Natural botanicals are prevalent in beauty applications as consumer awareness continues to rise. Recognizable ingredients such as dragon fruit offer consumers a relatable product that provides nutritional benefits. Hylocereus undatus, also called Red Pitaya, is a species of Cactaceae family that is native to Central America. Today, the plant and fruit are cultivated around the world and in many tropical regions. The Pitaya or Dragon fruit is used both as an ornamental vine and as a fruit crop.
Dragon fruits are stunningly beautiful with intense, contrasting colors. The tropical fruit offers an exotic treat to a variety of culinary dishes and summer drinks. As a super fruit, dragon fruits are known to provide a host of health benefits inside and outside of the body. Dragon fruits have been used in traditional folk medicine for aseptic properties as well as soothing, calming benefits. Fruits in general promote vitamins and minerals essential to a healthy complexion. Many of the nutrients present act as a natural moisturizer working to keep skin or hair hydrated and protected.
Dragon fruits are commonly used to address skin conditions including problem breakouts and sunburns. Soothing properties as well as the ability to reduce redness, irritation, and inflammation encourage the use of this fruit in a variety of applications. In addition to skin and body benefits, dragon fruit is commonly used to increase hair shine and manageability. FSS Dragon Fruit Extract G may be used to capitalize on the benefits associated with dragon fruit in variety of hair and skin care formulations.
Storage: Protected from direct light and humidity at a temperature of 50°-77°F (10°-25°C)
Shelf life: 12 months, properly stored, in sealed container.
This product should be added to a formulation at the recommended usage rated.