Smoothing Night Serum Ingredients
Jojoba is a tough plant that thrives in North American deserts. Its oil comes from the nut. Jojoba oil gives moisture to skin, kills bacteria, repairs the natural skin barrier function, and smoothens skin. Furthermore, it provides sun protection due its high vitamin E content that fights oxidative damage.
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Krist, S. (2020c). Jojoba Oil. In Vegetable Fats and Oils (pp. 383–389). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-30314-3_1
Lin, T. K., Zhong, L., & Santiago, J. L. (2018). Anti-inflammatory and skin barrier repair effects of topical application of some plant oils. In International Journal of Molecular Sciences (Vol. 19, Issue 1). MDPI AG. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms19010070
Vaughn, A. R., Clark, A. K., Sivamani, R. K., & Shi, V. Y. (2018). Natural Oils for Skin-Barrier Repair: Ancient Compounds Now Backed by Modern Science. In American Journal of Clinical Dermatology (Vol. 19, Issue 1, pp. 103–117). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40257-017-0301-1
Evening Primrose Oil
Evening primrose oil is a natural soothing agent that enhances the natural skin barrier function. The oil helps elasticity and firmness of skin. It is effective in atopic eczema, psoriasis, dry, itchy, and flaky (neurodermatitis) skin. It is also found to have reduce acne as an anti-inflammatory.
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Grygierczyk, K., Palacz-Wróbel, M., & Krzeszewska-Zaręba, A. (2019). Comparison of skin moisturizing efficacy of evening primrose oil cream vs. argan oil cream. Medycyna Rodzinna.
Krist, S. (2020b). Evening Primrose Oil. In Vegetable Fats and Oils (pp. 309–315). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-30314-3_48
MIRELA LILIANA MOLDOVAN, I. I., & BOGDAN, C. (2021). COSMETIC PRODUCTS CONTAINING NATURAL BASED EMOLLIENTS FOR RESTORING IMPAIRED SKIN BARRIER: FORMULATION AND IN VIVO EVALUATION – Revista Farmacia. FARMACIAJOURNAL. https://farmaciajournal.com/issue-articles/cosmetic-products-containing-natural-based-emollients-for-restoring-impaired-skin-barrier-formulation-and-in-vivo-evaluation/
Plum Kernel Oil
Inspired by Asian cultures as a superfood, plums possess healing properties. Plum kernel oil is made of essential fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals that are suitable for dry, oily, or mature skins. It can penetrate the skin so its vitamin A, C, and E richness absorbs to repair skin. The oil moisturizers without a greasy feel.
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González-García, E., Marina, M. L., & García, M. C. (2014). Plum (Prunus Domestica L.) by-product as a new and cheap source of bioactive peptides: Extraction method and peptides characterization. Journal of Functional Foods, 11(C), 428–437. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jff.2014.10.020
Krist, S. (2020d). Plum Kernel Oil. In Vegetable Fats and Oils (pp. 599–603). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-30314-3_2
Savic, I., Gajic, I. S., & Gajic, D. (2020). Physico-chemical properties and oxidative stability of fixed oil from plum seeds (Prunus domestica linn.). Biomolecules, 10(2). https://doi.org/10.3390/biom10020294