I know what you’re thinking – and that’s why I’m blogging about it: “What IS Sea Buckthorn? Is it from the sea? Is it a vegetable that I’ve never heard of? A fruit from a faraway land?”
Well…no. Sea Buckthorn is a bushy shrub or small tree. It is native to the Atlantic coasts of Europe all the way towards northwestern China. So don’t expect to find any of these growing in your backyard, but expect to find it in some of our products!
This super fruit is packed full of all the Omegas; 3, 6, 9 and the rare 7. Along with a bunch of antioxidants and other nutrients, you probably won’t be surprised to learn that the sea buckthorn is used to help heal psoriasis, boost immunity, lower cholesterol, help to make your skin glow, and more!
Read on for a few health benefits about this powerhouse:
- Early research suggests that dressing burn wounds with sea buckthorn oil helps to reduce pain and improves healing.
- That rare omega 7 that I referred to before is called Palmitoleic Acid, and it is a natural component of skin (I’m sure you can guess where I’m going with this). So, naturally, sea buckthorn is a pro at hydrating and smoothing the skin. It also helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and helps visibly decrease brown-spots and hyper-pigmentation.
- And let’s not forget that soft, smooth shave! In topical form, sea buckthorn helps reduce irritation from shaving while nourishing the skin.
Sea buckthorn has a powerful, yet gentle impact on your body, which is why we love it so much! Try it in our Natural Man products today.
Read more about the natural ingredients that Kiss My Face uses – and the chemical compounds we don’t use – in our FREE eBook, “Green Goddess Ingredient Guide.”