Hibiscus contains natural AHAs which are not harsh on the skin, as synthetic AHAs are. These alpha hydroxy acids will exfoliate flaky dry skin which will result in a more even skin tone. Citric and malic acids will help to speed up cell turnover and will therefore provide you with a glowing complexion.
Elastase is responsible for breaking down elastin within the skin. Elastin helps keep the skin looking firmer and younger. Hibiscus inhibits the enzyme elastase, and will therefore give your skin a firmer and smoother look.
Hibiscus is rich in antioxidants which help to fight free radicals. Free radicals are formed from pollutants like UV light and traffic pollution that makes contact with the skin and can damage the skin and therefore results in premature skin ageing. These antioxidants also have astringent properties that help to reduce the size of large pores and control excess oil. They also have anti-inflammatory properties that reduce skin inflammation.
Hibiscus has high mucilage content that help with the storage of water. Mucilage is a natural skin moisturizer and enhances the skin ability to retain moisture. Hibiscus contains Vitamin C which also boosts collagen production. Overall Hibiscus helps to keep the skin looking good and keep skin hydrated and supple and encourages younger, smoother looking skin.
With all of these properties and good things Hibiscus does to your skin why would you not add this wonderful flower to your skincare regime.