Crème de la Mer - The Regenerating Serum

Crème de la Mer The Regenerating Serum

WORKS FOR
  • Anti-aging
  • Anti-oxidation
  • Moisturizing
  • Evens skin tone
  • +1 more
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • niacinamide
  • acetyl glucosamine
  • acetyl hexapeptide-8
  • linoleic acid
  • tetraacetylphytosphingosine
  • acetyl carnitine hcl
  • adenosine phosphate
  • alcaligenes polysaccharides
  • algae extract
  • bifida ferment lysate
  • caffeine
  • copper gluconate
  • creatine
  • dimethicone
  • dipalmitoyl hydroxyproline
  • dipotassium glycyrrhizate
  • ethylbisiminomethylguaiacol manganese chloride
  • faex
  • gelidiella acerosa extract
  • glutathione
  • glycerin
  • glycine soja seed extract
  • glycosaminoglycans
  • hydrolyzed soy protein
  • hydrolyzed wheat protein
  • hypnea musciformis extract
  • isododecane
  • laminaria digitata extract
  • linolenic acid
  • macadamia integrifolia seed oil
  • medicago sativa seed powder
  • micrococcus lysate
  • niacin
  • peg-10 dimethicone
  • phenyl trimethicone
  • polymethylsilsesquioxane
  • polysilicone-11
  • sesamum indicum seed oil
  • sigesbeckia orientalis extract
  • silica
  • soy amino acids
  • tartaric acid
  • tocopherol
  • triethylhexanoin
  • vitis vinifera seed extract
  • yeast extract
  • zinc gluconate
  • +44 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
100 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
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"With a new Metabolic Ferment and an added dose of Miracle BrothTM, this supercharged serum helps skin boost natural collagen and revs up visible renewal."
WIMJ summary

This product can help reduce and prevent fine lines and wrinkles, improve skin elasticity and firmness because it contains acetyl glucosamine.

These ingredients in the product can also be helpful, even though there is less evidence for their effectiveness: acetyl hexapeptide-8, adenosine phosphate, creatine, vitis vinifera seed extract.

Keep in mind that it typically takes at least 6 weeks to notice any results because the changes that are needed to improve fine lines and elasticity happen in the deeper layers of the skin. No topical anti-aging product can “erase” wrinkles or fully reverse signs of aging.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
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This product can help reduce hypepigmentation and even out the skin tone because it contains the following effective ingredients: acetyl glucosamine, glutathione

The following ingredient (ingredients) in this product might be helpful, but there is no evidence to confirm that it actually can help even out the skin tone: glycine soja seed extract.

Keep in mind that you would need to apply any topical skincare targetted at hypigmentation consistently for a couple of months to get a result. No topical skincare product can help get rid of hyperpigmentation (including post-acne marks and age spots) instantly.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
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This product can help improve hydration of the skin with the two types of ingredients.

The first type is called “humectants”:
these ingredients help attract water. When humectants are on the surface of the skin, they “pull in” the moisture from the outside environment, or from within deeper layers of the skin. The following ingredients in this product do the job: alcaligenes polysaccharides, algae extract.

This product also contains ingredients called “occlusives”. They help reduce the speed with which our skin loses moisture to the outside environment. These ingredients also help soften the upper layer of the skin, so it feels less tight and nicer to the touch. The following ingredients in this product do the job: dimethicone, peg-10 dimethicone.

The following ingredients in this product are especially good for supporting the skin barrier and helping with the hydration level: acetyl glucosamine, acetyl hexapeptide-8, linoleic acid, tetraacetylphytosphingosine

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
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This product contains antioxidants (ethylbisiminomethylguaiacol manganese chloride, glutathione, vitis vinifera seed extract) that can help neutralize free radicals in skin. By doing so, they can lessen the damage the skin gets from the UV light (sun).

The following ingredients - creatine, tartaric acid also can have an antioxidant effect, but there is less evidence to confirm their effectiveness in skin.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
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Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
45% - 55%
Plant extract that helps the skin to attract water and make it more smooth for touch. Also shows promise of anti-aging properties, but research is not extensive yet
6.5% - 8%
A silicone that helps to reduce water loss from the surface of the skin. Can temporarily "fill in" lines and wrinkles, absorb oil, and create a nice product finish
5.2% - 6.4%
Used to create a silky product texture and add volume to products
3.1% - 3.8%
Used to improve the product consistency and soften the upper layer of the skin
2.4% - 2.9%
Helps to soften the upper layer of the skin
1.9% - 2.3%
Used to stabilize product formulations and create a nice product texture
1.6% - 2%
A type of silicone that can help create nice product texture and soften the upper layer of the skin
1.4% - 1.8%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
1.2% - 1.4%
A silicone that works to soften the upper layer of the skin and reduce its water loss
1.1% - 1.3%
A silicone that forms a light film on the skin surface helping to bind water and temporarily absorb oils creating a matt and powdery feel
0.8% - 1.15%
A plant oil that helps soften the upper layer of the skin
0.65% - 0.95%
Helps oil and water mix together. Can be irritating
0.75% - 1.1%
0.55% - 0.85%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
0.5% - 0.8%
Is proven to be effective in reducing blemishes, evening out skin tone and helping to improve lines and wrinkles. It helps the skin to repair sun damage, calm down inflammation and keep maintain good levels of moisture
0.5% - 0.7%
A good moisturizing plant oil. Due to the high linoleic acid content, it helps soften the upper layer of the skin, reduce water loss and support skin barrier function
0.5% - 0.75%
Might help soften the upper layer of the skin and help thicken the product formulation. It might have some anti-oxidant effect
0.4% - 0.65%
Used to thicken the product consistency
0.5% - 0.75%
Helps thicken the product texture
0.45% - 0.7%
An essential oil that can be very irritating. Has some anti-bacterial properties
0.3% - 0.5%
Helps stabilize product formulations
0.3% - 0.55%
Typically used to stabilize the product formulations. It is a salt of polyhydroxy acid (PHA) and in larger concentrations, can help shed the dead cells from the skin surface revealing smoother skin. It can help attract water to the upper layer of the skin. Might to be helpful against acne and clogged pores. Could be helpful in neutralizing free radicals, but solid research is missing
0.3% - 0.5%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and helps to improve appearance of the product
0.3% - 0.6%
A mineral that might be able to support skin hydration, but convincing research on its effectiveness in topical skincare is lacking
0.3% - 0.5%
Typically used to stabilize the product formulations. It is a salt of a polyhydroxy acid (PHA) and in larger concentrations, can help shed the dead cells from the skin surface revealing smoother skin. It can help attract water to the upper layer of the skin. Might to be helpful against acne and clogged pores. Could be helpful in neutralizing free radicals, but solid research is missing. Due to the zinc content, might help calm down inflammation in skin
0.3% - 0.5%
Used to preserve the product formulation
0.3% - 0.55%
A form of vitamin B3. It is similar in action to niacinamide, but is more likely to cause red flashes in skin as the side effect
0.3% - 0.55%
0.3% - 0.5%
0.3% - 0.6%
Might contain compounds called dormins that in theory could help lighten skin and reduce hyperpigmentation, but solid research is lacking
0.3% - 0.5%
A likely irritant. Might have some anti-oxidant activity, but is mostly used as a fragrance in cosmetic products
0.3% - 0.5%
0.3% - 0.5%
0.25% - 0.5%
Can be helpful in reducing inflammation in skin. Is a likely irritant
0.25% - 0.5%
A plant extract that might have some anti-oxidant properties. Can be used as a fragrance and can be irritating
0.25% - 0.5%
Can help attract water to the upper layer of the skin. Avoid if sensitive to gluten
0.3% - 0.5%
0.3% - 0.5%
0.25% - 0.45%
0.3% - 0.55%
Consists of remains of dead yeast bacteria cells. Helps to hydrate the skin and reduce irritation. Might has some anti-oxidant effect
0.3% - 0.5%
A plant extract that can contain resveratrol, an antioxidant that can help neutralize free radicals in skin. The effectiveness depends on the extract quality and concentration in the product
0.3% - 0.55%
Might help improve cell turnover and reduce inflammation in skin. One study shows that the ingredients might be able to stimulate collagen production in skin
0.3% - 0.5%
Might be helpful in decreasing sebum production making the skin less oily. Is claimed to be able to support ceramide production in skin that leads to better hydration, but evidence is lacking. Is able to attract water to the upper layer of the skin
0.3% - 0.5%
Can support skin's ability to neutralize free radicals and produce collagen, though further research is needed to confirm effectiveness
0.3% - 0.5%
0.3% - 0.5%
A fruit juice. Might have some anti-oxidant properties but is unlikely to have any benefit when used in skincare
0.3% - 0.5%
Used to stabilize the formula of product formulation. Might be helpful in neutralizing free radicals in skin
0.3% - 0.55%
A protein derived from milk. In skincare products, might help to soften the upper layer of the skin
0.3% - 0.6%
A potent anti-oxidant that can help neutralize free radicals in skin and protect from harmful effects of sun exposure, even though more studies are needed to confirm its effectiveness in topical applications
0.3% - 0.55%
An emollient that helps soften the skin and calm down inflammation
0.5% - 0.75%
Might be helpful in neutralizing free radicals. Can have a dehydration effect that might somewhat decrease the look of puffy eyes
0.3% - 0.55%
Help attract water to the upper layer of the skin
0.3% - 0.55%
An algae extract that can help attract water to the upper layer of the skin and have some anti-oxidant properties
0.3% - 0.55%
A salt derived from licorice. Works as an emollient to soften the upper layer of the skin and can help calm down inflammation. Might be helpful for skin lightening
0.3% - 0.5%
A plant extract that contains resveratrol and other anti-oxidant compounds that can help neutralize free radicals, reduce inflammation in skin and even out its tone. Can be also used to stabilize the product formulation
0.3% - 0.55%
A type of peptide. Peptides are excellent moisturizers and might be able support collagen production reducing fine lines and wrinkles
0.3% - 0.5%
An emollient that helps soften the skin. Might be somewhat helpful in evening the skin tone.
0.35% - 0.6%
A colorant. Does not have any proven benefits in skin
0.3% - 0.55%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin. Might have some anti-aging, anti-oxidant, and skin lightening properties, but solid evidence is missing
0.3% - 0.55%
Helps to retain moisture by creating a protective barrier on the skin. Rich in fatty acids. Improves product texture and helps with the penetration of other ingredients.
0.3% - 0.55%
A type of silicone that can decrease loss of moisture from the skin surface. It helps create a nice product texture
0.35% - 0.65%
Used to stabilize product formulations
0.35% - 0.6%
An emollient that helps soften the skin and can decrease moisture loss. Helps create a nice product texture
0.3% - 0.6%
Might help to attract water to the upper layer of the skin
0.3% - 0.6%
A more stable but less bio-available form of vitamin E compared to Tocopherol. Might help moisturize and protect the skin from free radicals, but mostly used in low concentrations to stabilize other ingredients.
0.35% - 0.65%
A plant extract that can contain an anti-inflammatory compound
0.3% - 0.55%
Is claimed to stimulate collagen and elastin production, as well as work as an anti-oxidant. There is however not enough evidence for its effectiveness
0.3% - 0.55%
An effective moisturizing ingredient that also has been shown to be effective in evening out the skin tone and reducing hyperpigmentation. It can help somewhat reduce wrinkles in skin
0.3% - 0.6%
An excellent emollient. Helps soften the skin, restore its barrier function, and can help to calm down inflammation. It can be helpful to prevent blemishes and clogged pores
0.6% - 0.85%
Consists of remains of dead bacteria cells. Is likely helpful in attracting water to the upper layer of the skin. Might be helpful in reducing inflammation and neutralizing free radicals in skin. It is claimed to be a "DNA repair enzyme"
0.3% - 0.6%
0.3% - 0.6%
Long sugars that help attract water to the upper layer of the skin
0.4% - 0.6%
Help attract water to the upper layer of the skin
0.3% - 0.6%
Used to create a nice product texture and help delivery of other ingredients. Might be somewhat helpful in attracting water to the upper layer of the skin
0.3% - 0.6%
Seaweed extract that helps the skin to attract water and make it more smooth for touch. Also shows promise of anti-aging properties, but good research is lacking at the moment
0.35% - 0.6%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and might have some anti-oxidant and skin lightening properties. It can help calm down inflammation in skin
0.3% - 0.6%
Yeast extract. Helps to attract water to the upper layer of the skin
0.3% - 0.6%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and might have some anti-oxidant and skin lightening properties. It can help calm down inflammation in skin
0.3% - 0.6%
A type of silicone. Used to improve product texture
0.3% - 0.6%
An AHA (alpha-hydroxy acid). It oxidizes quickly which makes it less effective in skincare formulations. It can support skin's barrier and moisture levels
0.3% - 0.6%
0.3% - 0.6%
A sugar that is used to stabilize the product formulation. Can help attract water to the upper layer of the skin
0.35% - 0.65%
Pure form of vitamin E. Can help moisturise and protect the skin from free radicals. Often used to help stabilise other ingredients or the formula itself
0.35% - 0.6%
Used to preserve products, dissolve other ingredients and create a nice product texture
0.4% - 0.65%
0.4% - 0.6%
Helps water and oil mix together
0.35% - 0.65%
A preservative
0.35% - 0.6%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
0.3% - 0.55%
Helps preserve products and creates a nice product texture
0.35% - 0.65%
Used mostly for creating emulsions - helping oil and water mix together. Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
0.4% - 0.6%
Used to stabilize product formulations and help soften the upper layer of the skin
0.4% - 0.6%
Used to stabilize the product formulation and can help absorb oil
0.35% - 0.6%
A type of sugar that is used to support delivery of active ingredients and can enhance their penetration into the skin without disrupting the skin's barrier
0.3% - 0.6%
Produces temporary toning effect. Can help dissolve other ingredients or preserve products
0.3% - 0.55%
Used to adjust the product's pH
0.3% - 0.55%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
0.3% - 0.55%
Used to absorb oil and can temporarily mattify skin
0.45% - 0.7%
Can work as an exfoliant but is typically used to adjust the product pH
0.3% - 0.55%
A peptide that can help neutralize free radicals in skin and reduce melanin production resulting in skin lightening effect and reduction in hyperpigmentation. It can also help attract moisture to the upper layer of the skin
0.3% - 0.55%
A silicone that improves product texture and helps dissolve other ingredients. Can form a non-greasy film on the skin to prevent moisture loss
0.3% - 0.6%
Stabilizes the product formulation
0.3% - 0.5%
A preservative
0.3% - 0.5%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.25% - 0.5%
A common frangrance that can easily irritate skin, especially if exposed to air, light or heat
0.2% - 0.4%
A fragrance. Can be irritating
0.2% - 0.35%
A fragrance. A likely allergen and can be irritating
0.15% - 0.3%
A fragrance. Can be irritating
0.15% - 0.25%
A fragrance. Can be irritating
0.15% - 0.25%
The ingredient is not recognized
TBC
0.15% - 0.25%

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