INCI: Nelumbo Nucifera Flower Extract
Extraction: Lotus has always had special significance, even in ancient times. This flower, characteristic of the Nile, was appreciated by the pharaohs of Ancient Egypt. Later, it was taken to Syria and from there, its cultivation was transferred to India and China. It is widely used in traditional Ayurveda and Siddha medicine for the treatment of inflammations, and is also an aphrodisiac and a tonic.
Benefits: This lotus species is among of many variants of lotus and shares active properties with other and lotus extracts from Egypt. Its action inhibits the production of leptin, effectively reducing sebaceous hypersecretion. This is done by reducing the reducing the molecules involved in the sebum and inflammatory formation processes It reduces the amount of lipids present in sebum which are responsible for inflammation and acne. As a result, unwanted shine is decreased by 15%, imperfections by 41%, and fat synthesis by 44%.