AloeH20 | Sensitive Skin Toner
AloeH20 | Sensitive Skin Toner
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Say hello to a dewy, luminous complexion as you bid farewell to dryness and dullness. Embrace the radiant, youthful glow that comes from a well-hydrated and pampered complexion. Infused with a carefully curated blend of botanical extracts, our AloeH20 is more than just water – it's a nourishing cocktail of goodness for your skin. Experience the soothing touch of aloe vera, the rejuvenating power of tea tree leaf and the calming sensation of orange blossom, working together to replenish and restore your skin's natural balance and barrier.
The scientific understanding of how aloe leaf juice (or Aloe vera) repairs the skin involves a combination of its bioactive compounds and their interactions with skin cells. Aloe vera contains a variety of beneficial components that contribute to its healing and repairing properties. Here are some key scientific mechanisms behind how aloe leaf juice repairs the skin:
Anti-inflammatory Effects: Aloe vera contains several compounds, including polysaccharides and glycoproteins, that exhibit anti-inflammatory properties. When applied to the skin, these components can help reduce inflammation by inhibiting certain inflammatory mediators and signaling pathways. This is particularly important in promoting the healing of wounds, burns, and other skin irritations.
Wound Healing Promotion: Aloe vera has been shown to accelerate the wound healing process. The plant contains substances such as glucomannan, a type of polysaccharide, which can stimulate the proliferation of fibroblasts. Fibroblasts are responsible for producing collagen, a critical protein that supports the structure of the skin. Increased collagen production helps repair damaged tissue, improve skin elasticity, and reduce the appearance of scars.
Moisturization and Hydration: Aloe leaf juice has a high water content, which makes it an excellent natural moisturizer. It helps to hydrate the skin by attracting and retaining water, preventing dryness and promoting a smoother, more supple complexion. The presence of mucopolysaccharides in aloe vera also contributes to its ability to lock in moisture.
Antioxidant Activity: Aloe vera contains various antioxidants, including vitamins C and E, flavonoids, and other polyphenols. These antioxidants help neutralize free radicals, unstable molecules that can cause oxidative stress and damage to skin cells. By reducing oxidative stress, aloe leaf juice can help protect the skin from premature aging and maintain its youthful appearance.
Enhanced Collagen Synthesis: In addition to promoting fibroblast activity, aloe vera has been found to enhance collagen synthesis in the skin. Collagen is crucial for maintaining skin structure and firmness, and increased collagen production helps repair damaged tissue and improve skin texture.
Skin Barrier Support: Aloe vera contains lipids (fatty acids) that can help support the skin's natural barrier function. By fortifying the skin barrier, aloe leaf juice helps retain moisture, protect against external irritants, and maintain overall skin health.
Antimicrobial Properties: Aloe vera exhibits antimicrobial activity against various bacteria and fungi. This property can be beneficial for preventing infections in wounds or acne-prone skin, supporting the skin's healing process.
Using AloeH20 is a simple and effective way to add an extra layer of hydration to your skincare routine.
Here's a step-by-step guide on how to use a hydrating toner:
Wash: Start by washing your face with Pro B5 Wash to remove any dirt, makeup, or impurities. Pat your skin dry with a clean towel.
AloeH2O: Pour a small amount of AloeH20 onto a cotton pad or into the palm of your hand. You typically only need a few drops or enough to saturate the cotton pad lightly.
Application with Cotton Pad: Gently swipe the soaked cotton pad across your face, avoiding eye area. Start from the center of your face and move outwards. You can also apply the toner to your neck and chest if desired.
Application with Hands: If you prefer, you can apply the toner directly with your clean hands. Gently pat the toner onto your face and neck, ensuring even coverage.
Patting Technique: After applying the toner, use your fingertips to lightly pat your skin. This helps to promote absorption and allows the toner to penetrate deeper into the skin.
Follow with Your Skincare Routine: Once the hydrating toner is fully absorbed but still damp, follow up with the rest of your skincare routine. This should include serums, moisturizers, and sunscreen during the day.
Frequency: You can use AloeH20 in both your morning and evening skincare routines. It is typically used after cleansing and before applying other products.
Organic Aloe Leaf Juice (Aloe Barbadensis), Orange Blossom Water (Citrus Aurantium), Glycerin, Phenoxyethanol, Organic Oatstraw Extract (Avena Sativa), Organic White Willow Bark Extract (Salix Alba), Tea Tree Leaf Oil (Melaleuca Alternifolia), Polysorbate 20, Organic Alcohol, Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate
Ask your Doctor if you can use White Willow Bark Extract