Discover The Provenance of some of the ingredients found in Pause Hydra Creme
When looking for the perfect natural ingredients for our formulations we pride ourselves on finding those with impeccable provenance.
One of the ingredients used in our Pause Hydra Creme is Vitis Vinifera, more commonly known as grape seed oil. This extract is, of course, derived from grapes and is the most powerful, potent natural antioxidant found in the world, which regenerates and nourishes dry skin, and fights the sun’s damaging effects.
Grapes have the reputation of being the oldest cultivated fruit in history. Reportedly found over 8,000 years ago in Egyptian tombs, grapes are actually originally from Central Europe and Western Asia. Their popularity was immediate and now there are over 10,000 variations of the fruit across the globe.
NITOCRIS (6th Dynasty 2148-44 BC)
Nitocris came to the throne during much dispute, when there was no apparent male heir. But she has become entangled with romantic legend and myth, so much so, that very little true facts are known about her reign.
She would be remembered later in Egyptian history as 'The bravest and most beautiful woman of her time.Vitis Vinifera was well known to the ancient Egyptians
It was in the 1700s when grape cultivation and utilization was introduced to the United States by the Spaniards.
On account of trying to determine if this delicious fruit could do more than just be an article of consumption, it was found grapes provided alternative uses such as wine, medicine and delightfully, many skin care benefits.
In Europe, they have been using grapes not just for wine but for herbal remedies as well for thousands of years.
Although relatively new to the United States, (Source: Rutuja Jathar) grapes were found to help with vascular and liver health.
Currently some chemicals found in grape extract are being studied for the potential of assisting prevention and treatment of multiple illnesses, including cancer (Source: Cancer Prevention Research, February 2010).
Mary Tudor Queen of France known in her youth as one of the most beautiful princesses in Europe
By selecting grape seed extract as an ingredient in our skin products, it ensures high quantities of vitamin E and F, calcium, iron, selenium, magnesium and more. In addition to the heaping helping of antioxidants, grape seed oil is an absolute necessity when creating quality, luxurious and beneficial skin creams, massage oils, and face and body moisturizers.
This extract specifically helps protects against UV radiation, lessens the appearance of age spots, moisturizes skin and hair, and may help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and saggy skin.
Grape seed extract also rids your skin of dirt and oil and replaces it with nourishing, moisturizing oil. It will make your skin look and feel wonderful, giving it a glowing, healthy look (Source Decorde, K; Teissèdre PL).
This break-through in modern beauty regimes has not been lost to celebrities, either.
Revealed in Cosmopolitan magazine, starlet Cameron Diaz reportedly uses grape seed oil extract daily for her skin needs. Other reported big users of this ingredient are actresses Dame Helen Mirren and Thadie Newton.
Now it is your turn to experience this delicious nutrient with Pause Hydra creme. One use and you will immediately see the improvement. Who knew nature could make beauty so simple?