Wellness Wednesday: Skincare Ingredients We’re Loving
It's Wellness Wednesday. This week: we're talking about trending skincare ingredients and how they’re giving us our best glow yet.
The skincare industry is always expanding and testing out new ingredients, ever on the hunt for the best formula for a youthful-glowing-tight-bright-acne-free complexion. With 2022 well underway, dermatologists already have a few favorites that have made their way into the spotlight. Step aside niacinamide, check out these three ingredients that are taking over the skincare scene.
Pre- and Probiotics
These supplements have already made major waves in the health and wellness space. They’re packed with living microorganisms that grow “good” bacteria while improving digestion and other gut-related benefits. But when it comes to skincare, these ingredients are just getting traction. Topical probiotics can help to fight the bad bacteria for a healthier skin microbiome, just like it does for our gut. LA esthetician Kasey Boone explains that, with so many harsh treatments like exfoliating and chemical peels, we’ve compromised our skin barrier. Using topical probiotics is a gentle way to strengthen the microbiome again, no matter what skin type you have.
The sunflower oil market has already seen a massive upsurge, driven by this trendy ingredient’s impressive hydrating qualities. Tons of brands are jumping on the bandwagon, creating sunflower oils and serums in a hurry. Sunflower oil is non-comedogenic so it won’t clog pores. And even though it’s oil-based, it can be used on all skin types, even oily ones. Sunflower oil is filled with great benefits for your skin; it strengthens the skin barrier and soothes irritated skin—it even helps to heal wounds.
We’re on an endless mission to avoid aging. Botox, fillers, and other cosmetic surgeries are growing in popularity, attracting younger audiences with every coming year. But for those of us who are hunting for a more natural way to hold on to that youthful complexion, Tightenyl has become an effective, accessible ingredient people are adding to their beauty cabinets. This bio-lifting ingredient helps to rejuvenate and firm while helping to smooth out our complexion with time and consistent use.