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7 ingredients that make your body lotion a moisturizing machine

Girls Beauty
December 4, 2018

We have always heard about the ingredients that shouldn’t be in our beauty products, but have you ever thought about the ingredients that should be there? There are many ingredients that are very important in Body Lotion. They can help in retaining the moisture of the skin. Well, let us make you familiar with some of the ingredients.

Here are some of the ingredients that make moisturizers and makes Body Lotion better than before.


The peptide is one of the amino acids which help your skin to produce a collagen and also tell it how to function properly. If you apply it via body lotions or cream, it can help in decreasing the appearance of the wrinkles over time.

The study has also found that the peptides can help in minimizing the symptoms of several skin conditions like psoriasis, rosacea and dermatitis. It makes an ideal ingredient for the body lotion and the facial moisturizers.


Ceramide is the liquid molecules which help in locking the moisture and protecting the skin. If you have a dry skin, it might be because of the lack of ceramides.

The body uses to produce them naturally but also it diminishes according to your age. But don’t worry; you can easily restore the ceramides by using the body lotion that contains ceramides.

Sodium PCA (sodium pyroglutamic acid)

Sodium PCA is considered one of the most effective humectants that are used in personal care products. It helps in absorbing the water of the skin which helps bind moisture to the cells of the skin and also prevents from the skin dry.

Sodium PCA also helps in reducing the inflammation and also has anti-ageingng benefits. It takes the moisture from the air to make your skin cells hydrated.

Essential fatty acids

You may have heard about people saying that you should eat avocados and olive oil instead of butter, you know why?

Avocados and olive oils are not only good for your diet but also it is very good for your skin. You can look for the avocado oil, flaxseed oil, safflower oil, cottonseed oil. They are very effective in moisturizing the skin.


Glycerin is one of the humectants which help in retaining the moisture of the skin. The study has also found that if you use the lotion with 20% of glycerin in it, your skin will be more hydrated.

Vitamin E

In the tocopherol, you will often see this word on the label. Vitamin E is very effective in hydrating the skin, giving the healthy elasticity. It also contains the anti-ageing ingredients and also the moisturizing one. Almost all the skin body lotion contains Vitamin E.

Several antioxidants

Sometimes, we spend our day just by searching the lotion that contains the antioxidants that are good for the skin which can fight with the cell damage and the wrinkles. Well, almost all the antioxidants are around us and we are just unknown about them.

Some of the antioxidants include Vitamin C, lycopene, grape seed, green tea, etc. Not every one of them helps in moisturizing the skin but they help in keeping the skin healthy and slowly and gradually helps in getting the moisturizer back.

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