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Skincare Ingredients Explained

Posted by Shiana Shin on
Skincare Ingredients Explained

ALLANTOIN (Aluminum Dihydroxy Allantoinate) -

A major metabolic intermediate in organisms. It is an extract from the comfrey plant.

  • Exfoliates and moisturizes dry skin.
  • Stimulates growth of new skin cells
  • Protects skin.
  • Provides a youthful and bright appearance.

ALOE VERA -

A plant species that grows all around the world. The “meat” of the aloe vera is used to treat skin conditions.

  • Hydrates and soothes skin.
  • Calms down redness.
  • Treats acne and lightens blemishes.
  • Anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory.
  • Antibacterial properties, heals small wounds and minor cuts.

ALPHA ARBUTIN (Hydroquinone β-D-Glucopyranoside) -

An antioxidant and skin brightener that is naturally found in the bearberry plant.

  • Reduces hyperpigmentation and dark spots.
  • Brightens without irritating the skin.
  • Fades acne scars.
  • Can be combined with other actives.

 

BAKUCHIOL (Psoralea Corylifolia) -

An extract derived from the leaves and seed of the babchi plant, which is commonly used in traditional Eastern medicine.

  • Help heal, calm, and soothe the skin.
  • Reduces wrinkles and hyperpigmentation.
  • Firms skin, and minimizes the appearance of pores.
  • Anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties.

 

BISABOLOL (Alpha Bisabolol) -

An active ingredient in a German chamomile. Used as an ingredient in cosmetic and skin care products.

  • Moisturizes dry and flaky skin.
  • Contains anti-aging properties to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
  • Includes calming agents, potentially fades discoloration.

 

CBD OIL (Cannabidiol) -

An active ingredient derived from the hemp plant. CBD can decrease pain and inflammation.

  • Contains anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Reduce inflammation and redness associated with acne/blemishes.
  • Soothes irritation from skin conditions from psoriasis and eczema.

 

CHARCOAL -

A lightweight carbon material. Charcoal is ground down to a fine  for black powder to incorporate into skincare products.

  • Removes excess oil from the skin.
  • Detoxifies and purifies pores.
  • Minimizes the appearance of pores.
  • Anti-bacterial.
  • Shrinks pores and tightens skin.

 

GLYCERIN (Glycerol) -

A natural compound that attracts moisture from the environment to distribute moisture to the skin.

  • Moisturizes and softens skin.
  • Hydrates the outer layer of the skin to reduce itching and flaking.
  • Improves skin barrier function and skin mechanical properties
  • Provides protection against irritants.

 

GLYCOLIC ACID -

A water-soluble AHA, made from sugar canes. Natural acids that derive from plants.

  • Promotes collagen formation.
  • Exfoliates and rejuvenates your skin. 
  • Anti-aging and hydrating.
  • Evens out skin tone and reduces wrinkles and dark spots.
  • Cleans pores to prevent acne, and reduce the appearance of pores.

 

GRAPESEED OIL -

An oil extracted from the seeds of grapes. It quickly penetrates the skin, leaving skin soft and moisturized.

  • Moisturizes dehydrated skin.
  • Provides a clear, smooth skin tone.
  • Reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
  • Contains antioxidants.
  • Treats blemishes and acne.

 

HYALURONIC ACID -

A natural polysaccharide found in skin that holds moisture. Has the ability to replenish moisture to the skin.

  • Provides cushioning, and aids tissue repair.
  • Holds together collagen and elastin, and helps create a barrier against microorganisms.
  • Reduces or removes the appearance of wrinkles.

 

HYDROCOLLOID -

A gel-forming agent that creates an optimal moist environment to heal wounds.

  • Helps relieve pain and promotes healing.
  • Absorbs oils and fluids from pores.
  • Waterproof dressings/bandages.

 

MUSHROOM -

Certain mushrooms have been used in Asia for their ability to improve and preserve a youthful appearance.

  • Anti-inflammatory.
  • Builds up the skin’s moisture barrier, which prevents water loss and keeps skin hydrated.
  • Reduces irritation.
  • Helps improve the look of wrinkles.

 

NIACINAMIDE (Nicotinamide) -

A form of a water-soluble vitamin B3 (niacin).  The essential nutrient for your skin.

  • Anti-inflammatory and anti-aging.
  • Regulates sebum production.
  • Minimizes pores, fine lines and wrinkles.
  • Reduces hyperpigmentation and revitalizes skin.
  • Soothes rosacea and brightens skin.

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