5 Beneficial Ingredients in Skin Care and How They Work

If you want to know more about some of the most beneficial natural skin care ingredients, this is the article for you! Let’s get straight to the top 5 natural skin care ingredients!

Moringa oil

Moringa oil is one of the most nutrient dense oils in the world, which makes it no wonder that it has been used for health and beauty for centuries!

Moringa oil comes from the seeds of the moringa oleifera tree, which is the most common species. Moringa tree is native to the sub-Himalayan areas of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan.  

The moringa tree is also called the "Miracle Tree" and "Tree of Life" because of its many benefits and uses. Most parts of the tree are edible and nutritious, and parts of it can be made into medicine also.

Moringa oil is also very nutritious, clear, odourless oil which can easily be absorbed by the skin. These properties make it a favorite among skin care oils, not to mention its various antioxidant and  skin rejuvenating properties.

As moringa oil absorbs easily into the skin, it can quickly and effectively improve the appearance and radiance of skin. It is packed with nutrients like vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin E, as well as antioxidants, all nutrients which are famous for their rejuvenating and skin-repairing qualities.  It also is beneficial to treat dry skin and even conditions like dermatitis, eczema and psoriasis. Moringa oil has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, and it even helps fight hyperpigmentation (such as age spots). No wonder it’s the “miracle oil”!

DermCom

This effective, innovative ingredient is based on a Crocus chrysanthus (snow crocus, golden crocus) bulb extract and is known to be able to stimulate the communication between epidermal and dermal skin cells – a communication is essential for a youthful appearance -  making it a top ingredient in age defying skin care.

It supports collagen and elastin production while supporting the natural growth factors of the skin, making it a very useful ingredient to have in any anti aging skin care products! Participants of studies have reported DermCom to have a visible wrinkle and stretch mark reducing effect on their skin. It also helps support the skin’s firmness and suppleness, adding to the anti aging effect.

A bit of trivia in midst of all these facts: did you know that the Crocus chrysanthus flower is also known as "Cream Beauty" and seen as a universal symbol of rejuvenation and youthfulness?

Manuka Honey

This special honey, which is found only in New Zealand, is used in both traditional and modern medicine because of its natural antibacterial properties. It can also be eaten as a superfood for many health benefits.

Manuka honey is produced by bees that collect nectar from the special Manuka bush, indigenous only to New Zealand. The bees gather the nectar and take it to their hive. There they add an enzyme called glucose oxidase to the nectar in order to preserve the honey. This way the bees are giving the honey antibacterial, anti microbial, antiviral, antioxidant, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and anti fungal properties – thus giving us a great gift of health!

It also has many beauty related qualities, which make it a great ingredient in natural skin care products as well. It is, for example, a very effective moisturizer and antioxidant. Manuka honey also soothes inflamed skin while healing blemishes, and helps balance the skin’s pH.

Did I already mention it contains powerful amino acids which help clear away away dead skin cells, helping to keep pores clear and the skin able to rejuvenate itself?  In addition to that, Manuka honey nourishes your skin with vitamins, minerals and proteins, helping to support collagen and elastin production, plus it is a good moisturizer, too.

This ingredient is truly packed with wonderful properties for damaged or aging skin, making it a wonderful companion for moringa oil and DermCom.

Natural Vitamin E

The benefits of vitamin E (also called alpha-tocopherol) for the health of the skin are proven. Vitamin E can help fight the damaging effects on your skin of free radicals, which come from various sources including pollution, poor nutrition, and as a result of aging.

Vitamin E can reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and also helps prevent the appearance of age spots. It has also been shown to significantly reduce the appearance of stretch marks on the skin and it can even help scars to gradually fade away.

There’s one problem though. Many forms of vitamin E are synthetic. These synthetic vitamins are likely to be much less effective than the natural forms of vitamin E. That means you’ll be better off with a product using natural vitamin E.

CoQ10

When you look at the label of many better skin care products, you'll often see CoQ10 in there. CoQ10 is an abbreviation for Coenzyme Q10, and sometimes it is listed in this way as well.

It is a substance similar to vitamins, and it is found in all of your body's cells and it is crucial for maintaining healthy and youthful skin.

Coenzyme Q10 is also a very strong antioxidant. A lot of skin aging and damage comes from free radicals disturbing your body's cells. Coenzyme Q10 has the ability to neutralize these free radicals before any cell damage occurs, thus keeping your skin healthy.

But the thing is: as we age, our natural Coenzyme Q10 reserves become depleted, and our skin is the first place to show the signs.

Coenzyme Q10 is generally a powerful and great ingredient, but there are different forms of it, and not all forms are really beneficial. One form stands above the rest, and it’s called Nano-Lipobelle H EQ10.

The fact is, most Coenzyme Q10 you can get in skin care products cannot really be used by your skin. Nano-Lipobelle H EQ10, on the other hand, has a special nano-emulsion form, which can penetrate deeply into your skin, and through this provide much stronger benefits for your skin health.

Because it can go so deep into your skin, it is extremely effective in fighting free radicals, which results in a very powerful anti-wrinkle effect, plus promote collagen and elastin production in your body.

Conclusion

Together, these 5 ingredients that I have just talked about are some of the most powerful age defying skin care compounds available on the market today. They have a dramatic effect on your skin, if you use them, you are bound to look healthier, younger and have less wrinkles.

The cutting edge natural skin care brand I recommend which uses all these ingredients in its product range is called Xtend-Life - please check out their website for effective, natural skin care products.

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