Aloe Vera is a commonly used plant extract that has soothing properties, antioxidant qualities, and serves as a hydrating agent. Aloe provides a refreshing sensation and naturally contains 99.5% water.
Avocado leaves skin soft and supple. It also helps in effectively soothing the skin. The fruit is rich in vitamins such as Vitamin C, A and E, which are essential for skin. It hydrates all skin types. The amazingly healthy components present in this fruit make it a great choice in skin care.
All natural wax that comes from honeybees. Beeswax locks in moisture and helps keep skin plump and firm. Beeswax effectively softens and coats the skin. A naturally nourishing moisturizer.
Candelilla wax components are naturally found in fruit and vegetable skins. A true desert plant, preferring hot, dry conditions it protects and conserves its moisture by coating its stems with a fine, hard wax. This wax has the unique property of being a naturally supreme soft moisturizer.
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride is derived from coconut oil and glycerin and considered an excellent emollient and skin-replenishing ingredient. It quickly penetrates the skins surface to condition and lubricate.
Cocoa Butter is composed of a combination of natural fats which makes it an incredible moisturizer. Cocoa Butter slows the loss of water from the skin surface and the creamy texture of Cocoa Butter makes your skin feel soft and healthy.
The seeds are cold pressed to extract the oil, producing a golden oil with a fruity aroma. Equal amounts of omega 3, 6 and 9 makes cranberry seed oil super rich in Vitamin E.
Nourishing the skin for a healthy glow and conditioning the skin, leaving it smooth and soft.
Colloidal Oatmeal is produced from finely ground oat grains of Avena Sativa, the common oat.
Colloidal Oatmeal’s water-binding sugars, fats and hydrocolloids hold moisture against the skin allowing it to act as an emollient. Colloidal Oatmeal binds to the skin and provides a silky, soothing, relaxing experience.
Meadowfoam contains Vitamin E and tocopherol, both of which are known to prevent skin dehydration and make skin “look” younger. The extracted oil from the seed of the meadowfoam plant (Limnanthes alba) naturally helps your skin to lock in moisture.
Safflower oil contains lubricant properties that prompt the skin to retain water and moisture. The oil consists primarily of linoleic acid, an omega-6 that is packed with essential vitamins. Safflower oil acts as a lubricant on the skin surface and its hydrating properties lend skin a healthy glow.
Vitamin E is one of the most important ingredients for healthy skin. The body releases some Vitamin E into the skin through natural oils. While, you can increase your intake by consuming more vegetable oils, nuts and green vegetables, topical application can also supply the skin with vitamin E.
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Benzocaine can function as a topical numbing medication used to reduce and relieve pain, itch and discomfort from cold sores.
Camphor is an age-old traditional medicine. It was probably the odor that led to its use. Camphor is a mild pain and itch reliever. Camphor is a compound that shares many properties with Menthol, such as the cooling effect that relieves minor itching, irritation and pain.
Menthol fires up cold-sensing nerves in the skin responsible for that well-known cooling sensation known as ‘the tingle’. Obtained from peppermint oil, Menthol refreshes, revitalizes, and enlivens skin.
Historically, Phenol was the first antiseptic used in surgery. Today, Phenol is recognized by the FDA as a safe and effective topical pain reliever and is used topically to relieve pain and irritation caused by cold sores and fever blisters.
In very small, yet effective amounts Salicylic Acid helps to gently remove dead, cracked, peeling skin, without damaging the new layer of skin that is constantly renewing itself. This skin cell turnover results in healthy, soft, smooth skin underneath.
Cetyl Esters acts as a lubricant on the skin surface, giving it a soft and smooth appearance. Cetyl Esters Wax is a skin conditioning agent which helps to lock in the skin’s natural moisture levels, and impart a smooth, soft, feel to both the product and the skin.
Lanolin falls into the lipid-rich emollient class of moisturizers. Lanolin forms an oily layer on the top of the skin that traps water in the skin. One of the causes of dry skin is a lack of lipids, which allows water to escape. Lanolin absorbs moisture from the air around it, rejuvenating skin.
With a melting point, close to body temperature, petrolatum softens upon application creating an effective barrier that traps the skin’s natural moisture. Petrolatum protects injured or exposed skin from harmful or annoying external sources while also providing relief to the skin, sealing off the skin from water and air allowing the skin to heal itself.
Safe and effective sunscreen filters which protect against the sun’s damaging rays.
Helps protect against sunburn when applied liberally before sun exposure.
*Carmex products containing these ingredients should be used as directed on the label.