March 9, 2018

Ingredient Highlight: Bilberry Fruit Extract

Bilberry is a fruit that is related to the American blueberries and is commonly found in various climates in damp woodlands. It has many names such as whortleberry, blaeberry, huckleberry, and black-hearts. Bilberry has been used for centuries medicinally and in different dishes. Overall, bilberry comes with many health benefits.

Bilberry Fruit Extract Benefits:

  • Anthocyanosides (antioxidant properties)aha cream
  • Vitamin C
  • Prevents infections and skin diseases
  • Prevents clots
  • Sharpens memory


How does it work?

The bilberry contains rich naturally-producing chemicals known as anthocyanosides. These are plant pigments that have amazing antioxidant properties. These antioxidants search the body for free radicals, with a plan of helping to prevent or reverse damaged cells. It is believed that the powerful anthocyanins are the key bioactives responsible for numerous health benefits of this amazing fruit.


Aesthetic Back Bar items that contain Bilberry Fruit Extract:

Pumpkin I Enzyme Mask (5% Gly) – This is a great enzyme mask for all skin types. Pumpkin is a rich source of antioxidants and enzymes that act like Alpha-Hydroxy acids. The glycolic acid transforms dull, lifeless complexions into more youthful skin, 5% glycolic makes it possible to use the peel for spa, professional and retail use.

Professional Pumpkin Enzyme Mask II (12% Gly)The 12% Glycolic added to this formula makes this mask a more intense treatment. This mask is a great enzyme for all skin types. The Alpha-Hydroxy acids have been shown to promote smoother younger looking skin by increasing the rate of cell renewal.

AHA Purifying TonerThis multi-functioning natural astringent is skin balancing, acne fighting and exfoliating. It contains Alpha Hydroxy Acids to gently exfoliate and balance your skin tone. Black Willow Bark provides naturally occurring salicylic acid to fight the causes of acne. This astringent does the job without stripping your skin and causing excessively dry or oily skin. DMAE gives your skin a tight and polished appearance while the essential oils get to the root of acne. This step closes the pores, adjusts the pH of the skin and removes any remaining cleanser or dirt from the skin.

AHA Microbead Polish The AHA Micro Bead Polish is a very gentle natural scrub that is a perfect balance of exfoliation. This gentle exfoliating scrub contains ultra-fine jojoba beads that are perfectly round and do not leave micro-tears on the skin. This is one gentle scrub you do not have to worry about scratching delicate skin. Many other types of scrubs can leave microscopic cuts that can result in wrinkles or an entrance into the skin’s surface.


AHA Moisture CreamThis fantastic lightweight cream uses Alpha Hydroxy Acids that work together to leave your skin looking soft, smooth and fresh.  AHA Moisture Cream is great for all skin types that want to keep skin looking polished and flawless. The overall percentage of AHA in the AHA products is 5%.