In addition to bringing a fruity fragrance to the products, currant infusion will gently exfoliate the skin thanks to the malic acid the fruits contain. Add to that the properties of the vitamins and minerals naturally present in grapes, one can expect to have a healthy and radiant skin.
When reading « currant » a mental picture of a bunch of red berries might pop in your mind and you wonder what grapes have to do with this?
Grape is the generic name given to the berry of a grape vine plant. There are several species that make up the genus Vitis (family Vitaceae), including varieties that are eaten as fruit, dried to produce raisins, currants and sultanas, or crushed to make juice and wine. Currants are the dried grapes that are usually used in baking.
One of the most praised health foods, grapes are a good source of vitamins and minerals, containing magnesium, potassium, vitamins A, C and several of the vitamin B group. Grapes are a natural source of malic acid, an important alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) ingredient in cosmetics.
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