What is CICA:
CICA or Centella as most Cica lovers know stands for Centella Asiatica is an herb that grows wild in the forests in some parts of Asia. It is also found in many parts of Europe and North America. People have long used Centella Asiatica, also known as Indian Pennywort for many different purposes. This little herb has been used for centuries to help treat acne, pigmentation problems, stretch marks, and many other skin ailments.
It is now known to be one of South Korea's hottest skin care ingredients and is being used in serums, creams, and many more. In addition to being anti-aging and hydrating. It is scientifically proven to reduce the size of pores, improve skin elasticity, and help increase blood circulation which brings more nutrients and oxygen.
Other Centella Asiatica Skin Benefits?
Studies show that Centella asiatica really does have benefits for skin, thanks to its active compounds, including madecassoside, which serves as an antioxidant. According to Paula's Choice - Centella asiatica itself also has been shown to have potent antioxidant properties and to be a rich source of amino acids, and there’s additional research showing that it’s a good hydrating ingredient to soothe upset or compromised skin.
Products that we recommend:
We will talk about two products from iUNIK that work wonderfully if you are experiencing skin problems.
This Centella Calming Gel Cream by iUNIK helps with the regeneration of skin cells and will help improve your skin's elasticity. It also helps to maintain your skin's pH balance and prevent oxidative stress, while giving you results that you can see, in as little as 4 weeks! It is suitable for all skin types too!
Another product that we love is the Centella Bubble Cleansing Foam, which is formulated to improve skin troubles such as acne, inflammation, and scarring caused by previous acne breakouts. This gel water-type bubble foam is super effective at removing dirt and sebum without irritating skin.
Beauty of Joseon Centella Asiatica Calming Mask is also a great sheet mask that is loaded with Centella Asiatica that soothes and calms dry skin. Transform your rough and tired skin into a soft, baby-like smoothness thanks to its extra essence.
So, if you want to get rid of damaged, aging cells Centella should be a product that you consider adding to your skincare routine. Shop our collection of products containing Centella Asiatica or if you are interested in learning more about this hot ingredient then visit Asian Beauty Essentials website for more information.