Move over, matcha—there's a new(ish) green powder in town. Moringa powder has become a popular addition to drinks and foods, thanks to its rich nutrient profile. It has also found its way into the skin care world, where both the powder and oil are revered for their skin-friendly properties. Even the ancient Egyptians, Romans, and Greeks used moringa for skin issues and maintenance. Below, you'll find five ways Moringa can benefit your complexion, along with a face mask recipe:
1. It boosts your skin's natural collagen formation.
Moringa is remarkably high in vitamin C—having about seven times more than oranges, in fact. This is great news for your skin, which needs the vitamin to naturally produce collagen. "[Vitamin C] helps boost collagen production and cell turnover," shares Nicole Simpson, aesthetician, biochemist, and founder of Amethyst Skincare. This supports the skin's ability to self-repair and maintain its healthy youth, she notes.
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