Madecassoside or Centella Asiatica extract
Madecassoside is an isolated pure isolate from Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola). Centella asiatica is a plant that in Asia is called the magic elixir of life, a powerful antioxidant that protects against premature aging and also has a beneficial effect on problem skin. This medicinal plant is widely used in Chinese, Ayurvedic and even African medicine. Preparations containing madecasosside can be used for psoriasis.
And madecassoside is an active ingredient that has a number of healing properties. Scientists have proven. that madecasoside is able not only to relieve inflammation, but also to heal the skin and rejuvenate it by stimulating collagen synthesis. Other components similar in effect are also extracted from it: asiaticoside, asiatic and madecassic acid.
Madecassoside was discovered not so long ago, in 1973. In appearance, it is a white crystalline powder, with a purity factor of 98% and, compared to centella extract, is hundreds of times more expensive.
You need to look for it in the composition of cosmetics under such names as cica (cica), asiaticoside (Asiaticoside), madecassoside (Madecassoside), asiatic acid (Asiatic Acid), Сentella asiatica extract, Madecassic acid.
In what means is found:
A’pieu Madecassoside Sun Cream
A’PIEU Madecassoside Sunscreen has a multifunctional effect on the skin. The cream was created for the complex improvement of the skin. It has a beneficial effect on the epidermis with increased sensitivity, improving and normalizing its condition. Intensively nourishes, restores the water balance of the skin, thereby giving it amazing softness and smoothness.
Protects the skin from the harmful, negative effects of ultraviolet radiation and the appearance of signs of early aging, hyperpigmentation on the skin.
Active ingredients of the composition:
Madecassoside (500ppm) — Increases the rate of production of collagen fibers.
Natural centella hydrolate (40%) and essential oils — improve blood microcirculation and oxygenation of the skin. Cope with inflammatory processes, whiten, prevent the appearance of age-related changes and strengthen skin immunity.
Missha Mascure Rescue Solution Sheet Mask [Madecasiside]
The laboratories of the Korean brand Missha created a fabric mask Mascure Rescue Solution Sheet Mask [Madecasiside]which in less than half an hour solves the problems of skin irritation and discomfort, normalizes the condition of sensitive skin, improves the texture of the epidermis and restores the damaged skin barrier.
The mask promotes the regeneration of the dermis, restores the activity of fibroblasts and stimulates collagen synthesis.
Made from a special material that provides a snug fit to the skin and stays moist for a long time. Promotes deeper and faster penetration of active ingredients into skin cells.
Petitfee & Koelf Madecassoside Clarifying Body Spray
The Petitfee & Koelf Madecassoside Clarifying Body Spray is a cleansing body spray that will help get rid of the unpleasant manifestations of skin rashes. It can be used on any part of the skin of the body (back, décolleté, bikini area). The spray relieves inflammation, regenerates and rejuvenates the skin. It also reduces the activity of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs), which lead to the destruction of connective tissue and collagen in the skin. Can be used in psoriasis due to strong anti-inflammatory properties.
Azulene is one of the most well-known active ingredients that can be found in the pharmaceutical chamomile (the highest concentrations of azulene so far have been found in Roman chamomile: Anthemis nobilis) and many other medicinal plants (yarrow, St. John’s wort and guaiac tree, wormwood, valerian). Azulene is a natural pigment that can also be found in many types of fungi and even invertebrates. The word comes from the Spanish word «azul», which means «blue» — this pigment was named by chemists because of its striking bright blue color.
The main useful qualities of azulene are anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic, antiseptic, and deodorizing effects. Azulene accelerates the processes that are responsible for the regeneration and restoration of the skin, perfectly moisturizes, normalizing the sebaceous glands. In addition, it eliminates oily sheen on the face, effectively fights acne and pustular rash. It helps to eliminate an allergic reaction and its manifestation, with eczema, treatment of urticaria and all skin infections accompanied by itching, redness and peeling.
Azulene is very widely used in cosmetology, it can be found in almost every composition, from children’s cosmetics and protective creams, shampoos and hair rinses to problem skin care products in the fight against «imperfections» in the form of acne and seborrhea.
Azulene, guaiazulene, chamazulene — these are the most common designations for azulene in cosmetics.
In what means is found:
Petitfee Azulene Ultra Soothing Pads
Ultra-moisturizing pads gently care for the skin. They are impregnated with a special unique serum, consisting of a complex of active plant ingredients.
Chamomile extract gently whitens age spots, normalizes the functioning of the sebaceous glands and synthesis of sebum, protects the epidermis from free radicals and oxidative stress, cleanses and tightens pores, relieves redness and fights acne. Also in the composition is the above-described Centella Asiatica. which improves cellular metabolism, prevents early withering of the skin, stimulates the production of collagen fibers and enhances skin elasticity.
The pads deeply moisturize the epidermis, have a pronounced anti-inflammatory and antiseptic effect. The cosmetic product is suitable for all skin types, even for very sensitive and prone to allergic reactions. It can be used as an intermediate 9before applying the cream) or as an independent step in skin care for additional hydration of the epidermis.
Moisturizing cream with vitamins A, E and hyaluronic acid Christina Elastin Collagen Azulene Moisture Cream with Vit. A, E & HA
Christina’s Elastin Collagen Azulene Moisture Cream is an excellent moisturizer for normal skin.
Christina Elastin Collagen Azulene Moisture Cream is formulated with active hydrating ingredients to maximize skin’s moisture needs. Collagen and elastane contribute to the preservation of youth, firmness and elasticity of the skin. Azulene intensively moisturizes and refreshes the skin, has an anti-inflammatory effect. Vitamins A and E in the formula have a protective effect, increase immunity and promote active renewal of epidermal cells. Hyaluronic acid and squalene help retain moisture in tissues, saturate them with oxygen, and also improve the condition of collagen fibers. Natural extracts of calendula and cloves have a bactericidal effect.
With a delicate texture, the cream is easily distributed on the surface of the skin and quickly absorbed.
Hamamelis (also known as witch hazel) is a thin shrub that looks like the hazel we all know. He loves a warm, humid climate, so he lives mainly in North America and East Asia, and is found in the Caucasus. The most interesting thing about this plant is that it blooms exclusively in the winter season. This is perhaps one of the few plants whose flowers can be seen under a hat of snow.
Witch hazel (Hamamelis Virginiana) is commonly found in cosmetic formulas. Its bark, flowers and leaves serve as raw materials for the production of raw materials, which are added to creams and gels. serums, tonics, etc.
Hamamelis extract has a wide spectrum of action and is used to tone and restore problem skin, regulate sebum production, narrow pores. It has a soothing effect, reduces itching and irritation. Helps strengthen the walls of blood vessels and capillaries. As a natural antioxidant, it neutralizes the action of free radicals, accelerates cell regeneration, and slows down their aging.
In addition, witch hazel works as an antibacterial and antifungal agent that reduces itching and irritation.
A’pieu Hamamelis Toner
The main action of the tonic is aimed at cleansing and renewing the skin from dead cells. Helps nutrients to penetrate deeper into the epidermis, evens out the microstructure of the skin. Hamamelis extract has a pronounced anti-inflammatory and antiseptic effect, tones the skin and strengthens the walls of blood vessels, helps reduce swelling, improves blood microcirculation, and also reduces the secretion of the sebaceous glands.
Also witch hazel extract perfectly narrows the pores of the skin. The toner can also be used as a refreshing mist or sheet mask (along with cotton pads).
Missha Witch Hazel 3-Step Purifying Mask
Missha’s 3-Step Witch Hazel Mask is a great cleanser and brightener for oily, problematic skin. It has an antiseptic effect, promotes the healing of small wounds, skin lesions, rashes.
The mask consists of three means:
- Cleansing Peeling Gel (helps get rid of oil, dirt and dead cells)
- Nourishing, Purifying Essence (increases the effect of the soothing mask)
- Soothing mask (the final stage of cleansing, will provide protection from the destructive effects of external factors, intensively soften and moisturize the skin, giving the face a healthy and fresh look).
This is the name of the water-soluble concentrated form of vitamin B3. This substance is an indispensable assistant in the harsh fight against age-related skin changes.
The effect of this component on the epidermis is not a marketing ploy, its effect on the skin has been confirmed by numerous studies. Niacinamide is often referred to as the «vitamin of youth» because it can improve the condition of the skin in the shortest possible time — it affects skin lightening, reduces wrinkles, the skin becomes more elastic and even. It can also increase collagen synthesis.
Among other things, niacinamide increases the barrier function of the epidermis and reduces its sensitivity. Often it is used to treat acne — it improves blood microcirculation, regulates the production of sebum and relieves inflammation.
Niacinamide is also effective in skin conditions: it reduces dryness and sensitivity of skin with rosacea, reduces breakouts in acne, regulates sebum production, reduces pores, and also affects some strains of bacteria that cause skin infections.
Synonyms: pyridine-3-carboxamide, niacinamide, nicotinamide, niacin, 3-aminopyridine; 3-carbamoylpyridine; 3pyridinecarboxamide; m- (aminocarbonyl) pyridine; nicotninic acid amide; 3-aminopyridine; 3-carbamoylpyridine; 3-pyridinamine; 3-pyridinecarboxamide; запатентованная формула RonaCare® Nicotinamide.
Nicamide in cosmetics:
La Roche-Posay Lipikar Baume AP+ Lipid-Replenishing Balm
Relief for dry, irritated, atopic skin. The product helps to normalize the skin and relieve itching.
The basis of the product — Aqua Posae Filiformis — performs two functions: it restores and normalizes the balance of the skin microbiome and strengthens the protective barrier.
Instantly soothes and softens. Increases the period of remission. Does not contain perfumed fragrances and parabens. Contains La Roche Posay Thermal Water. Regular use of Lipikar Baume AP+ will restore more than 90% of the lipid layer throughout the body. In the composition of niamid and shea butter (softens the skin and restores the lipid barrier).
Suitable even for children from birth.
Ahava Age Control Even Tone Sleeping Cream
Ahava Age Control Even Tone Sleeping Cream is an expert blend of botanical ingredients: sweet clover and jojoba oils, aloe leaf extracts and mandarin zest. These components actively saturate the skin with the missing amino acids and vitamins throughout the night.
The cream helps eliminate existing wrinkles and prevent the appearance of new ones. Moisturizing ingredients based on glycerin help create a special layer that allows you to retain moisture and provide delicate protection.
Ahava Age Control Even Tone Sleeping Cream has a pleasant consistency of optimal density, is easy to apply and quickly absorbed by skin cells.
From Latin, ceramides are translated as brain. They are a type of lipid (fat). They are located in the hydrolipid layer of the skin and are needed to protect against aggressive factors, as well as to prevent moisture loss.
In addition, ceramides — even more than retinol, niacinamide and peptides — are one of the anti-aging active anti-aging components that are responsible for maintaining the dynamic nature of the skin (and its actual youth).
Ceramide deficiency has a negative effect on the general condition of the epidermal layer: the functioning of the protective barrier worsens, its hydration decreases, the skin becomes thinner, loses immunity, becomes susceptible to diseases, its elasticity deteriorates, aging processes accelerate, premature wrinkles appear.
Ceramides are listed on the labels under the following names: Ceramide NS, Ceramide EOP, Ceramide PC-102 (Hydroxypropyl Bislauramide MEA), Ceramide PC-104 (Hydroxypropyl Bispalmitamide MEA), Ceramide PC-108 (Hydroxypropyl Bisstearamide MEA), Ceramide 1, 2, 3 , III, 6-II and so on up to 9 (except 5).
Nourishing face cream with ceramides Dr. Jart+ Ceramidin Cream
Moisturizing and nourishing intensive cream helps to strengthen the skin’s natural protective barrier and regulate its water balance 24/7.
Ceramidin Cream perfectly moisturizes and nourishes dry facial skin, saturates it with moisture, smoothes visible fine lines and wrinkles, eliminates redness and flaking of the skin, and protects it from the negative effects of the environment.
The cream contains extracts of beetroot, marngold root, biosynthesized ceramides and folic acid. Hypoallergenic, recommended for skin damaged by frequent peels, UV burns and environmental damage. Dermatologist tested for safe use on sensitive, problematic skin. It is recommended to use in conditions of temperature difference.
Tony Moly Master Lab Ceramide Mask
Tony Moly Master Lab Ceramide Mask — instantly transforms the skin, making it smooth and soft.
The composition of the product contains a nutritional complex with all the necessary vitamins and microelements that smooth out fine wrinkles, give the skin even more smoothness, firmness and elasticity. The concentrated essence, which is impregnated with the material, deeply moisturizes the skin. The tool also prevents further moisture loss, helps to avoid the appearance of dryness and flaking.
The mask helps create a protective barrier against bacteria and viruses found in the environment. Your skin will be protected from the harmful effects of the environment. she will not be afraid of inflammation, acne or black spots. Ceramides actively work in the upper layer of the skin, eliminating dryness and wrinkles on the face.