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4 Skin Care Ingredients You May Not Know Of

There are a wide number of new and ground-breaking ingredients used in today’s cosmetic products, many of these are accompanied by fancy adverts and graphics but do we really understand what they do? Unfortunately if they are used in the latest “must-have” cream we often believe they are effective.

skin cared faceThere are however a number of ingredients that are extremely effective for our skin and we hear little about them. In this article we will be discussing each ingredient and what benefits it provides, here is the list;

  • Borage Oil
  • Eyeseryl
  • Vitamin E
  • Collagen

Borage Oil

This oil is a very expensive ingredient and is only found in some of the most expensive cosmetics on the planet. It targets dry, cracked and flaking skin. Its composition allows it to control the skins hydration which means it allows the epidermis to appear softer reducing tension within tissue which in turn reduces the itching that is associated with dry skin.



Eyeseryl is an active tetrapeptide and has very strong anti-swelling properties. The ingredient is used in eye creams and its main purpose is to eliminate dark circles and puffiness around the eyes. Coupled with other ingredients such as collagen eyeseryl produces noticeable results.

Vitamin E

This vitamin is one of the most potent natural anti-oxidants, dubbed the vitamin of youth Vitamin E is especially recommended for dry and mature skin and can be included in cosmetics in order to maximise the results of other ingredients.


The most important protein in the human body, collagen constitutes 70% of  our total protein mass. As we age our levels of natural collagen decrease which means collagen can be supplemented using cosmetic collagen products. It is important to note that there are a number of different types of collagen on the market, bovine, hydrolysed and marine tend to be biologically in-active which means their effects are stunted. Be careful to read about the types of collagen to make sure you are getting biologically active natural collagen.

So there you have it, 4 ingredients that you may not have heard of but are very effective when introduced into cosmetics. Obviously introducing these cosmetics into your life you will see the benefits however these products should be coupled with a healthy, balanced diet for maximum results!

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