Adaptogens (which include well-known ingredients like aloe vera and rosemary) help the thyroid gland reduce inflammation, promote faster wound healing and protect against various other aggressors, external and internal, on the skin. Adaptogens are often the secret forces behind anti-aging skin care. Most importantly, adaptogenic ingredients delay cell aging by enhancing the natural defense of cells against biological stress. This is also achieved by improving cellular energy production, protecting DNA and mitochondria of cells, and enhancing the ability of cells to produce proteins and maintain healthy function.
Tulura is a small skincare brand that produces two botanical formulations of facial oils - for the hot and cold seasons. Both are made with adaptogenic, Schisandra chinensis fruit extract, with soothing hemp, marula and taman oils, plus essential oils of rose, neroli, tangerine and medicinal helichrysum.
Aloe vera, one of the most famous adaptogens, also helps calm sensitive skin on the face even when you have no sunburns - this adaptogen is filled with vitamins A, C, E, B1, B2, B3 and B6 and is one of the few herbs containing B12. It is also filled with minerals like copper, zinc and potassium, which are powerful remedies and help reduce fine lines and wrinkles and are the secret ingredients behind the most powerful anti-aging skin care. Aloe vera is formulated in Själ Cela Intuitif Cell Cell Recovery Cream.
Panax, or Asian / Red ginseng, is a medicinal plant native to China, Korea, and Siberia. It is believed to be "true ginseng", it contains many nutrients, including ginsenosides, beta-glucan and oligosaccharides. The name itself suggests the ability of adaptogens, because "panax" comes from the Greek word "panacea", which means "all healing." It has been used by ancient cultures, and to this day it is believed that panax ginseng gives vitality and energy to the mind and can calm the body's systems. It is active in the production of collagen and is part of the Elemis Rehydrating Ginseg toner.
Mushrooms are a new hit in cosmetics. Specially developed to combat excessive sensitivity, the REN Evercalm Ultra Comforting Rescue Mask will soothe and moisturize the skin, helping to instantly alleviate key signs of sensitive skin. With white mushroom extract, arnica and beta glucan, it will strengthen the moisture barrier of recovery and increase the skin's ability to cope with stress. The mushroom extract reduces redness, irritation, itching and inflammation to make the skin supple and smooth.