Green tea is renowned worldwide because of its powerful health benefits due to the high content of antioxidants called polyphenols. The most significant are the catechins. Thanks to these ingredients, green tea extract has a favorable effect against the harmful effects of UV rays, prevents premature skin aging and has anti-inflammatory properties. The catechins help to neutralize the free radicals that are harmful to the skin, formed as a result of various harmful factors - toxins, environmental pollutants. Many studies have shown that green tea neutralizes the harmful effect of UV light on the skin after sun exposure.
The anti-inflammatory properties of green tea extract are particularly suitable for dry and sensitive skin, oily and acne-prone skin, various inflammatory skin disorders. Studies have shown that the use of green tea in cosmetic formulations promotes skin regeneration and regulates the cell cycle.
Aloe - Aloe Barbadensis Mill. gel
Like a cactus, the Aloe Vera plant consists of 99% water. The remaining 1% contains over 150 ingredients determining the amazing benefits of Aloe. These include over 12 vitamins - A, E, B1, B2, B3, B12, etc..; minerals - potassium, calcium, magnesium, selenium, copper, chromium, zinc, phosphorus, etc.; tannins; over 18 amino acids. Aloe is a widely used ingredient in cosmetic products due to its very favorable impact on skin. One of the most useful applications of Aloe is for soothing sunburns. With its powerful skin regenerative properties it fights skin inflammations and is beneficial for wound healing. Aloe is known for its anti-inflammatory properties, as well as for its long-lasting and efficient skin moisturizing action. When applied on the skin, it leaves an invisible film, increasing the skin resistance against harmful environmental influences.
Aloe Vera gel that is used as an ingredient in the production of cosmetic products with Refan brand, is harvested from Aloe Vera plant that has been cultivated in Mexico. The sap obtained from the leaves is pressed and concentrated by distillation. 1 kg of Aloe Vera Gel Concentrate contains approximately the gel obtained from about 25 kilograms of fresh leaves.