- Jan 18, 2020
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Brilliant Innovations: Plant Stem Cells
What are Plant Stem Cells used for?
Plants have an amazing ability to regenerate at both the cellular and tissue level. This is the reason why we can pick flowers and leaves off plants and they grow back just as good as new. It is to harness this ability of self-renewal that plant stem cells are making their way into beauty care products. So how do they work and what are the benefits of using plant stem cells to care for skin and hair?
Plant stem cells are undifferentiated cells that divide to produce more stem cells or become specialized cells. They are broken open to add to beauty care products and hence what is usually active in the product is the plant stem cell extract. This releases high concentrations of antioxidants and growth factors which do wonders for your skin and hair.
The benefits of Plant Stem Cells
Plant stem cells have a potent ability to rejuvenate aging and damaged skin. They work by keeping the skin’s protein complexes from degrading and shortening with age. Different plant stem cells can also offer more targeted results like apple stem cells which reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines while tomato stem cells protect skin from environmental stressors and damage.
Stem cells also contain amino acids and peptides which are powerhouses for skin care. These are the building blocks for cell regeneration. They provide intense nourishment to skin cells which promotes cell turnover and also boosts collagen production. They penetrate deeply through the layers of the skin and thicken skin cells which are weak and damaged. This results in improved skin tone, texture, well nourished, and younger looking skin.
Plant stem cells have become hugely popular in hair loss treatments. They also offer a range of benefits for scalp care as well. They strengthen hair by rebalancing the scalp and ensuring that hair receives appropriate nutrition. They also ensure that hair is deeply and intensely hydrated which prevents roots from weakening and softens hair as well. They rejuvenate hair by penetrating the scalp barrier and speeding up the replacement of dead cells by healthier cells.
BELOW YOU CAN FIND WHICH PRODUCTS INCORPORATE THIS BRILLIANT INNOVATION IN THEIR FORMULAS!
COOLA® MAKEUP SETTING SPRAY - ORGANIC SUNSCREEN SPF 30
A few mists of our organic Makeup Setting Spray SPF 30 keeps your 9am face going until you call it a night. The weightless, matte-finish spritz helps makeup stay put and delivers a quick hit of hydration and sun protection anytime you need it.
- BOUQUET OF PLANT STEM CELLS: Complex of patented Plant Stem Cells formed to protect skin from free-radical scavengers and offer strong anti-oxidation protection. This powerful complex is designed to protect the epidermis, reinforce the skin barrier and limit dryness of skin.
- ALGAE EXTRACT: Commonly referred to as Seaweed. Used to hydrate, soften and detoxify the skin. Also replenishes essential vitamins and minerals.
- HYALURONIC ACID: Naturally found in the skin, hyaluronic acid binds and attracts water to maintain softness and suppleness. It attracts 50 times its weight in water to achieve excellent skin hydration. Minimizes free radical damage and provides an optimal level of antioxidants, nutrients and vitamins for the skin
FITGLOW BEAUTY VITA-ACTIVE SERUM
The synergistically complete serum increases collagen production, diminishes spots, freckles, hyperpigmentation, sun damage plus improves elasticity while offering long acting protection from further damage. Daily use leaves skin clear, smooth and radiant.
- Niancinamide (B3): Powerful skin transforming vitamin. Increases collagen production, reduces pigmentation and sun damage as well as providing anti inflammatory benefits to stressed skin.
- Purslane Bio Ferment: Rich in Glutathione which naturally reduces look of skin damage, protects cells and improves Vitamin C effectiveness.
- Seaweed Stem Cells: Increases skin oxygen consumption to detoxify skin and boost antioxidant defence.
- Vegan Hyaluronic Acid: Increases hydration in skin's intercellular reservoir, raising skin's moisture level, and smoothing down age lines. Improves skins suppleness, elasticity and tone
Blended with deeply nourishing superfoods, this luxurious velvety-smooth oil-based brightening serum offers your face a rich source of polyphenol antioxidants and anthocyanins which help calm inflammation and reduce stress while helping to brighten your complexion and hydrate your skin.
- STEM CELL extract of saffron to brighten skin tone and reduce irritation.
- VITAMIN A botanically derived from goji seed oil to reduce the appearance of fine lines.
- VITAMIN B3 from chia seed oil to help enhance skin's natural tone and texture
- LINOLENIC ACID from raspberry seed oil to support the look of firm and hydrated skin.
- ANTIOXIDANT rich oils like kale, cranberry, and blueberry to nourish and shield skin from pollution.
- OMEGA RICH essential fatty acids from sacha inchi to promote smooth and supple skin.
- ANTI-INFLAMMATORY turmeric to refine pores and calm skin.