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Unlock The Power of the Five: All-Natural Skincare Ingredients and Their Benefits!

Posted by Jenette Serrins and Sylvie Greil on
Unlock The Power of the Five: All-Natural Skincare Ingredients and Their Benefits!

In the realm of skincare, understanding the ingredients that make up your favorite products can be a game-changer. From time-honored remedies passed down through the ages to cutting-edge discoveries of today, Mother Nature herself bestows a treasure trove of powerful elements that have the potential to elevate both the vitality and allure of your skin.

Today, we will explore five remarkable skincare ingredients featured in both our line of all-natural products and that of Jane Iredale, our favorite mineral makeup brand. Let's dive into the unique properties of Algae, Pomegranate, Green Tea, Zinc, and Pine Bark Extract and the bountiful benefits they bring to transform your skin into a radiant masterpiece!

 1. Algae: The Skin Perfector from the Sea

Overflowing with nutrients, algae works its magic by drenching your pores with a refreshing wave of hydration, leaving your skin looking oh-so-plump and gloriously revitalized. This little wonder is loaded with precious vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that your skin will absolutely adore:

Hydration & Moisture: Algae extracts deliver concentrated hydration, replenishing your skin's moisture levels and enhancing its natural barrier function. 

Antioxidant Protection: Algae’s antioxidants combat free radicals, protecting the skin from environmental damage and premature aging. 

Skin Brightening: Certain types of algae possess brightening properties, which reduce the appearance of dark spots and promote a more even skin tone.



  • Green Tea - Superfood Facial Bar
    The blue-green algae in our tea leaf soap bar contains over 65 vitamins, minerals, and enzymes, and the complete spectrum of essential amino acids. It will leave your skin feeling super clean without ever dehydrating it.
  • PurePressed Base Mineral Foundation
    Algae extracts help to seal in moisture and retain it in this airy mineral foundation that feels like you’re not wearing any makeup at all. (Added bonus: absorbs excess oil and has an SPF of 20!)
  • Amazing Base Loose Mineral Powder
    This amazing and healing powder traps even more moisture into the dermis and employs the benefits of pomegranate extract, making your skin feel like silk!


2. Pomegranate: A Delicious Skincare Multitasker

In the captivating realm of the pomegranate, antioxidants reign supreme, and your skin gets treated to a radiant makeover. Bursting with nutrients and radiating vibrancy, this luscious fruit has been a cherished secret for skincare excellence since times of yore. Let's uncover the marvelous perks it brings to your skin:

Anti-Aging & Sun Protection: Pomegranate extract contains antioxidants that protect against the damaging effects of UV and UVB radiation and environmental pollutants, reducing the signs of aging such as fine lines and wrinkles. 

Collagen Production: Pomegranate stimulates collagen synthesis, promoting skin elasticity and firmness. 

Skin Regeneration: Pomegranate aids in skin repair and regeneration, contributing to a smoother and more fresh-faced complexion.


  • Be Calm – Brightening C Serum
    Pomegranate seed oil reflects harmful UV and UVB rays, offering chemical-free sun protection while combatting free radical damage. Its healing qualities are beautifully exemplified in this serum.


3. Green Tea: An Antioxidant Superstar

Green tea is a veritable botanical warrior in the battle against environmental aggressors, shielding your skin from harm. Derived from the leaves of Camellia sinensis, green tea has long been revered for its health benefits. This antioxidant superstar provides the following benefits for your skin:

Antioxidant & Anti-inflammatory: Green tea's high concentration of polyphenols help to fight off free radicals, reducing inflammation and protecting the skin from damage caused by pollution and UV radiation. 

Soothing & Calming: Its anti-inflammatory properties help soothe sensitive or irritated skin, relieving conditions such as acne, eczema, or rosacea. 

Oil Control: Green tea regulates sebum production, making it a prized ingredient for individuals with acne-prone or oily skin.


We have a deep appreciation for green tea in all its forms! Its antioxidant and soothing effects make it fantastic for every skin type. Experience the skin-hugging benefits of green tea with these healing and effective must-have skincare products from our all-natural line.


 4. Zinc: Immune-Boosting and Sun-Shielding

Boasting amazing curative properties, healing hero zinc is a true champion in the quest for complexion perfection. It improves skin elasticity and evens out skin tone. This immune booster offers several key benefits:

Acne Treatment: Zinc’s antimicrobial properties will combat acne-causing bacteria and reduce inflammation associated with breakouts and bumps. 

Wound Healing: Zinc promotes skin cell regeneration and collagen synthesis, aiding in the healing of wounds, scars, and blemishes. 

Oil Balance: By regulating sebum production, zinc helps control excess oiliness, preventing clogged pores and reducing acne.

Sun Protection: Zinc has a remarkable ability to shield against both UVA and UVB rays. It forms a physical barrier on your skin's surface, reflecting and scattering harmful rays.


  • Be Renewed - Limited Edition Black Sand Scrub
    The zinc oxide in our nutrient-rich and highly restorative scrub is particularly beneficial for those experiencing dryness, dehydration, or over-exposure to the sun.

    5. Pine Bark – Fights Free Radicals

    Say hello to pine bark extract, a superhero of antioxidants that fearlessly battles those pesky free radicals. This extract offers a touch of opulent defense, while also lending a helping hand to collagen synthesis and a calming embrace to inflammation:

Loaded with Antioxidants: Pine bark extracts are rich in antioxidants that help neutralize free radicals, which are known to cause premature aging. It will improve skin elasticity and minimize fine lines and wrinkles.

Boost Collagen Production: Pine bark stimulates collagen synthesis to maintain your skin's firmness and elasticity. It can improve skin texture, promote a plumper appearance, and reduce scars and blemishes.

Anti-Inflammatory: Incredibly calming, pine bark can help soothe irritated and sensitive skin, reduce redness, and alleviate inflammation caused by acne, eczema, or rosacea.


  • Powder-Me SPF 30 Dry Sunscreen
    A weightless, dry, physical SPF broad spectrum sunscreen, great for face, body and scalp. Now available in a Refillable flow-through vegan brush, 4 different shades. Wear alone or over makeup.


Elevate Your Skincare Regimen with These Healing Products!

These ingredients are true multitaskers, offering healing, calming, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties while providing a layer of protection against pollutants and toxins. Please note that each product mentioned is reef-safe and recommended by The Skin Cancer Foundation.

TIP: By combining our moisturizers with Jane Iredale's powders, you can achieve a flawless complexion that will leave you feeling confident and glowing with radiance!

If you're unsure where to begin your all-natural skincare journey, book a consultation or facial  with us at Being in LA, our Silver Lake spa and boutique, or try our perfectly curated Starter Kits.


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