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The advantages:

  • Suitable as a day and night cream (24-hr)
  • With nourishing cold-pressed oil from evening primrose seeds
  • Supplies skin with optimal moisture
  • Leaves the face with a hydrated, healthy and radiant complexion
  • No alcohol, aluminum, fragrances or any chemical additives
  • Suitable for men and women of all ages
  • Vegan

On the face? Evening primrose!

"The incomparable role that the human face plays in the sphere of the fine arts is only described in very general terms and as if from afar by the fact that the soul expresses itself most in its form."

Georg Simmel, German philosopher and sociologist

As the human face is so valuable, the care we give it should be just as valuable. And this care is also necessary. As unlike in the past, we no longer live in ideal conditions – too much UV radiation, air pollution, poor nutrition, alcohol and cigarettes put the body under biological stress, which can damage the cells.

For this reason, we at ANACOS face cream only use the most precious ingredients. The highlight is evening primrose (Onagraceae) whose flowers only open in the evening hours, "light up" throughout the night and have a sweet scent.

However, the most precious ingredient in ANACOS face cream is not extracted directly from the plant but from the square-shaped fruit capsule, which contains 200 blackish brown seeds each. The fatty, high-quality oil is extracted from these 1-2 mm large grains. This consists 60 to 80 percent of linoleic acid and 8 to 14 percent of the very rare gamma linolenic acid. These two essential fatty acids are involved in building up cell membranes. They form components of skin lipids and are therefore important keeping the epidermis's barrier function intact.

Gamma linolenic acid is therefore the real precious treasure in evening primrose. This is because it takes about 20,000 seeds to extract a single gram of gamma linolenic acid from them.

The knowledge about the effect of evening primrose is not completely new. The Indians of North America have long since crushed the seeds into a plant pulp and used it for skin rashes or for skin care. During the course of modern research, it was finally discovered that the valuable gamma linolenic acid is responsible for the healing effect on the skin.

Ingredients (INCI): Aqua, Glycine Soja Oil*, Glycerin, Butyrospermum Parkii Butter*, Glyceryl Stearate Citrate, Theobroma Cacao Butter*, Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil*, Isoamyl Laurate, Silica, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Olea Europaea Fruit Oil*, Hydrogenated Vegetable Glycerides, Oenothera Biennis Oil*, Calciumcarbonat, Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Magnesiumcarbonat, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Water*, Levulinic Acid, Sodium Hyaluronate, p-Anisic Acid, Xanthan Gum, Tocopherol, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil, Glyceryl Caprylate, Parfum, Limonene**, Linalool**, Geraniol**, Citral**.

* ingredients from certified organic agriculture (Bio)

** from natural essential oils

ANACOS face cream is an alkaline face cream with a pleasant texture. It is ideal as both a day and night cream. The valuable, 100% natural ingredients provide the skin with optimum moisture and ensure a healthy and radiant complexion. Sensitive and dry skin is supplied with lasting hydration and the natural balance is restored.

ANACOS face cream contains precious evening primrose oil. The oil from the evening primrose seed has a regulating and restorative effect, it is especially valuable for dry, irritated or even blemished skin. Evening primrose oil strengthens the skin's lipid barrier. This layer protects skin from water loss and from microorganisms getting in.

This product is equipped with technology that protects the contents from negative information from electromagnetic fields. Developed in collaboration with memon@ bionic instruments GmbH.

ANACOS face cream is a 24-hour face cream. Apply in the morning and evening to a cleansed face, spread it well and leave it to work its magic for a short time. We recommend ANACOS hair & body for facial cleansing.

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