The ingredient of the week is…Cica! Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola) has been used in skin care products for centuries. In fact, you've probably reaped the benefits of this amazing little antioxidant-rich plant without even knowing it.
Latin: HYDROCOTYL ASIATICA
INCI : CENTELLA ASIATICA
Other names: Chi-hsing, Hydrocotyle Asiatica Radix, Indian Pennywort, Indian Hydrocotyle, Hydrocotyle, Marsh Penny, Pai Kuo, Thick-leaved Pennywort
What is CICA?
If you haven't heard of Cica, you may have heard of Tiger Grass. A cream containing Tiger Grass is known as a Cica Cream. Rich in asiaticoside, madecassoside, Asiatic and madecassic acids, Tiger Grass earned its name because it is rumored that Tigers rolled in Centella Asiatica to heal their wounds. It's not surprising that it has a proven healing effect on scars, even keloids.
Ready to see the results for yourself? Advanced Clinicals Bulgarian Rose Anti-Aging Rescue Cream is a bonafide Cica Cream, featuring anti-inflammatory Gotu Kola. This super-hydrating, restorative cream smoothes away the look of fine lines and wrinkles. It also relieves dry, rough skin and improve the look of scars.