10 amazing ingredients for sun exposed skin ☀️
- Which you can look for when choosing your skincare products
Summer is still upon us, and the sun makes our skin need extra moisture. When you have been in the sun, you will experience that your skin becomes tighter, irritated and dry, which is why it is important to care for it with products that contain soothing, healing and moisturizing ingredients.
We've made our top 10 ingredients that are essential for your skin if you have been in the sun, and which you can look for when choosing your skin care.
1. Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera has both soothing, hydrating, healing and cooling properties, and is therefore one of our absolute favorite ingredients to use after sunbathing.
2. Greenlandic Chamomile
Greenlandic Chamomile is packed with antioxidants and is anti-inflammatory, which makes it extremely calming, and is therefore perfect to use when you've been exposed to the sun.
Glycerin is a highly moisturizing ingredient that is naturally already present in the skin and has restorative properties.
4. Greenlandic Northern Willow
Greenlandic Northern Willow contains natural phenol and bioflavonoid antioxidants which have a regenerating effect on the skin. In addition, it is also rich in Salicin, which makes it extremely moisturizing.
5. Sweet Almond Oil
Sweet Almond Oil is an extremely emollient ingredient that is also rich in triglycerides and fatty acids, which also makes it amazing for restoring damaged skin.
6. Shea Butter
Shea butter is rich in antioxidants and has a softening effect on the skin which is it is so effective in relieving the tight and dry feeling you may have after being exposed to the sun.
Panthenol is also known as Provitamin B5 and is great for attracting and retaining moisture.
8. Sodium PCA
Sodium PCA is related to amino acids and is already found naturally in the skin. It helps the top layer of the skin to attract and retain moisture in the skin.
9. Hyaluronic Acid
Hyaluronic Acid can hold up to 1,000 times its own weight in water, making it a great moisturizing ingredient.
10. Coconut Oil
Coconut Oil has a high content of saturated fats which makes it an amazing emollient ingredient.
Now you know which ingredients to look for when choosing products to care for your skin after being in the sun.
Psst! Aminnguaq Body Lotion contains both Aloe Vera, Greenland Chamomile, Glycerin, Shea butter and Coconut oil, and has a light, fast-penetrating and cooling formulation, which makes it absolutely fantastic to use on tanned skin on the body ☀️