This is a desert plant with amazing survival skills! It can actually play dead to preserve itself. It can shrink its leaves into a small ball which will fall back open when exposed to moisture. Its plant extracts are used to hydrate and nourish skin and can withstand harsh elements. As an anti-aging cream it works wonders! It contains collagen peptides which are considered a great alternative to injectables, it improves skin hydration and elasticity and rejuvenates appearance and diminishes the look of lines and wrinkles.
What is Collagen?
Collagen is described as the largest protein found in humans that forms connective tissue and provides strength, resilience and support to the skin, ligaments, tendons, bones, and other parts of the body.
What is Elastin?
Elastin is defined as, the stretchy connective tissue that allows many tissues in the body to resume their shape after stretching or contracting. Elastin helps skin to return to its original position when it is pinched or poked.
Crushed pearls gently exfoliate skin while their extract increases luminosity and clarity. The extract suppresses free radicals, nourishes skin and prevents pigmentation. To test a pearl for authenticity, rub it across your teeth. A real pearl will feel gritty, but
the fake will feel smooth and slippery. Pearls are found inside a living creature, an oyster and are the result of a biological process - the oysters' way of protecting itself from foreign substances. And did you know that the oyster isn't the only pearl producer? Clams and mussels also have this magical ability.
Watch this video about the remarkable resurrection plant Xerophyta