The skin barrier is the outermost layer of the skin that acts as a shield against environmental aggressors. When the skin barrier is damaged, it can lead to dryness, inflammation, and premature aging. Thankfully, there are a number of skincare ingredients that can help to repair and strengthen the skin barrier. Here are some of the best ingredients for skin barrier repair.
Ingredients that will fortify your skin barrier
Ceramides are lipids that are found naturally in the skin. They help to maintain the skin’s moisture balance and prevent water loss. Ceramides also play an important role in repairing the skin barrier. Look for products that contain ceramides such as cleansers, moisturizers, and serums.
Niacinamide is a form of vitamin B3 that has many benefits for the skin. It is known to help improve skin elasticity and increase hydration levels. Niacinamide also helps to repair the skin barrier and protect against environmental aggressors. Look for products that contain niacinamide such as toners, serums, and creams.
Glycerin is a humectant that attracts moisture to the skin. It helps to keep the skin hydrated and prevent water loss. It also helps to repair the skin barrier and protect against environmental aggressors. Look for products that contain glycerin such as cleansers, toners, moisturizers, and serums.
Metabiotics – newest skin repair ingredients
Metabiotics are the next generation probiotic powered skincare ingredients. They are a mixture of natural hyaluronic acid, lactic acid, peptides, enzymes, and other organic compounds. A specific enzyme called SMase has a specialized role in metabolizing the protein sphingomyelin. This protein is a building block of ceramides, essential molecules for skin barrier integrity.
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