Below is a list of effective skin soothing ingredients that can help to relieve irritation and redness and stimulate regeneration.
Allantoin is an agent that stimulates formation of healthy tissue. It has moisturizing, soothing and anti-irritating properties. Allantoin is used to treat skin ulcers, wounds, scalds, burns and sunburns as well as eczema, psoriasis and sensitive skin.
Bisabolol is obtained from Chamomile flowers and has soothing, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterisl and regenerating properties.
Calendula extract (oil) has soothing antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties.
Cananga Odorata (Ylang Ylang) Oil is not only a natural antiseptic but is also used for soothing and balancing inflamed or irritated skin
Castor Oil is an emollient and has soothing effect on the skin
Cornflower Extract obtained from the flowers of cornflower. It has anti-inflammatory properties. Effectively soothes the skin and mucous membranes
Cucumber Extract has hydrating, nourishing, astringent, anti-inflammatory and soothing properties.
Cypress Oil is very beneficial to skin pronbe to redness as it reduces circulation and has vaso-constrictive properties. Produces soothing and calming effect on the skin.
Geranium Oil is anti-inflammatory and soothing. Used for skin irritations and dermatitis.
Green Tea due to its high content of catechin (polyphenol) has exceptional antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-allergenic powers.
Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) fights broken capillaries and acts as an astringent. Soothing to irritated skin
Helichrysum Italicum Oil contains diketons chemicals that stimulate healing of living tissue. This oil produces pain-reducing, analgesic, and regenerative effect on inflamed skin.
Lecithin is a fatlike substance called a phospholipid. Can be derived from soybeans, egg yokes, and corn; emulsifier and anti-oxidant
Licorice contains glycyrrhetinic acid and has firming, soothing, emollient and anti-bacterial properties
Mallow Extract has soothing, healing, softening and pain easing properties. Very effective in reducing inflammation and softening skin.
Milk Protein has soothing effect on the skin. Cold milk compresses can be used to soothe irritated puffy skin.
Panthenol (Dexpanthenol) is the provitamin of B5. It is characterized by its ability to penetrate into deeper epidermal skin layers and to stimulate new cell formation. This helps to rebuil the natural protective barrier. It is an effective humectant and emollient which means it has an ability to bind water and to store it.
Red Raspberry Extract is very soothing and relaxing to an inflamed skin. Good for a sensitive skin and any irritation from acne, shaving or windburn.
Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Extract is a healing and soothing agent
Tanacetum Parthenium (Feverfew) Extract inhibits the release of platelet metabolites that are potent mediators of inflammation. Thus, it has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties
Tilia Cordata (Linden Blossom) Oil: antibacterial, soothing, hydrating. Excellent for irritated skin