What is Superoxide Dismutase (SOD)?

Feb 24, 2021

Unlock the Secret to Youthful Skin: Superoxide Dismutase (SOD) Explained

Forget grass patches and swear words, Superoxide Dismutase (SOD) is the new secret weapon for radiant, youthful skin! This powerful antioxidant enzyme shields your skin from environmental damage, leaving it glowing, protected, and resilient. Discover why Aura Essence harnesses the power of SOD to unleash your skin's inner glow.

What is SOD ?

SOD acts as your skin's first line of defence against harmful free radicals, unstable molecules that accelerate aging and damage cells. Think of it as a superhero bodyguard, neutralising these threats before they cause wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, and dullness. Think of it as your surveillance system. As soon SOD notices that free radicals – unstable atoms that cause skin cell damage and accelerate pre-mature ageing – are on the horizon, superoxide dismutase puts up the barrier to protect the cells from the attack. 

Why is it Important for Your Skin?

As we age, SOD production naturally declines, leaving our skin vulnerable. That's where boosting your skincare routine with SOD comes in! By protecting your skin from free radical damage, superoxide dismutase prevents visible signs of ageing. Even better, it helps repair signs of ageing. It does this by promoting a youthful complexion[2], encouraging resilient skin. It also fights hyperpigmentation[3] from sun damage, age spots, and acne marks, for an even-toned complexion. Overall, it’s supports to keep your skin‘s immune system strong. It breaks down the free radicals into less destructive molecules (hydrogen peroxide and oxygen). This sets the stage for other enzymatic antioxidants to finish the elimination process. And if it weren’t for this alarm, the other antioxidants in your body wouldn’t even come to the rescue nearly as fast.

Benefits of SOD for Radiant Skin:

    • Combats visible signs of aging: By neutralizing free radicals, SOD prevents wrinkles, fine lines, and loss of elasticity.
    • Repairs existing damage: SOD supports collagen production, promoting a youthful complexion and reducing the appearance of age spots and acne scars.
    • Evens skin tone: SOD fights hyperpigmentation caused by sun damage, revealing a brighter, more radiant complexion.
    • Strengthens skin's immunity: SOD boosts your skin's natural defenses against environmental aggressors, leaving it healthy and protected.

Unlocking the Power of Plant-Based SOD in Aura Essence.

Where does NAYA's Superoxide Dismutase derive from?

Our COSMO-certified, 100% vegan SOD is derived from organic cantaloupe melons using a gentle, solvent-free extraction process. This ensures you get the purest, most potent form of SOD to maximize its benefits for your skin. Only organic cantaloupe melons that are free of pesticides are used to obtain the unique plant extract. The result is a pure, highly concentrated extract which is particularly rich in the antioxidant enzymes superoxide dismutase (SOD).

Ready to Experience the SOD Difference?

Aura Essence harnesses the power of SOD alongside other nourishing plant extracts to deliver a potent dose of antioxidant protection and age-defying benefits. Experience the transformative power of SOD for yourself and unlock your skin's radiant potential!



[1] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16254584

[2] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14736885

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