Butterfly Pea Legumes are rich in antioxidant polyphenols and protective antinflammatory flavonoids. Also rich in proanthrocyandin one of the most powerful antioxidants that increases elasticity and collagen within skin cells lending to a more plump and firm appearance.
Lupine Legumes contain a full range of amino acids which is unique for a plant protein.
Shitake + Reishi Mushrooms contain polysaccharides which increase the cellular turnover rate of the stratum corneum, thus increasing hydration and skin firmness. Immune boosting and nutrient packed with vitamin B + D, thianin, riboflavin, and niacin.
Wild pansy (Viola), a potent polysaccharide source increases the skin's ability to retain water. Also has been shown to increase concentration of hyaluronic acid within the epidermis to enhance the skin's water binding properites as well as increases the synthesis of the CD44 membrane receptor which is responsible for binding hyaluronic acid to the skin. Optimal epidermal hydration increases protein production thus plumping skin due to heightened production of collagen.
Phycocyanin Micro-Algae is extremely detoxifying for skin cells as well as soothing and hydrating and toning. Can easily penetrate the skin. Phycocyanin activates cellular antioxidant activity and contains the most beta-cartoene out of any plant and all 8 amino acids.
Agave Stem Cellls exhibits amazing heat-shock proteins which make this one of the most adaptogenic plants available in skincare. This desert succulent protects skin from extreme and harsh conditions while offering notable skin conditoning and moisturizing properties.
Aloe contains a wealth of vitamins A, C, E. Salicylic acid and enzymes slough off dead skin cells, while polysaccharide sugars stimulate collagen.
Babassu is a palm tree that is native to the northeastern part of Brazil. Filled with antioxidants, such as Vitamin E and phytosterols. These antioxidants can combat inflammation very effectively. Also possessing antifungal and antibacterial qualities, this butter is non-comodogenic and safe for congested and acneic skin types.
Bamboo Extract a favorite of K-beauty, this silica (an essential mineral needed for healhty skin) and antioxidant rich plant provides vital vitamins and minerals to cells while actively discouraging acne, dark spots and strengthening the protective skin barrier.