Estheticians are accustomed to hearing about vitamins and minerals in skincare products. Over the past decade as technology has advanced there’s even more sophistication in the products that are being released to the market. Active ingredients and delivery agents are becoming more and more advanced.
It can be counter-intuitive to look to ancient healing techniques to find the newest and most powerful skincare product ingredients. For centuries mushrooms have been used for healing around the world. It should be no surprise that their potency can have powerful and lasting impacts on the skin.
Mushrooms have benefits for skin including anti-inflammatory properties. They contain powerful antioxidants and have anti-viral properties that make them invaluable in skincare products. Certain types contain amino acids that help boost collagen production.
We have outlined several specific ways that mushrooms can improve your skin.
5 Mushroom Benefits For Skin
1. Chaga Mushroom (Inonotus Obliquus)
This mushroom increases oxygen and blood flow and combats the “killer” cells. It is Key active ingredient in the Reishi Mushroom Serum. A lightweight skin recovery serum helps relieve stressed skin from inflammation by boosting skin immunity and helping to absorb unwanted toxins. Mushroom healing is a century old ritual that enhances the skin’s vitality.
2. Cordyceps Sinensis Mushroom Stem Cells
These stem cells have powerful antioxidant properties and are a key ingredient in our Reishi Mushroom Shield SPF 45. A combination (non-comedogenic) sunblock and light weight moisturizer for daily use on face, chest, hands, and arms. This SPF combines organic plant stem cell mushrooms combined with micronized zinc.
3. Turkey Tail Mushrooms (Trametes Versicolor)
A wonderful Immune building mushroom. A popular Chinese Herbal Tea for centuries, it has recently been approved by the FDA for cancer treatment. A key active in our Precious Fluids, A custom blend of proprietary anti-aging actives! Highly concentrated Precious Fluids eliminates the need for injections. Wake up to youthful, beautiful eyes! Our comprehensive technology significantly transforms lines and contours wrinkles. This intense booster of peptides helps compliment eye creams, gels, and serums.
4. Black Truffle (Tuber melanosporum)
Nourishes the skin; skin brightening; stimulates cell regeneration; restores collagen; compatible and easily absorbed by the skin; neutralizes free radicals. We feature this in our Black Truffle Lifting Crème. This intense night treatment guards your skin against daily breakdown and encourages cellular renewal to help restore the building blocks of collagen and elastin. This deep therapeutic night crème contains Black Truffles, finely milled pearls, and Pure African Kigelia Fruit oils. A combination of luxurious premium emollients and antioxidants help reduce inflammation to maintain skin’s youthful integrity.
5. Reishi Mushroom (Organic Ganoderma Lucidum)
Known for wellness, vitality, longevity & anti-viral. Provides stimulation of macrophages (immune cells) and interleukins (anti-tumor). Superior source of Vitamin B, amino acids & antioxidant protectors. It’s the perfect ingredient for our ReVital Eyes, contains a proprietary blend of organically grown mushrooms that provide exceptional benefits for age defying results. Together, mushrooms and Amazonian Whole Plants provide an indulging super-rich treatment to energize exhausted eyes.
The Mushroom Collection by Prana SpaCeuticals is a complete line of skincare that is ideal to treat all types of skin. The incredible versatility of mushrooms allows an esthetician to mix and match the collection with other product lines to ensure maximum improvement to each spa clients’ skin. You can learn more about the Prana SpaCeuticals Mushroom Collection by call us at 1-866-589-2949 or email us.