For many Swedes, a glass of homemade blackcurrant cordial is an instant throwback to childhood summers in the sun. Packed with vitamin C and polyphenols, blackcurrants are full of skin-nourishing goodness and nutrients. In fact, the whole plant is a wonderfully versatile beauty ingredient, with the leaves, bark, fruit and seed oil all boasting valuable properties. Blackcurrant seed oil in particular, is rich in essential fatty acids that help to moisturise and condition skin and hair.
- Skin-nourishing, moisturising and toning.
- Antioxidant properties, thanks to blackcurrants’ high polyphenol and vitamin C content.
- Blackcurrants’ tannin content provides astringent properties.