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Ingredient Guide to: Soothing

Pollution, stress and misusing skincare can greatly impact our skin! Sometimes promoting inflammation, making our skin sensitive and angry. What you need is a soothing ingredient! Don’t worry, we have a full list of ingredients that will calm down that worked up skin.

1. Allantoin

First up on our soothing ingredient list is allantoin! Allantoin is a naturally occurring ingredient super effective for soothing and moisturizing your skin. Gentle, non-irritating and suitable for all skin types. A bit underrated, but allantoin has potential for smoothing out skin texture, relieving itchiness and dry skin!

Have sensitive skin and no idea what product to use? We have a whole list of top picks for sensitive skin types!

2. Bamboo extract 

Bamboo is a rather tranquil and peaceful plant, so imagine the calm it could bring to your skin. It helps with attracting moisture and soothing any angry skin. Keeping the peace by toning down redness and itchiness. It also replenishes moisture back to your skin.

We have a long list of soothing products you can check out right here, just in case you were curious.

3. Calendula extract

Calendula flowers are not only beautiful to look at, but great for your skin as well. Packed with antioxidant properties to protect your skin as well as sooth. And those with sensitive skin take note, you will fall head over heals for this ingredient!

4. Green Tea Extract 

We all know green tea is a powerhouse for antioxidants. Well, if you didn’t you can get caught up here. The benefits from green tea are boundless, being used even during ancient times for soothing and healing.

Green tea is a cult classic for skincare, so if you need a few product recommendations you should definitely check out our top picks here.

Keep Calm and Use Picky

Red skin making your skin glow, in a bad way? Find exactly what you need with Picky’s Mega Search Filter. We already have a pre-made skin concern just for “Soothing!” This way you can guarantee a product will sooth rather than irritate your skin. Also don’t forget to try out the ingredient filter! Plug in the ingredients you want (hint: ones we said above) and disregard the rest.

Head over to the Picky app now and start searching for these ingredients with the Mega Ingredient Filter! Click here to go to the Picky website, or here to go back to our blog. Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram too!

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