As the beauty industry continues to mine resourceful materials for the skin and body, copper has emerged as the latest go-to ingredient. An important trace mineral that’s produced naturally in the body, it’s obvious use has been in supplements. In skincare however, copper has become valuable for its numerous antioxidant and antimicrobial benefits and is used in a variety of formulas to address specific issues ranging from anti-aging, to acne and hair loss to name a few.
In this week’s product summary we focus on the many beneficial uses for copper. From skincare, hair-care and a bit more, the following recommendations are each practical and most importantly, extremely effective.
Illuminage – www.illuminagebeauty.com
Tackling the visible signs of anti-aging has never been more effortless or convenient. The technology-based Illuminage offers a selection of Skin Rejuvenating Textile products infused with Copper Technology to address anti-aging during sleep. The range consists of an eye mask, pillowcases, gloves, and socks each designed to reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, etc. Ideal for travel and for anyone challenged by a skincare regimen!
Is Clinical Skincare – www.isclinical.com
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it should be duly noted that Innovative Skincare has pioneered and are actively involved with numerous cancer-related charities and philanthropic programs. In terms of skincare however, Innovative Skincare offers a selection of the most refined, advanced treatment formulations made with the purest ingredients, which are all created in their own lab. Among the effective formulas utilizing copper, the Super Serum Advance has been infused with Copper Tripeptide growth factor, vitamin C, and other botanical ingredients, to address raised skin or scarring, dark spots, as well as fine lines and wrinkles. And there are other formulas at Innovative Skincare containing the powerful copper tripeptide including the refreshing Copper Firming Mist. Please check out the website for more details about this very impressive enterprise.
Keranique Intensive Overnight Repair Serum – http://seph.me/2xeO0QN
The broad scope of anti-aging in beauty may appear to be endless and becoming more frequently used in the category of hair-care. Keranique’s Intensive Overnight Repair Serum available at Sephora may very well be considered skincare for the scalp. As we age hair follicles become clogged with debris, sebum, etc. thus stimulating hair loss. Based on stem-cell technology the Intensive Overnight Repair Serum is formulated with copper peptides to remove the debris, unclogging follicles, which is a key factor for enabling hair to absorb other nutrients, etc. and ultimately remain healthy and strong.
Korres – Golden Krokus Elixir – www.korres.com
Supporting the natural production of collagen Korres combines copper with organic Saffron, beta-glucans, peptides, amino acids, and hyaluronic acid in their Golden Krokus Elixir. Used regularly skin becomes strengthened to resist daily damage and looks visibly firmer. This is a lovely addition to a daily anti-aging regimen.
Neova – www.neova.com
Having been awarded the prestigious Nobel Prize for chemistry – Neova offers an impressive selection of cosmeceutical anti-aging formulas including a range of copper-infused products. Amongst the most popular is the brand’s Crème de La Copper – recommended for mature dry skin. This is an ideal formula for the cold winter months. Worth noting, the Post Laser Lotion is a formula perfect for any post laser or microdermabrasion procedure.