ANTI-WRINKLE CREAM INGREDIENTS
Nourishing Oil Carrying Agents
Many oils both moisturise and nourish the skin, and
also act as carrying agents for other ingredients.
Shea Butter (Butyrospermum parkii)
- often found as a minor ingredient in high quality
GrapeSeed Oil - a natural light oil,
similar to almond oil, can be used on all skin types
and does not aggravate acne. The antioxidant power of
Grape Seed helps protect muscle cells from damage associated
with fibromyalgia. It is also used as an ingredient
in facial creams to help maintain skin elasticity.
Avocado Oil - the flesh of the avocado
contains nearly 50% plant oil. It is a good source of
vitamin E, magnesium and linoleic acid, an essential
fatty acid, which helps to strengthen the membranes
surrounding skin cells.
Aloe Vera Juice – from the gel
containing leaves of a cactus-like plant has been used
for centuries to treat a variety of skin ailments, including
sunburn, blisters and burns.
Jojoba Oil -(Simmondsia chinensis)
- consists of pure esters similar to the natural restorative
esters produced by the sebaceous glands in the dermal
layers in the human skin.
Carrot Seed Oil - mainly obtained
from wild carrots, usually found in Europe. It contains
carotene, Vitamin A, very good for healthy skin and
Palmarosa Oil - moisturizes the skin, helps to stimulate
cell regeneration and is valuable to use for acne, dermatitis,
and minor skin infections, scarring, sore feet and athlete's
Bergamot Oil - extracted from the
bergamot fruits, which resemble small oranges. Well-diluted
in a facial cream Bergamot's anti-septic and anti-fungal
properties can be helpful for acne, and problem skin
Wheat Germ Oil - its high levels
of vitamin E act as a powerful skin anti-oxidant and
Chamomile Oil - containes azulenes
which have superb skin-soothing and anti-inflammatory
Vitamin-E Oil - a key anti-oxidant
vitamin that helps protect the skin against free radical
damage caused by pollution, cigarette smoke and the
sun's radiation. It has a healing effect on the skin
and helps prevent scar damage.