Both Bergamot and Kaffir Lime belong to the citrus fruit family. They’re both popularly used in skincare or haircare due to their major benefits. One of the main physical differences is that Bergamot is the size of an orange with yellow-green colour quite similar to a lime, Kaffir Lime on the other hand is green and round in shape with a wrinkly texture.
Thai Makrut (Kaffir) Lime
Usually mixed into many cosmetic and bath products for its wonderful smell, as well as its antioxidants properties. Some of the acids found in kaffir limes can help to neutralise free radicals, the dangerous byproducts of cellular respiration that can cause cell mutation or apoptosis, as well as cancer. Antioxidant compounds also slow the breakdown of cells and minimise the appearance of age marks, scars, and pimples. If you want your skin looking healthy and fresh well into your old age, then perhaps some kaffir lime is precisely what you need!
Bergamot essential oil is rich in fatty acids that can condition and tame frizzy hair. It helps smooth hair cuticles and detangles strands. Because this powerhouse oil is also rich in antioxidants, it also helps protect the hair from the effects of oxidative stress.
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