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Tips To Find The Best Ingredients For Skin Cleansing

It doesn’t matter how amazing your moisturiser and make-up are, if you do not cleanse your skin properly in the first place the results will not be as glowing as they could be. Day to day stress, late nights, smoking, eating unhealthy foods, drinking caffeine or alcohol all take their toll on your skin. But let’s face it, most of us do have some vices so the next best thing is to make sure your beauty routine can make up for this. There are many excellent ingredients to look out for in skin cleansing products and these are a selection of some of them.

To make up to your skin, look out for lactic acid which lifts any dulling or dis-coloured skin cells which will improve the clarity of the skin surface. Another ingredient which is called Asorbyl Glucoside is for whitening and brightening purposes. It can also help prevent abnormal melanin formation and retention. Asorbyl Glucoside works best in a synergy with other skin-lighteners like kojic acid, and mulberry extract.

Try to find products with Glycine Soya /Soya oil is the second best source of vitamin E (87mg per 100ml) after wheatgerm oil. It contains more lecithin than any other vegetable oil. It is also comparatively high in unsaturated fatty acids. Another ingredient which is good to help with a brighter looking skin is Morus Alba (Mulberry). What else to look out for is Giant Fennel extract which slows enzyme activity inhibiting melanin formation so will help brighten your skin and any surface spots you may have.

Most of us know both black tea and green tea, but have you heard about white tea? What is new about this good-for-you tea is its increasing availability in a number of new ways. Apart from drinking it you can look out for it included in products to scrub, tone, wash, lather, moisturize and, well, you get the picture. White tea or camellia sinensis, is harvested young and dried almost immediately. This prevents further loss of its antioxidants and polyphenols.

The next one is a topcical skin vitamin called Niacinamide. Niacinamide is one of the two principal forms of vitamin B3 (nicotinic acid is the other). It facilitates enzymatic reactions and is essential for numerous metabolic pathways. It is especially important in the co-enzymes which play a key role in the metabolism of glucose, the synthesis of lipids and cellular energy production. It also has some anit inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It has been known to help both rosacea and acne, and studies are continuing regarding its benefits in skin rejuvenation.

Finally look out for shea butter which has been well known for centuries in Africa, where the Africans used it to protect and rejuvenate their skin and hair. Shea Butter can provide relief from everything from just dry skin to many minor dermatological diseases. Naturally it is always a good idea to go to a doctor if you have concerns. It nourishes the skin with vitamins A, E and F. It keeps the skin clear and healthy and is particularly good for sun damaged skin. It also penetrates the skin allowing it to breathe and not clogging the pores.

Some of these or a combination of all of these ingredients will give you an excellent result when cleansing your skin.

These ingredients are in Dermalogica Chroma White at LovingYourSkin.
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