- Dermatological test
PUCA - PURE & CARE Serum Retinol Vitamin A is a potent anti-ageing serum. A-vitamin (retinol) combats wrinkles, fights sun damage and makes the skin silky soft. It also as a vasoconstrictor effect on facial redness. Apply directly to cleansed skin for maximum penetration. A very lightweight product to suit all skin types, also perfect for using under our Day and Night Vitamin A Cream.
- Potent anti-ageing serum, with retinol and oligopeptides that are effective in anti-ageing and anti-wrinkle treatment.
- Contains plant extracts with vasoconstrictor and firming effect.
- Has a particularly lightweight texture that works well for all skin types.
- Suitable for both women and men.
CAN BE COMBINED WITH:
- Tea Tree Oil Serum, Witch Hazel Serum, EGF Peptide Serum (to combat acne/problem skin)
- Collagen Serum (for fullness)
- Niacinamide Serum (to combat dark spots/pigment spots/blemishes)
- EGF Peptide Serum, Gold Serum (for reconstruction/anti-age)
THIS PRODUCT SHOULD NOT BE USED IN IMMEDIATE COMBINATION WITH:
- **Vitamin C, 4% AHA and 2% BHA
**Pro-Tip: Apply these 2 ingredients at least 20-30 minutes apart. It is best to keep the products separate for the morning and evening routine.
Suitable for all skin types.
30ml / 1.01 Fl Oz
For this product, the pH value is 5.1 indicated from the 1st batch, read more about pH here
Aqua / Water, Propanediol, Propylene Glycol, Glycerin, Corn Gluten Amino Acids / Maize Gluten Amino Acids, Sodium Polyglutamate, Hydroxypropyl Cyclodextrin, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, **Sodium Hyaluronate, ***Retinol, ****Oligopeptide-1, ****Oligopeptide-2, ****Oligopeptide-5, Hyaluronic Acid, *****Collagen, Adenosine, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Yeast Ferment Extract, Silk Extract, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract, *Mentha Arvensis (Corn Mint) Leaf Extract, *Pelargonium Graveolens (Sweet Scented Geranium) Extract, *Portulaca Oleracea (Purslane) Extract, *Chrysanthemum Indicum Flower Extract, *Sophora Flavescens (Shrubby Sophora) Root Extract, Beta-Glucan, Butylene Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Xanthan Gum, 1,2-Hexanediol, Sodium Benzoate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Hydroxide, 4-Hydroxyacetophenone, Phenoxyethanol
*Extract that may contain natural fragrances, therefore, the product is not labeled perfume-free
**Our Sodium hyaluronate is a combination of Macromolecular hyaluronic acid and Small molecule hyaluronic acid.
Small-weight hyaluronan molecules penetrate deeper into the skin’s structure,providing maximum below-the-surface hydration and in turn rehydrating skin cells over time.
Macromolecular hyaluronic molecules deliver immediate intensive hydration to the surface layers of the skin for an instant smoothing and firming effect.
*** More retinol info, see here
****Oligopeptide-1 and 2 can promote cell growth and improve cell activity, repair damaged skin. Repair collagen and elastic fibers. It has super good effect to repair damaged skin, like allergic skin, sun-after skin, couperose skin.
Oligopeptide-5 can stimulate the metabolism of epithelial cells, repair the stratum corneum, increase the thickness of the stratum corneum, enhance the vitality of collagen and elastin, and promote wound healing.
These are = Cell Energy Biopeptide from EMGPEPTIDE ®
*****Our marine-based collagen is a mixture of peptides and it is a hydrolysate of collagen.
Our formulations are updated from time to time therefore the ingredient list shown here may vary from the box of previus production.
Wash your face thoroughly, then apply 3-4 drops of serum to the face and neck.
Massage gently until the serum is fully absorbed.
The best effect is achieved by using the product both in the morning and evening.
We recommend using a +15 SPF (Sun Protection Factor) cream, let your Retinol work for 2-3 minutes before applying SPF cream.
Retinol can cause skin irritation.
A tip to minimize redness is to apply Hyaluronic Acid Serum before and after applying retinol. These extra layers can mitigate the side effects.
EXTRACT FROM THE CONCLUSION OF THE DERMATOLOGICAL TEST DEMOGRAPHIC DATA AND DROP OUTS
Subjects Analyzed: 21 thereof 2 (10 %) with sensitive skin according to self-estimation, 4 (19 %) with type IV allergy, 4 (19 %) with atopy (see List of Subjects, Appendix B). REPORTING OF ADVERSE REACTIONS No adverse reactions occurred during the study.
As a result of this study, the skin tolerability of test product Vitamin A Serum can be expected to be "very good" when used as face care product, also for subjects with sensitive skin.
Test made by proDERM® Institut für Angewandte Forschung GmbH