Anti-Aging Night Cream

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Description

Our Magick Mushroom Anti-aging Night Cream was specifically designed for the face and neck and is intended to help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and rejuvenate your skin. It is handcrafted using several nutrient-rich organic oils, including Rosehip, Argan and Jojoba oils. We’ve also added Shiitake Mushroom, Calendula, Helichrysum and Rosemary extracts plus 100% essential Frankincense, Carrot Seed and Geranium oils. It is uplifting in so many ways.

As mentioned above, we include Shiitake Mushroom extract to help prevent collagen deterioration and improve the structure, organization and quality of collagen, all of which are associated with a firmer, smoother complexion.

As we age, the amount of collagen in our skin decreases and certain enzymes increase leading to signs of aging such as roughness or reduction of firmness. Shiitake Mushroom extract behaves as a strong anti-oxidant that reduces the damage. It assists with type I collagen synthesis and contributes to protein quality while reducing carbamylation, the degradation of protein, often referred to as the “hallmark of aging.” It has also been shown to reduce degradation of collagen.

One study with nineteen female volunteers aged 41 to 55 over 56 days showed a cream containing Shiitake Mushroom extract applied twice daily reported visible reduction of neck folds and improvement of firmness along with a smoother appearance of the décolleté, face and neck and a reduction in the appearance of roughness. It was also noted there was an improvement in skin recovery after distension, a quality associated with younger skin, meaning the skin bounces back quickly.

Shiitake Mushroom

Due to the presence of polysaccharides, flavonoids, triterpenes and carotenes, which act on the metabolism of glycoproteins and on collagen fibers, Calendula is one of the most effective ingredients to combat aging. Applications containing Calendula extract have shown to promote remarkable epithelization with especial intensity on the metabolism of glycoproteins and collagen fibers during tissue regeneration. According to the European Scientific Cooperative on Phytotherapy (ESCOP), Calendula is recommended for the local treatment of skin and mucosae inflammation, as a co-adjuvant in wound-healing processes and to treat contusions and skin burns.

Calendula, due to its saponin and mucilage content, has moisturizing properties making it ideal in formulations for dry, irritated or delicate skin.

Calendula also plays another very important anti-aging role. During the aging process, the immune system progressively deteriorates and its activation turns slower, thus resulting in decreased cell renewal. Calendula has been shown to help keep the immune system of the skin active so that it can protect the skin from damage produced by internal as well as external agents.

Calendula

Rich in flavoinoids and acetephenones, Helichrysum plays a major antioxidant role and its use is recommended for the protection of skin against oxidative stress.

Other benefits of Helichrysum have been shown to include antimicrobial and purifying actions, due to its essential oils, and photoprotection from the range of phenol compounds present, making its inclusion in skin care with purifying and antiseptic activity useful.

Helichrysum

The anti-aging properties of Rosemary are quite well known. It’s been shown to improve the quality of the skin while also healing blemishes and increasing the natural shine and hydrated appearance. Rosemary has also been known to reduce inflammation, relieve pain, protect the immune system, stimulate circulation, detoxify the body, protect the body from bacterial infections and prevent premature aging.

Rosemary

Product Size:

  • 2 oz

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Additional information

Weight 2.5 oz
Dimensions 1.54 × 1.54 × 4.41 in

2 reviews for Anti-Aging Night Cream

  1. Kourtney Chalmers

    This cream is amazing! I thought I loved the New Moon the most, but it turns out this is my one and only. It just works better with my skin.I have a fairly normal complexion – not oily or dry.I use this at night and wake up with my skin feeling softer, and smoother. I’ve noticed my skin has become more even and after only two weeks of solid use I definitely have softer lines on my face. I love the way I can use a little right before I put my make up on and it allows my foundation and concealer to blend flawlessly. I’m hooked and so excited to have it as part of my routine.

    • Paula Burck

      Thank you, Kourtney! It’s wonderful to hear how well our Magick Mushroom is working for you.

  2. Risa

    This moisturizer is my new best friend! Morning and night, it’s the perfect match for my skin, which is not oily, and feels dry after a wash. It is perfect under make-up, and also right before bed. The bonus is that it smells lovely, like roses, but not “perfumey”. After the rose petal witch hazel toner, I finish with this, and my face feels supple and happy.

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