Acetyl Tetrapeptide-5 – Featured Active Ingredient
Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-5 is a synthetic peptide comprised of four amino acids that is used to suppress the production of excess interleukins, the chemical messengers which trigger the body’s acute inflammatory response. Excess interleukins can lead to glycation damage, or the process by which glucose links with proteins and causes them to bind together, stiffening tissues having a negative effect on the skin’s support system. The support system, comprised of collagen, elastin and other proteins, are vital in the restoration of skin and avoiding wrinkles, sagging, and uneven skin tone…
Cucumis sativa extract (Cucumber extract)
Organic Cucumber extract functions as a skin conditioning agent. It is an astringent, soothing, cooling, skin nutrient that attracts moisture and hydrates the skin. It is known to refine pores while balancing oil and toning skin.
Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola)
There are several uses for the Gotu Kola herb, given its skin-tightening and regenerative capacity, the herb is used for its anti-wrinkle properties its ability to reduce acne-induced blemishes. Similar to Aloe Vera in its medicinal uses, it is most used for its anti-inflammatory activity.
Coffea Arabica (Coffee) Extract
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.
Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria)
One of the active ingredients of this essential oil is the Terpene Bisabolo. Other active ingredients include Fernesene, Chamazulene, Flavanoids (including Apigenin, Guerenin, Quercetin, Patuletin, Coumarin and Luteolin. This natural element possess healing and anti-inflammatory properties.
Equisetum Arvense Leaf Extract (Horsetail)
Horsetail extract is primarily used as a skin conditioning agent. Applied around the eye in Qi beauty’s ActiV88 Eye Serum, Horsetail softens, hydrates and smoothes skin.
Sclerotium Gum is a gel-like thickening agent used in cosmetics and beauty products because of its versatile properties. It also naturally softens skin.
Camellia sinensis (Green Tea) Extract
Green Tea Extract has anti-oxidant properties and so helps to protect the skin from external environmental influences, therefore helping to fight the signs of premature ageing. It is botanically known as Camellia sinensis.
Senegal (Acacia) Gum
Acacia nilotica is a species of Acacia tree found in Northern Africa and the Middle East. Traditionally used for medicinal purposes, Acacia Gum is effective in aiding wound healing, relieving irritated skin conditions for balance and an even complexion.
Eleutherococcus Senticosus Root Extract (Ginseng)
Siberian ginseng is often called an “adaptogen.” This is a non-medical term used to describe substances that can strengthen the body and increase general resistance to daily stress. In skin care products, siberian Ginseng strengthens the skin barrier increasing resistance to daily free radical exposure.
In Qi beauty Eye Serum, Squalene is derived from vegetable oil, it is a natural component of the skin’s sebum and has emollient properties that soften and soothe skin. By adds a layer of oil on the skin, Squalene helps slow water loss and keeps skin soft and supple.
Naturally Derived from Coconut/Palm plants, Glyceryl is a preservative system with skin conditioning properties. Excellent efficacy against bacteria and yeast makes this a great preservative for skin care. It works at pH between 4.5-7 to maintain baanced skin pH.
p-Anisic acid is found naturally in Anise. As well as being used an an intermediate in the preparation of complex organic compounds, like Qi beauty’s Pigmentation Serum, p-Anisic Acid also contains antiseptic properties.