Banana, mango and dragon fruit: a smoothie beauty

Fruit marketSometimes the fruit that we find on our tables is also a powerful ally of beauty. Provital knows it very well, and for this reason it proposes the extract of banana, mango and dragon fruit for the formulation of personal care products. Three delicious and exotic fruits are united by a high content of essential nutrients. These include niacin (vitamin B3), which is particularly present in banana and mango, and ascorbic acid (vitamin C), contained in significant amounts in pitaya, that promote the stimulation of collagen synthesis. In particular, topical application of niacin improves the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, it reduce hyperpigmentation, redness and yellowing of the skin. Vitamin C is also a powerful antioxidant, healing and soothing agent. The carbohydrates help to maintain the ideal level of hydration of the stratum corneum. Alpha- hydroxy acids (AHA) have moisturizing and exfoliatingproperties, stimulating cell turnover, the production of collagen and elastic fibers and they have proven particularly useful for hair care. The extracts of banana, mango and pitaya, distributed in Italy by Giusto Faravelli SpA, may be used for the formulation of moisturizing, soothing and repairing creams and lotions, for both the skin and for the hair, for anti-aging and anti-wrinkle, exfoliants products.

by B.Briasco