The rose water has soothing, toning and moisturizing effects on the skin due to its anti-inflammatory proprieties and rich content of antioxidants (including vitamin C and phenolic compounds). It tones and hydrates the skin, slowing the process of ageing.
The grape seed and skin extract is an excellent source of vitamin C and E, and of potent antioxidants that fight the free radicals resulting from natural processes, as well as from environmental causes like exposure to chemicals, heat and UV radiation. The grape seed extract also helps enhance the wound healing abilities of the skin cells and is a sought after ingredient for its anti-aging, softening and smoothing effects.
The grape seed oil contains a wide variety of active principles: fatty acids, polyphenols (flavonoids, lignans, tannins) and vitamins C, D, E. The polyphenols improve the skin barrier, repair and tone the tissues, making redoubtable weapons against wrinkles and fine lines.
Suitable for all skin types, the sweet almond oil has moisturizing and hydrating proprieties. It contains a variety of fatty acids (Omega 6. Omega 9, oleic acid, linoleic acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid) that gives it remarkable emollient qualities, smoothing and softening the skin.
Due to its high content of linoleic acid and vitamin E, the raspberry seed oil improves the skin’s natural defences and barrier repair functions. It acts as an occlusive, forming a lipid barrier that protects the skin from the external environment and locks in moisture. It improves elasticity, softness, suppleness and flexibility of the skin, helping to smooth out fine lines, wrinkles and sagging skin.
Ferulic acid is a strong antioxidant, even stronger than Vitamin E, being effective in delaying the signs of ageing. It also has remarkable anti-inflammatory proprieties which means it alleviates inflamed, irritated and itchy skin and increases the skin repair function , thus proving useful at healing damaged skin (including sunburns).
Vitamin C is a potent antioxidant, especially in synergy with Vitamin E. It protects skin cells from oxidative stress and damage due to UV exposure and neutralize free radicals, which qualifies it as an age defence agent. Having anti-inflammatory proprieties, it’s use is suitable for acne affected skin as well. Vitamin C inhibits melanin synthesis, consequently reducing the appearance of brown discolorations and having a skin brightening effect.
Vitamin E has antioxidant effects both in the skin, where it fights free radicals, and in the cosmetic product, extending its shelf life. It stimulates the local blood circulation and improves the barrier repair function and skin’s defence mechanisms against environmental aggressors.