is a potent multi-function anti-ageing active ingredient. Ideal for formulations for mature skin but useful for younger complexions also. It has the unique ability to lengthen cell life by 33%. As cell life is a marker for ageing of the skin, the ability to extend cell life represents a significant action to maintain a youthful appearance.
- Repairs loss of firmness and elasticity.
- Moisturises and refines the skin grain (reduces enlarged pores)
- Evens skin tone by fading redness and age spots.
• Skin moisturisation
Hydration +34%, after 1 month
up to +38%, after 3 months
• Skin barrier reinforcement
Water loss -11%, after 3 months
• Pore refining
Dilated pores -17%, after 1 month
up to -26%, after 6 months
• Improvement of the viscoelastic properties
Firmness +12%, after 1 month
Elasticity +11%, after 1 month
Tone +15%, after 1 month
Clinical Test Results courtesy of Sederma
INCI: Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride –Teprenone
Usage Rate: 1% to 3%
Add to creams and emulsions at cool down ( 40C or below). Works well in anhydrous (water free) products.