Love My Youth Lotion Ingredients and Uses
Rose Hip Seed Oil: Rosehip seed oil penetrates the skins upper layers very quickly making it a superb moisturizer. It supports the keratin migration cycle that is responsible for the natural regeneration of skin cells. After using Rosehip oil there is an increase of renewed cells in the epidermis. Rosehip seed oil has remarkable skin rejuvenating properties. It is extremely effective against irregular skin pigmentation, burns, and early aging wrinkles. Scientific research has shown that the oil contains substances that retard the aging process of the skin.
Copper Peptide LotionTM Copper peptides are a promising skin treatment. Copper peptides reduce scar tissue formation while stimulating normal skin remodeling. In other words, they help better restore the damaged area to its original look. There are also indications that copper peptides have the potential to improve wrinkles and skin texture on their own.
Aloe & Jojoba Every aspect of this lotion is beneficial for your skin. Aloe and Rooibos Tea both have a soothing effect on the skin. Rooibos is a powerful player in the team of antioxidants this brings to your skin. Recently, Japanese scientists discovered that rooibos tea contains a counterpart of the enzyme Super Oxide Dismutase (S.O.D.), which is an antioxidant that attacks free radicals and limits their damaging effects on the skin. This lotion is enhanced with jojoba oil, Olive Oil, DMAE and MSM, making this a powerful face and body lotion for all skin types.
Aloe Vera Oil: Aloe is soothing and can reduce skin inflammations, blistering and itchiness, while helping the skin to heal more rapidly. Additionally, in Ayurvedic medicine, Aloe is used to effectively heal chronic skin problems, such as psoriasis, acne and eczema. As we age, everyone begins to worry about the appearance of fine lines and the loss of elasticity in their skin. Aloe contains a wide range of antioxidants including, beta-carotene, vitamin C and E that can help improve the skin’s natural firmness and keep the skin hydrated. .
Collagen: The skin-care benefits of collagen and elastin are believed to be many. These proteins are said to smooth out fine lines and wrinkles and add, restore, or maintain skin’s elasticity. When applied topically, collagen forms a protective film that prevents moisture loss and keeps the skin hydrated, soft, and plump. Moisture-binding soluble collagen also reduces fine lines and wrinkles by plumping up epidermal skin cells. Collagen is gentle and non-irritating, so appropriate for all skin types
Coconut Oil: Coconut oil is the all-in-one natural solution to all your skin problems. It soothes bug bites, speeds healing, helps with rashes, gets rid of flaking skin, softens and shrinks wrinkles, protects against sun damage, keeps tans longer, acts as an antioxidant to prevent cellular aging, and so much more. It also possesses skin-healing properties for wounds like acne and pimples.
Hyaluronic Acid: Keeps collagen synthesis up, as well as retaining skin moisture, contributing to the anti-aging benefits to the skin. Higher levels of collagen and hyaluronic acid are related to skin that is more supple and resistant to wrinkles and fine lines. With properties like that, it is clear that hyaluronic acid is vital to: curb premature wrinkling, increase skin hydration, keep skin moist and smooth, boost skin elasticity, enhance collagen synthesis, nourish healthy skin cell growth, and promote firm skin tone.
Mandarin Oil: Has been used as a cure for stretch marks, damaged skin and acne scarring; it encourages the growth of new skin cells and replaces previously damaged skin cells. It is one of the most effective aromatherapy oils and is also non-toxic, non-sensitizing, and does not irritate the skin.
Shea Butter: Has proven extremely effective for moisturizing and repairing damaged skin. Shea butter’s healing qualities include:
- Intense moisturizer
- Helps heal damaged skin
- Helps restore skin’s own elasticity
- Keeps skin supple during pregnancy
- Soothes chronic skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis
Jojoba Oil: Used for centuries by Native Americans to heal sores and wounds. Jojoba oil is still used today to keep skin healthy and glowing. Good for people with sensitive skin, jojoba oil acts as a natural barrier to environmental allergens, and because of its anti-microbial properties, it helps to slow the growth of bacterial and fungal microbes. One of the best properties of Jojoba oil is that its structure closely resembles the skin’s own natural sebum so it is easily absorbed and helps in the treatment of acne and other chronic skin conditions.
Kukui Nut Oil: Quickly absorbed into the skin, Kukui Nut Oil contains Vitamins A, C and E which are skin-healthy vitamins, providing anti-oxidants to fight against skin damaging agents and give it anti-aging qualities. Kukui nut oil is high in linoleic acids, which are essential for skin health. Kukui Nut Oil can be effective in helping to heal burns, acne, scars, rashes and chronic skin conditions.
Coffee Butter: Coffee butter is said to have a 4.5 pH balance – which is the same as human skin. This is one of the reasons why it helps protect against and get rid of acne and blemishes. It can also be used as an astringent since it has good cleansing/exfoliating properties. It helps tighten and tone skin, it reduces the appearance of cellulite, and it gives you youthful glowing skin and helps to heal stretch marks, acne and scarring
DMAE: is a nutritional substance that is a powerful anti-inflammatory and membrane stabilizer. Therefore, it can help maintain muscle tone in the face and body as we age, helping to prevent both sagging and drooping of the muscles under skin. In fact, it is not wrinkles that are the greatest culprit in giving the face an aged appearance but it is the loss of anatomical position that results in the sagging and drooping of the underlying muscles.
When applied topically in the form of a lotion, the effects are almost immediately visible. The effects are also cumulative. Studies looking at weeks, months and even up to a year of use show that improvements and benefits continue to accrue. Also, the appearance of both fine and deep lines is reduced, and best of all, there is a wonderful (and very visible) increase in overall radiance and evenness of skin tone and color.
Beeswax: Beeswax is known to lock in moisture, foster cells, and protect skin from damaging environmental factors. Beeswax effectively softens skin and creates a long-lasting protective coating against the elements. It also is a naturally nourishing moisturizer. Beeswax’s anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, anti-allergenic, and germicidal antioxidant properties make it beneficial for wound healing.
Ester C: Vitamin C ester possesses superior ability to stimulate growth of the cells (fibroblasts) that help produce collagen and elastin, the strands of tissue that give the skin its strength and flexibility. Last but not least, vitamin C ester is also more stable in topical solutions, maintaining its efficacy while it delivers its incomparable benefits.
Vitamin A Palmitate (vitamin A): is the normal form used for application on the skin and has great anti-aging, superb anti-oxidant and moisturizing capabilities. It accelerates cell renewal and stimulates the fibroblast and collagen in the skin, thereby reducing wrinkles and fine lines. Due to its anti-oxidant properties, it is also a great anti-aging ingredient, and helps promote a softer smoother skin.
The topical application of vitamin A on the skin, when formulated into creams and lotions has a host of positive effects on the skin, which includes:
- Increases the activity of enzymes found in the skin.
- Stimulates the mitotic activity in the epidermis and thereby helps with the process of cell division.
- Stimulates cell proliferation in the epidermis and thereby stimulates growth.
- Helps to thicken the epidermis, which becomes thinner in aging.
- Improves the elasticity of the skin.
- Helps to normalize photo (sun) damaged skin.
- Helps in wound healing.
- Stimulates collagen formation in the skin.
- Reduces UV-induced wrinkle formation.
- It is an anti-oxidant
- Regulates keratin formation.
Frankincense: regeneration properties helps to diminish spots and scars. Not only does it clear up eruptions and blemishes but it also helps to heal old chicken pox marks, stretch marks and scars. Frankincense oil is known to improve skin tone, heal cuts and grazes and infected skin. When combined with rose oil in either a cream or a carrier oil, it is extremely beneficial as a treatment for dry skin, or mature or wrinkled skin.
Alpha Lipoic Acid: Alpha lipoic acid is one of the most powerful anti-aging, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatories available. ALA will reduce swelling and puffiness in the face. Its anti-inflammatory effects reduce redness and blotchiness, resulting in an evening out of skin tone, often making foundation unnecessary. ALA will shrink pore size and impart a healthy radiance to the skin. ALA is excellent at decreasing the appearance of lines and wrinkles; its capacity to regulate production of nitric oxide, which controls blood flow to the skin, transforms the complexion from dull, pasty and pale to vibrant and glowing.
Squalane: Squalane is an absolutely essential oil for the skin, especially when a regenerative effect is desired. The skin has sufficient levels when it’s young but as we age the levels drop considerably. Squalane can help to replenish the natural levels lost through the normal aging process, contributing regenerative activity to restore a more youthful appearance, and resistance to inflammatory conditions.
Argan Oil: is cold pressed from the nuts of organic Argania spinosa. There is not an abundant supply of this precious oil, though it is a sustainable crop. The demand for this oil in cosmetics is extremely high resulting in it being one of the more costly carrier oils. Virgin Argan Oil Organic is powerful enough that a little goes a long way making it a cost effective addition to skin care and bath and body care. Argan Oil is one of the most sought after botanical oils in todays market. With its unique composition of unsaturated fatty acids, carotenoids, plant sterols, polyphenols, ferulic acid, Vitamin E and squalene, it delivers a therapeutic profile that offers regenerative and restructuring activity to all of your skin care products. This revitalizing oil improves skin’s flexibility to improve skin softness while also offering anti-oxidant protection. Most of the research on this oil showed it’s best attribute to be the reduction of wrinkles and smoothing of skin, making it a great choice for all anti-aging and mature skin products.
Organic Rooibos: Rooibos is rich with the enzyme superoxide dismutase – an excellent anti-aging substance and a powerful anti-oxidant. Superoxide dismutase is necessary for the production of healthy skin-producing cells, and the high levels in Rooibos’s guarantee healthier skin. Superoxide dismutase also fights wrinkles by neutralizing the free radicals that cause them, which is wonderful for those who want to slow the aging process.
Organic Olive Oil: Olive oil contains four major antioxidants, which allow it to work as a cleanser, moisturizer, and protector of skin. Among these antioxidants are Vitamin A and Vitamin E.Â Vitamin E partly accounts for the anti-aging benefits of this substance because it helps restore skin elasticity. It penetrates deeply into the skin without clogging poresâ€”something a lot of your commercial skin moisturizers due as an unfortunate side effect of their action.Â Olive oil is different.Â It moistens skin so thoroughly that it is often used as a home remedy for any type of skin condition such as eczema or psoriasis that creates patches of dry skin. Many women use it for stretch mark therapy after giving birth to a child, and many others use it to treat blemishes that often appear on the skin.
White Willow Bark: White willow bark, known in the botanical world as Salix alba, comes from (you guessed it) the bark of the white willow tree. Native to parts of Asia and Europe, white willow bark extract boast the benefits of being anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal and exfoliating. The astringent properties of white willow bark are due to the tannins present. Similar to those found in green tea extract, tannins are rich in anti-oxidants, help to tone and reduce inflammation, making white willow bark also an effective additive for reducing redness in skin. This makes willow bark ideal for conditions of rosacea as well as sensitive blemishes, cystic acne and even aging skin. Inflammation can lead to premature aging, so it is essential to minimize inflammation of the skin. Willow bark can also minimize age spots and discoloration due to it’s mild exfoliating properties.
Neem Oil: Neem Oil is especially high in important fatty acids and vitamin E and is easily absorbed into the skin without leaving skin greasy. Once absorbed, these powerful properties work to rejuvenate the skin cells and restore elasticity. When used regularly, this blend of compounds, makes Neem perfect for smoothing wrinkles and fine lines while helping to prevent the signs of aging. The saturation of antioxidants and vitamin E will help restore a youthful glow to dry or damaged skin and balance skin tone.
Colloidal Copper: Scientific studies have proven that copper stimulates the production of collagen, elastin, and glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) in the skin which thickens the skin, thus reducing fine lines and wrinkles while improving skin strength and appearance. Copper acts as a potent antioxidant, and restores the skin’s ability to retain moisture and repair itself. There are many copper-dependent enzymes in the skin that, once activated, increase the benefits of natural tissue building processes which rejuvenates the skin. This leads to firm, smooth, and soft skin in much less time than most other anti-aging therapies.
DMSO: Is generally applied to the skin in a gel, cream, or liquid. it can actually increase the penetration of certain ingredients when applied topically to the skin.. DMSO has been listed as an anti-inflammatory and also says it has effects on collagen, and it penetrates into the skin and the body very rapidly.
LOVE MY YOUTH DISCLAIMER: ALL MATERIALS AND INFORMATION PRESENTED BY LOVE MY YOUTH IS INTENDED TO BE USED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. THE PRODUCTS PROMOTED ARE COSMETIC AND ARE NOT INTENDED FOR USE IN THE DIAGNOSIS, CURE, MITIGATION, TREATMENT, OR PREVENTION OF DISEASE, AND ARE NOT INTENDED TO AFFECT THE STRUCTURE OF OR ANY FUNCTION OF THE HUMAN BODY. THE RESULTS REPORTED IF ANY, MAY NOT NECESSARILY OCCUR IN ALL INDIVIDUALS. PLEASE CONSULT WITH YOUR OWN PHYSICIAN OR HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER REGARDING ANY SUGGESTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS MADE BY LOVE MY YOUTH.
Some people may have allergic reactions to some ingredients. Please apply to clean skin and do a patch test on your wrist and wait 24 hours. Love My Youth is not responsible for any problems/claims associated with any of their products. Always consult a physician regarding skin/health issues.
In providing product information to its customers, Love My Youth relies in part on product descriptions furnished by manufacturers, wholesalers, and other third parties.