Prevention and Restoration: Skincare and Free Radicals

by Hannah Le Fevre Taylor

Free radicals are unstable molecules that can damage your skin and, unfortunately, they are everywhere; they exist in our everyday environments so protecting your skin from them and repairing the damage they do is integral to good skincare. Some of the most common causes of free radical skincare damage are sun exposure and pollution.

Free Radicals attacking Cell
Deformation and degeneration of cells caused by the attack by free radicals

Vitamins and antioxidants are powerful in preventing and repairing some of the damage that can be done by free radical particles.

We source vitamins B1, B2, B6, C and E from natural ingredients to infuse our Oleum Serum. As an antioxidant, Vitamin B relieves sensitive skin and fights signs of ageing; both B1 and B2 promote healing, B2 also aids collagen maintenance, and B6 helps to regulate sleep.

Vitamin C is an essential ingredient in skincare; it is a powerful antioxidant and can protect the skin from damage, and combats signs of ageing by boosting collagen and elastin, strengthening the skin.

Vitamin E is also a strong antioxidant, particularly when paired with Vitamin C, protecting against free radicals. It is also an intense moisturiser so is an especially beneficial ingredient for those with dry and sensitive skin.

Aloe Vera has been used for its medicinal properties for centuries, acting as a natural treatment for wounds, skin infections, and sunburn. In addition to being an antioxidant, it is also an anti-inflammatory that reduces irritation and soothes the skin.

Sodium Hyaluronate
Sodium Hyaluronate

Sodium Hyaluronate reduces signs of damage and aging by penetrating deeper layers of the skin so that each layer benefits from its restorative properties, enhancing elasticity and leaving the skin feeling hydrated and rejuvenated.

Our Oleum Serum contains a powerful combination of natural ingredients, enhanced by the scientific methods used to create it, with restorative benefits that combat signs of ageing and prevent free radical damage, leaving skin feeling fresh and replenished. The gradual release of the pure, natural ingredients stimulates the skin’s production of collagen to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, making the skin feel smooth and giving you a radiant, youthful complexion

Woman in Mirror

For maximum effect, try using the serum before bed. The natural scent of lavender aids relaxation and promotes a restful, rejuvenating night’s sleep; you will wake up feeling refreshed, with a bright, dewy glow. 

Our restorative, rejuvenating Oleum Serum is vegetarian and, due to the combination of natural ingredients, is suitable for all skin types.