Ingredient Glossary

Hydrating Antioxidant Soothing Balancing

Reishi Mushroom

What does it do?

Reishi Mushrooms are known for their high concentration of beta-glucans, which act as humectant moisturisers to hydrate and plump the skin. It's an ingredient rich in powerful antioxidants such as ergothioneine and reduced glutathione, helping to protect the skin against environmental damage. Evidence also suggests this mushroom extract can help reduce hyperpigmentation and encourage a more even skin tone. 

Where does it originate from?

The Reishi Mushroom was first discovered in the Changbai Mountains of China but is native to Asia, North America and Europe.

When should I use it?

This ingredient can be used day and night. 

What skin type is it best suited to?

Reishi Mushroom is a universal ingredient suitable for all skin types

What does it work well with?

This mushroom works well with Azelaic Acid and Zinc PCA to help improve overall skin health.

What else do I need to know?

There's evidence that this mushroom has immune-boosting adaptogenic properties, which can help soothe skin and reduce redness. 

It's also known as the "Mushroom of Immortality" due to its anti-ageing, health-boosting properties.

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