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FRIDAY FAVORITES: INGREDIENTS FOR NOURISHING OUR SKIN

FRIDAY FAVORITES: INGREDIENTS FOR NOURISHING OUR SKIN

What’s your relationship like with your skin? Sometimes, particularly in winter, it can feel like a constant battle to keep a healthy, hydrated glow. It’s easy to become overwhelmed with all the moisturizers, masks, and hydration serums in the market, so we decided to get back to the basics of what our skin really needs to maintain our moisture barrier and stay radiant.

Read on to see some of our favorite ingredients for promoting skin that shines, all year long.

Hydrators vs. Moisturizers

Do you know the difference? Before getting into some of the individual ingredients we look for in skincare products, you might want to know what exactly these products are doing for your skin. Hydrators help attract and bind water to your skin while moisturizers lock in hydration and create a soft, smooth feel.

We love using a magical combination of the two for a well-rounded skincare routine.

Hydrating Ingredients We Love

Good for repairing your moisture barrier and promoting a plump, dewy glow

  • Hyaluronic Acid
  • Aloe Vera
  • Glycerin
  • Salicylic Acid
  • Alpha Hydroxy Acids - glycolic acid, lactic acid, and citric acid

Moisturizing Ingredients We Love

Good for locking in moisture and creating a soft, smooth feel

  • Shea Butter
  • Coconut Oil
  • Squalene
  • Jojoba Oil
  • Argan Oil
  • Prickly Pear
  • Castor Seed
  • Ceramides
  • Sunscreen
  • Serum

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