Phyto Ceramides are nature's facelift. One of the noticeable effects of aging shows in our skin and specifically our face. Our bodies lose the ability to manufacture and replace collagen.
Collagen is the most abundant protein in mammals, making up from 25% to 35% of the protein content in the body. It is also the main component the body uses to connect tissue, such as skin cells.
When we don't produce collagen naturally our bodies begin to lose elasticity in the skin and hence we wrinkle. There are multiple sources to replace the collagen but all methods must be maintained in order to achieve the desired effects. These include injections from young bovine as just one source.
In this day and age we have so many great skin care options available to us. Through creams, oils and supplements we can manage the natural slow down of collagen production, keeping our skin and other body parts in prime condition as long as possible.
So what is this thing called a phyto ceramide? It's actually a component found in wheat-derived oils. The properties increase hydration by locking in moisture in the skin's membrane.
Many topical moisturizers today will contain ceramides, and historically the Cosmetics industry have been using this ingredient for centuries as a natural moisturizer. However your skin cannot absorb enough phyto ceramides from topically-applied wheat germ oil to have a long-term impact on it's appearance.
Now there are nutritional supplements available in health food stores and online that bring the benefits of this wheat-based oil in an oral formula.
One that I highly recommend is by a company called Life Extensions. Their high quality product will help the skin to regain and retain a much more supple appearance. This oral formula contains Lipowheat®, a proprietary ceramide blend that offers nutritional support for aging skin.