Aqualia Thermal Eyes Roll-On is new from Vichy Laboratoires.
the company. The “breakthrough” new
BoNt-L peptide works in synergy with the
Un-Wrinkle blend to reduce the depth of
expression and fine lines while increasing
youthful elasticity and bounce.
New to the Olay skin care line is Re-generist Night Resurfacing Elixir, the company’s first daily, leave-on nighttime
moisturizer containing glycolic acid available on mass market shelves. According to
the company, the product is“intelligently
designed” to work with your body’s natural
nightly changes to gently resurface skin as
well as a light chemical peel in seven days.
Besides smoothing creases and warding off other signs of aging, active ingredients are also useful in fading skin
discoloration and tackling skin conditions
such as acne. Therefore, an increasing
number of marketers are formulating
products that erase and treat, so to speak.
Clinique’s reformulated clarifying lotions debut next month. According to the
company, the dermatologist-revamped line
will feature buffering agents—including
hyaluronic acid, glycerin and trehalose—
to make exfoliation more comfortable.
Graduated levels of salicylic acid, a staple
with dermatologists, are also present to aid
exfoliation by removing dead skin cells,
promoting optimal cell turnover. There are
four formulas of varying strengths appropriate for very dry to dry, dry combination,
combination oily and oily skin.
Products That Deliver
Skin-resurfacing products are also a big
part of using active ingredients. Murad
recently launched the Clean Scene line to
address the daily skin care needs of teens
and young adults. Formulated with the
antioxidant-rich yumberry to keep skin
balanced, Clean Scene offers five different products, such as a Craving for Clean
wash and Gaga for Glow pore minimizer.
The pioneer of the home peel, derma-
tologist Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare
launched an “Extra Strength” two-part
treatment with an increased concentra-
tion of alpha and beta hydroxy acids
found in the original formula, plus new
anti-aging boosters, including willow
bark extract and mandelic acid.
Colorescience Pro Aims for a Perfect 10
Give skin a jump-start with the amplified Anti Aging Serum ($49) from
Colorescience Pro. Formulated with a 10 peptide blend to specifically
target fine lines and wrinkles, this radiance-boosting formula with hydrating hyaluronic acid makes skin look and feel younger, according to
the company. Light-reflecting pigments diminish imperfections, improve
the appearance of redness and brighten sallow tones. This potent combination encourages the skin’s self-restorative capacity.
“Our Anti Aging Serum has a dynamic ingredient list,” says com-
pany founder Diane Ranger. “In addition to the peptide blend, the serum
boasts an anti-aging essential oil blend, aloe and the ever-important an-
tioxidants. It’s a fabulous way to prep and treat skin before applying our
healthy, mineral makeup.”
The 10 signature peptides are: