Sugar Cane Extract
Carbohydrates are a primary energy source for all life on earth including the major organic building block of human skin. The molecules that contain carbohydrates can be quite complex polysaccharides (chain-like sugars) and a proper balance of these sugars is the critical ingredient in healthy skin structure.
Polysaccharides are responsible for the skin’s natural ability to hydrate and retain water. They are also critical for skin repair and skin renewal. Glycolic acid naturally present in Cane and Maple Sugar removes dead skin cells, dirt, and oil that can clog and stretch pores.
Vaccinum Mirtillis Fruit and Leaf Extract
Bilberry contains anthocyanosides which are potent antioxidants, strengthen blood vessels and capillary walls, stabilize collagen tissues, act as an astringent to dilated pores.
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract
Soothes skin and serves as an anti-inflammatory. Aloe protects the skin from UV damage. The herb contains aloin, which can block up to 30 percent of the ultraviolet rays when applied to the skin’s surface. This plant, contains an impressive number of vitamins, including A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12, C, E, Choline and Folic Acid. These vitamins are great for protecting the skin from free radicals, dangerous compounds that cause signs of premature aging due to damaging effects on the DNA and other cell structures.
The herb also contains enzymes, which rejuvenate aged tissues and promote healthy skin. Scientists have shown that skin can absorb the key ingredients of Aloe up to 7 layers deep. Aloe stimulating fibroblast cells that manufacture collagen. Moreover, because of the aforementioned enzymatic breakdown of dead skin cells from Aloe, it is an detoxifying agent, that has ability to remove dead skin cells and toxins while purifying the pores. It moisturizes skin and also has antimicrobial properties against many common bacteria and fungi.
Citrus Medica Fruit Extract
The extract is rich in Vitamin C which naturally protects the skin against damage. Citrus medica limonum is also believed to possess anti-inflammatory properties which can be helpful when addressing sensitive and reactive skin.
Citrus Aurantium Dulci Fruit Extract
Extracted from the peels of both sweet and sour oranges by cold compression. Main efficient ingredients of this oil are Alpha Pinene, Citronellal, Geranial, Sabinene, Myrcene, Limonene, Linalool and Neral. It’s known for its anti inflammatory qualities, helping detoxify congested skin, and soothing dry irritated skin in cases of dermatitis and acne the most. It increases the production of collagen and so removes fine lines and discourages formation of wrinkles. Also it reduces puffiness and promotes young-looking skin.
A derivative of vitamin B3, is quite a multi-tasker. It has been proven to reduce fine lines and wrinkles, hyperpigmented spots, red blotchiness and skin sallowness, as well improve skin elasticity. Niacinamide suppresses melanin from reaching the surface of the skin and protects the skin from further UV damage. Topical application of niacinamide has been shown to increase ceramide and free fatty acid levels in skin, prevent skin from losing water content, decrease hyperpigmentation and stimulate microcirculation in the dermis, according to many peer published studies.