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Secret Beauty Ingredients, Ginseng and Ginkgo

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We’re so used to reading familiar ingredients on our regular skin product labels that when Ginseng and Ginkgo Biloba started showing up, our beauty antennas perked up. Exotic ingredients are always a crowd puller—from Jeju volcanic clay to snail slime, so these very Asian sounding ones had us intrigued.
Did you know the root of the Ginseng plant has been widely used for centuries as an energy booster, memory enhancer and weight loss supplement? Today, Ginseng is the equivalent of a double shot vanilla latte for your skin, reducing puffiness, brightening under-eye circles, preventing wrinkles, healing acne, calming overactive oil glands and boosting hair growth.
Meanwhile, Ginkgo Biloba or the Silver Apricot Tree is also hailed as the Tree of Youth. In ancient China the seeds of this holy tree were used to treat asthma, bladder issues, and a cough remedy. One of the few trees to survive the Hiroshima atom bomb explosion in Japan, it was hailed as the Tree of Hope. And we’re hopeful that it will transform skin thanks to its 40 different phytochemicals that enhance microcirculation, moisturise and tighten skin, reduce inflammation and sun protect.
Scroll down too find Ginseng and Ginkgo infused beauty buys that will revamp your beauty routine.

The Body Shop Chinese Ginseng & Rice Clarifying Polishing Mask

This paraben-free, creamy, exfoliating face mask made from blended Ginseng, Rice extracts and Sesame Seed oil is perfect for removing dullness and unevenness. Use regularly to illuminate and even out skin tone, restoring your skin’s luminosity.

Just Herbs Gotukola Indian Ginseng Rejuvinating Beauty Elixir

This multitasking facial serum is a synergistic blend of Ginseng and cold pressed oils of Rosehip, Wheat Germ, Safflower and Moringa seeds. It nourishes and restores a glow to aging, pigmented skin and reverses free radical damage. Get this lightweight, non-greasy formula today!

It's Skin Prestige Lotion Ginseng D'escargot

This premium skin care product is as exotic as it gets. Infused with Snail secretion filtrate Mucin and Panax Ginseng root extract, it replenishes skin overnight for a radiant, soft and even appearance. It’s super hydrating without being too rich for oilier skin types.

Fizzy Fern Indian Gooseberry & Ginseng Body Massage Oil

The true definition of East meets Far East, this redolent, de-stressing Ayurvedic body massage oil, a mix of Amla and Ginseng, improves blood circulation, and relieves pain and stress besides soothing, nourishing and moisturizing skin.

GNC Ginkgo Biloba 60 Mg (100 Capsules)

Each capsule of GNC Ginkgo Biloba 60 mg has nootropic properties that improve concentration, boost memory and alleviate symptoms of vertigo. It’s also a powerful antidote for dementia and prevents the onset of Alzheimer's disease because of its ability to improve blood flow to the brain.

HealthVit Ginkgo Biloba 60 mg (60 Caps)

An exclusive bone health formulation that combines Gingko with Glucosamine, the essential building block for cartilage that maintains the synovial fluid balance in joints for comfortable, pain-free movement. Regular intake promotes rebuilding deteriorated cartilage in joints. Ideal for active, outdoorsy people.
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