Active ingredients are biologically active substances that can have great effects on your skin. They are referred to as advances benefit ingredients because of the elite science behind these ingredients.
So here is the list of some of the active ingredients that you need to add in your daily skincare routine.
1. Alpha hydroxy acid
This ingredient is often added to cleansers,skincare exfoliants, creams to loosen dead skin cells and to provide smooth skin. It is great for exfoliation, it is not harsh on the skin so it can easily be applied on sensitive skin as well. Glycolic and Mandelic acids are some common AHAs.
2. Vitamin C
It is a potent antioxidant that can neutralize the free skincare radicals on your skin and hence it can prevent you from the adverse effects of UV rays. It lightens and rejuvenates your skin tone and also makes your skin smooth. Oranges, Green broccoli, papayas are some of the excellent sources of Vitamin C.
Retinol is a synthetic derivative of Vitamin A, the group of fat-soluble vitamins. It has been referred to as the GOLD ingredient for skincare routine as it alters the functions of aged skin cells and directs them to work in a skincare youthful manner. It also smoothens the skin, unclogs pores and refines the skin texture. It can be found in Cod liver oil, salmon, cheddar, butter, goat cheese.
4. Vitamin E
It isn’t a single vitamin but a group of fat-soluble vitamins with anti-oxidant effects. These antioxidants fight with free radicals that skincare lead to a wide range of problems from premature aging to cancer. Besides being an antioxidant, vitamin E helps in smoothening of skin, prevents itching, prevents sunburn and provides you a healthy glowing skin.