Skinceuticals TRIPLE LIPID RESTORE 2:4:2 Review: Does It Work?
Even if you didn’t have to deal with pollution or heat or other extrinsic factors that can potentially damage your skin, our bodies naturally slow down and, sadly, that includes cellular repair and renewal processes.
One of the most skin damaging effect of this slow down is that lipids in skin also get to be produced in much lesser quantities. This causes aging skin to sag, significantly lose elasticity, and overall, causes skin to become dull and develop wrinkles, and other signs of skin aging.
Product Description, Manufacturer’s Information, and Price Details
Skinceuticals was quick to recognize this aging effect on mature skin. That’s the motivation behind Skinceuticals Triple Lipid Restore 2:4:2 – that is, 2% pure ceramides, 4% natural cholesterol, and 2% fatty acids. What exactly does it do?
This product corrects visible signs of skin aging to bring you skin that is firmer, fuller, and more youthful looking. How?
Skinceuticals Triple Lipid Restore 2:4:2 works by significantly raising the amount of lipids found in your skin. When your skin cells have more lipids to utilize, skin is better able to repair and rebuild damages in the skin matrix, strengthen the skin’s outer layers thus improving protection, and lifts skin making it firmer, more supple, and less prone to dryness and aging.
For $125 for every 48 g jar, you get these multiple skin benefits.
Skinceuticals Triple Lipid Restore 2:4:2 is made from ceramides, natural cholesterol and fatty acids, which strengthen the skin’s natural barriers, ultrahydrates skin, and gives it better elasticity that, in turn, makes skin less prone to dryness and damage.
This product is made from the following ingredients:
aqua/water/eau, dimethicone, hydrogenated polyisobutene, glycerin, cholesterol, c12-15 alkyl benzoate, ceramide 3, helianthus annuus seed oil unsaponifiables/sunflower seed oil unsaponifiables, bis-peg-18 methyl ether dimethyl silane, sodium polyacrylate, peg-10 dimethicone, nylon-12, lauryl peg-9 polydimethylsiloxyethyl dimethicone, dimethicone/peg-10/15 crosspolymer, phenoxyethanol, disteardimonium hectorite, hydroxyethylpiperazine ethane sulfonic acid, ammonium polyacryloyldimethyl taurate, chlorphenesin, caprylyl glycol, peg/ppg-18/18 dimethicone, propylene carbonate, disodium edta, acrylonitrile/methyl methacrylate/vinylidene chloride copolymer, adenosine, dipropylene glycol, lavandula angustifolia oil/lavender oil, rosmarinus officinalis leaf oil/rosemary leaf oil, t-butyl alcohol, mentha piperita oil/peppermint oil, sodium citrate, linalool, isobutane, ceramide eop, bht, tocopherol, limonene, d182888/1
Cleanse skin well then tone before applying product. Activate the product by taking a pea-sized amount and rubbing between your fingers before massaging on face, neck and décolleté.
Pros & Cons
Product claims are backed by the positive results yielded from an 8-week clinical study performed on 55 Female subjects with mature skin, who were given twice daily doses of this product. Results of the study point to improved skin smoothness, laxity, evenness, radiance and pore size.
Skinceuticals Triple Lipid Restore 2:4:2 is a wrinkle cream with a protective function which justifies its expensive price tag though it still may be too expensive for the formulation it brings.
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