3 unique ingredients in the best exfoliator for dry skin
Have you heard about Skin Editor? This imperfection-editing leave on AHA peel creme is the ideal exfoliator for dry skin, oily skin, combination skin and more. The cutting edge formula features a unique blend of AHA's (3% glycolic and 7% lactic) to provide the skin with dual depth exfoliation for maximum benefits. While the AHA's are the key ingredients in this formula, there are three bonus ingredients that help make Skin Editor the best exfoliator for dry skin and more. Keep reading to learn more.
Kombucha for skin brightening
Skin Editor uses fermented black tea extract, otherwise known as kombucha. Kombucha tea is a popular drink thanks to its many health benefit, but when applied topically there are many kombucha skin benefits.
This vitamin-rich ingredient is obtained from the harsh climate cultivation of northern Canadian prairies and uses extracts from the entire plant (flower, leaf and stem) to target premature aging and brighten the skin through anti-glycation activity.
"What this means: Sugar molecules that enter the body through diet damage skin proteins through the process of glycation, and this is a large contributing factor to skin-aging, particularly collagen. Kombucha prevents this damaging sugar cascade from affecting the skin. It increases adipocyte population in the skin and thus restores volume of the deficient zones." – Teresa Stenzel, Bioelements Director of Education
Kombucha is extremely dense in organic acids and vitamins, so when it is applied topically it helps drastically reduce the loss of volume and tackle premature age signs like fine lines and sagging.
Canadian willowherb for soothing
Canadian willowherb, sometimes known as fireweed, is a unique plant that helps naturally buffer the more active ingredients in this formula to soothe the skin.
"Canadian willowherb is actually comparable to vitamin C in the sense that it is an antioxidant that has exceptional free radical scavenging abilities." –Teresa Stenzel
Free radicals wreak havoc on your skin and come from everyday pollution and other common stressors, like stress, unhealthy food and more, so it's critical to use antioxidant rich skin care to scavenge these skin-aging free radicals.
Besides counteracting free radical damage, Canadian willowherb increases the absorption of other products, has anti-microbial properties, and helps counteract invisible inflammation.
Organic shea butter for hydration
All of the other ingredients are enveloped within hydrating organic shea butter to create a formula that feels exceptionally indulgent on the skin. This hydrating, natural and organic butter is derived from the shea nut and is rich in fatty acids and moisture. It's used as a skin softening emollient that's easily absorbed without any greasy residue.
The combination of certified organic shea butter and the hydrating 7% lactic acid is what makes Skin Editor the best exfoliator for dry skin, since it dissolves dead and dulling skin cells while providing the skin much needed hydration and moisturization.
In today's modern world, most people have damaged skin barriers which leads to dehydration, redness, stinging skin, lines, breakouts and more. The shea butter base of this formula actually aids barrier repair and is why you may not need to apply a moisturizer on after using Skin Editor, unlike other exfoliators.