Shea butter has been shown to have soothing capabilities and is used to help eczema, burns, rashes, severely dry skin, and to calm irritated skin. It also acts as a natural barrier to protect against elements, such as smoke, smog and environmental pollutants in the air. Shea butter leaves softer, more supple-feeling skin and is beginning to replace other oils in skincare treatments.
Rich in enzymes, amino acids, vitamins, minerals and natural plant compounds, aloe vera helps to keep the skin moisturized, maintain normal, healthy blood circulation, and soothes and rejuvenates the skin, leaving it smooth and firm. MDI Complex® (Glycosaminoglycans) The MDI Complex helps to strengthen the skin’s foundation by protecting the components of the skin matrix from premature breakdown. In this way, the MDI complex helps give your skin a firmer, more youthful-looking appearance.
Collagen is an essential protein component of your skin that, unfortunately, decreases as we age. Collagen helps to hydrate your skin, giving it a more supple appearance.
Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A)
Vitamin A is a natural antioxidant vitamin that helps to protect and nourish your skin. Vitamin A helps to maintain healthy collagen in your skin and protect your skin from oxidative free radicals, giving your skin a supple, healthy and more youthful appearance.
Pine Bark and Grapeseed Extracts
Pine bark and grapeseed extracts contain bioflavonoids known as oligomeric proanthocyanidins (OPCs). OPCs have been shown to be 50 times more powerful than vitamin E and 20 times more potent than vitamin C for scavenging free radicals. They also help soothe the skin, promote normal capillary health and support skin elasticity.
Camellia sinensis (Green Tea) Extract
Rich in natural plant antioxidants like catechins, green tea extract promotes youthful-looking skin by promoting healthy collagen. Green tea extract also helps to tone your skin and protect it from environmental stresses, thus helping the skin to maintain a smoother, softer appearance.
Ascorbyl Palmitate (Vitamin C)
Ascorbyl palmitate is a stable form of vitamin C that has similar vitamin C activity to ascorbic acid. Vitamin C is an important antioxidant vitamin that is essential for maintaining your skin’s natural collagen. By supporting your skin’s natural collagen, vitamin C helps your skin achieve a firmer, more supple, and more youthful glow. Additionally, vitamin C helps maintain an even skin tone.
Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E)
Vitamin E is a family of related compounds called tocopherols and tocotrienols. The vitamin E family is well known for its antioxidant capabilities, protecting the skin by neutralizing oxidative free radicals. Additionally, vitamin E moisturizes and soothes the skin and enhances skin smoothness. These actions help give your skin a healthy and more youthful appearance.