Essential Fatty Acids - Everything you need to know!

If you are wanting to improve your overall skin health you might want to start incorporating essential fatty acids in your skin care regime. 

Essential Fatty Acids are fats which help maintain healthy skin. Specifically speaking, Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids are the type you want to be including in your skin care regimes.

If you are wondering what the difference is between omega 3 and 6 fatty acids, here is a quick run through - 

Omega 3 fatty acids are unsaturated fats, there are 3 types of omega 3 fatty acids. 

1 -  ALA (Alpha linolenic acid) 

2 - DHA (Docosahexaenoic acid) 

3 - EPA (Eicosapentaenoic acid) 

Omega 6 fatty acids are also unsaturated fats however there are 4 types of these. 

1 - LA (Linoleic acid) 

2 - ARA (Arachidonic acid) 

3 - GLA (Gamma linoleic acid) 

4 - CLA (Conjugated linoleic acid)

We believe beauty starts from within. Nourishing your body from the inside out will not only benefit your internal organs but also your skin! 

Including foods in your diet such as salmon, eggs, flaxseeds and walnuts will help boost your essential fatty acids intake and maintain healthy skin. 

We have included essential fatty acids in our organic skin care products to help maintain skin health and support the skin's barrier. 

Enriched with Hemp Seed Oil & Rosehip Oil, the Vitalize Face Elixir is packed full of omega 3 and 6 fatty acids. Using a good quality facial oil will help to maintain the epidermis and repair damage. 

The Hydrating Face Cream is also enriched with Rosehip Oils helping to strengthen the skin's epidermis and maintain optimal skin health. Pomegranate Seed oil has been included in the purifying Gel Cleanser to further deliver essential fatty acids to the skin.