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Using Saskatoon Berry to Repair Post-Summer Skin

Hello beautiful people! How've you been? I can't believe it, but his is my first blog since the spring. I've been dormant on social media and less active with Apotheca Borealis this summer because I had to take a corporate job so that I could qualify for a home loan and get a stable base to take AB to the next level of production. This summer also marks my first full summer in the sweltering Las Vegas Valley. All I can say is - whoah! The intense heat and sunlight, months straight of triple digit temperatures and leaving the comfort of an air conditioned car/home only to be hit with a wall of heat when going outside into the blistering sun has given me plenty of reason to avoid being outside too often. Still, my skin has been challenged with a level of environmental stress I've never experienced. I've been combatting this successfully with daily applications of Saskatoon Berry Serum with lavender and hyaluronic acid along with Elixir Face Creme.

I've previously talked about the amazing skin care benefits of Saskatoon berries, from their regenerative properties, free radical reversing abilities and the natural source of sun protection that they offer. Today, I'm going to discuss their bountiful source of ferulic acid.

Ferulic has been getting a lot of buzz in the skin care community. It's a phenolic antioxidant that is naturally found in plants. Saskatoon berries are an abundant source of ferulic acid (and vitamin C). Research has shown that ferulic acid provides antioxidant benefits to skin while enhancing the stability of topical applications of antioxidant vitamins C and E. It also helps defend skin against environmental stressors such as ultraviolet radiation and urban pollution. Of interesting note, ferulic acid supplements don’t appear to have the same potency for skin health as serums do.

In skin serums, ferulic acid tends to work well with other antioxidant ingredients, especially vitamin C, which is also naturally abundant in Saskatoon berries, making Saskatoon Berry Serum a wonderful combination of skin-tastic goodness in a bottle!

You can get Saskatoon Berry Serum & Elixir Creme in my online store or drop by my next Las Vegas pop-up shop! Dates TBA soon.

- Anne Christina

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