Flower Power

21 June 2005

Publication: The Sun

Evening Primrose Oil can knock years off your skin.

Six 500mg tablets a day improved three signs of ageing – skin moisture, smoothness and firmness – by up to 20 per cent, according to a study to be published soon in the Journal of Cosmetic Science.

The oil is high in gamma-linoleic acid (GLA) and Omega-3 fatty acid that is a vital part of the structure of your skin.

Efamol Pure Evening Primrose Oil is available from Boots - £3.99 for 30 capsules.

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