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Collagen-Boosting, Wrinkle-Reducing Products Hit the Market
Posted: April 26, 2006
The Group Technical Centre (GTC) highlighted the latest offerings in skin care. High Resolution Collaser-48 is a fast-acting, collagen-boosting serum from Lancôme. It is said to boost the production of collagen by 69% within 48 hours and after six weeks, it claims to vanish a quarter of facial wrinkles vanish. The product is aimed at women over 35 and has been inspired by laser technology techniques. To encourage the synthesis of collagen I and VII, plant di- and tri-peptides have been incorporated in the formulation. Additionally, caffeine has been added to boost microcirculation, as well as antioxidant vitamins to protect cells from free radicals.
Clinique extended its Turnaround range with two new products. Turnaround Concentration Visible Skin Renewer is a concentrated serum, reportedly designed to encourage natural cell renewal. It is a gentle exfoliator that can be used twice a day to improve the complexion and diminish the appearance of lines. The Turnaround 15-Minute Facial is a strong exfoliator, equal in strength to mild dermabrasion, and should be used on a weekly basis.
Shine Control is a new skin care line from Boiré, which has been designed to control oiliness without drying the skin. The Shine Control Wash contains soothing rosemary, nettle, sage and aloe to cleanse the skin without stripping it. The company’s Shine Control Clay Mask absorbs oil and dirt with the help of menthol, peppermint leaf and rosemary. The Shine Control Moisturizer is a lightweight, oil-free cream that does not clog pores and uses micro-sponges to absorb excess oil.
Malous’s new BOA facial exfoliator contains a patent-pending exfoliant that is said to un-block pores and moisturize in one application, yet is gentle enough to be used daily. This exfoliant is derived from clays, minerals and jojoba oil.
Kiehl's Centella Recovery Skin Salve reduces redness and soothes irritation with the aid of aloe vera, vitamin E and honey.