Centella is VClaire’s top choice of organic skincare! in this blog we will be talking about why we chose the brand Centella and all of the amazing benefits this brand has to offer for your skin!
About the brand
Centella is a brand created by ROIG laboratories. It was established in Perpignan, France in 1972 by Mr. Emile Vincent Roig. Roig came across a remarkable plant called Centella Asiatica during his travels throughout Asia, where locals told him of the plants miraculous benefits for the skin.
Apparently tigers had been rolling around in this special herb in order to heal their wounds. This sparked an idea in Roig to create a skincare brand formulated with high potencies of centella asiatica. His vision was to form an organic brand that would treat a wide range of different skin conditions.
Centella asiatica has many healing benefits for the skin. It is a highly restorative, anti-inflammatory and hydrating plant for the skin, and is most widely recognised for its amazing ability to increase collagen and elastin synthesis in the skin. Collagen and elastin are proteins in the skin that are formed by fibroblast cells. These proteins give our skin its firmness and elasticity.
As we age, collagen and elastin naturally break down. Exposure to UV rays, certain foods, pollutants and Free Radicals can accelerate the break down of these proteins.
Centella Asiatica contains terpenoids. These molecules increase fibroblast activity, which in turn increases the amount of collagen and elastin in the skin. This has many advantageous effects on the skin, such as wound healing, scar and stretch mark minimisation, and the reduction of fine lines and slackened skin.
Why we choose the brand Centella
Centella is VClaire’s top choice of organic skincare for a multitude of reasons.
The brand Centella contains 100% natural and organic active ingredients and is a eco-certified brand. It derives all of their ingredients from natural and organic origin. We believe that organic, natural ingredients are the utmost best and only ingredients you should use on your skin, as they do not contain any harmful synthetic ingredients or preservatives.
Centella completely prohibits the use of synthetic chemicals known as petro-chemicals. Not only are these chemicals damaging to our skin and body, they are also very harmful for the environment. These chemicals pollute our water and air, and contribute to the production of greenhouse gases.
Along with being kind to the environment, Centella does not use any animal ingredients and does not test on animals, therefore being completely vegan and cruelty free.
Why does it work?
Finally we choose Centella as it contains high potencies of stem cells of Centella Asiatica, which as discussed previously has many wonderful benefits for the skin, and we have experienced this to be true time and time again. Therefore it is a highly results driven brand.
The brand is targeted to many different skin types and ages, from sensitive, reactive and blemished skin types, to dry and aging types.
The natural, organic ingredients work to change the skin in many beneficial ways on a deep, cellular level, and so does not need to include any synthetic ingredients to achieve results. In 30 days the skin appears firmer, more even in tone and texture, and sensitivity and irritation is significantly reduced.
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