Peter Thomas Roth

Peter Thomas Roth At-A-Glance

Strengths: Provides complete ingredient lists on Web site; most products are fragrance-free; very good AHA products; wide selection of water-soluble cleansers and scrubs; some excellent sunscreens, benzoyl peroxide products, and many antioxidant-rich formulas.

Weaknesses: Expensive; mostly lackluster toners; mostly boring to potentially irritating masks; no BHA products that do not include at least one needless irritant; jar packaging.

Unique in the world of spa and salon specialty lines, Peter Thomas Roth is a large but straightforward line with mostly uncomplicated formulations that, for the most part, are quite good and state-of-the-art. Unlike many product lines, most of the acne, AHA, BHA, sunscreen, and moisturizing products contain what they should to be effective and helpful for skin.

A novel aspect of this line is that there are few (if any) nonsense ingredients. Roth products conspicuously lack the exotic, potentially irritating, sensitizing, and often unnecessary plant extracts and the irritating, fragrant plant oils that show up in most pricey skin-care lines, especially spa lines. Many of these products don't have fragrance, and they lack the long lists of ingredients that are often unnecessarily complicated. Even more impressive are the well-formulated cleansers, sunscreens, AHA products, and skin lighteners. The moisturizers have improved somewhat, and most are now packaged so that the light- and air-sensitive ingredients remain stable. In fact, Roth's packaging deserves special mention because it is exceptionally utilitarian and gender-friendly. No pretty pink bottles, sexy curved jars, or bejeweled caps—all of which reinforce the clinical nature of Peter Thomas Roth. Overall, this line should be admired for its simplicity and, for the most part, for its well-thought-out formulations.

After all that glowing praise there are a few embarrassing missteps to avoid, such as products that contain hydrogen peroxide, which can cause free-radical damage and hurt skin; irritating acne products that contain sulfur; unimpressive masks (odd for a spa-oriented line); and a bumper crop of products claiming to affect expression lines and wrinkles in a manner similar to cosmetic corrective procedures.

For more information about Peter Thomas Roth, call (800) PTR-SKIN or visit www.peterthomasroth.com.

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Good Un-Wrinkle, for All Skin Types Peter Thomas Roth Serums  $120.00 1.00 fl. oz.
Good Un-Wrinkle Concealer & Brightener Peter Thomas Roth Liquid Concealer  $35.00
Good Un-Wrinkle Eye Peter Thomas Roth Eye Moisturizers  $100.00 0.50 fl. oz.
Good Un-Wrinkle Lip Balm SPF 15 (Discontinued) Peter Thomas Roth Lip Balm With Sunscreen  $15.00 0.48 fl. oz.
Good Un-Wrinkle Day SPF 20 (Discontinued) Peter Thomas Roth Moisturizer with Sunscreen  $90.00 1.35 fl. oz.
Average Un-Wrinkle Creme Peter Thomas Roth Moisturizers/Anti-Aging  $110.00 1.00 fl. oz.
Average Un-Wrinkle Creme Cleanser Peter Thomas Roth Cleansers/Soaps  $38.00 6.70 fl. oz.
Average Un-Wrinkle Primer Peter Thomas Roth Foundation Primer  $38.00 0.80 fl. oz.
Average Un-Wrinkle Peel Pads, for All Skin Types Peter Thomas Roth AHAs  $45.00 60.00 pads
Average Un-Wrinkle Lip Peter Thomas Roth Lip Balm Without Sunscreen  $30.00 0.34 fl. oz.
Average Un-Wrinkle Makeup-Less Chemical-Free SPF 30 (Discontinued) Peter Thomas Roth Tinted Moisturizer w/ Sunscreen  $40.00 1.30 fl. oz.
Average Un-Wrinkle Illuminator Instant Brightening Moisturizer Peter Thomas Roth Moisturizer without Sunscreen  $68.00 1.70 fl. oz.
Average Un-Wrinkle Foundation SPF 20 Peter Thomas Roth Liquid Foundation w/ Sunscreen  $45.00
Average Un-Wrinkle Night Peter Thomas Roth Moisturizer without Sunscreen  $110.00 1.00 fl. oz.
Poor Un-Wrinkle Neck (Discontinued) Peter Thomas Roth Serums  $100.00 1.70 fl. oz.
Poor Un-Wrinkle Volumizing Lip Treatment Peter Thomas Roth Lip Plumpers  $28.00 0.15 fl. oz.
Poor Un-Wrinkle Turbo Face Serum Peter Thomas Roth Serums  $150.00
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