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5 Intelligent Ingredients to Boost Pro-Youth Results

Rhonda Allison

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To truly impact the skin and bring it to a more youthful-looking state, you have to target the mechanisms that affect its degradation. Part of the challenge, however, is the skin serves as an important protective barrier, safeguarding the body and bloodstream against harmful toxins, bacteria and infections. With this in mind, we have to look for ingredients that protect the barrier as well as penetrate it to deliver true change.

So, how do you ensure these ingredients penetrate further than the skin’s surface? The answer lies in skin care science and intelligent ingredients.

Intelligent ingredients –– like retinaldehydes, peptides, stem cells and growth factors –– have become a vital component in formulations due to their ability to penetrate the dermis and signal activity in the skin via energy pathways to improve the overall health and condition of the skin.

Let’s take a look at the top new intelligent ingredients being used in today’s most cutting-edge re-youth programs:

Utilizing intelligent ingredients

Science has introduced several new intelligent ingredients that have become key components in advanced pro-youth care. These active ingredients zero in on barrier penetration to communicate to cells, support collagen production and aide in DNA repair. Here are a few intelligent ingredients making waves in pro-youth care:

●      Ascorbic (L) is a potent form of vitamin C that has been chirally corrected to increase desquamation and evenly thin the stratum corneum. Commonly formulated in vitamin C serums, it supports cell turnover, brightens skin tone and decreases fine lines while leaving a soft, smooth surface.

●      Encapsulated retinaldehyde is a stable, less irritating precursor to retinoic acid. Because it is encapsulated, its power is released slowly, making it especially well suited for all skin types, including sensitive skin. This intelligent ingredient can be found in correctives for pro-youth, UVA and antimicrobial support, such as a nightlyChronoPeptide serum or  SynErgy A serum.

●      Epidermal growth factor (EGF) is an oligopeptide and protein found in fibroblast cells in the dermal layer that acts as a cell regenerator to stimulate collagen production, cell renewal and the formation of new blood vessels. EGF serums, like theRhonda Allison Growth Factor Serum, support tissue regeneration, wound repair and wrinkle reduction.

●      Perfection peptide (Hexanoyl dipeptide-3 norleucine acetate) is a biomimetic tripeptide complex encapsulated into liposomes to allow the epidermis to communicate more effectively with the dermis, which is vital to collagen production. Look for it inRhonda Allison’s ChronoPeptide A.

●      Organic stem cells are essential to plant growth and the rebuilding of damaged tissues. Their healing and protective abilities can also be replicated in human cells to support cell rejuvenation, preserve lipids and increase antioxidant activity. Like other intelligent ingredients, the efficacy of stem cells hinges on being used in their chirally correct forms. Additionally, when paired with a vitamin C, such asC-Stem Cell, it increases antioxidant activity and inhibits the production of collagenases.

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