Strengthen Skin with Adaptogens

‘Adaptogen’ is a non-medical term used ot describe substances that can strengthen the body and increase general resistance to daily stress. In skin care, Adaptogens assist the skin in natural repair, defences and growth.

Adaptogens include:

Siberian Ginseng: Strengthening the skin barrier to protect the skin against free-radical exposure including pollution and environmental toxins.

Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice Root Extract)

Glycyrrhiza Glabra has been used as an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, primarily because of licochalcone, a molecule contained in licorice root extract which helps control oil production, and helps calm and soothe acne-prone skin. In Qi beauty Pigmentation Serum, Licorice Root Extract is combined with other plant oils such as keto-acids amides, to reduce dark age spots and whiten skin. Results are noticeable after 6 weeks of use following treatment protocols.

Coffee Arabica

Provides antioxidant effects and improves the viscoelastic properties of the skin. In Qi beauty Pigmentation Serum, the low molecular weight eases penetration into the skin, resulting in more effective and noticeable results.

Arctostaphylos Uva-ursi (Bearberry) Extract

Bearberry extract contains an amazing array of beneficial compounds for skin and anti-ageing. Arbutin and Lupeol are both antioxidants and anti-inflammatories, Betulinic Acid is a natural skin lightener and contains anti-cancer properties as does Ellagic Acid and Ursolic Acid, the anti-bacterial element Gallic Acid is another key compound that makes up this unique ingredient.

Malva Sylvestris (Mallow) extract

Mallow extract has been used since Roman times for its natural medicinal properties and its ability to soothe rough and dry skin. Due to its high mucilage content, the flower extract forms a soothing, protective gel. This plant possesses anti-inflammatory properties, calming and caring for delicate, sensitive skin. Ideal for skin around the eyes to soften and nourish skin.

Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) leaf extract

The compounds in Peppermint leaf extract function as a skin conditioning agent in Qi beauty’s Pigmentation Serum.

Primula Veris extract

High in beta-carotene and vitamin C, Calcium, Sodium, Potassium, and Salicylates. Primula Veris Extract (Cowslip) is an essential immune boosting nutrient for skin health.Β  Cowslip assists wound healing, for skin this aids acne, rough and severe dehydration. It possesses natural regenerating effects to help bring about a more radiant overall appearance

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