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Beta Glucan: The Skincare Ingredient That's Changing the Game

Beta-glucan: A skincare superhero ingredient.

Beta-glucan is a natural ingredient that's been gaining popularity in the skincare world in recent years. And for good reason! This versatile ingredient has a wide range of benefits for the skin, including hydration, soothing, and anti-aging.

Yes, beta-glucan is one of the newest and most exciting ingredients in skincare. Holistic esthetician and trainer, Leslie Morand is always researching the latest and greatest for her clients faces in the facial treatment room and to be used at home for ageless skin. Having ingredients that are result driven and hormone safe is the key.

What is beta glucan?

Beta glucan is a polysaccharide, or complex sugar, that can be derived from a variety of natural sources, including yeast, fungi, seaweed, and oats. Beta-glucan is known for its many skin benefits, including:

  • Hydration: Beta-glucan is a humectant, which means it attracts and retains water. This makes it an excellent ingredient for hydrating the skin, especially dry and dehydrated skin.

  • Soothing: Beta-glucan has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, which can help to soothe and calm irritated skin. It is also known to promote wound healing.

  • Barrier protection: Beta-glucan can help to strengthen the skin's barrier function, making it less susceptible to environmental damage.

  • Anti-aging: Beta-glucan can help to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, and improve skin elasticity. It is thought to do this by stimulating collagen production and protecting the skin from free radical damage.

Beta-glucan is a safe and effective ingredient for all skin types, including sensitive skin. It is also non-comedogenic, which means it will not clog pores.

Here are some of the ways that beta-glucan is used in Le Vie Skincare currently

  • Moisturizers: Beta-glucan can be added to moisturizers to boost hydration and soothe the skin like in Calm and Repair Creme.

  • Serums: Beta-glucan is now in a few of our serums, Clear skin, Peel in a bottle and a few more, they can be applied to the skin after cleansing and before moisturizing to deliver a concentrated dose of this beneficial ingredient. Firm and smooths fine lines and can help with unwanted pigmentation.

  • Detox and Repair Masque: Beta-glucan in face masks can be used to deeply hydrate and soothe the skin instantly after sun burn or chemical peel to help with the healing process

  • Sun care products: Beta-glucan can be added to sun care products to help protect the skin from the sun's harmful UV rays.

If you are looking for a new skincare ingredient that can help to improve your skin's hydration, soothe irritation, and reduce the signs of aging, beta-glucan is a great option to consider. Having clean and conscious skin care ingredients is the future in the beauty industry.

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