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Benefits of Mushrooms For Beauty

Mushrooms: More Than Just Mind-Altering Substances

I'll leave the tasty mushroom recipes up to Yum, but what's a Bella got to do with these sometimes-poisonous and/or hallucinogenic fungi, anyway? Used in Asian cultures for thousands of years, shiitake mushrooms are known for their ability to reduce inflammation, improve vitality, and increase elasticity of the skin. Hence, you'll often find this mushroom variety in skincare products — particularly those with antiaging benefits.

Shiitakes also help exfoliate, give antioxidant ingredients a boost, and are an excellent source of kojic acid, a natural skin lightener that helps fade spotting from the sun and acne. Want to try out some 'shrooms? Check out my widget below for ideas, including other types of mushroom assortments, too.

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leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 7 years
100% Pure also sells an anti-aging concentrate/serum that includes shiitake as a main ingredient. I would go with that since it is absolutely natural.
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