Used for centuries in eastern medicine and commonly found in supplement form, these herbs and other plant extracts are added to skincare products to increase the body’s ability to fight the damaging effect of stress and restore healthy skin functions. This can be physiological stress or physical stressors like sun damage, pollution and allergies. For more on adaptogens, see our post.

List of adaptogens: maca, licorice, ginseng, gotu kola, dong quai, triphala, rhodiola rosea, ashwagandha, schizandra berry, green tea, pearl powder, ashitaba, pine pollen, cordyceps, reishi mushroom, lion’s mane mushroom.

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