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Collagen-Boosting, Wrinkle-Reducing Products Hit the Market
Posted: April 26, 2006
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Clarins launched its Essential Water, available in two separate variants. They are designed for consumers who like the sensation of cleansing with water but cannot use it as it dries their skin. The One-Step Cleansing Waters are enriched with essential waters and remove light makeup and impurities. The peach product is for normal or dry skin and mint is for combination to oily skins. For added benefits, coconut dissolves surface build-up and light makeup, moringa seed extract neutralizes harmful pollution and detoxifies the skin, isphagul and provitamin B5 soften and hydrate the skin by rebalancing its protective mantle, the hydrolipidic film.
Also new from Clarins is Instant Smooth Perfecting Touch, a skin product that claims to fill in lines and wrinkles to diminish their appearance. The formula also has added skin benefits to help physically diminish lines and acacia pigment to brighten skin tone and camouflage imperfections.
New to Decléor's Harmonie range is its Gentle Soothing Mask, which nourishes and re-balances fragile skin. Incorporating Soothing Plant Complex, the product is formulated with sugars and almond protein, along with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory polyphenols of hawthorn to strengthen the skin's defense system. To enhance the soothing and hydrating properties, essential waters of orange blossom and rose have been added along with shea butter and essential oils.
Intensive Rebuilding Lotion from Prescriptives PX contains a HydraBuild complex that reportedly helps to stimulate natural glycosaminoglycan (GAGs) production, helping to maximize the abundance of hyaluronic acid and water in the skin. Hexapeptides claim to boost the skin's natural repair mechanisms, resulting in firmer-looking skin. The HylaFill complex is said to concentrate on the outer layer of the skin, binding moisture to help smooth existing lines and wrinkles. The hydrating formula restores moisture for a youthful-looking appearance. - Group Technical Centre (GTC)