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Ginkgo Biloba - Ingredient of the Month

Ginkgo Biloba - Ingredient of the Month

What is it?

Ginkgo Biloba, is a very old species of tree which is from the Ginkgophyta family, and is the last type to exist as the others breeds are now extinct. Native to China, Ginkgo Biloba has been used throughout the ages and are very tall, the average height reaches between 20–35 metres with some over 50. Having as strong resistance to diseases they have an insect-resistant wood and can form aerial roots and sprouts. These makes the Ginkgo Biloba have a long life span, some specimens have been claimed to be more than 2,500 years old.

How can Ginkgo Biloba help my skin?

Natural Anti-inflammatory

Containing anti-inflammatory properties, Ginkgo Biloba helps to reduces area of swelling, reducing redness and easing the pressure caused. Skin conditions such as acne, rosacea and eczema and be calmed and soothed with this ingredient, and used regularly, can slow down the rate at which these conditions occur.

Anti-Ageing & Antioxidant Rich

Substances such as polyphenols and flavonoids which are found within Ginkgo Biloba help to reduce the damage caused by free radicals. It also helps to prevent further oxidative damage from occurring to the skin, and it is this which can speed up the ageing process. With these antioxidant compounds present, the skin will begin to look younger and healthier, with the signs of ageing reduced and fine lines and wrinkles fading.

Evening Out Hyper-Pigmentation

Helping to soften the appearance of hyper-pigmentation, Ginkgo Biloba does this by balancing out the skin’s melanin content. Areas of a higher concentration will be lowered, creating an even complexion and will be beneficial for those suffering with skin conditions such as Vitiligo.

Anti-bacterial

With natural anti-bacterial properties, Ginkgo Biloba is an excellent ingredient for combating breakouts and skin conditions such as acne. Keeping the surface of the skin free from bacteria, skin will look brighter with an even texture and will heal and grow new cells much more efficiently. 

Collagen Building

Boosting collagen production, Ginkgo Biloba stimulates the fibroblasts found within the skin, which in-turn causes an increase in the production of collagen, helping skin to preserve its firmness and elasticity.

Which Pevonia products contain

Ginkgo Biloba?

Home-Use Products

Enzymo-Sphérides Cream

Delivering cutting-edge technology, the Enzymo-Sphérides Cream contains Pineapple and Papaya enzymes which are encapsulated in sphérides to ensure the enzymes do not become active until applied on skin. When worked into the skin with warm water, the micro-sphérides break and deliver the enzymes which become immediately active, digesting all impurities, sebum, toxins, blackheads, and dead skin cells. Skin is rendered silky-smooth, and bright through the use of this effective high-tech product.

C Evolutive Eye Gel

Containing liposomes known as sphérulites, these are time-released onto the skin and carry active ingredients between the multishield and multi-lamellae structure. The hyaluronic acid contained in the sphérulites releases moisture throughout the day. Rich in Vitamin C and Ginkgo, this Eye Gel is a must to minimise wrinkles and to maintain a smooth and youthful eye contour.

Age-Correction Refining Marine d.n.a. Cream

An exceptionally fine and uniform emulsion, the Age-Correction Refining Marine d.n.a Cream offers better penetrability, absorbency, and results. Rich in deoxyribonucleic acid (d.n.a.) and hyaluronic acid, this cream helps tighten the pores by improving the skin’s elasticity, resulting in a smoother and finer skin texture with a completely matt finish, and contains UV protection. 

Spa Treatments

De-stress Eye Treatment For Puffiness & Dark Circles

This refreshing eye treatment utilises Ginkgo Biloba to stimulate the lymphatic capillaries to drain excess fluid, reducing the appearance of puffiness. Vitamin C works in synergy to lighten and brighten the eyes, alleviating dark circles for an effective, cooling and decongesting treatment.

This 30 minute treatment is priced from £25 to £35. 

De-stress Eye Treatment For Lines & Wrinkles

A Cryo-Collagen Treatment using 100% pure freeze-dried collagen to repair the delicate eye contour. Intensely hydrates and plumps the skin to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and crepiness.

This 30 minute treatment is priced from £25 to £35.

Detox Seaweed Thalasso Wrap

A remarkable wrap for body contouring, the Detox Seaweed Thalasso Wrap is a blend of the finest seaweed harvested of the French coast of Brittany, renowned for its therapeutic properties. This effective treatment detoxifies and re-mineralises dry, depleted skin whilst the body is covered with warm micronised Seaweed and is gently wrapped. Stress and toxins are eliminated from the entire body and is replenished with vitamins, minerals and enzymes.

This 1-hour treatment is priced from £65 to £75.

The De-stress Eye Treatment For Puffiness & Dark Circles, De-stress Eye Treatment For Lines & Wrinkles and the Detox Seaweed Thalasso Wrap are offered at Pevonia spas throughout the UK and Ireland and the homecare products can be purchased from www.pevonia.co.uk

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