Stories recounted about overnight changes to the skin seemed more of an exaggeration than factual. Knowing a fair bit about skin morpholophy, I thought it more likely that the newly discovered crease had just previously escaped detection. As a rule, both skin improvements and deterioration occur gradually. When my own estrogen levels dipped, my skin altered rapidly – more sagging, dryness, dullness, inflammation, and wrinkles. Anyone experiencing hormonal aging like myself, phytoestrogens help to breathe new life into aging skin. What are Phytoestrogens? Derived from the reproductive parts of plants, phytoestrogens mimic the estrogen hormone, albeit to a lesser...
Matrixyl®, a trademark of Sederma, represents a range of synthetic, signaling peptides that boosts the skin’s production of collagen, the protein responsible for providing strength and structure. Signaling peptides, or Matrikines, are chemical messengers instructing the cell to perform a specific function, stimulating the skin’s natural process. Derived from the amino acids paired with a fatty acid Palmitic Acid, each form of Matrixyl® delivers distinct benefits, in addition to accelerating collagen production.
Applied topically, alpha lipoic acid improves skin smoothness and tone through antioxidant protection, repair and re-generation. Thanks to dual solubility, it outperforms most other single antioxidants by neutralizing both water-soluble and lipid-soluble free radicals. Saturating the skin with anti-aging, anti-inflammatory and brightening capabilities, it is an effective choice for most skin types.
Nearly all dermatologists agree that the use of retinol yields smoother, tighter, and a more even toned skin – antiaging gold standard for more than 60 years! There are few tricks to getting the most out any retinol skincare.