Ingredient 101: Ceramides
Ceramides help restore skin by moisturizing and reinforcing the skin barrier. They are lipids that are naturally produced on the skin but depletes over time due to age, harsh weather conditions, harsh cleansers, and hot water. Ceramides are important because they are seen as the glue that keeps skin cells together, therefore, keeping the skin and body protected from external factors.
What type of skin benefits the most from Ceramides?
All skin types can benefit from this ingredient! It works well with all skin types because it’s needed for all skin. Without Ceramides present in the skin, the barrier becomes vulnerable, causing more trouble for the skin.
What benefits does it have on the skin?
Ceramides are healing, protecting, and moisturizing. This ingredient strengthens and restores the skin barrier to protect your skin from damage. If the skin barrier is strong, that means your skin is healthy and concerns like blemishes, dryness, redness, dark spots, etc. tend to heal faster. This ingredient also helps the skin retain moisture and hydration, keeping the skin soft and supple.
What skincare products contain this ingredient?
Moon Velvet Moisturizing Mask
Best for: Dry, Aging Skin Types
A super moisturizing mask that feels light and comfortable on the skin! It’s great for days your skin needs a little extra protection!
Woah That H2O Hydrating Mask
Best for: Dry, Combination, Oily, Skin Types
The perfect hydrating mask when your skin is feeling dull and tired. Your skin will love to eat this one up, it contains gentle hydrating ingredients that protect and revitalizes skin.
Oats Calming Glow Weightless Facial Oil
Best for: Dry, Combination, Oily Skin Types
A soothing face oil that feels essence-like! It’s great for strengthening, smoothing, and evening out the skin tone.
That’s it for today’s 101 on Ceramides! Thanks for reading and remember to just keep glowing!