When a model mentions that she likes a particular beauty product, our ears usually straighten up, so we were thrilled when Gigi Hadid recently sent a scream on social media to one of her favorite cleansers.
In one of her Instagram Stories last week, the new mom shared a photo of several skin care products that she currently enjoys. A bright orange container visually stands out from the crowd – Boscia’s cryotic, cold firming cleanser – and the 26-year-old is apparently very fond of the product.
“I’ll definitely start using it in the morning too… but after a long day of the makeup campaign the cool feeling was so refreshing,” Hadid said.
The name alone is quite intriguing, but Shop TODAY was curious: What makes this cleanser worthy of a model’s love? And what can it do for your skin? We therefore consulted several dermatologists to find out.
So what makes this cleanser so special?
The cryotherapy-inspired cleanser claims to “invigorate, refresh and wake up tired skin” but that’s not all. It also has firming and exfoliating benefits and aims to minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
“It is inspired by cryotherapy, which is basically cold therapy that your body undergoes. In cryotherapy, your body is exposed to extremely cold temperatures. This helps invigorate the body and is known to have potential benefits for the body. health, “Dr. Debra Jaliman, Board Member – a NYC Certified Dermatologist and author of the book” Skin Rules: Trade Secrets from a Top New York Dermatologist, “told us.
Boscia Cryosea Firming Cleanser
What are the key benefits / ingredients?
A cleanser can’t do much, so it’s not like you’re actually receiving cryotherapy treatment. However, Boscia’s Cryosea Firming Cleanser is packed with ingredients that work their own kind of magic.
For starters, it instantly refreshes the skin with its Cryosea blend, which includes red algae, menthol, seaweed extract, seawater, and sodium hyaluronate.
“The red algae is beautiful and super hydrating and the sodium hyaluronate plumps up,” said Boston dermatologist Dr. Ranella Hirsch.
Seawater is rich in minerals and sea kelp is known to nourish the skin, but Jaliman said menthol is the real rock star of this cleanser.
“Menthol promotes circulation. That’s where the cooling effect comes from, ”she explained. “It leaves you with that invigorating, tangy feeling.”
On top of that, the cleanser also has a blend of anti-aging benefits.
“It contains several alpha hydroxy acid ingredients that can be useful for exfoliation, such as glycolic acid, lactic acid, and malic acid,” said Dr. Robert Anolik, member of the American Academy. of Dermatology.
Is it safe for all skin types?
When introducing a new skin care product into your routine, it’s important to go through the ingredient list to make sure it’s right for your unique skin type. Dermatologists interviewed by Shop TODAY said this one would generally be a good addition to your product list, but cautioned that a few skin types might want to avoid it.
“If you have normal, combination or oily skin I tell you to use it, but if you have skin that tends to be easily irritated (sensitive skin, acne prone skin and rosacea) I would choose another cleanser. . because menthol and peppermint oil could be irritating, ”Jaliman said.
The exfoliating benefits are pretty impressive, but you’ll want to take a look at other exfoliating products you may be using right now to make sure you’re not overloading your skin.
“It’s a rinse, so it’s not long on the face, but if someone is already using something to exfoliate, it can be a lot,” Hirsch said.
After checking out what other products you are currently using and considering your skin type, if the cleanser is right for you, it is definitely worth a try. After all, if it’s good enough for a supermodel, it must be pretty special!
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