Aesculus Hippocastanum Seed Extract

Aesculus Hippocastanum Seed Extract

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Also-called-like-this: Horse Chestnut
What-it-does: soothing

Horse Chestnut is quite a common and often used ingredient because of a couple of nice properties. It contains the active called escin that helps to maintain healthy blood circulation and strengthen capillaries and veins. Because of this, it’s thought that horse chestnut might be useful for rosacea prone skin and it’s also often used in toners for the fresh skin feeling. 

It also has some anti-inflammatory and wound healing properties, so all in all, a nice ingredient to spot on the ingredient list.