Swiss Apple Stem Cells
The Uttwiler Spätlauber apple from Switzerland is known for its unusual ability to stay fresh without shriveling. These rare and almost extinct apples do not oxidize or brown. Instead, they have a unique ability to heal themselves and last longer than ordinary apples.
Scientists have found the key to this lies in the apple’s stem cells, which are responsible for regenerating damaged and aged cells within the fruit. After this great discovery, scientists developed a plant cell culture technology to reproduce these apple stem cells in the laboratory to help slow down the effects of ageing.
These plant-based stem cells are rich in epigenetic factors and metabolites, which promote the longevity of skin cells. They are clinically proven to revitalise and renew skin, considerably reducing the appearance of wrinkles and delaying the effects of ageing.
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Said to be the secret behind legendary Tang Dynasty beauty Yang Guifei’s luminous skin, the tremella mushroom (tremella fuciformis, or bai mu er) is one of the great superfood mushrooms of traditional Chinese medicine.
Widely eaten in Asia as a tonic, tremella mushrooms are well-known for their many moisturising, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-aging benefits. These superfood mushrooms contain polysaccharides, which draw moisture into the skin, keeping it plump and smooth. Anti-inflammatory properties help soothe and heal eczema, rosacea, and acne.
Fatty acids increase hydration and skin resilience, while kojic acid brightens skin and lightens pigmentation. On top of all this, tremella mushrooms have also been shown to defend against free-radical damage and protect against skin aging. High in vitamins A, C, D, they can help boost collagen and elastin, smoothing out wrinkles and fine lines for a more beautiful, youthful complexion.
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Astaxanthin, famously known as the "King of the Antioxidants" for its remarkable youth-promoting properties and exceptional health benefits, is a must-have skincare ingredient in your anti-ageing beauty arsenal.
While Vitamin C is well-regarded for its extensive skin benefits, such as anti-ageing, collagen stimulation, and skin protection, Astaxanthin has drawn attention for its potency in providing various advantages for human skin. It is a reddish-orange compound abundant in salmon, krill, and red algae, lending these organisms their vibrant color.
The Astaxanthin used in Forest MD products is derived from natural red algae, ensuring that you harness the power of this potent antioxidant in its most effective form. Scientific research has extensively explored Astaxanthin's potential to combat oxidative stress and neutralise skin-damaging free radicals. Regular use of this powerful antioxidant has been linked to improved wrinkles, dark spots, and skin elasticity issues. It also reduces inflammation, redness, and sensitivity and can even benefit those with eczema and rosacea, resulting in a healthier-looking complexion. The best part is it is safe for all skin types, ages, and even during pregnancy. Truly, Astaxanthin is a superhero ingredient we adore!