Vitamins & provitamins

 

Vitamins and provitamins are included in nearly all upscale beauty products. Due to their ability to fight harmful effects of sunlight UV irradiation, immunity enhencing function and anti-inflammatory properties they have significant protective effect on skin. 

 

Ascorbyl Palmitate (ester of L-ascorbic and palmitic acids)
Ascorbyl palmitate is the ester of L-ascorbic and palmitic acids. It's a fat- and water-soluble (amphipathic) antioxidant that has an increased shelf life thus used in many formulations.
Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate
Like other forms of Vitamin C, Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate helps prevent cellular aging by inhibiting the cross-linking of collagen, oxidation of proteins, and lipid peroxidation.
Psoralea Corylifolia
Bakuchiol is a derivative from the psoralea corylifolia plant used in oriental medicine. The first natural alternative to retinol.
Beta-Carotene
This carotenoid is found primarily in carrots and is used to give personal care products a yellow to orange-red color. The body converts beta-carotene into vitamin A.
Biotin (Vitamin B7)
Biotin (Vitamin B7) rescues the skin. How? Let’s see. If you do not use it for a while your skin looks dull, it becomes dry, inflammation and wrinkles appear on it, the face ages faster.
Calcium pantothenate
Calcium pantothenate has a positive effect on the migration and proliferation of skin fibroblasts. It stimulates fibroblast activity, suppresses free radicals, and enhances collagen and elastin production. A vital ingredient that heals, firms, and renews the skin.
A duo of active skin lightening agents affects melanin in two different ways. Hexylresorcinol is an effective inhibitor of tyrosinase - an important enzyme involved in melanin synthesis. Niacinamide is one of the active forms of Vitamin B3 (Niacin) that prevents reaching melanin to the skin's surface.
Coenzyme Q10
Co-Enzyme Q10 is referred to as a vitamin-like anti-oxidant and is naturally found in nearly every living cell in the human body. This ingredient may assist in fighting off the damaging effects of free radicals and maintain the beautiful radiance of your skin.
Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B12)
Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B12) is a powerful antioxidant that can scavenge even nitric oxide radicals; thus, it is used for handling pathological skin conditions. It improves ATP production, reviving, energizing, and speeding up recovery processes in the skin.
A stabilized form of Vitamin A, Encapsulated Retinol supports skin's natural immune system function to hydrate, diminish fine lines and wrinkles, and reveal a radiant glow.
Lutein
Lutein is one of the carotenoids (provitamins A), is an anti-aging ingredient, powerful, free-radicle quenching antioxidant found in plants, fruits, and leafy green vegetables. Lutein stimulates the skin’s renewal process; helps fight the damaging effects of sunlight, pollution, stress, and aging.
Lycopene
Lycopene G is carotenoid derived from fruits and vegetables. It has antioxidant ability to defend skin from UV radiation and damage.
L-ascorbyl phosphate
Magnesium ascorbyl phosphate (MAP) is an esterified derivative of Vitamin C. Unlike L-ascorbic acid, which is lipophobic (only water-soluble), has low pH, and unstable, MAP is lipophilic forms of vitamin C, which is stable at neutral pH.
Niacin (Vitamin B3)
Niacin (Vitamin B3), as an effective component in skin care, has won the hearts of many for a long time, if you are not yet aware of why it is so popular, then look for answers in here.
Niacinamide
Niacinamide is a derivative of Vitamin B3. It's an active ingredient with proven anti-aging, and moisturizing properties—an active form of Vitamin B3, or niacin. Niacinamide works to prevent melanin from reaching the surface of the skin.
Vitamin B5 and citric acid combine to provide deep-penetrating moisture, infinitely soothe the skin and maintain softness and elasticity.
Retinyl Palmitate
Retinyl Palmitate is a stable form of vitamin A that acts as a skin normalizer, this nutrient helps remind the cells of what they "did" when they were young. In addition, it nourishes the skin when applied topically.
L-ascorbyl phosphate
This particular Vitamin C derivative can be used to stimulate collagen repair thus diminishing some of the effects of photo aging. Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate is also capable of replenishing Vitamin E’s antioxidant capacity.
This mix of potent tocopherols from Vitamin E is highly protective, guarding the skin against the damage caused by free radicals to reduce the appearance of age spots, lines, wrinkles and pigmentation issues.
Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E Acetate)
Tocopheryl acetate is a specific type of vitamin E in a class of organic chemicals known as tocopherols. These compounds are considered fat-soluble antioxidants, but they also have many other functions in the body.
Vitamin A
Vitamin A in cosmetic preparations is intended for all skin types. Mature skin becomes supple and radiant, and wrinkles are reduced.
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B5 is used as a wound-healing accelerator and a moisturizer. It widely used in pharmaceutical and cosmetic products.
Vitamin C
Vitamin C also known as L-Ascorbic acid plays a crucial role in human skin. It performs a large number of duties to ensure the radiance, firmness, and youthful look of the skin.
Vitamin E
Vitamin E natural antioxidant is extracted from vegetable oils. It was originally extracted from wheat germ oil, but now most of the natural vitamin E comes from soy or sunflower seeds.
Potent antioxidant that guards against oxidation and free radical damage caused by UV exposure. Protects collagen, keeping skin firm.