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Alpha Hydrox
Night Replenishing Cream
Rating
2 fl. oz. for $9.49
Category:Skin Care > Moisturizers (Daytime and Nighttime) > Moisturizer without Sunscreen
Last Updated:04.03.2013
Jar Packaging:True
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Tested on animals:No
Overview

Night Replenishing Cream is a very basic, emollient, fragrance-free moisturizer for dry to very dry skin.

Alpha Hydrox recommends this for use around the eyes, and it is suitable for that purpose.

Claims

A rich but lightweight nourishing moisturizer that hydrates and replenishes the moisture skin loses daily. Leaves skin feeling soft and smooth, never greasy.

Ingredients

Water, Mineral Oil, PEG-40 Stearate, Glycerin, Cetyl Alcohol, Sesame Oil, Sorbitan Stearate, Propylene Glycol, Dimethicone, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Sodium Hyaluronate, Panthenol, Steareth-2, Isostearic Acid, Stearic Acid, Myristyl Myristate, Carbomer, Triethanolamine, Polysorbate 40, Diazolidinyl Urea, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, BHT

Brand Overview

Alpha Hydrox At-A-Glance

Strengths: A good selection of well-priced, effective AHA products utilizing glycolic acid; also excels with skin-lightening and retinol products; a small but workable selection of cleansers.

Weaknesses:A couple of moisturizers with oxygenating ingredients; reliance on jar packaging for some products with antioxidants.

Known primarily for their well-formulated AHA products, Alpha Hydrox got an impressive image update recently. Although the improvements were more visual and packaging-related than formulary-driven, the fact remains that Alpha Hydrox has a formidable range of effective AHA products, all with definitively researched glycolic acid. Kudos to the company for continuing to be direct about the AHA content (and pH) of their exfoliants, something most other lines selling AHA products prefer to keep a mystery. Should the folks behind this brand choose to go back to the drawing board once again, they would do well to reconsider their current jar packaging if they intend to keep adding antioxidants and other beneficial ingredients to their efficacious but still predominantly basic products. Until then, you can rely on Alpha Hydrox for supplying AHA products that really work, and a few other surprises too, all affordably priced and readily available.

For more information about Alpha Hydrox, call 1-800-447-1919 or visit www.alphahydrox.com.

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