Shikon Anti-Imperfection Sensitive Skin Soothing & Hydrating Mask
Relieves dryness, redness & dullness, Restores moisture & radiance
Japan's ultra-popular new product, Shikon (purple root), is a purple plant grass root originally used in Chinese medicine. With no artificial coloring and fragrance, the purple color of the product is derived from the natural ingredient Lithospermum root extract.
The purple root plant has an unique, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effect, which is especially suitable for sensitive and acne-prone skin. Shikon increases the skinís rate of metabolism and cell regeneration, improves the skinís elasticity and retains the skin's moisture.
Shikonís main benefits:
Promote cell regeneration
Increase metabolism of melanin to reduce pigmentation, freckles, spots
Anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, anti-bacterial
Relieve dry skin, redness, dullness, peeling and other damages caused by exposure to sun, harsh weather
Help retain moisture to skin
Increase skinís elasticity to keep skin supple and radiant
Anti-wrinkle, anti-aging effects result in smooth and youthful skin
Anti-blemish, anti-acne effects result in clearer skin
Known as the Edo purple, Shikon has been used to treat skin diseases, burns and scarring since ancient times. The lithospermum purple grass root extract inhibits microbial growth, reduces pain and bleeding, and has anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic and antibacterial effects. The purple grass root is the main ingredient in the topical cream Ziyun, or ďShiunkoĒ ointment, which has been used in Asia to cure burns, frostbites, moles, hemorrhoids and damaged skin. In recent years, lithospermum root has been used in a lot of cosmetics and skin care products.
Lithospermum purple grass root promotes cell regeneration and speeds up skinís metabolism to reduce pigmentation, prevent freckles and spots, restore skinís radiance and youth, inhibit acnes and blemishes, prevent rough, dry and itchy skin, and turn problem skin back into normal, healthy skin.
Mulberry root extract can inhibit the melanin pigmentation that resulted from exposure to UV rays and prevent freckles, dark spots and blemishes. Mulberry bark also has water-retaining capacity, which allows moisture to be locked into the skin.
Scutellaria root extract has anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic, antibacterial and astringent characteristics.
Allantoin is a skin-friendly moisturizing ingredient with anti-allergy function. Allantoin has a calming effect on damaged skin and is often used on dry, rough skin due to sun exposure, extreme hot or cold climates, and harsh environments. It relieves dry skin, redness, dullness, peeling and other damage to the skin.