Our day cream contains Kakadu Plum extract, the world's richest source of Vitamin C. Essential to any anti-aging routine, this light day serum is packed with skin brightening ingredients that provide natural luminosity while reducing the appearance of dark spots, fine lines and wrinkles.
The Kakadu plum's rise to international fame as a "superfood" may seem to have happened almost overnight. But this story is a long time in the making. Aboriginal people have valued this plant for its food and medicinal properties for thousands of years . The health benefits of the fruit were certainly recognized, but more specifically, the red inner bark was used to treat skin conditions and ulcers. The findings of western scientists also go back a bit. Pioneering analysis of bush food composition in the early 1980s found phenomenally high levels of vitamin C in Kakadu plums. Citrus fruits are known to be good natural sources of vitamin C, making up about 0.5% of their weight. But the Kakadu plum tops the scale, with vitamin C levels at 3.5-5.9% of its weight. This is about 50 times more vitamin C than in oranges. Chemicals in the plum also have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties, and recent research has shown that extracts are excellent. preservative qualities.