Ask the Experts: Answering Your SkinCeuticals Questions

March 30th, 2020 4:56am

Ask the Experts: Answering Your SkinCeuticals Questions

What is SkinCeuticals?

SkinCeuticals is a medical-grade skincare product line founded by Dr. Sheldon Pinnell and Russell Moon in 1997. The entire product line is based on the famous CE ferulic, which was their first product to be released after years of studying antioxidants.

It’s a revolutionary product that incorporates prescriptive medicine in cosmetics, standing by its mission to provide cutting-edge skincare that’s backed with science. The common ingredients used for most SkinCeuticals products are:

  • L-Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C)
  • Ferulic Acid
  • Vitamin E
  • Phloretin

It was then heavily incorporated in most products, but some are added in other specialized serums to compensate for what the skin lacked. This will ensure a youthful and healthy skin for all ages - achieved safely as well!

Where can I buy SkinCeuticals products?

SkinCeuticals products are sold exclusively through authorized SkinCeuticals professional partners. Some of their products can be purchased on their website. Products told on other websites can be counterfeit and it’s recommended you do not purchase through any other website other than SkinCeuticals.

Do not risk buying counterfeit products as it can cause allergic reactions, infections, interference with procedures, erythema, and rash. You can find the list of approved SkinCeuticals here  and on partner websites listed here  . This is to assure you that you only get the genuine product and enjoy the radiance of your skin.

Is SkinCeuticals made from natural ingredients?

Most of the ingredients in SkinCeuticals are found from fresh fruits and vegetables, making sure that your skin doesn’t get irritated or get allergic reactions. While there are artificial ingredients used in the products, it’s only meant to boost the effectiveness of the primary ingredient.

It’s safe for everyone, including most of the products for pregnant women, and doesn’t induce painful reactions from using it. SkinCeuticals continue to team up with the best scientists with varied fields in medicine, biophysics, chemistry and molecular and cellular biology, to ensure safe and effective products.

Is SkinCeuticals medical grade?

SkinCeuticals is a medical-grade product line which means they have to be sold in an establishment with a medical director. It also means they are made with ingredients that can penetrate deeper into the layers of skin and be more corrective to produce healthy radiant skin.

SkinCeuticals go through extensive clinical testing to ensure that all the products are effective and won’t trigger severe reactions. SkinCeuticals ensures that everything is monitored and produced in small batches for assurance of quality you want and deserve. This is to maintain freshness and assurance of sterile products.

What are the best SkinCeuticals products?

SkinCeuticals is mostly known for its vitamin C serums and antioxidants. When it comes to the best product that all depends on your skin type, skin condition and skin needs. There’s a wide array of products that SkinCeuticals offer, but the most popular ones according to the public are the following:

  • SkinCeuticals CE Ferulic - Ideal for antiageing and fades away spots and skin discolouration.
  • SkinCeuticals Serum 10 AOX+ - Ideal for sensitive skin. This ensures that your skin gets enough Vitamin C and provides antioxidant protection for long-lasting radiance.
  • SkinCeuticals Discoloration Defense - As the name depicts, it’s great for skin areas with severe skin discolouration. It effectively brightens the skin and hydrates it as well.
  • SkinCeuticals Sheer Physical UV Daily Defense SPF 50 - Your ultimate skin protection against the harsh sunlight. It provides the best protection for all skin types using mineral filters like titanium dioxide and zinc oxide.
  • SkinCeuticals Retinol 1.0 Night Cream - This might not be ideal for people with sensitive skin, but it’s your best bet against early signs of wrinkles and fine lines. It induces powerful peeling to reveal the healthy layer of skin beneath.

How do you apply SkinCeuticals discolouration defence?

All SkinCeuticals products can be layered. After cleansing and toning you would first apply your antioxidant and apply products from thinnest to thickest ending with your moisturizer. Discoloration Defense is also applied both day and night for better results.

Can I use SkinCeuticals CE Ferulic at night?

CE Ferulic is a daily antioxidant. It’s used during the day to help fight free radicals and can make your SPF protection 8x stronger. If you want a nighttime antioxidant you can always use the Resveratrol BE. These two are the best pair for battling early signs of skin ageing and maintaining a smooth and youthful complexion. This is also ideal for people living in the city wherein they’re always exposed to pollution.

How do you use SkinCeuticals B5 Gel?

SkinCeuticals B5 gel can be used both day and night. After cleansing, toning and applying your antioxidant you can apply your B5 gel as a moisturizer or under your moisturizer for extra hydration in your skin.

Hydrating B5 gel is usually applied before moisturizer in the winter months but can be used on its own. The proper amount of gel you can use is 2-3 drops and it will eventually work its magic.

Is SkinCeuticals A.G.E. Interrupter a moisturizer?

A.G.E. Interrupter is a corrective moisturizer. Its rich texture is amazing for antiaging and it also helps fight glycation. Glycation is caused by sugars holding on to collagen and breaking the collagen bonds causing fine lines and wrinkles.

How do you use SkinCeuticals Retinol?

Retinol can be used in different ways. When starting it’s best to start at the lowest percentage and move your way up with Triple Lipid Restore to help prevent irritation, redness and peeling.

Start Retinol by using it only at night and once a week, after four weeks and if the skin isn’t irritated, you can gradually move up the usage to every other night. It’s recommended that you spot Retinol 10-14 days before some treatments and or sun exposure.


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