Research on Ingredients
Green Tea extract is made from the leaves from Camellia sinensis, and is well-known for its antioxidant properties.Antioxidants are our most powerful weapon in the fight against aging, and the most potent is catechins. The one found in Green tea, Epigallocathechin gallate (EGCG) has been found to reactivate dying skin cells, rejuvenating the epidermis. Polyphenols also possess potent antioxidant and skin-soothing properties, and show improvement in the appearance of sun-damaged skin. Tannins act as an astringent which shrink pores and help reduce the production of sebum and can fight inflammation and bacteria.
Peppermint is a perennial belonging to the family of Lamiaceae. Known for its tonifying, refreshing,
astringent, purifying and revitalizing properties, peppermint is rich in rosmarinic acid, in menthol and in avonoids which make it a major anti-oxidant. Excellent for oily or acne-prone skin, peppermint aids in tightening the pores and reduces break-outs, revitalizes dull, tired-looking skin and promotes lasting radiance to a dull complexion.
Cellulose is a natural compound derived from plant cell walls. It is known to possess strong humectant
properties, which helps to increase the amount of moisture in the skin. It has excellent moisture retention, and helps skin absorb nourishing ingredients.