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6 SKIN-LOVING INGREDIENTS TO Prove “Moist” is Not a Dirty Word

6 Skin-Loving Ingredients to Prove “Moist” is Not a Dirty Word
@aminakadyrovaofficial

You read it in your mind just looking at the title—say it again. Out loud. It’s time to get over the word “moist,” because at Âmé, that’s exactly what we strive to be. Here are some of our all-time favorite ingredients for keeping things dewy as we roll into the new season.

Hyaluronic Acid

We know, we know, this pretty little molecule isn’t news. But she’s powerful as ever, and we just didn’t want you to forget! You can find HA in serums, sleeping masks, moisturizers, and essences. We like to indulge anywhere we can. Start out by dabbing on an essence with HA, and while still damp, press in a serum with HA as well. Try an overnight sleeping mask or a rich moisture mask with HA before dozing off, or sealing it all in with a night cream. Hello morning glow.

1.
Hyaluronic Acid Sea Serum
Brand: OSEA Malibu
Price: $88
2.
Glow Sweet Glow Gummies
Brand: HUM Nutrition
Price: $25
3.
Age Confidence Cream
Brand: Pai
Price: $99

Rose

While rose is known for its healing and astringent qualities which is great for all skin types (i.e. acneic, aging, oil, or dry), it’s also high in vitamin C and E. The C helps to stimulate collagen, and the vitamin E is incredibly moisturizing. Spritz on a hydrating rose mist before your first serum to lock in this potent ingredient and prep the skin for nutrients. Or, use an overnight cream infused with real rose for a heavenly scented treatment.

4.
Active Treatment Essence
Brand: Vintiner's Daughter
Price: $225
5.
Holi(water) Hyaluronic Pearl and Rose Toner
Brand: Agent Nateur
Price: $108
6.
Ultimate Brightening Rose Powder Cleanser
Brand: UMA oils
Price: $65

Aloe Vera

Not just for sun burns, aloe is an absolute skin hero ingredient. You can buy a large leaf of it on its own from your local market, fillet it, and spread it on your skin like a mask. Or, look for it in your favorite products. It’s antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, anti-aging, and so, so juicy. It’s a great ingredient when you want some light plumping instead of a greasy emollient.

7.
Aloe Cleansing Gel
Brand: Naturopathica
Price: $38
8.
Prism Exfoliating Glow Serum
Brand: Herbivore Botanicals
Price: $54
9.
RELAX BODY LOTION
Brand: ERBAVIVA
Price: $28

Squalane

Squalane is actually a substance naturally produced by our own bodies. It keeps us, you guessed it, moist, supple, and gives our skin that “bounce-back” quality of youth. It helps regulate oil production, keeping certain types of acne to a minimum while also hydrating and preventing wrinkles. Similarly to collagen, our squalane levels decline with age. However, it can be derived from olives, rice bran, or wheat germ, so look for it in a night time moisturizer or a sleeping mask!

10.
Squalane Facial Oil
Brand: INDIE LEE
Price: $33
11.
Lapis Facial Oil
Brand: Herbivore Botanicals
Price: $72
12.
Squalane + 10% Lactic Acid Resurfacing Night Serum
Brand: Biossance
Price: $73.68

Sea Buckthorn

These little orange berries are a skin superfruit. They produce a very emollient oil that fights redness, controls oil production, and retains moisture, creating a protective barrier against aging and acne. The high levels of minerals and antioxidants improves elasticity as well. It’s quite orange on its own when not diluted in a carrier oil, so if you use it straight, use it at night with a very dark pillowcase!

13.
Hydrating Accelerator
Brand: Josh Rosebrook
Price: $22
14.
Lip Mask
Brand: HENNÉ ORGANICS
Price: $37

Jojoba

Soothing and rich, yet light enough for everyday use, jojoba is great as a moisturizing ingredient, as well as a cleansing oil. Because it is so close to our skin’s natural sebum, it helps to draw out dirt and excess oil without drying, (which causes an imbalanced production of more sebum) and instead brings skin to a luscious balance.

15.
Skin Savior Waterless Beauty Balm
Brand: One Love Organics
Price: $49
16.
Pure Jojoba
Brand: MV ORGANIC SKINCARE
Price: $44
17.
BLACK ALGAE FLASH MASK
Brand: OSEA
Price: $48