Superoxide Dismutase

Superoxide dismutase is an enzyme produced naturally in the body, specifically to break down the free radical superoxide (an oxygen with an excess electron and thus a negative charge). It is considered to be the body’s most important antioxidant and works by catalysing the conversion of superoxide, into elemental oxygen (O2) and hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), a process known as dismutation. This action is part of the body’s natural anti-ageing mechanism, so including this ingredient in skincare supports this natural protection process.

What is Superoxide Dismutase?

Superoxide Dismutase is an enzyme that helps protect the skin from damage caused by free radicals, which are unstable molecules that can lead to premature aging and other skin concerns. In skincare, it is used for It's potential antioxidant and anti-aging properties.

What does Superoxide Dismutase do?

Superoxide dismutase offers benefits such as: - Provides antioxidant protection, helping to neutralize free radicals and defend the skin from environmental stressors, such as UV rays and pollution. - Supports the skin's natural defense mechanisms, helping to prevent and reduce signs of aging, such as fine lines and wrinkles. - Can help soothe and calm irritated skin, making it beneficial for individuals with sensitive or reactive skin. - Assists in promoting a more youthful and radiant complexion by combating oxidative stress and promoting overall skin health.

Who is Superoxide Dismutase good for?

If any of the following apply Superoxide Dismutase might be a good option for you:


Who should avoid Superoxide Dismutase?

If any of the following apply it might be best to avoid Superoxide Dismutase:

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