If you’ve ever met me, you know that I have two obsessions in life: aguas frescas and skincare. And as someone who researches the latest and greatest skincare trends on the daily, I find myself becoming overwhelmed with all of the serums, face masks, and creams out there along with the latest beauty treatments that Groupon has to offer. But lately, skincare companies have been exploring the world of “natural ingredients.” And since my followers are starting to notice my constant use of Snapchat filters, I too have decided to venture off into the DIY skincare remedies.
So what is the beauty ingredient that kicked off this whole venture? Jamaica (a.k.a the hibiscus flower). A flower that I feel confident calling pure magic. It’s packed with vitamin C and antioxidants that will keep the bartender asking to see my ID for years to come. Another key ingredient in Jamaica is alpha hydroxyl acids (AHAs), which works to help maintain the appearance of youthful skin.
Here are five secrets that Jamaica has up its sleeves that will keep you looking freakishly good at any age.