Key Ingredients Found in Motives® Fall/Winter 2012 Runway Collection:
Mica is a transparent earth mineral used to create mineral cosmetics that enhance the natural beauty of skin. Due to its low level of sheen, mica reflects light away from imperfections on the skin, offering a more youthful appearance.
A silicone-based polymer, dimethicone acts as a skin conditioning agent to slow water loss from the skin by forming a barrier on the skin’s surface. Dimethicone is also well known for its flow properties, which enhance the smooth application of personal care products.
Simmondsia chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
A natural ingredient derived from the seeds of the desert shrub, Simmondsia chinensis helps slow the natural loss of water from the skin and, therefore, helps to keep your skin moisturized, look smoother and firmer, and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Jojoba seed oil is non-greasy and easily absorbed by the skin.
Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Seed Extract
Extracts from the seeds of grapefruit are rich in antioxidant flavonoids (naringin and hesperidin) and liminoids (limonene and nomilin). These antioxidants may help protect the skin from environmental factors and support normal, healthy skin integrity.
Usnea Barbata (Wildcrafted Lichen) Extract
Wildcrafted lichen extracts contain usnic acid, which has been reported to act as a natural preservative for cosmetic products, as well as to help soothe the skin.