Mushrooms in Skincare

The secret to all of your beauty-woes is in these must-try ingredients

 

The healing powers of mushrooms have been utilized by Eastern cultures for centuries and have long been a staple of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Today, they’re gaining a new wave of attention, especially in skincare. Mushrooms are packed with nutrients including B vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and adaptogens. With over 150,000 known varieties offering a range of medicinal benefits, mushrooms can improve all aspects of wellness and be used as a topical solution for every skin type.

Many brands are releasing mushroom-based skincare products for spa use to capture their anti-aging, complexion balancing, skin tightening, inflammation-reducing, and even collagen-boosting benefits.

Mushrooms are an active ingredient that work at their optimum in a given formula when combined with other herbs and key ingredients that benefit the body in a balanced, synergistic effect.

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Dr. Jenelle Kim
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Dr. Jenelle Kim, DACM, L.Ac., is the founder and leader formulator for JBK Wellness Labs. Dr. Kim is carrying on the medical knowledge and wisdom of her lineage. Dr. Kim is devoted to integrating the philosophy, medical wisdom, and expertise of East Asia with the advancements of modern life and medicine of the West in order to touch and positively affect the lives of others. Dr. Kim is a Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine and is Nationally Board Certified in Herbology, Oriental Medicine, and Acupuncture.



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