Golden Osmanthus Eye Masks: Every Ingredient's Purpose

Every product formulated by our team at Manda's Garden is crafted with purpose, emphasizing the importance of each individual ingredient.

Let's look at the formulation. 

 

 

Golden Osmanthus Extract

Golden Osmanthus has been used in Japanese and Chinese skin care for thousands of years. Have you ever been to Eastern Asia and realized that people seem to age slower than usual? Yeah they've got the whole skin care thing down.
Golden Osmanthus has been the subject of hundreds of clinical trials, in both China and the United States, proving again and again the useful and unique properties it brings to the table. 
Let's take a look at the benefits. 
 

 Glycerin

Glycerin is widely regarded as the most effective ingredient for moisturizing the skin and retaining water in the epidermis.
Acting as an emollient, glycerin is able to soothe and smooth the skin by maintaining water balance. Not only does glycerin act as a barrier against water loss, but it also is able to moisturize the skin by drawing up moisture from the air into the epidermis. 

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 Collagen


Collagen has been proven in thousands of scientific studies to improve skin elasticity. Collagen is one of the most abundant proteins in your body, however, as we age, collagen production slows down greatly. For this reason, we have included a clinical dosage of collagen to replenish protein stores in the epidermis and improve skin elasticity, providing users with a more vibrant and youthful complexion.

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Butylene Glycol

The primary function of Butylene Glycol is to increase the efficacy of other ingredients in the formulation by increasing skin penetration. Ingredients like collagen are too large to normally penetrate the epidermis, so butylene glycol works as an agent which allows effective skin penetration of all other ingredients in the formulation. Without butylene glycol, ingredients which have potential to be effective lose their purpose because they accumulate on the surface of the skin without being able to penetrate deeper. 
Moreover, butylene glycol has humectant properties, meaning it aids in moisturization by absorbing humidity from the surrounding air. 

Xanthan Gum

Golden Osmanthus Xanthan Gum

Xanthan Gum is the most popular mixing agent which is produced by mixing proteins and dehydrated carbohydrates. Its purpose is ensuring that all elements of the formulation are properly mixed to allow even dispersion on the skin.

Portulaca Oleracea Extract

Portulaca Oleracea is the scientific name for Purslane. Rich in antioxidants and vitamins, it is excellent for treating fine lines and wrinkles in the skin as antioxidants prevent free radicles from terminating skin cells. 

With ample minerals, Portulaca Oleracea has also shown anti-inflammatory properties in lab testing, which are essential for easing under-eye puffiness and dark circles.

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 Hamamelis Virginiana Extract

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Hamamelis Virginiana is more commonly known as American Witch Hazel. Witch hazel is abundant in a compounds known as tannins, naturally occurring astringents which tighten the skin to give the epidermis a smooth visual appearance. Tannins have been scientifically proven to relieve skin of wrinkles and fine lines when applied for 6 consecutive days. 

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Phenoxyethanol

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Phenoxyethanol is an anti-bacterial agent that is put into our eye masks at a low dosage to ensure that harmful bacteria do not arise over time. While most anti-bacterials can be irritating to the skin, the FDA deemed Phenoxyethanol one of the safest products to kill bacteria and ensure fresh ingredients. When used in low dosages, the benefits of Phenoxyethanol are essential to keeping ingredients fresh and effective. 

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Golden Osmanthus Parfum

You've smelled how amazing our eye-makes scent is... right? That's because we use a mixture of ingredients like Golden Osmanthus Essential Oil, Golden Osmanthus Petal Extract, and Pure Golden Osmanthus to create a heavenly aroma of Osmanthus.

The scent of Golden Osmanthus has been clinically proven to suppress appetite and lead to weight loss. So not only is the scent itself heavenly, it has actual physiological benefits too!

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