This native Australian superfood is packed with natural goodness - antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Kakadu plum is an important ingredient you need in your skincare routine!
So what is it?
Kakadu plum is a native Australian fruit that grows along the top end of Northern Australia. Indigenous communities have been using it for thousands of years for its healing, soothing and antiseptic properties.
The fruit grows in some of the harshest and toughest climatic conditions in the world. Constant exposure to harsh sun has forced the Kakadu Plum to develop a highly efficient self defenc mechanism to survive. The fruit has had to developed potent antioxidants, vitamins and minerals that help protect it agains UV - making it the superpower it is today.
What is so special about this fruit?
Kakadu Plums have so many incredible benefits. The fruit boasts the highest recorded levels of Vitamin C of any fruit in the world! It contains 3000mg of Vitamin C per 100g, which is more than 50x that found in oranges! Kakadu plums are also rich in phytochemical’s, which have anti-carcinogenic, anti fungal, antiviral and anti inflammatory properties.
So why is it good for my skin?
Kakadu plum offers a wide range of benefits when it comes to skincare.
The high levels of Vitamin C found in this fruit help promote healthy cell turnover, which in turn boost collagen production - helping reduce signs of ageing like wrinkles and fine lines.
Suffer from dull & tired skin? Kakadu plum has an assortment of skin-stabilising antioxidants that help replenish the skin. It helps improve the appearance of uneven skin texture and skin tones, brightens skin complexion, helps the skin ward off the impact of environmental damage while reducing redness and helping hydrate, even out and brighten the overall complexion of the skin.
Reduces the harmful effect of sun damage:
Kakadu plum is grown in some of the harshest, toughest and most unforgiving climate conditions in the world. It is exposed to constant harsh sun and UV rays - which has meant it has had to evolve to survive. The fruit truly has evolved into a super-fruit and its sun resistance superpowers can be passed on to your skin.
Kakadu plum decreases cellular inflammation, and helps to fight photo-ageing (sun damage). The active ellagic acid, helps to protect skin from oxidative stress and neutralise free radicals to protect the skin from harmful damage caused by UV radiation.
Prevent Scarring and wound healing:
The potent Vitamin C found in Kakadu plum can help speed up wound healing. If you suffer from acne scaring or blemishes this could be the perfect ingredient to promote healthy skin recovery and reduce your skin from permanent scaring.