Ingredient Super Stars
Rosa Damascena (Rose) Distillate, Aloe Barbadensis (Organic Aloe) Leaf Juice, Vegetable Glycerin, Dimethylaminoethanol (DMAE), Emulsifying Wax NF, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Ascorbyl Palmitate (Vitamin C Ester), Phenoxyethanol, Vaccinium Myrtillus (Organic Bilberry) Fruit Extract, Saccharum Officinarum (Organic Sugar Cane) Extract, Acer Saccharinum (Organic Sugar Maple) Extract, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Organic Orange) Peel Extract, Citrus Medica Limonum (Organic Lemon) Peel Extract, Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Organic Cranberry) Fruit Extract, Daucus Carota (Carrot) Seed Oil, Beta Carotene (Pro Vitamin A), Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A), CoQ10 (Coenzyme Q10), Thioctic Acid (Alpha Lipoic Acid), Panthenol (Pro-Vitamin B5), Niacinamide (Vitamin B3), Lecithin, Xanthan Gum
Niacinamide is the biologically active form of niacin, Vitamin B3. Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) increases the rate of skin exfoliation and increases moisture barrier repair. Studies have shown it to be useful in increasing synthesis of collagen and lipids, inhibiting the transfer of melanosomes and decreasing inflammation.
“Niacinamide has been shown to be beneficial in the treatment of papular and pustular acne, as well as the improvement of skin cancer and its anti-tumor characteristics,” Dr. Draelos. SOURCE: American Academy of Dermatology. Niacinamide is such an amazing antioxidant that works for both aging and acne related issues.
Pro-Vitamin B5 (dl-Panthenol) a humectant effective at counteracting the dryness that occurs in aging skin and increases the moisture retention capacity of the skin which allows dry skin to stay supple and elastic longer. It is anti-inflammatory and stimulates skin regeneration. Niacinamide and Panthenol improve the condition of the skin’s moisture barrier, a function considered by dermatologists as critical to healthy skin.
DMAE is found in foods and can create an almost immediate appearance in the firming and tone of the skin. DMAE is an amazing nutrient that extends the life of cells, inhibits the cross linking of proteins, which gives the skin a tone and firm appearance.