Hibiscus Extract

Hibiscus Extract

Hibiscus 

Also known as Rose mallow  

ORIGIN Asia 

DISTRIBUTION: Tropical and subtropical regions. 

DESCRIPTION: Hibiscus is an annual herbaceous plant that can grow up to five meters high. It is very sensitive to cold and prefers high temperatures. 

APPLICATION: Some types of hibiscus are used as ornamental plants in parks, gardens and as houseplants. When drank as a tea, hibiscus produces a great number of health benefits. 

EFFECT: This Hibiscus benefit can encourage an all-round fresher, younger, smoother looking complexion. The natural acids present in Hibiscus help to purify your skin by breaking down dead skin and increasing cell turnover, they can even help to control acne breakouts. As an anti-aging ingredient, hibiscus extract has various beneficial effects. It greatly increases skin elasticity and flexibility, firms and tightens the skin. Furthermore, it has a very potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effect, as well as a relaxing effect on the mimic muscles (natural Botox effect), thanks to a high concentration of fruit acids (citric acid, malic acid, ascorbic acid, hibiscus acid).  This active ingredient is one component of our Brightening Complex.