This is your skin on shrooms—and it’s absolutely glowing, babe.
Mushrooms are an underrated ingredient for clearer, healthier skin. They’re full of compounds that can be applied topically or ingested in food/supplements to reap many powerful benefits. But today, we’re here to focus on what these fungi can do for your skin and the best ones to use.
Calling all Pooshies with dry skin! This shroom, which is also known as tremella, is touted as a natural alternative to hyaluronic acid and can hold up to 500 times its weight in water.
Milky Mushroom Gentle Cleansing Oil
Chaga is rich in betulinic acid, which has antiseptic properties and may help skin regeneration. It also contains super high levels of antioxidants (like, higher than acai and blueberries), so it can help fight off free radicals and lower inflammation.
Brightwave Vitamin C Energizing + Brightening Eye Cream $35
Is there anything this shroom can’t do? First off, it contains beta glucans, which help moisturize the skin, build up the skin barrier, and heal wounds. It’s also a powerful adaptogen that can help reduce stress and promote better sleep, both of which have a major impact on our skin health. And it’s been shown to help balance hormones.
Reishi Mushroom Gummy
Antioxidants abound in this mushroom. Meaning, it’s great for anti-aging purposes as it helps reduce inflammation and protect skin from environmental stressors. It’s been studied as a topical, anti-inflammatory treatment.
Better known for supporting the immune system, this shroom shouldn’t be overlooked for its beauty benefits. Like the others on this list, it’s a powerful antioxidant. It also contains prebiotics that can help improve digestion. And as we know by now, gut health affects everything.
Super Troop Mushroom Gummy
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