The Best Ingredients for Pore Minimizing

Dealing with breakouts is probably one of the most common issues to deal with for skin. The causes for breakouts could be due to a number of different factors and stresses. There are number topic and natural products on the market that can help treat breakouts, therefore deciphering which one would be the best for you could be difficult. At the end of the day, it all comes down to the ingredients. 

Luckily our moisturizer is here to help! The following ingredients used during formulation are great for treating breakouts:


Better known as our miracle ingredient, Bakuchiol is the best alternative to retinol. It has all the benefits of retinol without any of the side effects. Bakuchiol is also natural, being derived from edible seeds. It has been studied and tested to show equal effectiveness as retinol at improving problematic skin like acne. It does this by stopping inflammatory reactions and acne causing bacteria, and it has many other great benefits.


Kaolin is one of the most gentle clays used in skin care. It is a silica-based clay that is derived from rocks in hot climates. It is known for strongly absorbing excess oil and toxins in the skin, making it perfect for oily skin types. It provides mineral nutrients to help firm the skin up as well. Kaolin gently exfoliates the skin of debris and is great for mattifying the face.


Another popular clay found in skin care is bentonite originates from naturally occurring volcanic ash sediments. It highly absorbs and detoxifies the skin. This clay draws up oil, dirt and other impurities that has built up on the skin. It loves to unclog all the gunk trapped in the pores. It also helps to shrink pores and reduce oil production. Bentonite has amazing abilities and is often recommended for oil-control and decongesting your skin by professionals.

Epilobium Angustifolium (Willow Herb)

Willow Herb is a free-radical scavenger that helps ease damage from environment stress and is known for soothing acne-prone skin. It is well known for preventing overproduction of sebum and breakouts. Willow Herb has great antimicrobial effects and calms redness caused from oily acne-prone skin.

Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract

Ginger Root Extract is the ultimate miracle worker commonly used to treat inflamed skin and cystic acne due to its natural anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Treating cystic acne will prevent significant skin trauma which contributes to the stretching of the pores. This ingredient also promotes skin circulation which makes it warming and soothing to the skin which helps with preventing irritation due to acne.

Cinnamomum Cassia (Cinnamon) Root Extract

Cinnamon Bark Extract is a powerful spice used to kill bacteria that contributes to enlarged pores. This natural ingredient will help with the treatment of acne due to its antiseptic properties. This extract also serves as an exfoliant which removes buildup of dead skin cells that could clog the pores and cause acne. Also, it will increase collagen levels which improves skin elasticity and wrinkles caused by aging skin which minimizes the appearance of large pores.


Turmeric extract is extracted from the turmeric plant and is a great natural antiseptic that prevents acne bacteria from growing on the skin. The extract has anti-inflammatory properties to help calm redness and swelling from breakouts as well.


Sunflower extract comes from the seeds of the plant. It is non-comedogenic and great for acne-prone skin. It is full of antioxidants and helps maintain a balanced skin barrier, which helps with breakouts from occurring on the skin.


Avocado extract is great for fighting acne and achieving healthy skin. It is highly effective in increasing vitamin A absorption, which is great for oily skin, which usually is the common home for breakouts.

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