Vitamin C is one of the safest and most effective nutrients. The benefits of vitamin C may include protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and yes even the aging process of delicate facial skin. Cellex-C Skin Care was the first line of topical Vitamin C introduced to the market. Exclusive to Cellex-C is a patented complex proven to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles with improved color, tone and texture. Vitamin C is at the core of Cellex-C’s formulation, offering powerful antioxidant benefits and continued protection. Designed to help the skin look, act and feel younger, Cellex-C products use an innovative, patented composition of minerals and vitamins to heal damaged skin and improve the look and quality of aging skin. Employing the highest standards of innovative research and technology, Cellex-C’s vitamin C products contain a complex of ingredients including L-ascorbic acid, tyrosine, and zinc, which work synergistically to encourage a firm, youthful, elastic quality in the skin and in fact, clinical research indicates that regular use can make skin look 5 to 10 years younger. Further, another related benefit of using vitamin C products is the increase in efficacy of your sunscreen considerably by regulating melanin production and hindering hyperpigmentation. By combining Cellex-C’s exceptional products with potent sun protection, you are offering your skin everything it needs to retain a youthful and healthy appearance.
Hefty price tag aside, the following products represent the best of what the technology behind Cellex-C has to offer:
Cellex-C Advanced-C Eye Firming Cream-$99
This eye elixir dramatically reduces visible signs of aging around the eyes as grape seed extract and resveratrol heal damage caused by free radicals and protect against future assaults. Vegetable triglycerides, L-ergothioneine and 10% vitamin C soothe skin and facilitate collagen production around the eyes for younger- and healthier-looking skin. Regular use will reduce visible signs of aging such as fine lines, wrinkles, crow’s feet and sagging skin.
Recommended Use: Apply every morning, after applying skin hydration complex. Apply a thin layer of Advanced-C eye firming cream to outer eye area. Avoid eyelids and eyebrows. Follow with moisturizer of choice.
Cellex-C Skin Firming Cream-$116
Producing the combined benefit of a reduction in wrinkles and fine lines while simultaneously moisturizing the skin, this cream is comprised of a hydrolized and free-form ascorbic acid, vegetable triglycerides, L-ergothioneine, grape seed extract and Resveratrol. Moreover, this bifunctional product helps to increase skin elasticity and resilience to reduce signs of aging, leaving the skin vibrant and glowing. In fact, in a recent study, 9 out of 12 Rosacea sufferers reported a marked reduction in the inflamed redness of their complexion.
Recommended Use: Apply once a day to face, neck and chest.
Cellex-C Betaplex Facial Firming Water-$32
An oil-free cleanser and toner designed to tighten and firm the skin, this Facial Firming Water is an invigorating formula that tones and tightens the skin. Salicyclic acid, malic acid, glycolic acid and lactic acid combine with soothing rice wine extract, astringent witch hazel extract and cleansing red clover extract to tone, rejuvenate and cleanse your skin. This mist is ideal for women as a cleanser and toner, and for men as an aftershave.
Recommended Use: To clean and tone, apply a few spritzes of Facial Firming Water to a corner of a dry terry wash cloth. (Note: tissues do not work). Vigorously rub the dampened portion of the face towel over face (avoid eye area), neck, V of chest and behind the ears. The wash cloth provides friction and encourages dead skin cells to slough off. Repeat application if skin is heavily soiled or wearing make-up. Apply treatment formulation or moisturizer of choice.
While we may have resisted taking our vitamins as mere youths, when faced with the prospect of going under the knife to reverse the footprints of father time, we will run to vitamin c with the fervor of the Spanish running of the bulls. Cellex-C products are available at: www.amazon.com and www.dermstore.com.