And to effectively fight and prevent signs of stressed-out skin, Dr. Gross concocted a potent blend of adaptogens (ingredients like ashwagandha, rhodiola, and shatavari, which help calm, rebalance, and restore a compromised complexion), antioxidant-rich superfoods (avocado, kakadu plum, cacao, and more to prevent inflammation and boost collagen production), and niacinamide (a B3 vitamin that’s known to reduce redness and inflammation, improve the lipid barrier, and retain moisture) — all encapsulated in a complex bilayer lipid-water system to penetrate the skin and into the cell. Ahead, Dr. Gross breaks down each sign of stress, what it looks like, and what you can do to treat the effects. So even though you may be stressed, at least you won’t look it.
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