03.30.2015
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Emollience Rich, Restorative Moisturizer, for Normal or Dry Skin
2 fl. oz. for $60
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Last Updated:03.30.2015
Jar Packaging:Yes
Tested on animals:Yes

Emollience Rich, Restorative Moisturizer, for Normal or Dry Skin not only features jar packaging that undermines the efficacy of its many antioxidants, but this emollient cream also is bound to cause irritation due to the volatile essential oils it contains.

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Claims

Hydrates and nourishes the skin with an exclusive combination of lipids, marine extracts and vitamin E.

Ingredients

Water, Hypnea Musciformis Extract, Gellidiela Acerosa Extract, Sargassum Filipendula Extract, Sorbitol, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Oil, Propylene Glycol, Stearic Acid, Glyceryl Stearate, Vitis Vinifera (Grapeseed) Oil, Rosa Damascena (Rose Hip) Oil, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Butter, Macadamia Ternifolia Nut Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract, Prunus Serotina (Wild Cherry) Bark Extract, Lawsonia Inermis (Henna) Extract, Arctium Minus (Burdock) Root Extract, Macrocystic Pyrifera (Kelp) Extract, Hydrastis Canadensis (Goldenseal) Extract, Triethanolamine, Allantoin, Panthenol, Retinyl Palmitate, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Essential Oils Of Rosemary), Anthemis Nobilis (Chamomile), Salvia Officinalis (Sage), Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender), Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot Kernel), Pogostemon Cablin (Patchouli), Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Trisodium EDTA, Propylparaben, Butylparaben, Ethylparaben

Brand Overview

SkinCeuticals At-A-Glance

With a strong presence in the professional (meaning spa and aesthetics) skincare market, SkinCeuticals has a mostly well-deserved reputation for producing serious-minded, research-driven products, several of which are centered on L-ascorbic acid (a form of vitamin C).

There are many good reasons to shop this line; it boasts a lineup up impressive vitamin C products, as well as some good retinol options and sunscreens. Even better is that the majority of its anti-aging products are packaged in containers that will protect their contents from light and air. Focusing on what Skinceuticals does best (which is serums, sunscreens, and specialty products) will be money well spent for visible results. The main drawbacks of this line are some products that contain fragrance ingredients, as well as potentially-drying alcohol, though they represent the minority of the brand’s offerings.

For more information about SkinCeuticals, call 1-800-771-9489 or visit www.skinceuticals.com.

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SkinCeuticals At-A-Glance

With a strong presence in the professional (meaning spa and aesthetics) skincare market, SkinCeuticals has a mostly well-deserved reputation for producing serious-minded, research-driven products, several of which are centered on L-ascorbic acid (a form of vitamin C).

There are many good reasons to shop this line; it boasts a lineup up impressive vitamin C products, as well as some good retinol options and sunscreens. Even better is that the majority of its anti-aging products are packaged in containers that will protect their contents from light and air. Focusing on what Skinceuticals does best (which is serums, sunscreens, and specialty products) will be money well spent for visible results. The main drawbacks of this line are some products that contain fragrance ingredients, as well as potentially-drying alcohol, though they represent the minority of the brand’s offerings.

For more information about SkinCeuticals, call 1-800-771-9489 or visit www.skinceuticals.com.