skin-restoring ingredients

Skincare ingredients that nourish skin’s surface in a way that helps transform it on many levels to appear noticeably younger, with a renewed feeling of firmness, and a more even-looking complexion. With ongoing use, these ingredients also help improve dull skin tone and rough texture, plus soften the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles—including deep wrinkles. Well-researched examples of skin-restoring ingredients include retinol, niacinamide, peptides, linoleic and linolenic acids, epigallocatechin-3-gallate (found in green tea), and adenosine.

References for this information:
Aging Research Reviews, January 2015, pages 8-21
British Journal of Dermatology, March 2010, pages 647-654
Dermatologic Therapy, September-October 2007, pages 343-349
Archives of Dermatology, May 2007, pages 605-612
International Journal of Cosmetic Science, December 2006, pages 343-349
Dermatologic Surgery, July 2005, pages 860-865
International Journal of Cosmetic Science, May 2004, pages 231-238

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