Don't Use Lemon on Your Skin, Try Yuja

Don't Use Lemon on Your Skin, Try Yuja

We revamped our skin care product from Yuja Water C line to Yuja C Dark Spot Clear line. An ultra-hydrating and brightening line that moisturizes skin from the inside out. Made with yuja extract and yuja essential oil, it coats the surface of skin, locking in moisture and brightening skin tones for a soft, glowing appearance.

It’ s Not Lemon, It’ s Not Lime, It’ s Not Orange, It’ s Better

Yuja, also known as yuzu in Japan, is a citrus fruit that is cultivated in Asia. It’ s sometimes referred to as “citron.” It’ s about the size of a tangerine, and is yellow-orange when ripe. The mature fruit contains a large amount of seeds. The fruit is not usually consumed like an orange, with the rind peeled and the pulp eaten. Like a lemon or lime, it is highly prized for its fragrant zest, essential oil, seeds, and juice. The juice of a yuja is particularly sour, and forms the base for yujacha, a citron tea which Koreans swear by as a cold and flu remedy, and ponzu, a popular Japanese cooking sauce.

The health benefits also spill over into its cosmetic benefits. Yuja has three times more vitamin C than lemon. Vitamin C is essential to the body’ s production of collagen, a necessary component of healthy skin, hair, and nails. As a potent antioxidant, vitamin C also reduces free radical damage and boosts the body’ s immune system. Yuja’ s essential oils have a strong fragrance, which soothes and moisturizes rough skin, as well as relaxes the body and mind. SKINFOOD and yuja are a match made in heaven!

How SKINFOOD Yu-ses Yuja

The yuja fruits in SKINFOOD’ s Yuja C Dark Spot Clear line are Goheung organic yujas, grown by artisan Taehwa Park, Korea's only and first yuja artisan. Grown with organic fertilizer made from seawater and organic compounds, our yujas boast no pesticides and chemical fertilizers. Healthy skin starts with healthy food, and our yujas are the cream of the crop.

Who Should Try Yuja? If You…

-Have skin that looks oily on the surface, but is dehydrated inside

-Are concerned about dull-looking skin

-Have dry skin but don’ t like creams that are too oily or thick

-Want glowing skin

-Are looking to hydrate and brighten skin at the same time

Which Yuja Is Right For You?

Yuja C Dark Spot Clear Essence

This brightening water essence with a simple 7 ingredient list features 96% Goheung Yuja Extract, Niacinamide, Licorice Root Extract, and Tranexamic Acid to treat existing dark spots and prevent future blemishes for a clear and bright complexion. SHOP NOW

Yuja C Dark Spot Clear Cream

A moisture-locking cream that contains organic Goheung yuja extract and bursting ampoule capsules that lighten dark spots and keep skin soft and comfortable. Added Niacinamide and Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate (Vitamin C derivative) help to boost brightening for a clear and glowing complexion. SHOP NOW




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