Behind the Belle Visage Face Serum
WRITTEN BY DR. SUSAN EGBERT
What is difficult to find in some brands today is an explanation of why they use certain ingredients over others. This post is meant to give you insight to some of the ingredients and the data that has been found on them so far.
What are the ingredients in the Belle Visage?
The Belle Visage Face Serum is mostly composed of cannabinoids, but there are some other naturally based ingredients that are combined in order to help with overall body wellness. The ingredient list for this product is: hippophae rhamnoides (sea buckthorn) seed oil, moringa oleifera seed oil, crambe abyssinica (abyssinian) seed oil, helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil, rosa canina (rosehip) fruit oil, rubus idaeus (raspberry) seed oil, tocopherol (vitamin E) oil, cannabis sativa (hemp) flower/leaf/stem extract, lilium candidum (lily) oil, rosa damascena (rose) distillate, nelumbo nucifera (lotus) extract, jasminum officinale (jasmine) flower extract, cananga odorata (ylang ylang) flower oil, rosa damascena (rose) flower oil, melaleuca ericifolia (rosalina) oil, michelia champaca flower oil, daucus carota sativa (carrot) seed oil, pelargonium graveolens (geranium) flower oil, citrus aurantium bergamia (bergamot) fruit oil, and cannabigerol (CBG) isolate.
When thinking about beauty and skincare formulations, there are multiple factors involved to ensure that the consumer will be able to get the most benefit out of the product. One of the biggest factors to consider is the base, the reason why is because it’ll dictate how it can be used (whether it be a tincture, capsule, patch, or any others). Next, you would have to think about what you want the purpose of the product in someone’s wellness regime or daily routine. As this is more of a whole wellness product, you try to include as many ingredients that you can that would not interact with each other as the consumer is ingesting it. So let's break down each of the ingredients and learn what each of them are for.
Hippophae Rhamnoides (Sea Buckthorn) Seed Oil
Sea Buckthorn Seed Oil has become a popular addition to face serums because of its high concentration of skin nourishing vitamins and minerals. It is rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin A, and Vitamin E, as well as important fatty acids like Omega 3, 6, and 9. These vitamins and minerals work together to provide intense hydration, reduce inflammation, and help keep skin looking healthy and youthful. Sea Buckthorn Seed Oil also contains powerful antioxidants which help to protect skin from environmental stress, while also helping to reduce signs of aging. In addition, Sea Buckthorn Seed Oil can help to reduce the appearance of dark spots, fine lines, and wrinkles, making it an effective anti-aging ingredient.
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Rosa Canina (Rosehip) Fruit Oil
Rosehip fruit oil is a natural oil that is derived from the rosehip fruit. Rosehip fruit is an antioxidant-rich fruit that is high in polyphenols and vitamin C. These properties make rosehip fruit oil a great choice for topical formulations, including skin care products and hair care products.
Rosehip fruit oil is a natural source of antioxidants that can help protect the skin from the harmful effects of the sun and free radicals. It is also a source of vitamin C, which is beneficial for the skin because it helps to protect the skin from the signs of aging. Rosehip fruit oil is also a good source of fatty acids, including medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs). MCTs are a type of fat that is converted quickly into ketones and used as fuel by the body. This makes rosehip fruit oil a good choice for products that are intended to help promote weight loss. Rosehip fruit oil has a sweet flavor and is a good source of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. It is also a good source of fatty acids, including MCTs, which are a type of fat that is converted quickly into ketones and used as fuel by the body.
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Rosehip and sea buckthorn oil are becoming increasingly popular for skin care due to their high levels of antioxidants, vitamins, and fatty acids. When used together, they can help to reduce wrinkles and early signs of aging while nourishing and moisturizing the skin. Rosehip oil helps to reduce the appearance of dark spots, scars, and sun damage while sea buckthorn oil is packed with omega fatty acids to protect the skin from environmental damage. Together, these oils help to reduce inflammation, brighten the skin, and improve overall skin health.
Moringa Oleifera Seed Oil
Moringa Oleifera is a plant that is high in antioxidants, including vitamin C, beta-carotene, and selenium. These antioxidants are beneficial for skin because they protect the skin from damage caused by the sun and free radicals. The oil also has anti-inflammatory properties. Moringa Oleifera is a great source of protein, calcium, and other nutrients. It has been used in traditional medicine to manage a wide variety of conditions, such as malnutrition, diarrhea, and constipation. The oil is also used as a moisturizer and to improve the appearance of skin.
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Crambe Abyssinica (Absynnian) Seed Oil
Crambe Abyssinica (Abyssinian) Seed Oil is an excellent choice for facial serums since it is rich in linoleic acid, which is an essential fatty acid that helps to improve the appearance of dry, flaky skin. This oil also has excellent emollient properties which help to hydrate and soften the skin, while its high levels of antioxidants help to fight signs of aging by protecting the skin from environmental stressors. Additionally, the oil has anti-inflammatory properties which help to soothe irritated skin, while its high levels of Vitamin E help to nourish and protect the skin.
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Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
The oil is high in unsaturated fatty acids, which are important for skin health. The fatty acids are also anti-inflammatory, so they can help reduce the inflammation that can contribute to skin problems such as acne. The oil is also high in vitamin E, which is important for skin health because it helps protect the skin from damage caused by the environment and from the sun. One of the best ways to use sunflower seed oil is to apply it to your skin before you go to bed. This will help to lock in the oil and help to moisturize your skin overnight.
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Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Seed Oil
Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Seed Oil is an excellent choice for facial serums because it is rich in Vitamin C and E, which are beneficial for skin health. It has anti-inflammatory properties, which help reduce redness and irritation and provide moisture. Additionally, it is a powerful antioxidant that can help protect the skin from environmental stressors, combat free radicals, and help slow down the aging process. It also contains essential fatty acids, which help keep the skin hydrated and soft. All of these properties make this oil a great choice for a facial serum, as it helps to nourish, protect, and hydrate the skin while providing anti-aging benefits.
Tocopherol (Vitamin E) Oil
Tocopherol (Vitamin E) oil is a popular ingredient in facial serums due to its impressive antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Vitamin E oil helps to reduce the signs of aging and protect the skin from environmental stressors such as free radicals. It also helps to keep skin hydrated and supple and can improve the texture of the skin. Its high concentration of fatty acids helps to create a barrier on the skin that locks in moisture and keeps it looking healthy. Vitamin E oil has also been shown to help repair damage caused by UV radiation and can even reduce the appearance of scars.
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Cannabis Sativa (Hemp) Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract
Cannabis Sativa (Hemp) Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract is a beneficial ingredient that can be used in facial serums due to its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and moisturizing properties. Hemp extract contains cannabinoids like cannabidiol (CBD), fatty acids, and vitamins that can help reduce redness, irritation, and inflammation, while also providing the skin with additional hydration. Hemp can also help to protect the skin from free radical damage, which can lead to premature aging. Furthermore, it is a non-comedogenic ingredient, meaning it won’t clog the pores. Hemp extract is a great addition to any facial serum, as it can help promote healthy, happy skin.
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Lilium Candidum (Lily) Oil
Lily oil is a natural oil that is extracted from the lily flower. It is used as a natural skin care product because of its many benefits. Lily oil is a powerful antioxidant and helps to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, age spots, and sun spots. It also helps to improve the skin's elasticity and reduce the appearance of scars. Lily oil is also effective in playing a role in skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis. It is safe to use and can be used on the face, body, and hair. In this post, we are going to discuss the top benefits of lily oil for skin and give you a recipe for a natural skin care product that uses lily oil.
Rosa Damascena (Rose) Distillate
Rose distillate is a product derived from the rose petals. It is a popular skin care ingredient because of its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-aging properties. Rose distillate is often used in skin care products to help improve the appearance of skin texture, reduce the appearance of wrinkles, and improve skin clarity. It is also used to reduce the appearance of skin discolorations and improve the appearance of skin tone. Rose distillate is a natural source of antioxidants, which helps protect the skin from damage caused by free radicals. It also has anti-inflammatory properties, which help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and age spots. Rose distillate is also anti-aging, which helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
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Nelumbo Nucifera (Lotus) Extract
Lotus extract is a plant-based product that has been used for centuries for various skin ailments. It is a natural and gentle agent that helps to improve the appearance of skin by reducing inflammation and oil production. Lotus extract is also known to improve the skin's elasticity, hydration, and tone. It is a popular choice for people who are looking for a natural solution to skin problems.
Jasminum Officinale (Jasmine) Flower Extract
Jasminum Officinale flower extract (JOE) is a natural extract from the jasmine flower that has been used for centuries to manage various skin problems. It has a variety of benefits that make it a popular choice for skin care products. JOE is a potent antioxidant that can protect skin from photoaging and other skin damage. It also has anti-inflammatory properties that can reduce the appearance of wrinkles and age spots. Additionally, it is a good source of vitamin C and antioxidants.
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Cananga Odorata (Ylang Ylang) Flower Oil
Cananga Odorata flower oil is used as a natural facial serum because it is rich in essential oils that have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. These properties help to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, and age spots and improve skin texture.
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Rosa Damascena (Rose) Flower Oil
Rose oil is believed to be beneficial for the skin because of its high content of antioxidants, which help to fight against skin aging. Additionally, rose oil is said to be a good moisturizer, providing temporary relief from dry skin conditions.
Melaleuca Ericifolia (Rosalina) Oil
Rosalina oil is used for facial serums because of its high content of antioxidants, which can help protect the skin against environmental damage and help fight signs of aging. Additionally, melaleuca oil is said to be beneficial for skin conditions like acne and psoriasis, and it has been used to calm these conditions for centuries.
Michelia Champaca Flower Oil
Michelia Champaca Flower Oil is used for facial serum formulations because of its high content of carotenoids and other beneficial oils. These oils help protect the skin from the sun and free radicals, and improve the appearance of skin tone and texture. Additionally, the floral scent of Michelia Champaca Flower Oil is popular among users and can help improve the overall quality of skin care products.
Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Seed Oil
Daucus carota sativa seed oil is used for facial serums due to its ability to provide hydration, nourishment, and protection. The oil is a rich source of antioxidants that can help to protect the skin from the damaging effects of the sun and free radicals. Additionally, the oil helps to soften and smooth the skin, while reducing the appearance of wrinkles and age spots.
Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) Flower Oil
Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil is a natural oil that is extracted from the Geranium plant. It is used in facial serums because of its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil is a powerful antioxidant, which can help to fight free radical damage to the skin. It can also help to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and age spots.
Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil
Citrus aurantium bergamia (bergamot) fruit oil is an essential oil that is used in facial serums to improve skin texture and tone.
Cannabigerol (CBG) Isolate
Cannabigerol (CBG) Isolate is used as a facial serum because it is a natural constituent of cannabis oil, and it has been found to be beneficial for skin care.
Hopefully you gain some valuable insight over some of the ingredients used in Belle Visage facial serum. The Belle Visage CBD facial serum is a great way to improve your skin's appearance and defend against the signs of aging. The serum is made with a blend of CBD and other essential ingredients that help to improve the skin's texture, tone, and appearance.
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Note: Data talked about within this post is not about the serum itself. The purpose of this post is to talk about the individual ingredients and what has been studied about them.
This article was edited by Dr. Swathi and was written by Element Apothec Scientific Communications Intern, Dr. Susan Egbert. She is a pharmacist and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) candidate studying Natural Products Chemistry at University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.