Used to treat eczema, burns and wounds, Beta-Glucans are an anti-irritant. They help the cells, called macrophages, that destroy dead and mutated skin. Beta-Glucans also hold interest to researchers as a non-invasive alternative to anti-aging cosmetic injections.
Nelumbo Nucifera Leaf Extract
This is a type of lotus leaf that protects the extracellular matrix or the non-living tissue that supports skin cells. It’s rich in a protein-repair enzyme, L'Isoaspartyl Methyltransferase, which helps hydrate and tighten the skin. It’s also of interest as an application to fight acne.
A bioflavonoid found in certain plants, Rutin is a powerful antioxidant that helps stabilize vitamin C. When combined with the latter, it helps fight age-causing free radicals. In addition, it helps strengthen the capillaries and preserve collagen and elastin synthesis by fighting histamines.
This is a mixed triester made by combining coconut oil with glycerin. It helps the skin retain moisture. It’s a scentless, colorless substance that rapidly absorbs in human skin.
Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7 helps connect tissue and improves skin healing through the production of collagen and elastin. When combined with Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, it’s shown to reduce wrinkle depth and volume when you apply it to your skin for two months.
Phaseolus Lunatus or Green Bean Extract
This is just packed with antioxidants, tannins and polyphenols that help reduce inflammation and scarring. It also helps regenerate collagen, and assists with wound recovery.
Phytoceramides Siegesbeckia Orientalis Extract
An anti-inflammatory and skin emollient, studies involving Siegesbeckia Orientalis Extract on stretch marks show it decreased them in length by 52%. Also, stretch mark indentation improved by 55%, with further improvements in stretch mark depth, tone, color, texture and smoothness.
Hydrolyzed Soybean Fiber
Hydrolyzed Soybean Fiber helps boost collagen production. It’s made of amino acids, peptides and proteins that can reduce inflammation and help with moisturization.