Awakening Eye Gel Ingredients
Arnica is a plant of healing. Arnica oil finds its cosmeceutical applications as an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant agent. It helps in reducing the swelling and skin bruises. The oil is found to reduce the hyperpigmentation of skin caused by solar UV radiations and is an integral part of treating skin that is lighter than your overall skin color (hypopigmentation).
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Marine Collagen is superb for skin health by helping moisturize and retain existing moisture in the skin. The collagen is reported to increase natural oils on the skin to give it a healthy appearance. By improving natural oils, your skin is better protected from damage and dirt.
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Green Tea Extract
The extract contains catechins, mainly EGCG, which imparts its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-aging properties. Green tea extract is found to improve skin microrelief and moisture. It is reported to reduce dark circles, redness of skin, and puffiness of eyes.
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