Cork in Skin Care - absolutely!
It's no wonder that Cork is becoming more and more sought after for it's natural properties, not only for fashion, wine preservation, home decor, but now Skincare!
Read about it in this article, where Birkenstocks is launching a skin care line.
So How Does Cork Benefit Your Skin?
A natural extract called suberin is taken from the cell walls (outer layers) of cork oak. Suberin gives cork its elasticity, so on your skin, it will help promote suppleness. The multi-active oak complex will reduce skin redness, stimulate collagen formation, and fight pesky free radicals in the air. Cork oak has existed for over 60 million years, and the evergreen broad-leaved trees grow in the western Mediterranean (primarily Portugal).