Some of you many be wondering what skin care treatments go into our serum infused foundations to make them so effective. Below you will find some of the featured ingredients that go into the makeup foundation's skin care serums and their benefits.
Calendula Extract comes from a lovely golden floral blossom and is more commonly known as pot marigold. Calendula has recently found a surge of popularity because it is a more eco-conscious choice and has proven natural skin benefits.
Brightening and regenerating: Studies have shown that Calendula Extract may stimulate the production of collagen which is important in skin regeneration. This natural collagen stimulation will help regain youthful, glowing skin, especially for those with dull skin as Calendula is an all-natural skin brighter.
Anti-Bacterial & Anti-inflammatory: Calendula extract has natural anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties and is commonly used to treat acne, dermatitis, eczema, dry skin, and insect bites. It is also very effective in reducing the appearance of scars.
Antioxidant rich: Calendula is rich in antioxidants line vitamin E which has well known skin softening properties. It also has vitamin A which helps strengthen you skin against free radicals. Also, the linolenic acid in calendula extract may help reduce photo aging from the sun.
Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C)
Ascorbic Acid more commonly known as vitamin C is vital for skin health. When applied regularly ascorbic acid provide a range of benefits from significantly improving hydration, shielding from visible impact of pollution, and evening out your skin tone.
Potent Antioxidant: Vitamin C is generally used in dermatology to treat and prevent changes associated with photoaging. It does this by donating electrons to neutralize the free radicals that are caused by UV light.
Collagen Synthesis: Vitamin C is essential for collagen synthesis because it stimulates changes in the collagen molecule. It is also an important factor for the enzyme’s prolyl and lysyl hydroxylase that are responsible vital to collagen molecules. The result is firmer healthier skin.
Jojoba (pronounced ho-ho-ba) is produced from the seed of the Jojoba plant and has long been used by Native Americans and is one of nature’s best kept secrets. Some of its many benefits include anti-aging, long lasting hydration, and anti-acne properties.
Anti-Acne: Jojoba naturally helps prevents the growth of bacteria in the skin by deterring micro bites. By doing so, Jojoba is a powerful weapon against acne and unhealthy skin.
Anti-Aging: Jojoba is a powerful moisturizer and can help slow the appearance of aging by fading fine lines and wrinkles. Jojoba seals you skin without clogging your pores helping seal the skin against water loss.
Marine Extracts have many benefits such as revitalizing the health of your skin. Kelp extract is incredibly nourishing and antioxidant rich. Kelp extract also known as Microcystis Pyrifera Extract is a seaweed found in the Atlantic Ocean and is a common facial serum.
Vitamin Rich: Kelp extract is a natural source of vitamin A, B1, B2, C, D, & E. These components combine to create a powerful skin treatment with benefits ranging from cell regeneration to reducing cellular inflammation.
Mineral Rich: Kelp Extract also contains minerals including zinc, iodine, magnesium, iron, potassium, copper and calcium. These minerals help heal acne and rosacea along with other sensitive skin problems. These natural minerals help heal the skin an prevent infection and keep your skin from drying out.
The name Kaolin originates from “Kaoling” which is a hill in China where the clay was first mined. Kaolin is very gentle on your skin and help bring back a healthy glow. It helps promote heathy skin by reducing unwanted oils and removes clogged pores.
Reduces oily skin: Kaolin soaks up excess oils and stale sebum on the skin and within pores with its natural absorbency properties. Kaolin has negatively charged particles draw out the positively charged heavy metals and impurities that remain trapped in the skins surface. This process helps reveal fresh skin layers and help reduce shine for a more beautiful complexion.