Did you know that moisturizers that are too heavy might actually
cause dry looking skin? They can hold dead cells in place, so the top layer of skin can appear
greasy while the underneath feels dry.
About ingredients in moisturizers
Good to know in simple terms, what some of the ingredients in Eva Ein's DAY
and NIGHT are and what they actually do.
"Sodium Hyaluronate" actually fixes moisture on the surface of the skin and
locks it in. It's an excellent reservoir and an ideal lubricant.
"Glycerin" is a humectant (capable of absorbing and retaining moisture). It
helps loosen dry skin scales and is very effective even on dry skin problems.
The best part is that it doesn't aggravate acne.
"Squalene" is naturally derived from olives and is enriched with lipids - a key
component in moisturizers. Squalene has a high affinity to the skin and is
"Jojoba Oil" is derived from plants that can survive temperatures of 115 degrees
and sparse rainfall. For your skin this translates to being an excellent
moisturizer that lays down a protective film to help lock moisture into the
"Vitamin C" helps promote the production of collagen - an ingredient we've heard
a lot about that's a vital element in maintaining your skin's firmness and
elasticity. Vitamin C is also an antioxidant. This means it fights against
skin-damaging free radicals and environmental damage. Vitamin C also improves
the barrier function of your skin - helping it retain moisture - which reduces
the appearance of wrinkles.
Did you know that "Chamomile" is one of the oldest known medicinal herbs? It's
an excellent anti-inflammatory as well as an analgesic and antiseptic. It's
great for hypersensitive or dry skin.
"Aloe Vera" also has an ancient history, originating in Southern Africa. The
plant contains biogenic stimulators which are used in skin therapy. Used for
more than 3000 years, it's a fantastic healing agent for the skin. Legend has
it that Cleopatra used fresh aloe gel on her skin every day to preserve her