Sorghum - Ingredient of the Month

Sorghum - Ingredient of the Month

What is it?

Sorghum is one of the most popular cereal crops in the world, along with wheat, oats, corn, rice, and barley. Originally cultivated in ancient Egypt, some of the largest producers of sorghum in the modern era are still in Africa. The crop has now spread to southern Asia and the Americas. Sorghum is a genus of grasses and in its traditional form, it can grow to over 2 meters tall.

How can Sorghum help my skin?

Rich in vitamins B2 and C, sorghum helps to promote and maintain healthy skin. It can increase the secretion of mucus, which has been proven to help rosacea suffers and suffers of other skin conditions such as dermatitis and eczema. Along with other B vitamins, vitamin B2 will aid the nervous system, helping to treat anxiety, numbness and tingling. Vitamin C protects our skin from free radicals which we develop due to excess exposure to the sun, environmental pollution and regular smoking. The antioxidants in vitamin C protect the skin from ultraviolet radiation and the effect of sunlight exposure.

Sorghum is packed with amino acids called L-lysine ad L-proline. These are important ingredients which help to create collagen in the body, a substance which gives structure to the skin’s tissue. Antioxidants found in Sorghum will neutralise free radicals in the body, helping to reverse the signs of ageing on the skin and maintaining proper health of the skin by rejuvenating skin cells.

Scar tissue has a different cell structure than that of healthy skin, making it rigid. Alium, an antioxidant found in sorghum, will boost the blood flow to scar tissue, blending in the development of new skin and minimising the scars appearance.

Lipoic is an antioxidant found in sorghum. It produces valuable anti-inflammatory results by increasing cell metabolism and blood circulation in the body, which reduces acne and fine lines on the skin.

Which Pevonia products contain Sorghum Acid?

Home-Use Products

lumafirm® Body Moisturizer

Based on the award-winning lumafirm® facial line, the lumafirm® body line is an innovative blend of fast acting actives within advanced delivery systems that work deep within the skin for extraordinary targeted repair. lumafirm® Body Moisturizer lavishes skin with an enticing, refreshing aroma as it quickly absorbs and drenches skin with continuous repair and rejuvenation. Priced at £65 for 150ml.

lumafirm® Eye Contour Lift + Glow

An intense breakthrough in eye zone rejuvenation! This powerful formula and Biomimetic* Liposomic Technology, combine to work deeply, transforming the lumafirm® Eye Contour Lift & Glow into the ultimate anti-ageing shield. Immediately performing to visibly smooth lines and wrinkles, it quickly diminishes dark circles and eases puffiness around your eyes. Priced at £71 for 15ml.

lumafirm™ Freeze-Dried At Home Intensifier

This un-equalled and unsurpassed at-home treatment, features a moulded powder in an attractive, easy to use disc which contains a single treatment. Responding to consumer demand for at-home boosters with instant results, the lumafirm™ Freeze-Dried At-Home Intensifier renders the skin ultra-luminous between spa visits with the latest in freeze-dried technology. Formulated unlike any other treatment on the market, this revolutionary micronised freeze-dried treatment transforms into a light emulsion for easy application and amazing penetrability. It features a powerful combination of the latest in skin repairing and brightening agents, Sorghum and Diacetyl Boldine, and is priced at £19.

Spa Treatments

Luminous & Firm Skin - Elastin

This powerful treatment blend visibly firms and rejuvenates your skin with a high concentration of Sorghum, for a tightening effect. By combining Sorghum with a high concentration of Elastin Polypeptides, this powerful treatment effectively helps prevent premature slackening of the skin and delivers hydrating and tightening benefits for an instantly firmer, more youthful appearance. Recommended for all skin types suffering from a loss of elasticity and a dull appearance; priced from £55 to £65 for a 1 hour treatment.


  • Anti-ageing
  • Visibly firms and rejuvenates the skin
  • Rich in Vitamins
  • Tightens the skin
  • Helps prevent premature slackening of the skin
  • Delivers hydrating and tightening benefits
  • Results in a firmer, more youthful appearance

Lumafirm™ Lift & Glow Facial

Seeking a treatment with amazing instant results? Redefining radiance and facial contouring, this exclusively formulated treatment features the latest in freeze dried technology to deliver instant results and cumulative skin care benefits. Ideal for any skin type showing signs of ageing or as the perfect instant repair boost when you want to look your absolute best. This performance driven facial features the best anti-ageing ingredients, rendering skin ultra-luminous with a firmer, tighter and more youthful defined appearance. Please note that although this facial can be performed on a pregnant client, a patch test is recommended as the richness of the ingredients may be too much depending on the skin’s tolerance. Priced from £75 to £85 for a 1 hour treatment. 


  • A revolutionary in-spa freeze-dried treatment
  • Instantly brightens and evens the skin tone
  • Tightens and firms for a completely redefined facial contour
  • Improved skin texture
  • Increased skin elasticity and firmness
  • Evened complexion
  • An instantly brightened glow
  • A visibly lighter skin tone

Lumafirm Body Firm & Glow Wrap

Feel confident and look your very best with this enriching wrap which contains 26 dynamic ingredients including an exclusive combination of anti-ageing extracts; the latest in peptides, and an amazing liposomic technology. Deeply repairing, hydrating, smoothing and de-ageing, this luxurious wrap leaves every inch of your skin velvety soft while rendering your body visibly rejuvenated, instantly firmer and more toned.  Experience the visible difference for yourself with this 1 hour treatment which is priced from £70 to £80.


  • Tightens the skin, improves skin texture, and reduces wrinkles
  • Promotes an instantly luminous and even complexion, delivers an immediate brightening effect
  • Repairs and redefines facial contour, increases skin elasticity and firmness, restores a healthy glow
  • Increases skin’s elasticity, firmness
  • Fights lack of elasticity, anti-ageing


The Luminous & Firm Skin – Elastin treatment, Lumafirm™ Lift & Glow Facial and the Lumafirm Body Firm & Glow Wrap are offered at Pevonia spas and the homecare products can be bought from

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