Anti-inflammatory Ingredient Dictionary

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What are the best anti-inflammatory skin care ingredients to soothe and calm the skin?  Luckily there are many scientifically proven anti-inflammatory cosmeceutical ingredients. See the list of anti-inflammatory ingredients in the skincare glossary below and click the link to learn more and see the evidence behind how these soothing ingredients work.

Inflammation in the skin is caused by many different pathways that get turned on in the body and the skin.  These inflammatory pathways are driven by cell signaling and are very difficult to turn off.  It is best to prevent skin inflammation when possible.  Sensitive skin types are more susceptible to inflammation and should use soothing, calming anti-inflammatory skincare ingredients in their skin care products.   

Chnage the way you shop for skin care! To find the best antiaging ingredients for your Baumann Skin Type, shop using your skin type.

Click on the anti-inflammatory skin care ingredient below to learn the science behind these ingredients.

(Note updates are in progress and links are being added)


Almond oil


Argan Oil

Artemisia capillaris



Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract

Camellia Japonica seed oil

Caproloyl Salicylic Acid


Crepidiastrum Denticulatum Extract- also called Pollux CD


Fever few

Glycine Soja Oil

Glycyrrhiza glabra

Grapeseed Oil

Green tea

Licorice Extract

Linoleic acid

Macadamia Nut Oil




Portuaca Oleracea Extract


Salicylic acid

Safflower Oil

Saururus chinensis also called Asian Lizard's Tail Plant or Chinese Lizard's Tail 


Ulmus Davidiana

Vaccinium myrtillus

Vitamin B5

Silybum marianum

Sunflower seed oil


What are the best anti-inflammatory ingredients by skin type?

Which antiaging ingredients are best for you depends upon your Baumann Skin Type.  Once you know your Baumann Skin Type, you can shop by your skin type and find the best products for your skin.  Using the wrong skin care products for your skin type can cause skin inflammation, so make sure you follow our dermatologist recommended skin care routines and suggestions and shop by your Baumann Skin Type.

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