The power of plant ingredients
Skin Concern: Sensitivity and Redness
Ingredients to look for: Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) contains anti-inflammatory properties; oats (Avena sativa) relieve dryness and inflammation; camomile (Matricaria recutita) calms redness
Skin Concern: First Signs of Aging
Ingredients to look for: Green tea (Camellia sinensis) fights free radicals through its anti-inflammatory properties; caffeine (Coffea arabica) may reduce puffiness; grapeseed oil (Vitis vinifera) offers a potent dose of antioxidants that are proven to enhance the synthesis of healthy collagen and elastin to eliminate fine lines.
Skin Concern: Pigmentation
Ingredients to look for: Soy (extract) reduces the effects of UVB exposure, and is a potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent; licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) has anti-inflammatory properties; vitamin C increases collagen production, reduces skin discoloration and enhances skin’s repair process.
Skin Concern: Oily and Acne-Prone Skin
Ingredients to look for: Camomile (Matricaria recutita) reduces redness; witch hazel (Hamamelis virginiana) an antioxidant, and can have anti-irritating properties (as long as there isn’t a high alcohol content).
Skin Concern: Dry Patches
Ingredients to look for: Sea buckthorn oil (Hippophae rhamnoides) is a rich source of vitamin C that contains healing properties; evening primrose oil (Oenothera biennis) can have significant anti-inflammatory and emollient properties; rosehip oil (Rosa canina) improves texture and quality; jojoba oil (Simmondsia chinensis) enhances barrier repair properties and skin’s healing ability.