In Step #1 you learned how important it was to exfoliate your skin in the winter months. Now that you have newly exfoliated skin we need to Moisturize DAILY and if possible use a humidifier in your home & office.
STEP #2 - HYDRATE
Many people think that in order to hydrate your skin you need to slather on moisturizers, crèmes and balms. Although this does help, over moisturizing can cause irritation & clogged pores. Dehydrated skin not only happens from lack of moisture in the air but this dry air actually pulls the moisture out of the skin making it almost impossible to put enough product on to keep the skin hydrated. There is an answer to this problem: “HYALURONIC ACID”
Hyaluronic Acid is an amazing ingredient that yields the best results for hydrating and plumping the skin. Hyaluronic acid creates a barrier around the cell and helps to keep the moisture in. It is very important to use a product with HA to maintain your body’s own natural moisture. In order for HA to be effective it needs to be formulated in a light serum to allow penetration to the cells. Creams are too heavy to allow HA to penetrate the cell. So it is important to use a moisturizer over top of the serum. You will find once you use a serum with HA you will no longer need the heavy creams to keep your skin hydrated.
Matrixyl 3000 is often found in a serum with HA. This ingredient will make your serum an amazing anti-aging treatment. Not only does the HA help to maintain moisture in the skin but the Matrixyl 3000 which is a combination of two peptides will reduce the signs of aging by producing more collagen. Collagen production starts to slow down as we age and the Matrixyl peptide will speed this process up to help plump the skin for younger healthier looking skin.
Derma MD Matrixyl 3000 Serum is formulated with over 30% multiple peptides including Matrixyl 3000 & Copper peptide along with Hyaluronic Acid to further increase moisture levels, improve firmness and elasticity. The high percentage of active ingredients in this serum work synergistically to deliver visual results quickly!!