Top 10 Anti-Aging Anti Wrinkle Skin Care Ingredients
Finding the best cream for anti-aging benefits combines a lot of trial. What works for one person may not work for you.
Why? Simply because the formulation may not necessarily work with your skin type. So my only advice to you is try and try again. In the mean time, we have listed the top 10 anti-aging ingredients to help you with your search.
A natural mucopolysaccharide formed by bonding N-acetyl-D-glucosamine with glucuronic acid. It binds moisture to the face thereby plumping the look of fine lines and wrinkles.
A heterocyclic compound, inhibits the formation of pigment in plant and animal tissues. Used as a skin lightener.
Beta Hydroxy Acid (Salicylic Acid)
An organic acid that acts as an exfoliating ingredient by removing dead cells on the skin leaving a smoother appearance.
Ascorbic Acid (vitamin C)
An organic compound that is an essential nutrient required for collagen production, tissue repair and for the synthesis of neurotransmitters.
Acetyl Hexapeptide-3 (Argireline)
A peptide made up of amino acids; synthetic ingredient derived from natural proteins. When applied as a solution to a specific area it is purported to inhibit reactions that cause muscles to contract. Learn more about peptides.
A naturally occurring substance said to have some positive effect on facial sagging.
Ubiquinone (Coenzyme CoQ10)
An oil-soluable vitamin-like substance, transfers electrons and therefore acts as an antioxidant.
Alpha Hydroxy Acid (Glycolic / Lactic Acid)
An organic acid from fruit or milk sugars, acts as an exfoliating ingredient by removing dead cells on the skin leaving a smoother appearance. Can cause sun sensitivity. AHA's are mild and non-irritating. Read how glycolic acids works.
A hytoalexin produced naturally by several plants (grapes). It is thought to activate the longevity gene SIRT1(sirtuin). SIRT1 is said to contribute to cellular regulation (reaction to stressors and longevity).
Primary naturally occurring form of vitamin A, absorbed through the skin and increases the rate of skin cell turnover; increases collagen production. Read more on how Retinol works and all its derivatives.
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