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Peptides

Peptides are amino acids and the building blocks of proteins like collagen and elastin. As you age, collagen and elastin levels decrease and lead to wrinkles. Using a moisturizer or serum that contains peptides can help slow the process of collagen and elastin loss, particularly in your face.

  • Firming
  • Soothing
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Hydrating
  • Elasticity boosting
  • Skin brightening.

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Retinol

A synthetic derivative of Vitamin A, Retinol is considered the platinum of skin care ingredients. Retinol helps to alter aged skin cells in a manner that provides skin a more youthful appearance.

  • Enhances collagen production
  • Accelerates skin renewal
  • Prevents wrinkles and fine lines
  • Exfoliates at the cell level helping to brighten skin
  • Helps to fade dark spots, sun spots and complexion issues caused by age

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Safflower Seed Oil

Safflower Seed Oil, known as Carthamus tinctorius, is a botanical that has been used in cosmetics since the late 1800's. The oil from the Safflower Seed is high in Vitamin E and omega-6 fatty acids. Both elements have anti-oxidant properties helping to reduce cell damage.

  • High concentration of Vitamin E
  • Anti-oxidant
  • Protects skin
  • Reduces rough skin and age spots
  • Reduces fine lines and wrinkles
  • Wound repair properties
  • Contains compounds with analgesic properties
  • Hydrating

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Sage

Sage is a herb that is rich in calcium and Vitamin A. Vitamin A helps with cell regeneration delaying the aging process. Sage stimulates blood circulation and helps to improve skins appearance.

  • Improves acne
  • Relieves symptoms of eczema and psoriasis
  • Has astringent properties
  • Soothing and refreshing as a toner ingredient
  • Increases blood circulation

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Shea Butter

Shea Butter is the extract from the nuts of a Shea tree. It has high concentrations of fatty acids and vitamins. It is primarily used in skincare to help heal and soothe skin.

  • Packed with nutrients
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Promotes healing
  • Effective against acne
  • Emollient properties
  • Anti-aging properties including collagen promotion

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Sunflower Seed Oil

Sunflower Seed Oil is rich in Vitamin E, Zinc and other nutrients that help combat oxidative stressors. Sunflower

  • Improves acne
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Reduces redness and irritation
  • Emollient properties
  • Moisturizing and hydrating
  • Restrains production of melanin for a brightening effect
  • Rich in protective fatty acids

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Sweet Almond Oil

The nutrients in Almonds is many. Extracted as Sweet Almond Oil means it can be used as a skincare ingredient to benefit your skin. Sweet Almond Oil contains Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Omega-3 fatty acids and Zinc, which are powerful nutrients for your skin.

  • Stimulates production of new skin cells
  • Smoothes fine lines
  • Antioxidant properties
  • Reduce UV damage to skin
  • Help prevent premature aging
  • Promotes healing of acne and scars

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Vitamin A

Vitamin A, a retinoid, is an essential nutrient for our body and helps to support immune function and reproductive health. as a skincare product, Vitamin A has many benefits.

  • Stimulates production of new skin cells
  • High anti-oxidant
  • Speeds up healing
  • Assists in reprogramming cells
  • Improves problematic skin
  • Normalizes pigmentation
  • Promotes collagen stimulation
  • Supports immune system.

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Vitamin C

Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is found in many citrus fruits and vegetables. Your body needs to consume Vitamin C products as it does not make Vitamin C on its own. The benefits of Vitamin C are numerous, it may be the #2 ingredient after Aloe Vera for popularity in skincare ingredients.

  • Anti-oxidant
  • Skin healing properties
  • Skin protecting properties
  • Accelerates collagen and elastin production
  • Help keep skin plump and firm
  • Prevents premature aging
  • Inhibits melanin production helping with dark spots and skin discolorations
  • Penetrates skin barrier well.

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Vitamin E

Vitamin E is a fat-soluble essential nutrient found in nuts and seeds like almond, sunflower and safflower. Vitamin E helps to support your immune system, cell function and skin health.

  • Antioxidant properties
  • Reduces UV damage to skin
  • Improves circulation (4) Moisturizing.

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Vitamin K

Vitamin K is another essential nutrient important for blood clotting, healthy bones, and regulating calcium levels. As a skincare product, Vitamin K helps to reduce bruising, dark circles, and improve cell wall function of small capillaries and veins. Vitamin K creams are often used after surgery to promote healing and reduce scaring.

  • Helps with blood clotting and varicose veins
  • Supports collagen and elastin
  • Improves elasticity
  • Improves stretch marks and rosacea
  • Can reduce puffiness and dark circles.

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Yucca Vera Extract

Yucca Vera Extract comes from Yucca plant leaves and roots. The Yucca plant is found in Mexico and parts of the United States. As a skincare ingredient, Yucca Vera Extract has several uses, mainly to treat inflammation.

  • Skin-soothing benefits
  • Antioxidant properties
  • Aids in cellular regeneration
  • Cleansing abilities.

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Willow Bark Extract

Willow Bark extract contains salicin, tannins, flavonoids, polyphenols, vitamins and minerals making this extract great for the skin. Black Willow Bark Extract (1) Exfoliating (2) Anti-inflammatory (3) Reduces irritation and redness (4) Helps control acne (5) Refines and reduce pore size (5) Anti-aging benefits.

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 Witch Hazel

Witch Hazel is a plant with many medicinal properties. Native to North America, it has been used in skincare to help relieve inflammation, tighten skin pores, reduce razor burn bumps and help reduce acne. Witch Hazel is rich in tannins, a plant compound with anti-oxidative properties.

  • Helps prevent inflammation
  • Soothes inflammation
  • Promotes healing
  • Reduces sebum production
  • Reduces skin redness and irritation
  • Acts as an astringent to help shrink pores
  • Reduces acne causing bacteria

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