Kiehl’s Calendula Serum-Infused Water Cream is a lightweight face cream that is said to soften skin immediately with lasting 24-hour hydration, help improve uneven texture, visibly even skin tone and boost radiance in just one week, and help visibly reduce redness in just two weeks. This cream is infused with the brand’s Calendula Serum that contains concentrated Calendula flower extract and hundreds of micronized Calendula petals. However, there is actually less than 1% Calendula extract in this cream. We know this by looking at the ingredient list (which is in order of descending concentrations). Calendula extract is listed after the preservative phenoxyethanol, which cannot be used in concentrations more than 1%. Despite the low amount of Calendula extract in this formula, Kiehl’s Calendula Serum-Infused Water Cream does contain a few beneficial ingredients. For example, it contains two highly effective humectants: glycerin and panthenol (provitamin B5). A humectant is a hygroscopic substance that has a molecular structure with several hydrophilic (water loving) groups. This structure allows humectants to attract moisture and draw that moisture into the upper layers of skin, thereby improving hydration. Kiehl’s Calendula Serum-Infused Water Cream also contains a decent amount of bisabolol. Bisabolol is a natural monocyclic sesquiterpene alcohol that is a major component of the essential oil derived from German chamomile (Matricaria recutita). Bisabolol has anti-inflammatory, skin-soothing, and healing properties. Bisabolol is also a potent antioxidant. Antioxidants work by neutralizing free radicals, the unstable molecules that contribute to the formation of premature wrinkles and fine lines on the sk
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