Sea Buckthorn Benefits: A Post-Sun Panacea

In just one drop of sea buckthorn are 428 bioactive compounds each with incredible benefits for the skin. Its presence in Universal Oil for post-sun care is due to its powerful ability to repair, moisturise and hydrate. 

Here's a brief breakdown of five of sea buckthorn's skin benefits in our multitasking post-sun cleanser and moisturising

Helps the skin hold moisture

The perfect ingredient for dry skin, sea buckthorn helps prevent trans epidermal water loss, helping it to maintain its lipid barrier. High in linoleic acid (which naturally occurs in the skin's sebum), sea buckthorn also has a moisturising effect, regulating moisture levels and aiding in hydration. 

Reduces appearance of fine lines and wrinkles

Due to its high antioxidant content, sea buckthorn can help to reduce premature lines and wrinkles on the skin. It’s also rich in potent antioxidants called carotenoids that protect the skin from environmental damage. 

Improves hyperpigmentation

Excess exposure to the sun can create pigmentation spots on the skin and sea buckthorn has the opposite effect, helping to fade post-inflammatory pigmentation that may appear on the skin with regular use. 

Soothes sun damage

A well known ingredient used to soothe skin irritation and wounds, the presence of linoleic acid, Vitamin E and palmitoleic acid help repair the skin and soothe sun damage.

Anti inflammatory 

Rich in anti-inflammatory omega-7, sea buckthorn helps support skin healing, making it an amazing ingredient for treating inflammation, from redness, irritation, to minor wounds.