This is Cosmedix' "Hero Product". A Vitamin A serum with encapsulated retinol and antioxidants that is suitable for sensitive skins
Containing LG-Retinex - an enhanced encapsulation of retinol and retinaldehyde - Serum 16 is the closest thing to prescription strength age defiance without a prescription.
# NOT SUITABLE FOR PREGNANCY
Increases cellular turnover
Reduces the appearance of fine lines/wrinkles
Improves skin texture and tone
Brightens the look of age spots and discolourations
Boosts vital hydration
Help 'lift' away visible irritation and signs of damage
Less irritation/redness than traditional retinol products
Normal to dry
Imbalanced/ageing skin- crows feet, fine lines, medium to deep wrinkles
Retinol; A form of Vitamin A that increases cell turnover
Retinal ; More bioactive for of Vitamin A.
Glycosaminoglycans (GAGS); Help transport retinol and retinal to correct skin receptor sites.
Phospholids; Protect retinol and retinal from oxidation.
Sodium PCA; A humectant and component of the skins natural moisturising facor.
Sodium Hyaluronate; Binds 1000 times its own weight in water
Squalene; Emollient, regenerative, nourishing.
Tocopheryl Acetate; A form of Vitamin A, antioxidant.
Sodium Lactate; Highly moisturising.
Apply a pea sized amount to clean skin as tolerated every 1-3 nights, working up to nightly use. May be followed with a moisturiser if additional hydration is needed. Daily sunscreen use is mandatory. Do not apply to eyelids.