Beauty Lies Skin Deep - Benefits of Mushroom on your Skin

Who would've thought that mushroom can also be part of your skincare? Mushroom is believed to have packed of vitamins and minerals, not only this, eating mushroom can also be favorable for your skin. Many skin care companies have also incorporated mushroom extracts in to their products. 

Mushroom are rich in anti oxidants, selenium and Vitamin D. It also has anti inflammatory properties. Different kind of mushroom offers different kinds of benefit to your skin.

Here are a few benefits of mushrooms on you skin:

  • Hydrates Skin. Mushroom contains a polysaccharide that helps in hydrating the skin. 
  • Natural Skin Lightener. Some mushrooms like Shiitake mushroom contains kojic acid which is a natural skin lightener
  • Reduces age-related wrinkles and fine lines. Mushrooms have anti oxidant properties that helps reduce the age-related wrinkles and fine lines. 
  • Treats skin related conditions like eczema, acne etc. Aside from anti oxidant properties, mushroom also have selenium that aides in decrease of irritation and calming of irritation. 

Mushroom can be helpful but be careful in trying these out specially when you are pregnant or breastfeeding, always consult a medical professional before adding any supplements or skin care products in your regimen.

 

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