10: Luxe Hydrating Cream
$46.00 – $99.00
Niacinamide 5%, Hemp Seed Oil 5%
How it does it:
Complex and not fully understood. Precursor to 2 compounds (NAD(H) and NADP(H)) which are involved in many biochemical reactions in the skin. E.g. In the synthesis of fatty acids and ceramides. Both of which impact skin barrier function.
Hemp Seed Oil is full of essential fatty acids. Its believed that it’s metabolites, gamma linoleic acid (GLA), oleic acid and stearidonic acid, aid a range of skin issues like eczema and rosacea. While the evidence has not been established, it is a highly effective humectant (moisturising)
What it does:
Regulates the skin’s oil production. Repairs, protects and maintains skin barrier function. Anti-inflammatory, Antimicrobial, reduces pigmentation and reduces redness in the skin. Hemp Seed Oil is non comedogenic, has some evidence for the management of very dry sensitive skin conditions e.g. Psoriasis, Dermatitis etc.
Conditions and skin types:
Dry, Sensitive Skin.
Apply to face after cleansing at night. Can also be used in the morning after C and E Serum (02) for added moisture.