Exposed Skin Care Ingredients

Natural Ingredients

Exposed contains a synergistic combination of soothing Natural Extracts to help heal your skin and improve skin tone.

Green Tea Passion Flower Licorice Root Tea Tree Oil Aloe Vera

Green Tea

Green Tea may be one of the most effective natural ingredients.  Green tea contains very high amounts of antioxidants shown to have healing and protective properties.  For these reasons Green Tea is a highly recommended ingredient for all skin care products and an essential one for acne treatments.

Passion Flower Extract

Passion Flower Extract (Passiflora Incarnata) has been used for centuries as a supplement to treat many different ailments, but in skin care it is used to soothe the skin. Much evidence has shown that it has strong anti-inflammatory effects. These properties can be very effective in offsetting and preventing the redness and irritation often resulting from the use of acne treatments and acne medication.

Licorice Root Extract

Licorice Root Extract is an age old treatment for many ailments. The benefits if its topical application: reduced inflammation, scar lightening, and reduced redness.

Tea Tree

The use of tea tree oil for medicinal purposes dates back centuries. Its antibacterial and immunostimulant properties allow tea tree oil to boost the body´s natural defenses while fighting pathogens. This makes tea tree oil especially useful in treating bacterial infections of the skin, especially acne.

Aloe Vera

You will find Aloe Vera in many skin care products from lotions, sun care creams, and even face and body washes. So what benefits does it have in an acne treatment? Aloe is highly regarded for its soothing and moisturizing qualities as well as commonly used for speeding the healing wounds and for burns*. Aloe itself will not effectively treat acne but it does deserve its place in quality skin care formulations. 

*http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all?content=10.1080/10590500600614303

Sage Extract

Sage Extract, along with Gotu Kola, are probably two of the most essential natural extracts that one should look for in a natural acne solution. Studies have shown Sage to have natural anti-inflammatory effects.* This can be highly beneficial when treating acne by reducing the redness and irritation caused by the acne itself or by topical acne medication. Sage Extract is known to promote health skin and prevent dryness and is also a powerful antioxidant that protects skin cells from free-radical damage.

*http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17713873

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