The best anti-aging ingredients in skincare post is from Bea Kinnear, a lady who has spent a lot of time researching skincare. Bea is the author of Your Skin & You 5th Edition
I was watching a favorite T.V. show today, like all shows it seems to me, they advertise yet another skin care product with “amazing” ingredients. Naturally they all sound like they discovered a special ingredient and that no one else has anything which could perform like theirs.
I decided to go through the best anti-aging skincare ingredients and point out some “amazing” ingredients for you.
Well I never realized what a tough job that was going to be. Thus I decided to select only a few. Well that didn’t work as you will see because I picked one, then the next one was just as important and excellent so it was hard to decide just which ones I would list.
The following were chosen because they really do assist in “anti-aging”, smooth beautiful skin as well as healthy skin. Although sunscreen ingredients are the best anti-aging ingredients, I did not list those because you already know that. So, here is my list of the fantastic ingredients that helps towards antiaging when used daily.
Algae Extracts: These marine plant extracts helps to diminish visible signs of aging. A blend also helps to enhance skin firmness.
Bearberry Extract: It is a skin brightener and helps to enhance a healthy skin tone and appearance.
Bisabolo: A natural ingredient that is soothing and has a strong calming effect on skin.
Shea Butter: A natural moisturizer that actually also has some sunscreen ability. It absorbs quickly, has a softening effect on skin and helps to restore an even tone.
Calcium PCA: Calcium PCA strengthens our skin’s protective barrier to help guard against the harsh environment.
Green Tea: Green tea has many benefits but the key ones are the forms of Antioxidants like vitamins C & E. It has amino Acid, that is naturally found in our skin and green tea is also known for its soothing properties.
Gotu Kola Extract: This extract tightens the skin and increases its elasticity. Its calming agents can speed cell reproduction ( a bonus for the older generation).
Ceramide 3: This ingredient has been found to reduce roughness, increase water content and protect against irritant-induced dermatitis.
Irish Moss: Is a rich emollient with hydrating properties. Excellent as a skin softener.
Cyclomethicone: This has strong moisturization and humectant properties.
Cyclodextrin: This is what we call an “active” ingredient that acts to help deliver healthful compounds to the cells.
Decyl Glucoside: This is another blend of some natural ingredients that releases skin surface tension so the foreign substances are easily rinsed away. It is another form of cleansing.
Disodium EDTA: Metallic ions may remain on our skin from our water, this ingredient is important to neutralize these offending ions.
Coneflower Extract: This extract is rich in Vitamins A, E, C, iron, iodine and copper. It has strong skin-firming ability and a powerful MMP inhibitor.
Glucosamine HCL: A derived marine source that firms skin and has calming exfoliating agents.
Glycine: One of three main amino acids found in collagen. It is a strong moisturizer that can also help stabilize Vitamin C.
Licorice: Powerful oxidative-stress inhibitor, natural skin brightener and has soothing properties.
Meadowfoam Oil: Rich in Vitamin C.
Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate: Water-soluble Vitamin C It creates smoother and firmer skin.
Mallow: Reduces the visible sign of aging. This extract has soothing and nourishing ability.
Mango Butter: Contains nonessential fatty acids naturally found in the body. It is an excellent lubricator and skin
Olive Leaf Extract: Powerful extract of antioxidants that can help reduce the visible signs of aging while it soothes and moisturizes the skin.
Panthenol Vitamin B5: Helps to eliminate dry, scaly skin patches and provide fullness to the skin.
Avocado Oil: Wonderful hydrating oil for dry skin and mature skin.
Sea Plankton extract: Has calming properties and is considered a cell revitalizer that enhances the skin’s complexion.
Clary Sage: This extract clarifies, soothes and relaxes the skin.
Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate: Oil-soluble vitamin C. Fights free radical damage, diminishes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. A skin firming agent. A highly efficacious vitamin C.
Threonine: A Natural Moisturizing Factor (NMF) that has antioxidant properties and wound healing.
Tocopherol: Scientific name for Vitamin E. A powerful antioxidant and deep moisturizer easily absorbed by skin.
Undecylenoyl Glycine: From Coconut oil this glycine is a major constituent of dermal-structure proteins.
Urea: Naturally found in skin and is a NMF. It fosters the skin’s absorption of other nourishing ingredients.
Grape Extract: A proanthocyanidin (strong antioxidant) that is known to improve, brighten, nourish and enhance skin color.
Yucca Extract: Rich in Vitamins A,B-complex, C, as well as calcium, iron, phosphorus, manganese and cooper. An
amazing natural cleanser with a high saponin content.
Have a Sensé-tional Day!
Bea Kinnear, Author
Note: You can find all these ingredients and more in my book Your Skin & You 5th Edition
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