Nightcream with Co-enzym Q10

24,95

Iconic Elements Nightcream is a soft and moisturizing cream for the skin that is easily absorbed. It contains jojoba and macadamia oils that moisturize the skin well. It also contains vitamin E and coenzyme Q10 (ubiquinone), which reduce free radical damage and contribute to healthy skin.

The base scent is floral with no perfume addition.

Review Iconic Elements Nightcream

Nightcream Q10 active ingredients:

Ubiquinone (co-enzym Q10)

The body needs energy to correct certain processes. Ubiquinone (coenzyme Q10) increases the energy production of the cells and acts as an anti-oxidant. Coenzyme Q10 is present in all body cells and is responsible for energy production. It is vital for organs and tissues. As we age, the production of Coenzyme Q10 decreases in our body. A decrease in Coenzyme Q10 has also been demonstrated in the epidermis and an increase in energy production has been observed after application to the skin.

Read more about coenzyme Q10

Coenzyme Q10 – a boost for your skin

Coenzyme Q10 and the skin

Jojoba oil

Jojoba oil is an important skin care ingredient due to its high concentration of vitamin E. It has anti-inflammatory and soothing properties that can help reduce irritation and redness, and limit free radical damage. Jojoba oil is chemically similar to human sebum (oil produced by the skin) and forms a non-greasy layer on the surface of the skin that retains moisture and balances the overproduction of sebum.

Macademia Integrifolia

Due to the high content of oleic acid and linoleic acid, macadamia oil helps to keep the skin hydrated. This can help reduce inflammation and prevent trans-epidermal water loss, improving the skin barrier.

INCI

Aqua, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil*, Glyceryl Stearate, Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil*, Glycerin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Macadamia Integrifolia Seed Oil*, Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Cetyl Palmitate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder*, Levulinic Acid, P-Anisic Acid, Phenethyl Alcohol, Tocopherol, Sodium Levulinate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Xanthan Gum, Potassium Sorbate, Phytic Acid, Ubiquinone, Lactic Acid, Potassium Lactate
*Biological

Content 50 cc

Perfect for: daily use for all skin types.

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Scientific references

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2. Knott A, Achterberg V, Smuda C, Mielke H, Sperling G, Dunckelmann K, Vogelsang A, Krüger A, Schwengler H, Behtash M, Kristof S, Diekmann H, Eisenberg T, Berroth A, Hildebrand J, Siegner R, Winnefeld M, Teuber F, Fey S, Möbius J, Retzer D, Burkhardt T, Lüttke J, Blatt T. Topical treatment with coenzyme Q10-containingnformulas improves skin’s Q10 level and provides antioxidative effects. Biofactors. 2015 Nov-Dec;41(6):383-90.

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Ask your dermatologist

What is the difference between a day and a night cream?The main difference between day and night cream is that night creams usually do not contain a UV sunscreen, while day creams do. A day cream also often feels a bit ‘thicker’ on the skin, which offers more protection against dehydration and daily weather influences. Night creams are usually lighter and are quickly absorbed by the skin. This is often sufficient for the night, because the skin is then less exposed to external influences.

 

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