Dermelect Self Esteem Beauty Sleep Serum Review - Banner Test - The Dermatology Review

Dermelect Self Esteem Beauty Sleep Serum Review – Banner Test

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10.29.19 AD DISCLOSURE

Dermelect Self Esteem Beauty Sleep Serum is a facial + décolleté overnight serum that is claimed to contain “three types of concentrated amino acids to target the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and large pores resulting in a brighter, more even-looking complexion”. One problem with this claim is that the “three types of concentrated amino acids” the brand is referring to are glycolic acid, salicylic acid, and L-ascorbic acid.These are not amino acids! Glycolic acid is an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA), salicylic acid is a beta hydroxy acid (BHA), and L-ascorbic acid is vitamin C. There are no amino acids in this formula.

Another problem with Dermelect Self Esteem Beauty Sleep Serum is that it contains a high concentration of alcohol (ethanol). Alcohol is well known to cause skin dryness, irritation, and even disruption of the skin barrier, especially when used in high concentrations. While alcohol will immediately degrease the skin, it can actually dry out the skin so much that the skin will produce more oil over time to compensate for the dryness. This can lead to clogged pores and acne breakouts.

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Aqua

When you see “water\aqua\eau” on a product’s ingredient label, it simply means water. Manufacturers of cosmetics and personal care products are required by law to list all of the ingredients...

Butylene Glycol

When reading skin care product ingredient lists, you may come across a chemical called butylene glycol, and wonder about what it does and how it works. After all, this ingredient...

L-Ascorbic Acid

L-ascorbic acid is more commonly known as vitamin C. Although many people know that this vitamin is vital for a healthy immune system, few realize what an important ingredient it...

Glycolic Acid Hydroxyethyl Cellulose

Alcohol

Salicylic

Aloe Barbadensis Extract

Aloe Barbadensis leaf extract, commonly known as Aloe vera, has been used for centuries for its health, beauty, medicinal, and skin care benefits. It is a succulent with bright yellow...

Arginine

Arginine is an amino acid that is used in cosmetics and personal care products to protect the skin from free radicals, increase skin hydration, and boost collagen production....

Sodium Hydroxide

Sodium hydroxide is a highly alkaline ingredient that is used in small amounts in cosmetics and personal care products to establish and hold the pH of a product....

Phenoxyethanol

Phenoxyethanol is glycol ether used as a preservative in cosmetic products and medicines. This is a kind of ether alcohol with aromatic properties that can enhance a skin product’s scent....

Vitis Vinifera (Grape Seed Extract)

Echinacea Purpurea (Coneflower Extract)

Sodium Hyaluronate (Hyaluronic Acid)

Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Extract

Hamamelis virginiana, also known as witch hazel, is a species of flowering shrub native to eastern North America. The leaves, bark, and twigs of this plant are processed to create...

Allantoin

There are a number of chemical compounds that are good for the skin, and one of the most versatile in allantoin. This compound can be found naturally in most animals...

Iodopropynyl

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