Mushrooms have been sought after for centuries for their endless health benefits. With over 10,000 types of known mushrooms within the world, there seems to be a 'shroom to aid any ailment. There's one mushroom that comes up time and time again: Reishi.
Reishi mushrooms have long been marveled at for their myriad of health and, better yet, beauty benefits. Curious to learn what the beauty benefits are from Reishi mushrooms? Just keep reading.
What are reishi mushrooms?
Let's start with a quick backgrounder on Reishi. Revered as the "mushroom of immortality," humans have used Reishi to treat all sorts of ailments from the flu to infection to cancer. It has been referenced as far back as 100 B.C., according to Forbes.
Reishi is known to increase energy levels, improve good cholesterol, and even boost the immune system. When consumed, it can be used as a preventative anti-inflammatory treatment.
Today, it's most commonly marketed as a superfood, which is one reason why it has become so popular.
Why are Reishi mushrooms so popular?
Reishi has gained serious traction in the health and beauty world in recent years. Why? It was dubbed a superfood and an adaptogen so the world took notice - but for good reason.
Reishi is deeply hydrating and rich in antioxidants. As an adaptogen, it helps the body adapt to stress and can even help fight fatigue. In skincare, it's been used in everything from serums to masks and beyond. Byrdie claims that Reishi mushrooms are an anti-aging powerhouse.
That leads us to the beauty benefits of Reishi.
Beauty benefits of Reishi mushrooms
Reishi mushrooms are brimming with beauty benefits, from reducing redness and soothing irritation to fending off fine lines and wrinkles.
Empowered with rich antioxidants, Reishi fights free radicals, helping it improve the signs of aging, enhance sun protection, and ward of pollution.
Reishi mushrooms are also filled with polysaccharides. These give the 'shroom its deeply hydrating benefits and the power to reinforce the skin's moisture barrier.
In short, beauty products containing Reishi extract helps keep all the good stuff in and all the bad stuff out. This makes it an optimal ingredient for hair health - especially the delicate brows and eyelashes.
Reishi for brows and lashes
Reishi mushrooms may be your secret to youthful eyebrows. VIVI Naturals has harnessed the beauty benefits of Reishi and applied it to a brand new product: our Sagano Superfood Brow + Lash Serum.
Sagano is formulated to restore the appearance of misshapen and over-plucked eyebrows through ancient, natural Japanese remedies (like Reishi!) proven by science.
Infused with a formula of probiotics, vitamins, amino acids, plant peptides, and adaptogens, it promotes thicker, bolder brows. It can also be applied to the lashes to encourage hair growth and strength.
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