These miracle skincare ingredients are not to be missed. They’re inexpensive, reverse fine lines, keep your skin tight and bright and so much more!
When it comes to skincare, you want hero active ingredients in your creams, serums, and moisturizers. They’re natural and you’ll see major results–especially for mature skin.
#1 Hyaluronic Acid
Tsippora Shainhouse, MD, FAAD, FRCPC, a dermatologist in Beverly Hills and Clinical Instructor at the University of Southern California, says, “This is a molecule that is naturally bound to young, healthy collagen. It holds onto water in the skin, to give it a full, plump and dewy look. While collagen formation slows as we age, topical hyaluronic acids can temporarily draw moisture into the skin, giving it a more firm, youthful appearance.”
Natural products with natural hyaluronic acid are:
Amala Targeted Wrinkle Treatment
Shankara Fine Line Treatment Oil
Colorado Aromatics’ Razz Tightening Serum
Trufora Triple Action Exfoliator
Trufora Perfecting Eye Treatment
#2 Rosehip Seed Oil
Shainhouse also praises rose hip seed oil. She says, “It’s one of my new favorite natural skin care ingredients. It has both anti-oxidant and anti-aging (retinol) activity. .. and contains anti-inflammatory essential fatty acids, antioxidant vitamin C and a natural retinol (vitamin A). Together, these help undo and prevent oxidative damage and help the skin re-build collagen. It can help fade skin hyperpigmentation and potentially minimize the appearance of fine lines and even stretch marks.”
Natural products with rosehip seed oil are:
Thesis Beauty Face Serum Lullaby For Dry Skin
Love Essential Skin Care’s Essential Radiance Repair Serum
Au Natural Organics 100% Rosehip Seed Oil
Pura D’Or Pro Organic 100% Rosehip Seed Oil
Thesis Raw Cold Pressed Rosehip Seed Oil
Au Natural Organic 100% Rosehip Seed Oil Face and Body Scrub
#3 Glycolic Acid
Sherilyn Looney, medical esthetician and owner of Vogue Lash Bar in North Hollywood, Calif., says, “Some glycolics are extracted from plants, including sugarcane, pineapple and sugar beets. Glycolic acid is considered an alpha hydroxy acid or AHA. This group of organic compounds consists of acids derived from plants that have similar chemical structures. Natural glycolics are effective for acneic and deeply wrinkled thicker skin. But they aren’t the best choice for sensitive or thinner skin types. In that case, use a lactic acid or a light retinol.”
Natural products with glycolic acid are:
Pevonia Power Repair Eye Contour
Skin Authority Resurfacing Accelerator
Lovely C. Laban GNP-C MSN, co-owner of Skin by Lovely, wants us to rethink retinols. She advises, “While prescription retinols were aggressive and agitating, today’s natural retinol formulas (derived from vitamin A) are not expensive and are excellent for mature skin. They’re also an effective preventative for fine lines. Retinol speeds up the exfoliation process – which naturally slows with age. Be aware that your skin will become more sensitive to the sun. So don’t use retinols in summertime and stop usage a week before vacation. Also as a precaution wear sunscreen with a titanium or zinc blocker for added protection.”
Natural products with Bio-Retinols are:
Pevonia Plant Stem Cells Phyto-Elite Intensive Cream
Osmosis Pür Medical Skincare’s Calm Vitamin A Serum
“Antioxidants help diminish free radical damage in the skin from daily UV exposure. Used in the morning, antioxidants can prevent DNA damage by preventing oxidation during exposure. And when used at night, they help repair potential damage from the day. Look for ingredients like vitamin C, vitamin E, coffee berry, resveratrol, acai, green tea extract,” says Shainhouse.
Natural products with antioxidants are:
Colorado Aromatics Springtide Gold Face Cream
Cecilia Wong Skincare Vitamin C Cleanser
Hynt SKIN PREP SERUM Bioactive Marine Complex
Blissoma Awake Morning Firming Facial Moisture
Shainhouse says, “These are the newest game-changers in preventing skin aging. They are the helper ingredients required to create new collagen.”
Natural products with peptides are:
Hynt SUN PREP Broad Spectrum SPF30
Pevonia Power Repair Intensifier Elastin and Sorghum
SkinAuthority Tri-Power Peptide Hydrator
As powerful as the right topical skin care products are, I would be remiss by not mentioning how beautiful skin starts on the inside. As above. As below. When you combine inner health with miracle skin care ingredients, you create a powerful one-two beauty punch.
Dr. Nigma Talib writes in her recent book “Younger Skin Starts in the Gut”(Ulysses Press 2016), “Whatever happens in the gut will show up in the skin and dictate the health of your entire body.” She calls it “Digest Aging” and her miracle to younger looking skin is better digestion for which she lays out a four-week strategy to achieve. Her celebrity clientele, including Penelope Cruz, swear by it.
There are also powerful skin care supplements and antioxidants that can promote glowing healthy skin.
CORREXIKO‘s Close Up Skin Beauty box is formulated without the use of preservatives, synthetic sweeteners, artificial flavors or colors and is packed with vitamins that your complexion will love.
Geri Giagnorio, licensed aesthetician, make-up artist, and Certified Nutritional Consultant and Coach, states that “real cellular repair occurs below the skin” and created Essential Daily Greens to help create an alkaline pH for gorgeous skin.
Republic of Tea’s Get Gorgeous sachets are packed with antioxidants that support glowing skin.
And last but not least NeoCell Beauty Infusion is a tasty drinkable supplement that infuses your body with collagen, hyaluronic acid, biotin, alpha lipoic acid, and vitamin C all to help your complexion be beautiful from the inside out.
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