Our Skin Care Brands
If you’re interested in the appearance of your skin, then you may know something about cosmeceutical skin care and some of the brands making this claim. But, as it’s a made-up word it may be new to you.
Unfortunately, the word cosmeceutical has been used and abused by marketing departments the world over, so much so, it’s hard to sort fact from fiction. The term “Cosmeceutical” is a lovely hybrid of the words ‘cosmetic’ and ‘pharmaceutical’, which hints to its scientific and medical origin.
Cosmeceutical skin care should contain active ingredients, at sufficient strength or % volume, that are clinically proven to work on correcting the skin. A skin care product containing Cosemeceutical ingredient/s (ingredients such as retinol, glycolic – hyaluronic – lactic – salicylic acids, vitamins, antioxidants, peptides or botanical extracts) has the active potential to bring about visible changes to the skin, and these changes will be backed by clinical evidence.
When applied topically, a Cosmeceutical has the ability to penetrate deeper into the skin. It is here that collagen, elastin and cellular activity takes place within the skin which is why we want Cosmeceuticals working hard at this level. You’re buying a product supported with active ingredients at significant concentrations to make a difference.
What works for you might not work for someone else
Knowing a brand’s reputation is one thing, but liking and trusting is quite another. We’re all different, all unique and you and your skin have your own set of circumstances, problems, concerns and issues. You’ll have reasons why you gravitate to one product over another, sometimes it’s advice from a friend, or it’s the packaging that clinches the deal, other times it’s the scent of a product or (if you’re lucky) you’ll stumble upon something that seems to work.
No matter what idiosyncrasies, beliefs or celebrity endorsements bring you to your decision, what’s truly important is the workout your skin’s going to get with a cosmeceutical skin care brand…
Your skin will benefit from a regular workout
If your products are going to perform, they need to
- correct the errors of the past
- bring your skin back to a state of normality and then when you’re ready
- get your skin working as nature intended, efficiently and effortlessly
But, of course, as time goes by the normal activities of the skin begin to slow down, which is why you’ll need the powerhouse active ingredients of cosmeceutical skin care products in your daily skin care routine to give your skin a great workout.
Professional Skin Care and Cosmeceutical Products
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