Coenzyme Q10 and other
Cosmetology / / August 12, 2017
AHA, retinol, liposomes ... The beauty industry is able to dazzle your scientific terms.Often we just do not pay attention to these mysterious unfamiliar words.And their importance is helpful to know everything.
Alpha-hydroxy acids (AHA) - substances which are also called fruit acids or AHA.They are obtained from natural products: sour milk, wine, grapes and apples.Fruit acids improve skin tone, promotes natural cell regeneration, have a strong bleaching action.The high concentration of AHA in the formulations increases the density of collagen and smoothes wrinkles.However, sensitive skin with fruit acids may cause slight irritation.
Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) - the active ingredient of cosmetic products, especially anti-aging creams.Vitamin C has anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic effect, stimulates collagen synthesis, is involved in the pigmentation process, and normalizes capillary permeability and is involved in carbohydrate metabolism.With its lack of the skin becomes dry, rough, aging prematu
Antioxidants - found in plants, fruits and vegetables, antioxidants help protect cells from the damaging effects of free radicals.Some cosmetologists say that antioxidants can dramatically affect wrinkles.However, others believe that the amount of vitamins (C, E and beta-carotene) in creams is not enough to have any appreciable effect.Antioxidants are used in the manufacture of products for skin care and hair, to mitigate the harmful effects of UV radiation and the restoration of disturbed metabolism.The strongest natural antioxidants are considered gingko biloba and green tea.
Botox - is the name of the purified and reduced drug botulinum neurotoxin type A. Botox is used for temporary smoothing of wrinkles on the face: it blocks the transmission of nerve impulses going to the muscles that are involved in facial expression, for example, when we frown.As a result of the blockade of the muscles relax.For cosmetic purposes to use the minimum amount of the drug, which is injected with thin needles.No serious side effects were observed.
Ceramides - waxy lipid material, which together with cholesterol and fatty acids to form lipid barrier layer of the skin and helps it retain moisture.Ceramides are added to many products for aging, dry, sun-damaged and dehydrated skin.
Coenzyme Q 10 - one of the wonders of recent years.This is a very powerful antioxidant that helps prevent oxidation of fats in the body and able to fight off harmful bacteria.Coenzyme Q10 helps to reduce wrinkles and improve skin elasticity and firmness.
Collagen - is building a protein of connective tissue, which provides its strength.Therefore, it is extremely important for maintaining youthful skin and its elasticity.Collagen is added to many creams and is used as a filler for injection into wrinkles with the aim of smoothing.Most collagen used as a moisturizer, t. To. He binds moisture and can absorb it in thirty times its own weight.
Liposomes - microscopic capsules filled with active agents, in which the skin needs.Overcoming the natural protective barrier of the skin, they are capable of delivering active substances in its upper layers, and their empty shell strengthens the intercellular space.Initially, they were used for medicinal purposes, to deliver drugs to specific parts of the body.Later, the idea was taken over by the cosmetic industry.Application of liposomal formulations significantly improves the firmness and elasticity of the skin, smoothes wrinkles, moisturizes the skin.However, the means, which include liposomes may penetrate only while the upper layers of the skin (epidermis).
Melanin - the pigment responsible for the skin's natural color.Also melanin - the body's natural defense mechanism against the sun: being exposed to ultraviolet rays, the body produces melanin, which causes the appearance of sunburn and freckles.
panthenol (provitamin B5) - in the media for facial skin protects it from drying out and supports the natural energy balance.The means of hair care products such as rinses, panthenol makes the damaged structure of hair smoother, prevents moisture loss.
Retinol - being a natural form of vitamin A, which is found mainly in animal products, retinol has been called miraculous substance.Studies have shown that it increases the production of collagen, and smoothes pigmentation improves skin structure.
12 Dec, 2017
12 Dec, 2017