The Ultimate Skin Care Glossary

Posted on June 2nd, 2020 02:49 AM

Your definitive guide to navigating all of the skin care ingredients you've heard of, but never understood.

ASPARTO LIFT

What is it?
-An Oriflame patented active taken from aspartic acid, an amino acid found in grains, seeds and nuts. 
What does it do?
-Clinically proven to restore the skins flexibility, Asparto Lift helps old skin cells make collagen and elastin more efficiently. This plumps wrinkles and targets sagging.

Best for: Sagging skin and wrinkles.
Where you can find itNovage Ultimate Lift

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CAFFEINE

What is it? 
-A naturally occurring stimulant

What does it do?- Kick-starts the draining of fluid to target puffiness in the under-eye area. Also tightens skin.  
Best for: - Tired-looking eyes
Where you can find itTrue Perfection Eye Illuminator

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GENISTEIN SOY

What is it? -An anti-ageing nutrient that is naturally made by the soya bean
What does it do? - Acts on a genetic level to stimulate youthful looking skin. It counteracts dryness, maintains skin cell turnover and helps firm the skin’s structure.
Best for: - Mature, ageing skin
Where you can find it: - Time Reversing SkinGenist range 

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GLYCOLIC ACID

What is it?  -An alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA) that is naturally found in plants 
What does it do?-Exfoliates the outer, dull layers of the skin by breaking the bonds between old skin cells to give way to new ones.
Best for: -Anyone wanting radiant skin 
Where you can find itTrue Perfection Night Cream Ecollagen Serum

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LINGON 50:50

What is it? -An Oriflame active based on 50% lingonberry and 50% lingonberry leaf
What does it do? -Antioxidants keep skin strong, detoxify and protect skin DNA against oxidative stress that causes damage. 
Best for: - All skin
Where you can find itOptimals

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PRO-COLLAGEN PEPTIDE

What is it? - A plant stem cell extract that is taken from cells found in the stems of a potato-like plant. Think of a plant’s cell wall as your skin’s elastin and collagen – it’s necessary for shape and structure. It’s mixed with tripeptides and sugars.
What does it do? -Pro-Collagen peptides protect against the breakdown of collagen, which leads to older-looking skin. It stimulates and boosts the production of collagen to reduce the appearance of winkles. 
Best for: -Mild wrinkles and ageing skin
Where you can find itEcollagen skin care set[Office8] 

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PERSIAN SILK TREE

What is it? - A powerful active found in the flower of the Persian Silk Tree 
What does it do? -Targets skin cells to reduce the level of cellular impurities, evening skin tone and texture and adding radiance. 
Best for: -First signs of ageing
Where you can find it: True Perfection range

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RUMEX

What is it?> - An extract taken from a plant species that is native to Canada 
What does it do? - It stops the production of tyrosinase (the enzyme which creates melanin) to stop age spots and discolouration. 
Best for: - Even skin tone and hyperigmentation
Where can you find it: - Optimals Even Out  

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TEA TREE OIL

What is it? - A high quality, natural ingredient that is taken from the leaves and twigs of the tea tree
What does it do? - Because of its ability to target bacteria and sooth the skin, it’s an effective treatment for spots. It also reduces water loss and increases moisture in the skin. 
Best for: - Blemishes and teenage skin
Where can you find itLove Nature Tea Tree Oil

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TRI-PEPTIDE COMPLEX

What is it? - A natural, Oriflame patented technology that boosts collagen. It’s made from natural peptides (proteins that are made from chains of amino acids) to target wrinkles.  
What does it do? - To boost collagen, it uses three natural peptides: collagen peptide that is found in yeast, an energy peptide (from rice) that promotes cell production, and an anti-oxidant peptide taken from wheat that prevents cell damage from UV rays. These work together to plump wrinkles and treat signs of ageing. 
Best for: - Wrinkles and ageing skin
Where you can find it- Ecollagen skin care set

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