I love the feeling of a fluffy moisturizer, and Nourish RX fits the bill. The pump packaging keeps me from overusing the product. Each use leaves my skin feeling like a little dumpling, dewy but not heavy. It is difficult to find a moisturizer that works for am and pm, as many are either too heavy or too light for my dehydrated skin. This fills the void nicely! I can put spf and makeup on top without any hassle.
NourishRX | Water Based Moisturizer
Nourish RX is the best water based moisturizer for acne prone skin because of its light-weight formula. Most people who have acne and or oily skin are afraid to use a moisturizer, but using a moisturizer is imperative in order to prevent drying out acne. The consequences of not taking the time to moisturize can make acne worse by trapping the acne under the dry skin. Nourish RX leaves your skin soft, hydrated and nourished without feeling greasy or causing breakouts. Formulated with healing aloe vera and niacinamide, Nourish RX works to calm redness and combat dryness.
Known as Vitamin B3, Niacinamide improves the skin’s barrier and renews and restore’s the surface of skin against moisture loss and dehydration by helping skin improve its natural production of skin-strengthening ceramides.
What Role Does Niacinamide Play In Skincare?
Niacinamide is a b3 vitamin that works with the natural substances in your skin to help minimize enlarged pores, improve skin texture, and strengthen skin. Niacinamide is also wound healing, and will help to fade any post inflammatory erythema left from pesky breakouts.
Aloe Vera is a plant that grows in dry, tropical climates and is best known for its healing properties. Over the years, aloe vera has been known to treat wounds and burns of many types. Aloe Vera is very popular in the beauty industry in lotion formulas, or in a gel form.
How Does Aloe Vera Help The Skin?
Aloe Vera has been known to soothe any skin irritation, add moisture into the skin, fight acne and cold sores, and even fight off signs of aging and discoloration.
Aloe Vera for Skin Irritation and Acne
Aloe Vera contains compounds such as acemannan, that suppresses inflammation by working against the enzymes that cause inflammation. Aloe Vera contains many antibacterial and anti inflammatory properties, which makes it an ideal ingredient for fighting off skin irritation and acne.
Aloe Vera for Dry and Aging Skin
Because Aloe Vera is 99% water, aloe vera gel is very hydrating on the skin without feeling too heavy, or giving the skin a greasy feel. Aloe Vera will not only help to hydrate the skin, but it will also help the skin retain moisture deep within its surface layers. Meanwhile, Aloe Vera’s other properties, such and zinc and vitamins C and E help to keep the skin looking tighter, and brighter.
Ceramides - Lipids that repair the skin’s barrier while retaining water to keep the skin hydrated and plump.
Aloe Vera Leaf- An antibacterial, water agent that helps fight acne, as well as locks in moisture and keeps skin feeling hydrated and smooth. Repairs skin cells, and reduces inflammation.
Safflower Oil - A light, non-poreclogging oil that absorbs quickly into the skin, making it an excellent moisturizer suitable for all skin types including acne.
Glycerin -Glycerin is a soothing humectant and emollient, which makes the skin feel softer and smoother making it an excellent ingredient in skin.
Recommended Use: After applying your serum, massage two pumps of Nourish RX in an upward, circular motion over face and neck.
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This moisturizer is just enough moisture for my acne-prone skin, it's not heavy or greasy at all.