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Dead Sea

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Categories: Antioxidants, Minerals

Benefits:
Skin-Smoothing
Skin Soothing

Mud and water extracted from the Dead Sea are renowned for their unique composition of minerals. When used in skin care, these minerals provide certain therapeutic properties, such as skin-smoothing, aid skin soothing, and photoprotection.1-2

Depending on the concentration of Dead Sea minerals within a solution, skin roughness has shown various degrees of alleviation. In addition to its skin-smoothing and soothing effect, Dead Sea substances also possess antioxidant properties, which help to reduce oxidative stress to the skin.1-2

  1. Portugal-Cohen, M., Soroka, Y., Ma’or, Z., Oron, M., Zioni, T., Brégégère, F. M., Neuman, R., Kohen, R. and Milner, Y. (2009), Protective effects of a cream containing Dead Sea minerals against UVB-induced stress in human skin. Experimental Dermatology, 18: 781–788. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0625.2009.00865.x
  2. Ma'Or, Z., S. Yehuda, and W. Voss. "Skin smoothing effects of Dead Sea minerals: comparative profilometric evaluation of skin surface." International journal of cosmetic science 19.3 (1997): 105-110