The bilberry or blueberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) is a lively shrub, belonging to the Ericaceae family. It bears a berry-shaped fruit with a typical bluish color.
Benefits: It has exfoliating properties thanks to its outstanding content of lactic acid, a natural alpha hydroxy acid. It works by leaving the skin free of impurities, promoting cell renewal and reducing blemishes and imperfections. It also has remarkable antioxidant properties, which help neutralize free radicals, leaving skin smoother and younger looking.
Origin: The blueberry is a fruit native to North America. Its consumption has increased globally, mainly due to its reputation for increasing health and longevity.