National Wine Day - Nashville
Raise your glass, Nashville! Its national Wine day and a glass of red wine is said to have anti aging properties that give our skin a radiant, youthful appearance. Now, we have nothing against white wine but the source of the anti aging properties are in the skins & seeds which are only used in the making of red wine.
What are these anti aging properties?
The ingredients that are beneficial for skin in red wine are polyphenols, specifically resveratrol. Resveratrol protects against free radicals, which are a big contributor to fine lines and wrinkles.
The best way to get the benefits of these properties is to find a topical product with grape seed oil as in active ingredient. So that your skin receives the benfits direclty.
However, a glass or two of red wine wont hurt just remember that beyong the 1-2 glass consumption the dehydrating effects of the alcohol will cancel out any benefit.