SkinMedica TNS Illuminating Eye Cream Review - The Dermatology Review

SkinMedica TNS Illuminating Eye Cream Review

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The SkinMedica TNS Illuminating Eye Cream utilizes a number of unique ingredients and complexes in order to deliver significant results. This specific Eye Cream was created to help brighten and illuminate the eye area. But in addition to this, there are also ingredients in this formula that are designed to help with fine lines and wrinkles, as well as crows feet. The complex that this cream is named after, known as TNS, is a physiologically balanced, naturally secreted and stabilized combination of multiple natural messenger proteins. In addition to this complex, the formula behind this product also contains hydroxysuccinimide and chrysin, boron nitride and palmitoyl tetrapeptide-7. Hydroxysuccinimide and chrysin are both used in order to help with dark circles, while boron nitride creates an optical illusion that brightens the undereye area upon first application.

Water/Aqua/Eau

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...

Human Fibroblast Conditioned Media

Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate

Dimethicone

Dimethicone, which is a silicone oil, is also known as polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) and is used in a number of health and beauty products. Those who purchase skin care products with...

Boron Nitride

Boron nitride is a synthetic boron-based inorganic compound with a crystalline form that can be hexagonal, spherical, or cubic; the hexagonal form is used in cosmetics. Boron nitride is currently

Polyacrylate-13

Polyacrylate-13 is a synthetic polymer made up of acrylate monomers. In cosmetics and personal care products, polyacrylate-13 primarily functions as a film-forming agent. Upon application to the skin, polyacrylate-13 forms

Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1

Palmitoyl tripeptide-1 is a synthetic fatty acid-linked peptide. In simple terms, peptides are fragments of proteins. They are formed when amino acids bond together. For example, when two amino acids

Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7

Palmitoyl tetrapeptide-7 is a type of synthetic peptide compound which combines several chains of amino acids to reduce skin inflammation and the accompanying skin damage. This peptide compound is also believed...

N-Hydroxysuccinimide

N-Hydroxysuccinimide is an organic compound that is commonly found in organic chemistry or biochemistry where it is used as an activating reagent for carboxylic acids. In cosmetics and personal care

Chrysin

Chrysin, also known as 5,7-dihydroxyflavone, is a type of flavone that is commonly found in honey, carrots, and passion flowers. Commercially, it is extracted from blue passion flowers. In cosmetics

Bisabolol

Bisabolol is a natural ingredient that is used in cosmetics and personal care products as a fragrance that also has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant, anti-aging, and skin-lightening properties....

Panthenol

Panthenol is a common ingredient that is found in a number of hair and skin products because of its ability to attract moisture and build healthier hair. This ingredient, which...

Sodium Hyaluronate

Sodium hyaluronate is the water-soluble sodium salt form of hyaluronic acid, a natural substance found in various connective tissues of humans that has a unique capacity for retaining water. Skin...

Ethyoxydiglycol

Glycerin

Glycerin is an ingredient that can be found in many beauty products because of its moisture locking properties. It is a form of sugar alcohol that is available naturally in...

Isoceteth-20

Isoceteth-20 is a polyethylene glycol ether of isocetyl alcohol. It is a synthetic ingredient that is produced through a process known as ethoxylation, a chemical reaction in which ethylene oxide

Steareth-20

Steareth-20 is a synthetic compound that functions as a cleansing agent, a surfactant, and an emulsifier in a variety of cosmetics and personal care products....

Polyisobutene

Polyisobutene, also known as butyl rubber, is a synthetic polymer of isobutylene. It is produced in a wide range of molecular weights. A low molecular weight creates a viscous, soft,

Polysorbate 20

Polysorbate 20 is a surfactant, emulsifier, and fragrance ingredient that is used in a variety of cosmetics and personal care products....

Aminomethyl Propanol

Aminomethyl propanol is a synthetic ingredient that functions as a buffer to adjust the pH of cosmetics and personal care products....

Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer

Acrylates/C10-30 alkyl acrylate crosspolymer is a synthetic ingredient used as a thickening agent, texture enhancer, film-forming agent, and emulsifier in cosmetics and personal care products....

Disodium Edta

Disodium EDTA is an ingredient used in shampoos, moisturizers, cleansers, and other personal care products as a chelating agent to improve product stability....

Ethylhexylglycerin

Ethylhexylglycerin is a natural preservative derived from glycerin that also functions as a surfactant, a deodorizing agent, and a skin-conditioning agent in cosmetics and personal care products....

Caprylyl Glycol

Caprylyl glycol is a skin conditioning agent that adds moisturization and wetting properties to many cosmetics and personal care products, as well as functions as a preservative booster....

Caprylhydroxamic Acid

Caprylhydroxamic acid is an amino acid derived from coconut oil that is used as a preservative in cosmetics and skin care products. It only has antifungal activity, which means that...

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....

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