BSI (Beauteque Skincare Investigation): Plant-Based Ingredients

Hey Beauties!

Beauteque Skincare Investigators here to share with you some ingredient information! In honor of it officially being spring, we’d like to dedicate a blog to some of our favorite flower and plant ingredients.

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Rose plants contain Vitamins A, C, and E and other nutrients that help moisturize and soothe the skin. This extract is anti-aging and antioxidant.

  • My Beauty Diary Rose Moisturizing Essence Mask
    • With the help of rose extract, this mask will help transform your dry, irritated skin into smooth, soothed skin.
  • Botanic Farm Real Energy Rose Mask Sheet – Rose
    • Made with rose extract, this mask rejuvenates the skin by adding suppleness and moisture. This mask also helps to tighten pores.
  • Hanaka Magic Garden Series – Rose + Tranexamic Acid
    • This mask has rose and tranexamic acid to moisturize and reduce dark spots.

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Aloe plants contain Vitamin C and are anti-aging. Aloe is great for sensitive skin as it is very light and leaves skin silky smooth and soft.

  • Missha Premium Aloe Sheet Mask
    • This mask contains aloe ingredient, which is excellent to help moisturize, soothe, and refresh sensitive, dry skin.
  • COSRX Aloe Vera Oil-Free Soothing Gel
    • This Aloe Vera Oil-free Soothing Gel is a gel-type essence, excellent in calming your skin. The gel fills the moisture inside your skin and mitigates skin sensitivity; it is best for mental stressed and moisture-less skin.
  • Nature Republic Soothing & Moisture Aloe Vera 80% Emulsion
    • The emulsion formulated with 80% fresh Aloe Vera effectively soothes and moisturizes the skin.

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Green Tea contains Vitamin C and is both antioxidant and antiseptic. This extract is soothing and creates firmer, more youthful skin.

  • 3W Clinic Fresh Sheet Mask – Green Tea
    • While containing green tea extracts, this mask will improve tired looking skin, leaving it smooth and hydrated.
  • Skinfood Green Tea Milk Cleansing Foam
    • Enriched with green tea, this cream cleanser protects skin against harmful environmental factors while removing excess sebum and oil from the face.
  • Botanic Farm Natural Energy Mask Sheet – Green Tea
    • This mask contains green tea, which contains catechin. This antioxidant helps to moisturize and diminish inflammation.

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Tea Tree is antibacterial and anti-acne and is also effective against nail fungus, ringworm, athlete’s foot, dandruff, and many infections. This extract is also great for sensitive skin.

  • Holika Holika Juicy Mask Sheet – Tea Tree
    • With the help of tea tree extract, this mask aids the skin in battling blemishes and trouble spots, providing pure, clean skin.
  • The Saem Healing Tea Garden Tea Tree Cleansing Water
    • This no-wash, refreshing cleansing water contains tea tree extract, which helps to remove excessive sebum in pores as well as cleanse the light makeups and body wastes.
  • Missha Pure Source Cell Sheet Mask – Tea Tree
    • Tea tree extract is famous for its skin care effects, excellent in calming irritation, and refreshing skin. With that, this mask adheres lightly to the skin, delivering active ingredients to the skin effectively.

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Camellia is antibacterial and keeps skin and hair feeling smooth, hydrated, and moisturized.

  • Etude House Silk Scarf Damage 2X Hair Pack – Camellia
    • In this hair pack, the richly nourishing camellia seed extract intensely nourishes hair by providing instant moisture and supplementing fiber to damaged hair. It also softens hair by forming a powerful moisture barrier and providing fiber to protect hair.
  • Hanaka Magic Garden Series – Camellia + Hyaluronic Acid
    • This mask contains camellia and hyaluronic acid to soothe and moisturize dry skin.
  • Hanaka Camellia Hyaluronic Acid Moist Lotion
    • Camellia and hyaluronic acid help maximize brightness for a significantly beautiful finish. This lotion prevents skin from being dry and rough as it reduces fine lines and darkening.

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Shea Butter contains Vitamins A, D, E, and F. This extract is antioxidant and inflammatory, keeping the skin moisturized and preventing dryness and redness.

  • Skinfood Shea Butter Lip Care – Milk
    • Skinfood’s Shea Butter Lip Care is your solution to chapped, cracked, and dry lips. While containing shea butter, it helps provide moisture to dry lips while giving your lips that smooth and healthy look.
  • Innisfree It’s Real Squeeze Mask – Shea Butter
    • The soft shea butter in this mask deeply hydrates dry skin and gives a long-lasting moisturizing effect.
  • Tony Moly Pureness 100 Shea Butter Sheet Mask
    • This mask provides rich nourishment to the skin using shea butter and it is great for all skin types.

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Argan Oil is anti-aging, antioxidant, and contains both Vitamin E and fatty acids. These nutrients help keep skin moisturized. This natural oil also protects nails and hair along with skin.

  • Nature Republic Argan Essential Deep Care Hair Pack
    • This intensive hair care pack is enriched with highly concentrated argan oil to help repair severly damaged hair. Argan, rosehip, and primrose oils offer moisture and nutrition to the skin.
  • Etude House Silk Scarf Damage 2X Hair Pack – Argan
    • This hair pack is infused with argan Oil, which helps tame stubborn and tangled hair. It also coats each hair strand with nourishing moisture barriers, mainly from argan oil, to prevent the hair from experiencing further damage caused by the environment’s harmful elements. This hair pack is specially designed to seal all essential nutrients into the hair for a longer-lasting effect.
  • Tony Moly Shiny Foot Intensive Heel Patch
    • This patch takes care of your dry, chapped heels, making them soft and moisturized. Its active ingredients of argan oil, urea, and lavender substance make chaffed, cracked heels soft.

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Cacti plants contain nutrients that help moisturize and nourish the skin, leaving it soft, clean, and healthy.

  • Etude House Honey Wash Off Mask – Cactus
    • This mask contains cactus extract, which helps enhance and cleanse the skin, leaving it free from any excess dirt. It leaves your skin soft, nourished, and replenished.
  • Hanaka Magic Garden Series – Cactus + Hyaluronic Acid
    • This mask has cactus and hyaluronic acid to deeply hydrate skin for dramatic glow and radiance.
  • SNP Cactus 90% Soothing Gel
    • SNP Cactus 90% Soothing Gel is a soft and refreshing gel-type full of moisture that protects sensitive and dry skin from extraneous stimulation. It moisturizes and gently calms reddened and dry skin without leaving a sticky feeling.

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Seaweed contains Vitamins A and C as well as other nutrients that help moisturize and revitalize the skin. Seaweed is also anti-inflammatory, which helps reduce redness or irritation on the skin.

  • Hanaka Magic Garden Series – Marine Mud & Seaweed + Purification
    • This mask has marine mud and seaweed to deeply hydrate and purify the skin.
  • Tony Moly I’m Real Mask Sheet – Seaweed
    • This skin-purifying mask uses seaweed to make dull skin look bright, radiant, and revitalized with freshness of the sea.
  • Mizon Seaweed Jelly Scrub 120ML
    • This gentle scrub cleanser is rich of seaweed, which has strengthening and exfoliating benefits.  Seaweed is filled with vitamins and nutrients that provide anti-inflammatory effects reducing swelling of pores and blemishes.

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Witch Hazel contains several nutrients that help keep skin clean and free of blemishes, dirt, and oil. This extract is anti-irritant, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant.

  • Secret Key Witch Hazel Pore Clear Toner
    • With witch hazel being the main ingredient in this toner, pores are deeply cleaned and tightened leaving skin smoother, softer, and free of excess dirt and oil. This is great for sensitive, oily, and acne-prone skin.
  • My Beauty Diary Witch Hazel Oil Control Essence Mask
    • This mask uses witch hazel to help get rid of oily looking skin, making it look fresh, clean, and full of moisture.

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Kelp contains Vitamin C, iron, and magnesium, which help keep skin moisturized and nourished.

  • Tony Moly Earth Beauty Kelp Mask Sheet
    • This mask is made of kelp, containing 90.37% eco substances rich in marine nutrients. The alginic acid in kelp absorbs heavy metal from skin; with minerals and effective substances, it helps deliver elasticity and moisture to skin.
  • The Face Shop Real Nature Mask Sheet – Kelp
    • This mask uses kelp extract to purify the appearance of skin as it provides a natural moisture and nourishment to skin.

Hopefully you learned some valuable information from our plant-based ingredient facts! If you’ve tried any of the mentioned products above, or any other plant-based products, let us know your favorites!

XO,

Elizabeth

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