Have you ever wondered what "active ingredients" actually means, or what they actually do? Here we sort out the meaning behind the words, some extra good ingredients to look out for, and in which of Rapide's products you will find them!
What are "active ingredients"?Active ingredients, or active skin care, have received increased attention in the beauty world in recent years. Simply put, active ingredients are substances that make a noticeable difference in the skin, such as reducing redness, reducing fine lines or helping with acne. So the ingredients have a proven positive effect on the skin, and who does not want that?
- Antioxidant, helps the skin to protect itself from free radicals
- Strengthens the skin's moisture barrier
- Has an anti-inflammatory effect
- Increases collagen production in the skin, leading to reduced development of wrinkles
Which of Rapide's products contains vitamin E?Care Mascara has a creamy, velvety formula that includes vitamin E, which moisturizes, protects and keeps your lashes soft and flexible all day long. It gives your lashes volume, length and intensity with a rich, matte black color while caring for lashes while you wear it!
Seaweed is a marine ingredient that in recent years has begun to be used in skin and hair care. In Asia, seaweed has long been used in skin care and is known for its moisture-binding and tonic properties. Seaweed extract works:
- Building & strengthening
- Increases the density & volume of the hair
- Makes lashes / eyebrows fuller and longer
Which of Rapide's products contains seaweed extract?
Repair Serum is our first growth serum for your eyelashes and eyebrows, and which stimulates your hair roots with a sustainably produced algae extract from Tahiti. The seaweed extract nourishes and repairs your hairs while increasing the volume, length and density and making your hairs stronger and increasing the density.
Witch HazelWitch hazel has become a well-known ingredient in natural and organic skin care. The plant is mainly known for its soothing, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties that contribute to the healing properties of the skin. Witch hazel:
- Has an anti-inflammatory effects
- Reduces sensitive and dry skin
- Increases circulation
- Promotes hair growth
- Adds volume
Which of Rapide's products contains witch hazel ?
Brow Lift Soap is a mild, transparent Brow Soap with extra good fixation and fullness. It contains, among other things, witch hazel which acts anti-inflammatory and soothes sensitive and dry skin. Perfect if you need to go long days with perfect eyebrows!
Squalane is a natural ingredient used in skin care for its softening and moisturizing properties and is found naturally in the outer barrier of the skin. It is extra good for those with dry skin and is a very effective moisturizer! Squalane works:
- Anti inflammatory
- Contributes to natural skin flora
- Deeply moisture-binding and strengthens the skin barrier
- Reduces redness and swollen areas
- Does not clog pores
Which of Rapide's products contains squalane ?
Calming BB Concealer is an anti-inflammatory, soothing concealer that with its BB formula balances and retains moisture in the skin, while it mattifies and naturally melts into the skin. Squalane strengthens the skin barrier, reduces redness, reduces swelling and does not clog the pores but still settles easily on the skin!
Glycerin , also known as glycerol, is an effective moisturizer and is one of the skin's own so-called moisture factors that effectively binds moisture into the skin. It is often used in skin care products and helps to improve and repair the skin's moisture balance. Glycerin:
- Binds & retains moisture in the hair
- Helps damaged & dry hair
- Makes hair soft, smooth & moisturized
Which of Rapide's products contains glycerin?
Clear Brow Gel is a transparent, fixing eyebrow gel that contains glycerin, among other things. It helps to bind and retain moisture in the hair shaft, which helps damaged and dry hair to become soft, smooth and moisturized. Perfect if you often tend to stay in dry environments!
Panthenol is a form of vitamin B5 and is found naturally in both food and our skin. The vitamin has a number of different benefits and is a real moisture boost but at the same time has an calming and repairing effect. Panthenol:
- Strengthening for the hairs
- Retains moisture
- Helps damaged straws to get healthier
Which of Rapide's products contains panthenol ?
Tint & Fiber Brow Gel is our tinted Brow Gel with as much as 3% fibres. It gives you color, fixation, volume and also contains panthenol which strengthens, nourishes and preserves moisture in your hair!