Vaccinium Vitis-Idaea Fruit Extract

Vaccinium vitis-idaea fruit extract comes from a wild Scandinavian native berry (lingonberry) that is similar in nutritional profile and size to its plant "cousin", the blueberry. The bright red color of lingonberries is evidence of its different antioxidant compounds compared to blueberries, but both are good sources of polyphenols that defend the skin against environmental stressors.
The pigments that give these berries their red color are known as proanthocyanidins, and these have potent skin soothing and antioxidant abilities.
Cranberries are also a good source of the mineral manganese, which helps form the skin-essential enzymatic antioxidants superoxide dismutase.
In terms of taste, lingonberries are sometimes compared to cranberries, with the latter having a stronger sour taste, while lingonberries are sweeter Vaccinium%20Vitis-Idaea%20Fruit%20Extract&fdid=ingredients