Watercress has an abundance of nutrients that help to detoxify and purify the skin. Sulforaphane, a naturally occurring compound in watercress also has antimicrobial, anticancer, and anti-diabetic properties. When applied topically it protects the skin against UV radiation damage, thus protecting against skin cancer. Some of our favorite products that contain watercress are Super by Dr. Nicholas Perricone Detox Elixir, Cellex-C Sea Silk Oil-Free Moisturizer, and Thalgo Ocea Perfect hair and nail supplement.
Super by Dr. Nicholas Perricone Detox Elixir: Detox Elixir is formulated with Sulforaphane, found in Watercress, to detoxify skin and refine pores. Can be used as a gentle exfoliator after cleansing, or as a refreshing mist sprayed throughout the day to wash away toxins and reveal a fresh, flawless face.
Cellex-C Sea Silk Oil-Free Moisturizer: Cellex-C Sea Silk Oil-Free Moisturizer is a soft sea-foam colored moisturizer containing a rich medley of sea botanical extracts—Omega plankton, marine algae, aquatic vegetable protein, DMAE complex, watercress extract and seaweed biopeptides—designed to achieve the ultimate, light-weight, oil-free moisturizer.
Thalgo Ocea Perfect: Ocea Perfect is rich in active ingredients that are specific to nail and hair strength and vitality. Now, beautiful hair and nails are attainable. Spiruline is known for its high content of vitamins and minerals, both of which are needed for the growth of nails and hair. Marine magnesium, combined with vitamin B6, compensates for the negative affects of stress on hair and nail beauty. Organic sulfur, present in watercress and fish proteins, is responsible of nail and hair growth. Lithothamnion contains calcium that affects nail strength.