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12 effective skincare ingredients to look out for to treat maskne


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 Like when choosing food, reading labels is just as important when picking out skincare. Knowing what ingredients work for your skin type and looking out for them helps you make the best-informed decision of what you are putting on your skin (sometimes, without even having to break the bank)!


Here are 12 of IYAC’s favorite skincare ingredients with excellent hydration, skin barrier repair and anti-aging benefits that keeps skin healthy and youthful.


  1. Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) – an anti-inflammatory agent that reduces redness and boosts DNA repair, as well as reducing pigment marks. (Found in: Deep Pore Cleansing FoamGentle Resurfacing Cleanser, Hydrating Soothing EssenceCorrective Defense Cream)
  2. Calendula – has anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory and skin lightening properties. Helps to relieve dry, itchy and irritated areas, soothe and hydrate skin. (Found in: Rescue Recovery CreamCorrective Defense Cream)
  3. Centella Asiatica Extract (Gotu kola) – medicinal herb that acts as an antioxidant, and has skin soothing, wound healing, anti-inflammatory and hydrating benefits. (Found in: Acne Clearing Sleeping MaskCorrective Defense Cream, Acne Rescue Spot Cream)
  4. Green tea extract – contains antioxidants and flavonoids that protect skin against environmental pollutants and boost skin’s immune response, polyphenols (catechins) that reduces aging signs in sun-damaged skin and anti-inflammatory benefits that soothes and prevents redness. (Found in: Acne Clearing Sleeping MaskRescue Recovery CreamCorrective Defense CreamDeep Pore Cleansing FoamEnergizing Eye CreamHydrating Soothing EssenceSilk Sun Screen)
  5. Bisabolol – a soothing and calming agent extracted from chamomile with strong anti-inflammatory properties. Speeds up healing of burns and irritations, as well as inhibiting melanin synthesis. (Found in: Muru Muru Recovery CreamRescue Recovery CreamCorrective Defense Cream)
  6. Tea tree oil - has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, anti-fungal and antiseptic qualities, and reduces acne by targeting both inflamed and non-inflamed lesions. (Found in: Acne Clearing Sleeping MaskDeep Pore Cleansing FoamEnergizing Eye CreamGentle Resurfacing CleanserNano Gold Day Cream)
  7. Elm - soothes irritated and inflamed skin, promotes wound healing and reduces eczema and other skin irritations.  (Found in: Acne Clearing Sleeping Mask, Rescue Recovery Cream, Corrective Defense Cream)
  8. Squalane - Balances oil production and has anti-aging and anti-inflammatory benefits. (Found in: Acne Rescue Spot Cream,White Lotus Intensive Oil)
  9. Colloidal oatmeal - reduces skin inflammation, creates a protective barrier against irritants, relieves itchy damaged skin and stimulates collagen production. (Found in: Rescue Recovery Cream)
  10. Beta glucan - hydrates, smoothes skin, reduces redness, stimulates collagen and plumps the skin. (Found in: Rescue Recovery Cream)
  11. Hyaluronic acid (Sodium Hyaluronate) - a well-known hydrating agent that relieves dry skin and reduces appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. (Found in: Acne Clearing Sleeping Mask, Bio-cellulose Mask, Deep Pore Cleansing FoamEnergizing Eye Cream, Gentle Resurfacing Cleanser, Hydrating Soothing Essence, Nutrient Serum, Stem Cell Repair Essence, Stem Cell Sleeping Mask, Rescue Recovery Cream)
  12. Dimethicone – a non-comedogenic silicone product that moisturizes and acts as a protective barrier for irritated skin. Effectively treats dryness, sensitivity and eczema patches. (Found in: Nutrient C Cream, Pure & Gentle Cleansing Foam)


Many of these skin-loving ingredients can be found in IYAC’s line of clean, botanical, and cruelty-free skincare. Call 6738 9989 to speak with our friendly team about your skincare needs today!