Antioxidants are the under-the-radar skin hero to know. Of course, we all know that we need to use sunscreen if we want to protect our complexion, but antioxidants are a skincare powerhouse that further shields your skin from the elements.
There are lots of different types of antioxidants but at a basic level they all work hard to protect your complexion from environmental aggressors like pollution and UV rays that cause free radicals in the skin to trigger things like pigmentation, fine lines and uneven texture.
Unlike other skincare ingredients like exfoliators and retinol, you can't overuse antioxidants, they are your complexion's BFF, so look to skincare and makeup products that boast antioxidants and you'll be onto a winner. Below we have rounded up 5 products with antioxidants so you can give your complexion a helping hand so it can look its healthy best all year round.
This cleanser is packed with skin-loving ingredients including quandong, also known as Australia’s native “wild peach.” This bright-red fruit comes packed with antioxidant power due to the presence of 3-glucoside, which can help fight against free radicals.
Filled to the brim with Dr. Sturm's go-to antioxidant purslane, this serum also boasts a cocktail of anti-ageing ingredients like hyaluronic acid to leave skin healthy, smooth and radiant.
A hardworking day cream, this is infused with a powerful blend of antioxidant and free radical scavengers. Blackcurrant Seed Oil, rich in moisturising Omega 3, 6 and Vitamin E, helps to hydrate and nourish skin. Camelia Oil strengthens the skin's natural barrier for a complexion that's happy and protected.
The red pepper extract in this beautiful glow-boosting tinted moisturiser protects the skin against damage from digital devices. Smart.