We are so proud that you can find this superfood, black quinoa in our Pink Clay Mask. You can find quinoa in different variants such as: white quinoa, red quinoa and black quinoa. We chose to use black quinoa in our face mask, because it is the most 'earthy' variant.
Where does black quinoa come from?
Black quinoa is mostly found in the Andean region of Peru, Bolivia and Chile. The black quinoa in our mask is from the 'Altiplano', the high plain of Bolivia.
FUNNY FACT: Quinoa is called the gold of the Incas, because it was used in ancient times to increase the power of the civilization's warriors. It is also knows as a ''complete protein'', because in quinoa you can find all nine essential amino acids. And now it is The Gold Of The Glow!
The benefits of black quinoa
You will not get this nickname by being useless and quinoa proves just that! There are a lot of benefits of (black) quinoa such as:
Benefits for internal use
Lots of people eat (black) quinoa because it is a great alternative for vegans and vegetarians that are still looking for their protein intake. But next to that it has lots of benefits such as:
Benefits for external use
Next to these amazing ways of benefitting from quinoa for internal use, there are a lot of benefits for external use too: