Farmers tend reishi, or lingzhi, mushrooms in a greenhouse in a village in Hebei province, China. The mushrooms have anti-ageing properties, and are used in traditional Chinese medicine and, nowadays, for skincare. Photo: Xinhua

Why mushrooms are the latest essential ingredient in skincare beauty products

Origins’ Mega Mushroom range launched the versatile fungi into the skincare sphere, and ever more brands are embracing them as the key to younger-looking and brighter skin

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Farmers tend reishi, or lingzhi, mushrooms in a greenhouse in a village in Hebei province, China. The mushrooms have anti-ageing properties, and are used in traditional Chinese medicine and, nowadays, for skincare. Photo: Xinhua
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