Introducing our Collagen & Retinol Cream. It has been specifically formulated with the three key ingredients that are needed whatever age you might be; Collagen, Retinol and Hyaluronic Acid. Pairing it with a specific serum suited to your skin type and age will help it to work effectively. Our cream does this by:
- Promoting Smooth Skin
- Minimising Wrinkles
- Tackling Acne and Blemishes
- Brightening the Complexion
What happens to our skin as we age?
Our skin goes through big changes as we hit each milestone in life. When we are young, between our teens and 20’s, most of us have healthy, firm skin with the most prevalent skincare issue being acne. Taking time to keep our pores clear and our skin hydrated keeps the complexion looking fresh and radiant.
As we hit our 30’s, our skin cell turnover begins to slow down, leading to a buildup of dead skin on the surface that can lead to blocked pores and flaky, dry skin. Our skin becomes a little less firm, and very fine lines and wrinkles may appear. This is the optimum time to begin preventative skincare, allowing your cells to turn over more effectively and slow down the inevitable ageing process. Hyaluronic Acid rich products are perfect for this, as well as regular exfoliation.
In your 40’s, skin’s oil production reduces and deeper lines start to appear, whilst pigmentation (from skin damage) and capillaries (the small veins evident around the nose, cheeks and chin) become more prominent. Skin cells buildup faster on the surface of the skin leading to dry patches, congestion and a less glowing complexion. Retinol is brilliant for reducing the appearance of lines, Vitamin C will brighten your skin and products rich in Glycolic Acid will aid in reducing cell build-up.
Hormonal changes in your 50’s, such as the decrease in Oestrogen can lead to breakouts and less water in the skin. Age spots appear, and the skin’s sun damage accumulated over the years is now visible (this is why SPF is so important). Additionally, Collagen and Elastin fibres deep within the skin start to degrade, leading to skin sagging. Products rich in Collagen and Hyaluronic Acid are perfect for boosting your skin’s hydration and giving some much needed-firmness back into the skin.
60’s, 70’s and beyond provide a period of stability to the skin as hormonal fluctuations are massively reduced. However, skin will become much more fragile, dryer and show the traditional signs of ageing (deeper bags under the eyes, more pigmentation and deep lines and wrinkles). All products that lift, firm, tone and reduce the appearance of wrinkles will work effectively, in particular Retinol, Collagen and Hyaluronic Acid.
What’s in our Cream?
Collagen & Retinol are perfect partners in smoothing lines and wrinkles, as well as promoting cellular turnover in the skin. Collagen is found naturally in the dermis, and by topically applying products rich in Collagen, you can help to top up the levels in the skin, aiding skin firmness and bounce. Retinol works in tandem boosting your skin’s production of Collagen, as well as stimulating cellular turnover and new blood vessels within the skin, improving the skin’s natural tone and fading blemishes.
Hyaluronic Acid levels drop as you age, leaving skin dry and prone to damage. Applying Hyaluronic Acid helps maintain the skin’s hydration levels allowing faster healing, a smoother complexion and a reduction in wrinkles.
Vitamin E helps your skin cells to regenerate, and also provides antioxidants (protect cells from free-radical damage) and anti-inflammatories (help to calm and soothe skin) that maintain your skin’s health. Vitamin E can also help to strengthen the skins barrier, allowing greater protection from external damage.
Our cream is also rich in hydrating oils such as Sunflower Oil, Olive Oil, Coconut Oil and Shea Butter. Apricot Kernel Oil, Liquid Silk, Rosehip Oil, Jojoba Oil, Avocado Oil, Argan Oil, Green Tea Extract, Passion Fruit Oil and Arnica Oil top off the formulation to create a creamy and indulgent moisturiser that protects and nourishes your skin from top to bottom.
Use morning and evening. Apply a small amount of moisturiser to a cleansed face and neck. Delicately tap and blend the product evenly into the skin.
Top Tip: Use after applying our Eye Rescue Serum; moisturisers should be used last in your skincare regime.