When it comes to skincare, we’re always on the lookout for ingredients that promise gorgeous results. With so many beauty buzzwords making the rounds, you might be surprised to hear our latest skincare obsession is one you might be wearing right now—silver. Actually, colloidal silver—itsy-bitsy silver particles suspended in liquid.
It turns out, silver has been used for centuries for its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Colloidal silver was used to clean and bandage wounds during World War II to prevent bacteria and aid in quicker recovery. Even ancient Egyptians used the ingredient to fight numerous infections. To this day, some hospitals still use colloidal silver for wound dressings and it has long been considered an anti-aging elixir.
Wondering how you can add this miracle-metal to your beauty routine? There’s no need to dig through your jewelry box—these silver-infused products have you covered.
ARgENTUM la potion infinite
Growing up in South Africa, ARgENTUM skincare founder Joy Isaac’s mother used colloidal silver as a remedy for just about every skin ailment: burns, cuts, scrapes, and even acne. In 2010 Joy partnered with renowned scientist Dr. Gilbert Mouzin to formulate their signature cream ARgENTUM la potion infinite. Made with silver hydrosol—the purest, most concentrated form of colloidal silver—the positively charged silver ions suspended in pharma-grade water work to fight bacteria and inflammation, promote cell regeneration, and diminish breakouts. The result? Skin that’s plumped, hydrated, and lustrous.
Cor Silver Soap
Blemishes and breakouts can randomly pop up anywhere on the skin. A major nuisance? The hard-to-reach acne on the chest, shoulders, and back. Luckily, Cor Silver Soap delivers a healing dose of patented nano-silver and silica to banish blemishes and restore skin’s balance. Silver neutralizes bacteria on the skin to treat and prevent breakouts. Even better—marine collagen and pomegranate extract work to fade sun spots, replenish collagen, and minimize wrinkles. This fan-favorite soap (did we mention Jessica Biel is a fan?) is ideal for face and body, making it our go-to daily cleanser.
Omorovicza Silver Skin Saviour
Nothing feels more indulgent than treating skin to a luxurious face mask. Silver Skin Saviour from beauty brand Omorovicza delivers smoother, brighter skin while working double time to banish blemish causing bacteria. The gel-like mask contains salicylic acid to gently exfoliate skin, unclog pores, and promote cell renewal. Glycolic acid, a powerful exfoliating AHA, works to even skin tone while colloidal silver prevents future breakouts. With the perfect balance of powerful, yet soothing ingredients—this mask leaves skin refined, clear, and radiant.
Allies of Skin Promise Keeper Blemish Facial
Beautiful skin overnight? It’s true! Allies of Skin Promise Keeper Blemish Facial helps you maximize the hours you spend sleeping by working to give you a clear, glowing complexion. The unique formula works with your skin’s natural cycle to balance moisture and kill bacteria, all while you catch some Zzs. The creamy texture goes deep into skin to gently purify and boost skin’s natural repair process. Colloidal silver and powerful enzymes help to keep your complexion glowing morning after morning.
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