It's All About the Minerals


Calcium

Calcium in the epidermis helps the body regulate how fast it generates new skin cells to replace old ones and how quikly it sheds old skin cell, according to the Mayo Clinic. Skin that does not have enough calcium store in the epidermis may appear fragile, thin, and dry. The Appearance is caused by the lack of calcium to spur new sin growth or to let go of dead skin cells. 


Magnesium

Magnesium is particularly useful in soothing and healing damaged skin. Magnesium helps to protect skin from the rashes caused by allergies. The magnesium can also pass through to the lower layers of skin and heal the damaged skin cells there. Magnesium ascorbyl phosphate provides a vitamin C delivery system that is much easier on the skin that traditional vitamin C treatments that often cause skin exfoliation from their high acidity.


Zinc

Zinc promotes healing because it helps maintain the integrity and health of the skin and the mucosal membranes, according to the Office of Dietary Supplements. Deficiency of the mineral can cause dry and rough skin, weak fingernails, slow wound healing, skin inflammation, acne and dermatitis. 


Manganese

Manganese helps the skin form connective tissue, which is what gives skin its strength and elasticity. Manganese is also a component of a larger enzyme which acts as an antioxidant, which may also help fight the aging process. 


Potassium

Besides being an essential mineral, potassium is also an electrolyte, meaning it holds an electric charge. Your body needs electrolytes to help balance the electric charges in the cells and help perform certain processes, such as keeping proper pH balance. Potassium, also helps regulate the amount of water in your body's cells. When the potassium level in your body drops, it can cause the cells to lose water, according to Periodic Paralysis International, including the skin cells. This is what causes dry skin and other skin problems.


Iron

Iron plays an important role in the functioning of antioxidants and helps to activate vitamins in the B group, that among other functions, help to regulate the skin's health.


Copper

Copper maintains and repairs aging skin by providing essential fatty acids and vitamins to the skin. Copper is beneficial for aging skin because it repairs and maintains connective tissue in the skin, a partner with vitamin C for building skin-firming elastin, copper also builds collagen . Additionally, copper contributes to firm skin by not fighting against zinc absorption. 


The rich mineral content makes our water naturally alkaline with a 7.8 pH creating an even smaller water droplet, than Evian brand at 7.2 pH or Avene brand at 7.5 pH. The finer mist allows the skin to better absorb our unique balance of skin benefiting minerals. The higher the pH also means that our facial spray water has a higher number of negative-ions that help neutralize free radicals with strong antioxidant properties, causing skin to appear younger and to remove fine wrinkles. It also acts as a detoxifying agent decreasing the amount of skin bacteria present benefiting the appearance and health of the skin.