We like to boast about how our natural skin care products help protect against free radicals. But what exactly are free radicals and why do we want to be protected from them? Read on for our simple guide on these interesting (and pesky!) molecules, why they cause skin aging, and how you can balance them to promote healthy, youthful skin.
What are free radicals?
So what’s the harm?
What causes excess free radicals?
The key to keeping free radicals at a healthy level?
TIP: Foods that are a great source of antioxidants include dark chocolate, spinach, beets, beans, berries, pecans, and artichokes.