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Centella Asiatica is one of the most widely used plant-based ingredient in Korean skin care (aka K-beauty), commonly found in Korean moisturizing creams and often labeled as “cica cream” It is also named as Brahmi, Asiatic pennywort, tiger grass, and gotu kola. This plant is acknowledged as hydrating skin-saver/barrier.

What is Centella Asiatica?

Centella Asistica is a perennial herb found in China, Japan, India and Indonesia. It contains chemical known as triterpenoids that appear to speed up wound healing, boost antioxidants at the wound site, strengthen the skin barrier and increase blood supply to the wounded or damaged area.
Having healing properties, made it beneficial for both culinary and medicinal usage. It has gained a lot of popularity as a skincare ingredient also in Asia as well as in the western world.

Cica creams became cornerstones of the famous K-beauty ritual because of their alleged soothing benefits, and, in a case of everything old being new again. Western beauty brands are claiming it’s the hot new beauty ingredient. But, is Centella Asiatica worth the hype?

Benefits of Centella Asiatica for skin?

Studies have shown that Centella Asiatica is composed of potent antioxidants and a source of high level of amino acid. They have also shown that it consists of healing properties for skin blemishes and damaged skin. It also provides calmness to redness & stressed out skin and fades scars.

Its skin soothing and healing properties makes it an ideal ingredient for skincare products as it strengthens the skin barrier and protects the skin from the damaged caused by pollution, dust and other environmental impurities.

Centella Asiaticais ingredient is found in our COSRX Centella range and By Wishtrend TECA 1% Barrier Cream.

The COSRX Centella range consists of a Toner made from centella water extracts, an Ampoule and a Barrier Cream made from Centella plant extract.

The COSRX Centella Water Alcohol-Free Toner can be used as a perfect face mist to instantly hydrate, calm and revive the skin. It is an anti-inflammatory and a relief to irritated skin.

The COSRX Centella Blemish Ampule instantly glows the skin as it is easily absorbed because of its non-greasy and non-sticky texture and it distresses, and soothes the skin as well. It also has anti-aging and healing properties resulting in fading of wrinkles and soothing the damaged areas of the skin.

The COSRX Centella Blemish Cream strengthen the skin barrier and can also be used as an ointment, having high medicinal properties and acting like a protector to the skin. It can also be used for spot treatment post breakouts as it helps in reduces scars and redness.

By Wishtrend TECA 1% Barrier Cream makes the post acne recovery easier and quicker. It is recommended for skin that has become sensitive after extraction, that needs repairing after a laser treatment, skin with weak skin barrier and skin with slow repairing property. It prevents pigmentation, acne scarring and accelerates collagen synthesis.

The products having Centella Asiatica are perfect for soothing, restoring, repairing and rejuvenating the irritated and stressed-out skin.

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