Multivitamin Power Serum
Multivitamin Power Serum has antioxidant finesse and a lightweight, water- and silicone-based formula, but it’s sabotaged by irritating citrus oils of lorange and grapefruit. This is a dangerous product to apply to skin if it will be exposed to sunlight because these citrus oils, which have no benefit for skin, can cause a phototoxic reaction when skin is exposed to UV light without protection (Source: www.naturaldatabase.com).
Microencapsulated vitamin complex for dramatic skin repair. For increased recovery and defense against skin aging, smooth over clean skin before moisturizing. Microencapsulated vitamins A, C and E penetrate deep into skin damage, helping to decrease fine lines and hyperpigmentation (age spots) while stimulating collagen formation to help decrease sun-induced aging in skin. Boost elasticity levels with a skin- strengthening protein peptide that overrides biochemical triggers that lead to skin aging.
According to company history, Dermalogica products came into being because founder Jane Wurwand could not find a spa-oriented skin-care line that met her criteria. She was dismayed that so many skincare lines aimed at the aesthetics market had products that contained alcohol, artificial colors, fragrance, mineral oil, and lanolin, ingredients he believed had a well-documented history of problems. That's true for fragrance and alcohol (and artificial colors to a lesser extent), but mineral oil and lanolin have no documented history of causing skin problems.
The line is positioned as a no-nonsense, no frills take on skincare, with clinically-inspired packaging that does protect its beneficial ingredients from light and air. Speaking of ingredients, Dermalogica does include a lot of beneficial ones in its skincare, though there are a number of formulas in the line that also make the misstep of including potentially-irritating fragrance ingredients.
For more information about Dermalogica now owned by Unilever, call 1-800-345-2761 or visit www.dermalogica.com.
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