Have you ever been curious as to why the Japanese tend to have such youthful and healthy skin? What do they do to keep it this way? What is their secret? This article will finally reveal the long-kept secret to Japanese skincare, and will explain how they keep such young and beautiful skin.
So what can this long-kept Japanese skincare secret be? It must have to do with a certain ingredient they use in skincare products, right? Well, in essence, yes you are right; but they do a lot more than just use skincare products to keep their skin healthy.
They tend to live very healthy lifestyles. They refrain from eating too much unhealthy food like junk food, saturated fats, and sugars. These types of food create free radicals inside your body that damage your skin.
They like to load up on essential fatty acids; they do this by eating TONS of seafood, which is rich in fatty acids. Sushi and other raw fish are very healthy in general, and especially for the skin. This is because it’s eaten raw, which means its packed with essential vitamins and minerals.
They also like to live active lives by keeping up on their exercise. This gets the blood flowing and gets the immune system ready for a long days work.
Along wit these things, they do also make use of very effective Japanese skincare products and ingredients. The “secret” ingredient that is used in Japanese skincare is a form of native kelp called Phytessence Wakame.
Phytessence Wakame is extensively cultivated in the Japanese Sea 日本酵素 and is even eaten both fresh and dried. This is so the Japanese can benefit from it’s health-giving properties as much as possible.
It’s rich in B-group vitamins and minerals like iron, sodium, potassium, and calcium. In fact, Phytessence Wakame contains fifteen times as much calcium than milk does!
But here is where the REAL power of Phytessence Wakame comes into play…
It inhibits the activity of hyaluronidase, which is an enzyme that breaks down hyaluronic acid in the skin. Why is this a good thing? Well, hyaluronic acid is used as a “glue’ to keep collagen and elastin fibers together. And if hyaluronidase continues to deplete the supply of hyaluronic acid your body creates, there will be now way to form strong collagen and elastin, which ultimately keeps your skin firm and elastic (able to move and go back to it’s original form).
But by using Phytessence Wakame as an active ingredients in Japanese skincare, more hyaluronic acid is able to be utilized to form strong collagen and elastin. This is because hyaluronidase is no longer breaking down hyaluronic acid in your skin.
Hopefully you understand why Phytessence Wakame is such a big part of Japanese skincare. It’s such a powerful antioxidant that’s also moisturizing and soothing for the skin. This is why Phytessence Wakame is prized by the Japanese and coined as “The Japanese Beauty Preserver.”