Pearls are very beautiful and special gems. They are the only gems that are naturally created from a living creature, and they look beautiful in a strand that fits so elegantly on our necks and arms. But what many people are unaware of is that pearls are also used to care for the skin. The precious water gems are an ancient Chinese secret that has now become worldly known.
Freshwater or Saltwater Pearls are crushed into a powder and used as a skin care treatment for people who had inflamed skin. Pearls are considered by its advocates to help improve the appearance of the skin. To take 1 gram of pearl powder by mouth, traditionally mixed into water or tea, twice weekly could reduce redness of the skin almost instantly. Also, it is widely used as a treatment for acne as it is thought to have a purifying effect on the skin, especially that which is sensitive, and to be effective at fading acne scars.