Squalane — The Powerhouse Ingredient for Beautiful Legs and Feet

Squalane — The Powerhouse Ingredient for Beautiful Legs and Feet

The secret to beautiful skin is moisture. However, maintaining your skin hydrated, especially in areas where there are significantly less oil glands such as the legs and feet, is not easy. Products containing a powerhouse ingredient like Squalane, deliver intense hydration and protect your skin, keeping it moisturised and slowing down the first signs of ageing.

Approximately 10 to 12 percent of your skin’s oil is made up of Squalane. So, including this miracle agent in your skincare routine can help you improve the quality of your skin significantly.

The ingredient comes in two forms: squalane and squalene. They're both equally effective, but squalane has a longer shelf life because it's more stable.

But what’s Squalane in the first place?

Squalane is a natural emollient derived from various sources, including olives, sugarcane, and other plant-based oils. It is a stable and highly moisturising ingredient widely used in skincare products to nourish and hydrate the skin, leaving it soft, smooth, and supple.  It is a vegan friendly option.

What’s the difference between Squalane and Squalene?

Squalane is a natural ingredient derived from botanical sources, such as olives or sugarcane, making it a cruelty-free and sustainable option. By undergoing a hydrogenation and stabilisation process, plant-derived squalane offers improved stability and a longer shelf life without compromising its remarkable skincare benefits. Therefore, it’s often found in vegan beauty products.

Squalene, on the other hand, is a naturally occurring compound found in our skin, sebum, and certain plant oils. It’s typically obtained from deep sea fish and shark liver oil. While it has some skincare properties, it can be unstable and prone to oxidation. This instability raises concerns due to its animal-derived origin, and can question a product’s ethical integrity when it comes to animal testing practices.

What are the main benefits of Squalane for the legs and feet?

  1. Intense moisturisation — Squalane is a highly effective moisturiser that can nourish and hydrate the skin on your legs and feet. Its lightweight texture enables quick absorption, leaving the skin feeling supple and smooth. By forming a protective barrier, squalane locks in moisture, combating dryness and preventing water loss.
  2. Skin softening — If you dream of silky-smooth legs and feet, squalane can be your best friend. Its emollient properties help soften rough, calloused skin, promoting a more touchable texture. With regular use, you'll notice your legs and feet feeling luxuriously soft and pampered.
  3. Improved skin elasticity — As we age, our skin tends to lose its elasticity, leading to sagging and wrinkles. Squalane can help combat this by improving the skin's elasticity and firmness. By restoring moisture and supporting the skin's natural repair processes, it contributes to a more youthful and toned appearance.
  4. Soothing and calming — Squalane possesses anti-inflammatory properties that can help calm and soothe irritated skin on your legs and feet. Whether you're dealing with redness, itchiness, or general sensitivity, incorporating squalane into your skincare routine can provide relief and comfort.
  5. Skin repair and regeneration — Dry, cracked skin on the legs and feet can be a common issue, especially in harsh weather conditions. Squalane aids in repairing and regenerating damaged skin cells, promoting healing and overall skin health.
  6. Non-comedogenic — One of the biggest concerns when it comes to skincare is the risk of clogged pores. Thankfully, squalane is non-comedogenic, meaning it won't block your pores. This makes it an excellent choice for leg and foot skincare, providing deep hydration without the fear of breakouts.

It’s time to extend our pampering beyond our faces and adopt a more holistic approach to self-care. With its remarkable moisturising, softening, and skin-repairing properties, squalane is the key to unlocking beautiful, nourished legs and feet.

Callen Olive Deep Nourishing Restorative Leg & Foot Serum is specially crafted to enhance the beauty of your legs and feet. Elevate your self-care routine and let your legs and feet bask in the rejuvenating power of squalane. You deserve it!

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