- Dermatological test
PUCA - PURE & CARE Vitamin A Retinol Eye Cream reduces dark circles and prevents age-related changes. The cream makes thin and transparent skin appear thicker and less transparent. Use the eye cream every other day for the first few weeks to accustom the eye to Vitamin A (retinol) and to avoid redness. The eye cream is dabbed around the eye area, but not normally used on the eyelids, where the skin is very delicate. Avoid getting too close to the tear ducts. When the skin has become accustomed to the eye cream, apply it every day, both morning and evening. Go to our Retinol post to learn more about Retinol, its properties and the use of Retinol in our products.
- Panthenol, Vitamin B5. Provides a healthy complexion and is moisturising
- Arginine, an amino acid. Retains moisture and suppleness of the skin, an essential fatty acid found in the cells of both plants and animals
- Plant extract that restores, heals and reduces dark circles around the eyes
- Oligopeptide-2, anti-ageing, anti-wrinkle, healing effect
- Oligopeptide-5, effective in treating wrinkles and fine lines, lightens the skin
Suitable for both men and women.
Read more about Retinol, its properties and the use of Retinol here
Aqua, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Isopropyl Myristate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Sucrose Polystearate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Glyceryl Stearate, Panthenol, Sodium Hyaluronate**, Hydroxyacetophenone, Hexylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Propylene Glycol, Polyacrylic Acid, Arginine, Allantoin, Isohexadecane, Xanthan Gum, Mentha Arvensis Leaf Extract*, Chrysanthemum Indicum Flower Extract*, Sophora Angustifolia Root Extract*, Aloe Barbadensis Extract, Hydroxypropyl Cyclodextrin, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Olea Europaea Oil****** Unsaponifiables, Polysorbate 80, Caprylyl Glycol, Pelargonium Graveolens Extract*, Portulaca Oleracea Extract*, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Ethylhexylglycerin, Collagen*****, Hyaluronic Acid, Oligopeptide-1****, Sorbitan Oleate, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Adenosine, Retinol***, Pectin, Sodium Hydroxide, Potassium Sorbate, Proline, Serine, Glucose, Sodium Benzoate, Oligopeptide-2****, Oligopeptide-5****, Chondrus Crispus Extract
*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.
***Retinol has the quality of converting into Vitamin A acid when applied to the skin. In theory, the best effect is achieved by using a pure Vitamin A acid, but it does have a number of side effects, such as severe skin irritation. Because of that, there are restrictions in using A-acid, and it must not be used in skincare products.
Several skin care products contains Retinol (which we use) or Retinol esters, which slowly convert to Vitamin A acid when it pentrates the skin.
****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.
******The product contain Vegetable oils.
The product is without Alcohol and Silicone.
Our formulations are updated from time to time therefore the ingredient list shown here may vary from the box of previus production.
Use every other day for the first few weeks to accustom the eye to Vitamin A (retinol) and to avoid redness.
The eye cream is dabbed around the eye area, but not normally used on the eyelids, where the skin is very delicate.
Avoid getting too close to the tear ducts. When the skin has become accustomed to the eye cream, apply it every day, both 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
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 Eye Cream 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