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Top 6 natural ingredients for anti-aging
Zuri Hawkins Jarret

By Zuri Hawkins Jarret, Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist | PharmD, MPH, BCPS

Last Updated on January 5th, 2024

Beauty Skin Care

Top 6 natural ingredients for anti-aging

Skin care for anti-aging is all about the ingredients. People often go for commercial anti-aging products; however, most people prefer natural ways of prolonging their aging process. While anti-aging creams and serums are often effective, natural ingredients still remain the best way to fight the early signs of aging and age gracefully!

1. Pomegranate

According to a study published in the science journal Nature Medicine, there is an enormous potential in pomegranate’s anti-aging benefits. Its nutritional approach opens up territory that traditional pharma has never explored.

Pomegranate for skincare

This fruit contains anti-aging properties in abundance. The chemicals in this fruit produce a molecule called urolithin A, which prevents the muscle cells from degenerating, thereby preventing premature aging in men and women.

2. Hyaluronic acid

Senior Women applying Hyaluronic acid

This is one of the most crucial molecules for hydrated and youthful skin. Hyaluronic acid helps the skin retain signs of youthfulness like moisture, collagen, and elasticity. These signs are important because, with age, the levels of hyaluronic acid start dropping, resulting in dehydrated skin. Therefore, to fight the signs of aging, it is important to include hyaluronic acid in your routine.

3. Coffee oil

Coffee oil for skin

Coffee oil contains a high concentration of essential fatty acids, vitamin E, and sterols. According to a research, coffee oil provide natural protection to the skin against UV and cellular damage, which cause signs of aging.

4. Vitamin E

Vitamin E for skin

Vitamin E plays a vital role in soothing the skin and keeping it hydrated and supple. It also helps ease the dryness by retaining the natural moisture in the skin. When Vitamin E is applied on a regular basis, it reduces the appearance of early signs of aging. Most commercial anti-aging products, therefore, use vitamin E.

5. Niacinamide

Niacinamide for skincare

This is another important ingredient used for anti-aging skin care routine. Niacinamide helps boost skin immunity and increases the production of ceramides, which are essential for the skin’s lipid barrier and help the skin protect itself from environmental damage or pollutants. When the skin’s lipid barrier is improved, the skin becomes less red, blotchy, and sensitive.

6. Vitamin C

Vitamin C for Skincare

Vitamin C has plenty of benefits related to health and skin. Vitamin C is known for being a powerful agent for keeping the skin hydrated and firm. It is also a powerful antioxidant that fights free radicals and the damage caused by everyday toxins in the environment. Therefore, including vitamin C in your routine will help you fight the early signs of aging.

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Zuri Hawkins Jarret

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Zuri Hawkins Jarret

Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist | PharmD, MPH, BCPS

  • Zuri Hawkins-Jarrett graduated with her doctorate in pharmacy from The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy. She completed her residency training with Piedmont Columbus Regional in ambulatory care.
  • Zuri also has a Master of Public Health degree from Emory University with a focus on Prevention Science. She has a passion for pharmacy and public health to help those in her community diagnosed with chronic conditions.

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