The heart of any effective skincare formula is the ingredients.

Ingredients are what tell the story of a serum, a cream or a balm that performs magic. The combination of them, their synergy with other ingredients, and the function they were selected to serve, all make skincare products that truly work.

In our “Ingredient Spotlight” posts, we will go over some of the key ingredients used in some of our most popular products. Starting with the Age Fighters…

DMAE (Dimethylaminoethanol)

DMAE is a nutritional membrane stabilizer with powerful anti-inflammatory properties that protects from free radicals.

DMAE has been clinically proven to visibly firm the skin when applied topically. It is a precursor to a neurotransmitter that is responsible for muscles under the skin to tighten. As such, DMAE helps volumize the skin’s overall framework by helping to prevent sagging and wrinkling. As an added benefit, DMAE has also been shown to contribute to overall skin tone evenness and radiance.

Found in: LaVigne Organic Skincare DMAE Advanced Firming Creamplump_firm

Palmitoyl Tripeptides

Palmitoyl Tripeptides stimulate and increase collagen synthesis. Clinical trials have shown that bio-active Syn-Coll (Palmitoyal Tripeptide-3, Glycerine) is capable of changing the type and aspect of wrinkles through collagen stimulation. The outer textural appearance of skin is dramatically smoothed as a result, particularly deep wrinkles.

Found in: LaVigne Organic Skincare Plump & Firm Tri-Active Peptide Cream & LaVigne Organic Skincare Intensive Eye Crème

GABA (Gamma Aminobutyric Acid)

GABA is an amino acid that is synthesized in the brain combined with Vitamin B6.  GABA is often referred to as the “topical Botox,” as it is reported to aid in wrinkle reduction by temporarily relaxing tense facial muscles.

Found in: LaVigne Organic Skincare Plump & Firm Tri-Active Peptide Cream

 

SOD (Super Oxide Dismutase)

SOD is an antioxidant enzyme that occurs naturally in the body, and is also found in barley grass, broccoli, wheatgrass and many other green plants. SOD protects cells from superoxide toxicity, which is the most common free radical in the body. With its powerful ability to neutralize free radical damage, SOD helps prevent wrinkles, fine lines, age spots; softens scar tissue; and protects against UV ray damage.

Found in: LaVigne Organic Skincare Plump & Firm Tri-Active Peptide Cream