Beauty | April 09, 2019

All you need to know about copper-infused skincare

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It seems that Korean and Icelandic skincare is about to take a backseat now. The latest beauty regime involving copper is touted to be the next big thing and according to experts, this has some amazing all-round benefits as well. Copper boosts collagen and elastin levels. In other words, it is responsible for younger and smooth skin.

Some of the copper-infused products you can use include creams, serums, cleansers and mists. The element has been known to minimise acne and breakouts, offers antioxidant and anti-inflammatory as well as heals wounds. Copper peptides further help in warding off the effects of pollution and stress.

Ancient Egyptians, including Cleopatra used the metal to heal sore throats and wounds. Dermatologist Joshua Zeichner, director of cosmetic and clinical research at Mount Sinai's Department of Dermatology in New York told Harper’s Bazaar, “Copper definitely plays an important role in maintaining healthy skin. It helps to develop collagen and elastin, which maintain the strength of the skin, and it promotes the production of skin-plumping hyaluronic acid. It also has antibacterial and antifungal properties, which help prevent infections.”

Here are some of the copper-infused products you can use:

Iluminage Skin Rejuvenating Pillowcase with Anti-Aging

This copper-infused silk eye mask and pillowcase will pamper your face and eyes while you sleep.

Neova Creme De La Coppe

Neova Creme De La Copper will moisturise your skin with a blend of advanced copper peptides and active botanical extracts for firmer skin.

KIEHL'S Powerful Wrinkle Reducing Cream

This is an effective anti-wrinkle facial cream containing Copper PCA & Calcium PCA to improve hydration & elasticity of skin.

iS Clinical's Copper firming Mist

iS Clinical's Copper Firming Mist will protect your skin from free radicals and environmental pollutants with antioxidants and copper PCA for a more youthful appearance.

NIOD Copper Amino Isolate Serum

This one helps maintain a healthy-looking skin and contains collagen with 2% of pure GHK peptide.

TATA HARPER Clarifying Spot Solution

This spot solution removes blemishes by nourishing and hydrating the skin. It contains salicylic acid and fruit extracts that helps comfort the skin.

Aesop Elemental Facial Barrier Cream

This cream creates a protective barrier on skin against external elements and provides a calmer, softer, and smoother skin.

Face Food Mineral Mist

Containing copper, silver, magnesium and zinc, this mineral-infused facial mist helps refresh, tone and hydrate the skin.

Women's Food-Grown® Daily Multi Nutrient

This full spectrum formula of Food-Grown® contains vitamins and minerals, whole–food nutrients and herbs that provides energy and immunity.

 

Have you ever tried copper-infused products? If yes, do let us know your experience in the comments section below.

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