MBBS, MD - Dermatology, Fellowship In Aesthetic Medicine
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Applying red wine directly on the face is -
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Applying red wine directly on the face may have very little no effect at all. This is because red wine doesn't hold on the face for long and it does very little when applied directly onto the face. Rather a face pack or mixture created from red wine can do the trick for the face. Furthermore, skin products which have red wine as a primary ingredient can be beneficial for the face as well. Red wine can be immensely beneficial for those with oily skin. It can drastically cut down sebum production.
Resveratrol in red wine can cut down the growth of acne.
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Resveratrol is a component present in red wine that is extremely effective in slowing down the growth of bacteria that is believed to be causing acne. Red wine can also cut down keratinocyte proliferation. Acne can be better controlled if red wine is accompanied by treatment with benzoyl peroxide. The combination of resveratrol and benzoyl peroxide produces a prolonged anti-bacterial environment.
Which compound in red wine helps to fight skin damage?
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The amino acid present in red wine is a great source to prevent cell oxidation and repair the skin damage that has happened over a period. Amino acid helps to form a protective barrier so that no further damage could be done. Furthermore, it helps the skin to form collagen that repairs the damage and tosses up fresh tissue on the affected area. This should not be considered as a substitute for sun cream but should be treated as additional protection.
Red wine can help to guard against sunburn.
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Flavonoids present in red wine helps the skin to refrain from reacting with oxygen species. It is these species that reacts with ultraviolet rays of the sun and cause sunburn on the face and other parts of the body. A face pack mixing red wine, aloe vera and seaweed should be prepared and applied on the face daily to fetch great results. The pack should be applied for no more than 15 minutes and washed away with lukewarm water. Sunburn can occur within 20 minutes and could take up to 6 hours to get rid of. Furthermore, sunburn is the biggest risk factor for skin cancer.
Which compound in red wine can help to slow down the process of aging?
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Red wine plays a big part in restringing the glow of the skin and slows down the process of aging. Polyphenol present in red wine can significantly slow down the process of oxidation that ages the skin. Red wine also contains resveratrol that is an excellent antioxidant that can guard against oxidative stress. Researchers predict that the polyphenol combined with the resveratrol could be the next big area of research in the field of skin cancer.