The Cacteen Balancing Moisturizer balances surface lipids and water with the healing properties of prickly pear cactus and the fatty acids in olive oil.
- Provides anti-inflammatory-like benefits
- Normalizes water/oil balance
- Soothes and calms
INGREDIENTS: AquaCacteen® (Opuntia Ficus-Indica (Cactus) Stem Extract) is rich in essential amino acids, antioxidants, and water-binding polysaccharides. It hydrates, smoothes, and protects the skin from environmental stress.Olivem® (Cetearyl Olivate, and Sorbitan Olivate) is a combination of fatty acids that restore and maintain the integrity of the skin barrier.Sodium Pyrrolidone Carboxylic Acid (PCA) is a component of the skin’s natural moisturizing factor (NMF) and has a very potent hydrating and moisturizing power. It is nonirritating and non-allergenic, and it is a humectant with moisture-binding ability. Bisabolol (L-Alpha) acts as an anti-inflammatory, promotes wound healing, reduces sensitivity, and alleviates heat while soothing skin irritation. Spin Trap entraps reactive oxygen species to restore proper chemical structure and spin to destructive molecules. It also limits lipid peroxidation and free radical damage.Phycocyanin is a natural blue pigment derived from spirulina, a blue-green algae, with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.