Kakadu plum contains anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties which helps in skin infections. It can also be used for healing wounds, sores, and boils. This makes it an excellent ingredient for skin infections and as a wound healer.
4. Help in acne and pimples
With high amount of Vitamin C present in Kakadu Plum, it can help in acne and pimples. Vitamin C possess the ability to clear the bacteria that leads to growth of pimples.
Our Oh Hello Bae’s Glow Gorgeous Vitamin C Serum is made with Kakadu Plum, Desert Lime and even Lilli Pilli. All these ingredients contain high level of Vitamin C which helps with brightening your skin, reducing dark spots, fine lines as well as wrinkles.
Additionally we added in L-Ascorbic Acid, which have been shown in studies to be the most biologically active form! Fret not about the stability of L-Ascorbic Acid in our serum, as Davidson plum that has been added to our formula contains flavone glycosides to stabilise and intensify the antioxidant activity of vitamin C.
If that's not enough for you, extracts of Lilli Pilli and Desert Lime, 2 Australian native plant and fruit are also found in our formulation. They both contain high levels of Vitamin C, to help rejuvenate the skin, enhance skin firmness, even out patchy skin tone & revitalize skin tissue.
Our Glow Gorgeous Vitamin C serum has an extremely lightweight texture so you won't feel any sticky or tacky feeling on your skin after application. It is suitable for anyone, including those with sensitive skin.