Black truffles, also known as Tuber melanosporum, are rare mushrooms that are considered black diamonds in cuisine and beauty. Fungi grow and develop in a short time from October to January of the following year, under the roots of some plants in Europe, especially in Périgord, southwest of France.
In ancient times, mushrooms were a food only for kings, nobles and upper classes in ancient Egypt, Roman, with the role of helping to improve vitality. The benefits of black truffles have only been known since the 1950s when Italian businessman, Giuseppina Balestra applied fungal extracts to aging skin and became popular skin care products in upper class. This is a very rare mushroom, raw material price can fluctuate about 500 USD /pound.
Mushroom extract has a very good ability to penetrate into the skin, helps the skin relax and provides a noticeable beauty effect. Mushrooms contain large amounts of essential fatty acids, thus helping to hydrate the skin strongly, improve wrinkles and signs of aging. Fungus is also rich in vitamins A, C, D and especially superoxide dismutase (SOD), which provides strong antioxidant capacity, reduces inflammation, and promotes skin regeneration and repels skin. signs of premature aging.