With an overwhelming list of natural skincare ingredients out there how do you know the best natural skin care ingredients?
ÈZE mission is to use gently extracted natural bioactive molecules in meaningful concentrations and formulations, creating an honest, pure line of facial creams that harness the power of natural botanicals.
We use the best skincare ingredients and in this article will tell you why:
It’s probably the most famous (and popular) vitamin for consumption but, as it turns out, it’s also really good for your skin too.
This is a superstar ingredient found in all ÈZE creams!
It does so many things, it’s a vital skin care element:
- Boosts the skin’s natural collagen production
- Works with Vitamin E synergistically to provide UV photoprotection
- Fades pigmentation and brown spots
It has the ability to adjust the pH of skincare products so that other ingredients work at their fullest potential.
Exfoliates by gently lifting dead skin cells off to leave your skin soft and smooth
Use it regularly to increase skin thickness – especially useful for sun damaged skin
Using products with citric acid should result in smaller pores and a decline in acne.
In skincare, hyaluronic acid is an ingredient worth its weight in hydration gold.
HA is the main component of what gives your skin structure, and is responsible for that plump and hydrated look.
- wound healing
- increases skin elasticity
- can treat eczema
- can treat facial redness
Why’s hyaluronic acid so magical? For starters, HA can bind up to 1000 times its weight in water!
Hyaluronic acid keeps your skin hydrated and feeling moisturized and glowing.
ÈZE uses natural, plant derived hyaluronic acid in all of it's creams: Bonjour, Toujours, Voilà! and Crème de Lune!
Extracted from the Peppermint herb, the uses of this cherished plant and its benefits have been traced back to Chinese and Japanese folk medicine practices and even Ancient Egyptian times where dried Peppermint leaves were found placed in tombs inside the pyramids.
Peppermint Oil has strong antimicrobial properties that act as an effective natural element to combat acne.
Not only does it cleanse skin and unclog pores, but it also provides the outer skin layer, the epidermis, with the optimal environment in which to thrive.
- Brightens dull skin
- Controls Excess Oil
- Relief from skin irritations
- Promotes better circulation and gives a youthful glow
Crème de Lune uses Peppermint to help soothe your skin after a day of environmental stress.
Its light, fresh scent lets you know that the cream is working hard to calm and revitalize your skin!
Grape Stem Cell
Grape (vitis vinifera) fruit cell extract refers to a concentrate made of stem cells harvested from a grape.
Is a rich source of antioxidants that help regenerate your skin and help maintain adult skin cell production to fight aging.
Not only does this powerful antioxidant protect against free radical damage, it can also bond with the protein, collagen, making it more effective.
People who would benefit from a cream or serum containing grape fruit cell extract are those who have noted wrinkles, deep creases, crepiness, or sagging due to loss of collagen and elastin from exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. Or those who want to avoid these issues.
ÈZE Bonjour, Toujours, Crème de Lune and Voilà all have Grape Cell Stem extract.
Gingko biloba benefits for skin have been suggested to include potent antioxidant protection, skin-soothing effects, increased skin-hydration, and significant anti-aging defense.
Ginkgo contains high levels of flavonoids and terpenoids, which are compounds known for their strong antioxidant effects.
- Anti-inflammatory and anti-aging effects
- Microcirculatory effects
ÈZE Bonjour, Toujours, Crème de Lune and Voilà all have Ginko Biloba.
Green Tea Extract
The EGCG in green tea has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial properties. They have shown improvement in treating acne and oily skin.
Green tea extract contains polyphenols, such as ECGC, which are known to be effective in protecting against free radicals which may ultimately damage the skin.
Green tea extract and tea bags naturally contain some caffeine, a known vasoconstrictor, which can help reduce puffiness of dark circles and bloating of the face when applied topically.
Sebum Production, the oil naturally secreted from the skin’s glands, is a key factor in developing oily skin and acne breakouts as it can clog the pores with dirt and oil.
ÈZE Bonjour, Toujours, Crème de Lune and Voilà all have Green Tea Extract.
Olive Leaf Extract for skin has been shown to stimulate the growth of new cells, enhance circulation and decrease inflammation and swelling.
Olive leaf extract benefits skin is its ability to slow the production of melanin and stop your skin tissue from breaking down.
That means that your healthy skin cells stay healthy for longer, even when exposed to the sun.
ÈZE Bonjour, Toujours, Crème de Lune and Voilà all have Olive Leaf.
Ginseng can boost the circulation of you skin's smallest blood vessels and thus facilitate collagen production, which is a powerhouse protein that will make you skin look healthier.
- Treats fine lines and wrinkles
- Rejuvenates the skin and treats dullness
- Helps balance oil production
- Provides a healthy glow
- Fights ageing
If your skin is feeling especially dry and dull, ginseng's energizing elements will brighten your complexion.
ÈZE Bonjour, Toujours, Crème de Lune and Voilà all have Ginseng.
Spirulina, a naturally occurring blue-green algae which forms of the surface of lakes, boats many benefits for the skin.
Spirulina may provide anti-aging and anti-inflammatory effects, thanks to the many antioxidants it contains.
Spirulina can boost the overall health and radiant appearance of your skin, as well as preventing acne build up and swelling.
Rich in nutrients, vitamins and both fatty and amino acids, Spirulina decreases inflammation, tones the skin and encourages cell turnover to promote a more youthful-looking complexion.
ÈZE's Cleansique contains Spirulina.
CoQ10 is a powerful antioxidant that helps to defend skin from adverse effects of sun exposure that are caused by free radicals (unstable atoms that are able to damage skin cells).
Reducing sun damage also helps to prevent sun induced signs of ageing.
- Energizes cell activity
- Reduces sun damage
- Evens out skin tone
- Stimulates collagen and elastin production
- Replenishes skin cells
- Helps reduce damage of free radicals
- Helps soothe skin
- Reduces the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines
ÈZE's Crème de Lune uses CoQ10.
Acai ia a superfood rich in omega-3, omega-6, and omega-9 fatty acids. These all help skin appear youthful and supple, Fatty acids revive the look of dry, dull skin.
Acai berries also boast powerful anti-aging vitamin A to boost cell turnover.
They also contain brightening vitamin C to rev up collagen production for that firm, glowing complexion as plump as an acai berry itself.
ÈZE's Mistique uses Acai.