Skincare Ingredients to Know

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If you are someone who is into skincare, you probably already know about ingredients like retinol (vitamin A), alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) and antioxidants such as vitamins C, B and E and the benefits they offer. But what about the some of the other important ingredients that you should look out for and make a part of your regular skin routine?

  1. Avocado oil helps to restore the natural moisture of the skin with natural sources of amino acid proteins, vitamins A, D, E, and potassium.
  2. Charcoal helps purify and detoxify skin by drawing out bacteria, toxins, excess oil and dead cells that can clog pores.
  3. Green tea contains powerful antioxidant and anti-pollution properties, helping to brighten, protect, condition and soothe.
  4. Licorice root naturally brightens the appearance of hyperpigmentation.
  5. Niacinamide reduces the appearance of acne and rosacea-related surface redness and improves congested skin.
  6. Papaya enzymes polish away dull dead skin, restoring softness and clarity, and support healthy turnover to reveal fresh new skin.
  7. Pearl hydrates skin with amino acids, collagen and minerals.
  8. Pumpkin enzymes are a natural enzymatic exfoliator that help smooth the skin’s surface and offer a rich source of fatty acids and antioxidant components, carotene, lutein and carotenoids.
  9. Strawberry extract delivers antioxidant-rich vitamin C to protect skin.
  10. Resveratrol, a potent polyphenol antioxidant, protects against free radical damage and supports a natural hyaluronic acid production to lift and plump skin.

Before trying any new products on your skin consult with your dermatologist and be sure to test a small patch of skin for any adverse reactions.

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