angelic energy skincare handmade energised anti-ageing

natural anti-aging + anti-oxidant ingredients

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Angelic Energy Skincare is made with skin rejuvenating botanicals feeding your skin with super skin enhancing vitamins & minerals plus deeply moisturizing essential fatty acids EFA’s  for youth enhancing hydration, protection and nutrition.

All Angelic Energy Skincare facial moisturisers and eye contour cream contain fantastic anti aging active ingredients including

 the powerful natural anti-aging / anti-oxidant Vitamin B3

  • Vitamin B3 is soothing and anti-inflammatory – relieves redness as in rosacea, dry or irritated skin.
  • Vitamin B3 helps imparts a more even-looking skin tone by lightening the skin and reducing age spots,blemishes and blotches.
  •  Vitamin B3 prevents skin aging and improves the appearance of aging skin by stimulating new fibroblasts and collagen secretion.

more about the amazing anti-aging Vitamin B3

Topically applied B vitamins such as niacinamide has been shown to help skin retain moisture. It also has anti-inflammatory properties to soothe dry and irritated skin. NADH and NADPH are 2 important co- 3enzymes, which contribute to the production of cellular energy and lipids (responsible for cell growth). With a sufficient supply of both enzymes, your skin creates an effective barrier to external factors that influence the aging process. However, the levels of both NADH and NADPH decline as we grow older but when applied topically, vitamin B3 seems to reduce their rate of decline.

This action contributes to the support of the skin’s barrier against pollutants and other irritants, which can result in helping to manage many skin conditions, such as acne, the redness associated with rosacea and other inflammatory signs found on the skin. Vitamin B3 improves skin moisturisation and reduces transepidermal water loss (TEWL) – skin softness, suppleness and skin hydration are related to the barrier properties of the horny layer.

It is known that several lipids such as fatty acids and ceramides are critical for the structural and functional integrity of the stratum corneum. The skin barrier function can be assessed by transepidermal water loss (TEWL) measurements. A study conducted by Tanno et al. showed that 2% niacinamide reduced the TEWL by 24% in 4 weeks. At the same time free fatty acids and ceramides in stratum corneum were boosted by 67% and 34%, respectively.

Also, vitamin B3 has shown to be useful for encouraging the production of natural emollients that soften the skin and help it to stay hydrated. Vitamin B3 prevents skin aging and improves the appearance of aging skin by stimulating new fibroblasts and collagen secretion. Skin aging is characterized by major skin changes like reduced skin elasticity, poorer structure and appearance of wrinkles. An important factor is the gradual loss of collagen and elastin fibers synthesised in fibroblasts. A recommended strategy in preventing skin aging is to reduce collagen breakdown, while increasing fibroblasts.

Studies with human fibroblasts showed that niacinamide stimulates new fibroblasts by 20% and collagen secretion by 54%. A group of 50 women between the ages of 40 and 60 participated in a double-blind, placebo-controlled study with randomised testing over a 12-week period. Randomisation was done between a moisturiser not containing a niacinamide concentration and one with a 5% concentration. The results showed that the 5% topical solution yielded more noticeable effects than the cream without any niacinamide.

A clinical test was conducted by the Department of Life Science at the University of Seoul. The study found that cells which were exposed to vitamin B3 endured less oxidative damage, results that are consistent with an antioxidant. Studies have also shown that niacinamide may be useful in increasing the elasticity of the skin as well as in the treatment of wrinkles.

Vitamin B3 helps imparts a more even-looking skin tone by lightening the skin and reducing age spots,blemishes and blotches. Higher concentrations of Vitamin B3 have been shown to lighten skin and so to even out blotch patches. Extended exposure to sun light is a main reason for hyperpigmentation. Melanocytes in deeper skin layers produce melanosomes that contain the pigment melanin. These are then released to keratinocytes that move upwards to the upper epidermis. Niacinamide does not inhibit the production of melanin but Hakozaki et al. showed niacinamide inhibits the transfer of the melanosomes to the surrounding keratinocytes up to 68%. The scientists used a keratinocyte/melanocyte co-culture model. A clinical trial with volunteers confirmed the skin lightening activity. They had applied a skin cream with 5% niacinamide for 8 weeks. Age spots around the eye and cheek were significantly reduced.

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Vitamin E –  a classic antioxidant, which protects against the destruction of the connective tissue caused by free radicals – with healing and skin cell stimulant properties.

Rosehip seed oil one of the best anti-wrinkle oils very good for treating all kinds of skin problems – damaged skin tissue, oily skin, sensitive skin, and reducing or healing fine lines around the eyes, wrinkles and scars. Rosehip is amongst the best vegetable oil source of omega 3 and is also a good source of omega 6, both essential fatty acids collectively known as vitamin F, involved in cellular membrane and tissue regeneration and normalising skin with large pores. It soothes the fine wrinkles, especially around the eyes and mouth. It gives elasticity to the skin and helps against skin aging.

Neroli essential oil -this beautifully fragrant floral essence is the best anti wrinkle essential oil Neroli orangeblossombecause it regenerates new skin cells. It also calms down irritation, helping to clear redness and broken blood vessels and on an emotional level it is it fastest acting anti-stress oil. This adds to Angelic Energy skincare’s holistic wellbeing experience

..and added to the Daytime Moisturisers & Eye Contour Cream are:-

Vitamin C – not only for it’s excellent anti-aging properties – boosting healthy collagen production to reduce wrinkles and fading the appearance of brown spots and other types of sun damage, but also because it strengthens your skin’s resistance to UV damage.

It’s also good for sensitive skin reducing inflammation and irritation.

plus Antioxidant CoEnzyme Q10 + vitamin E – protect your skin against premature aging from free-radical damage & environmental stress and reverses UV damage. CoEnzyme Q10 also reduces the depth of wrinkles.

  • the Eye Contour Cream also has Sandalwood Oil + Cucumber Extract which soothe, cool and reduce under-eye bags and help to reduce the appearance of dark circles around the eyes.

 

…and added to the Nightime Moisturiser are:

Spilanthes Acmella Flower Extract has been proven to restructure, firm and smooth the face. It stimulates the production of collagen and relieves facial tension thus reducing the presence of wrinkles and facial expression lines, leaving you with smoother looking skin.spilanthes acmelia flower

Pomegranate seed oil + Pomegranate glycerol extract powerful anti wrinkle and anti-oxidant ingredients which reduce premature aging by protecting against free radical damage whilst  regenerating new skin cells and improving skin tone and elasticity. Research shows that the oil stimulates keratinocytes which are skin cells found in the epidermis. Regeneration of these cells can noticeably improve the appearance of the outer skin layer giving a fresher and younger look, possibly even reversing existing damage.

Blueberry seed oil perfect for skin rejuvenation and repairing damaged skin. Excellent for use on sensitive and oily skin, skin with large pores as well as sensitive skin. Blueberry Seed Oil is rich in a natural range of vitamin E isomers, of which tocotrienols and gamma-tocopherol have been recently shown to be antioxidants especially important for the skin. The antioxidant activity of Tocopherols reduces UV skin damage. They protect the skin membrane and help to reduce inflammation.

 

the Hand & Body lotion

also has fantastic anti-aging properties including

anti-oxidant Vitamin E

Panthenol ProVitamin B5 which is a fantastic moisutirser – it binds water in the outer skin layer  holding moisture, stabilising and boosting skin metabolism. it also strenghtens your skins ability to resist UV damage by strengthening keratin production in the skin’s dermal layer.

 shea butter                                                   Shea Butter has natural UV protection and wonderful moisturising, protecting & healing properties – especially good for dry & damaged skin.

Jojoba Oil – also has natural UV properites and is excellent for protecting skin from water, wind, dirt, cold and all kinds of weather conditions. The excellent level of protection is due to the fact that Jojoba Oil is actually a liquid wax and that wax Jojoba-Oil1forms a transparent, protective film on the skin, which stops  transepidermal water loss (TWL).

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