The Cacteen Balancing Moisturizer balances surface lipids and water with the healing properties of prickly pear cactus and the fatty acids in olive oil. This moisturizer will balance surface lipids and water with the healing properties of Prickly Pear cactus and the fatty acids in olive oil. Bisabolol acts as an anti-inflammatory to soothe irritated or sensitized skin.
– Provides anti-inflammatory-like benefits
– Normalizes water/oil balance
– Soothes and calms
Directions & Tips:
Use morning and evening after cleansing and toning the skin. Apply a thin layer to face, neck and chest. Use a small, pea-sized amount daily morning and evening to hydrate the skin. Apply after cleansing and exfoliating/toning the skin.
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.
Aqua (Water), Glycerin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Squalane, Triisononanoin, Xanthan Gum, Bisabolol (L-alpha), Phenoxyethanol, Sodium PCA, Carbomer, Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Caprylyl Glycol, Cholesteryl Oleyl Carbonate, Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Cholesteryl Chloride, Cholesteryl Nonanoate, Sodium Hydroxide, Sorbic Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Tocopherol (D-alpha), Opuntia Ficus-Indica (Cactus) Stem Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder, Phytic Acid, Spirulina Platensis (Phycocyanin) Extract, Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, Phenyl t-Butylnitrone (Spin Trap), Citric Acid