- Zinc Oxide and Titanium dioxide
Zinc oxide and titanium dioxide are the only FDA-approved physical UV filters for sun protection.Blend of zinc oxide and other specialty ingredients provides protection against UV rays, pollution, blue (HEV) light, and helps minimize damage caused by infrared radiation.Zinc Oxide is one of the most effective sun protectors available, blocking out both short and long UVA rays and all UVB rays.Another benefit of zinc oxide is, it is non-comedogenic.In simple terms, it isn't oily and won't clog your pores.
Titanium dioxide works best on acne prone skin.It is extremely gentle with the skin, making it an absolute boon for people with sensitive skin.Just like zinc oxide, titanium dioxide is also non-comedogenic.
- Anti-Aging Components :- Peptides and antioxidants such as vitamin C
Peptides help to give the skin its strength and without them, the skin can change texture and lose its plumpness.While peptides are pretty brilliant in their own right at creating skin-boosting proteins,they really come into their own when combined with active ingredients such as Vitamin C. This is because Vitamin C helps to protect the skin from environmental aggressors responsible for creating oxidative stress and free radicals. These hidden nasties can cause the breakdown of proteins such as collagen and elastin. In short, Vitamin C is helping to defend the cellular structures that peptides are working hard to create.
- Hyaluronic acid & Glycerin
Hyaluronic acid plays a crucial role in skin moisture.It is used to hydrate the skin.Hyaluronic acid augments skin moisture and and improve the quality of life for those with dry skin.It helps in tissue regeneration and relieve inflammation.Hyaluronic acid can significantly decrease the depth of wrinkles and enhance skin firmness and elasticity.
Glycerine too helps to hydrate and retain moisture in the skin.It helps to shield skin from environmental sources of irritation.
It works with emollients and oils to make dry skin feel amazingly soft and supple.
Fortifying and strengthening skin’s precious moisture barrier, it enhances the penetration of other ingredients into skin’s uppermost layers and improves skin’s resiliency and youthful look.
The light reflecting mica provides overall finish. Mica creates a natural shimmery finish, since it can be milled into fine powder. Because it is naturally produced, it is a particularly well-loved ingredient among organic and natural beauty brands, and is safe to use on almost all skin types with little to no side effects.
- Silicon based ingredients such as dimethicone:-
Silicones give a shining look and are not soluble in water.They feel lighter and are slippery on the skin,therefore, spreads easily on the surface of the skin.Silicones protect the skin from chemical exposure and other environmental damages by forming a barrier on the skin when used in higher concentrations.
Note, choosing the right product is of paramount importance. Opting for any random BB Cream, in haste, can have dire consequences and will lead to breakouts, damaging your skin.
Before making a purchase, make sure to read the reviews.Not all products work the same for everyone. You need to gauge all the responses and then figure out which products suit the best for your skin type, skin tone and skin condition. You should be extra cautious if your skin is prone to acne. For your ease, I have listed out the products that are best for dry and oily skin types.