i have to say I wanted to love this eye cream, so I ve been using it for more than 6 months. I do not have wrinkles but I have dark circles under my eyes. It stings a little bit. I didnt notice any change on my eyes and under-eye area. And it seems to be a little too thin for me. Im going to switch to Clinique to see if it works.
So I’ve picked this back up in the winter, and those wonderful effects have eluded me this time. I replaced the eye cream with a new one since it had been such a long time, but I’m not seeing the same results as I first did. I’m disappointed and will probably try out a different eye cream next time.
This serum, in addition to harnessing the power of novel retinol-like compounds to activate the skin’s retinoid receptors, contains evening primrose oil and borage seed oil to help lighten the appearance of dark circles and soothe skin instantly.
Retinol creams are like the elusive, constantly sought after miracle product. They wipe away years of skin abuse (sun damage, acne scars), smooth fine lines and wrinkles, increase collagen production, and refine your skin’s texture. Because of it’s skin-saving benefits, Retinols are one of the only products that we recommend to every patient we see. No matter your age, sex, or race, Retinols WILL improve your skin*.
When I was an avid user of this I didn’t have any wrinkles so I can’t really say whether it is effective reversing wrinkles so I can only guess that it helped me with prevention. It says it helps with dark circles, but I don’t feel like it really helped me in that area…maybe very slightly. It also says it helps with puffiness which I can’t say whether it does since I don’t have puffiness under my eye, but I do have puffiness above my cheeks (malar bags) and this will not help with that so don’t expect it do so.
Rouleau agrees that there are some cons: “While Retin-A was originally a topical medication for treating acne, not all types of acne are equal. For those who get red, sore, inflamed acne (called papules and pustules), prescription retinoids may worsen the condition and increase irritation and inflammation in sensitive skin types. Acne is an inflammatory disease of the skin, and inflaming this type of acne with retinoids is not the best strategy to getting clearer skin. It’s very common for people to find that a prescription retinoid can worsen their specific type of acne. Upon initial use, Retin-A can cause dryness, increased sensitivity, and peeling. With continued use, this will subside.”
I bought this cream to complete my facial regiment. I LOVE THIS NIGHT CREAM!! This cream met my needs and MORE. The bottle is unique and chic. You press the top of the jar down to get the cream. The text is so light and soft. And the smell is sooo delightful. Now imagine all that goodness on your face. It is such a wonderful experience. This is my favorite product thus far. It is worth every penny.
Kambayashi H, Odake Y, Takada K, et al. N-retinoyl-D-glucosamine, a new retinoic acid agonist, mediates topical retinoid efficacy with no irritation on photoaged skin. Br J Dermatol. 2005;153:30–36. [PubMed]
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Retinol creams are made up of retinoids, a retinoid is a tropical form of Vitamin A. Vitamin A is the number one anti-wrinkle ingredient recommended by dermatologists. Its sole purpose is to promote cell turnover. It eliminates the old, bad cells and produces new, plump and healthy cells. Nothing works more effectively at eliminating the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines than retinol. It’s the best anti-aging ingredient. There is no argument to it. Piles of research prove that the vitamin A derivative can really undo wrinkles and even discoloration caused by sun damage.
There are a few events that cleanly, clearly slice the timeline of one’s life into “before” and “after.” For those of us born prior to 1995, there was a time before the Internet. For everyone else, there is the time before you use retinol. The rest is “after.”
FOR WOMEN WHO ARE OVER-THE-TOP PROTECTIVE OF THEIR SKIN. We know who you are… You’re the type of person that doesn’t mess around with sub-par products full of harmful chemicals. And if you’re looking for a product to safely induce collagen production to increase your skin’s vibrancy and firmness, along with healing any hyper pigmentation, acne scarring, irritated skin, fine lines or wrinkles, you’ve come to the right place.
Hello, sir! Thank you for your question. I want you to know that LifeCell works equally for both sexes! You will get the same wonderful results of wonderfully smooth and firm skin, with reduction of crow’s feet and lightning of dark circles.
Aging of skin is an intricate biological process consisting of two types. While intrinsic or chronological aging is an inevitable process, photoaging involves the premature aging of skin occurring due to cumulative exposure to ultraviolet radiation. Chronological and photoaging both have clinically differentiable manifestations. Various natural and synthetic retinoids have been explored for the treatment of aging and many of them have shown histological and clinical improvement, but most of the studies have been carried out in patients presenting with photoaged skin. Amongst the retinoids, tretinoin possibly is the most potent and certainly the most widely investigated retinoid for photoaging therapy. Although retinoids show promise in the treatment of skin aging, irritant reactions such as burning, scaling or dermatitis associated with retinoid therapy limit their acceptance by patients. This problem is more prominent with tretinoin and tazarotene whereas other retinoids mainly represented by retinaldehyde and retinol are considerably less irritating. In order to minimize these side effects, various novel drug delivery systems have been developed. In particular, nanoparticles have shown a good potential in improving the stability, tolerability and efficacy of retinoids like tretinoin and retinol. However, more elaborate clinical studies are required to confirm their advantage in the delivery of topical retinoids.