When you hear placenta as an ingredient in skincare, do you lean in wide-eyed or feel squeamish? No need to squirm. The placental proteins used in ISO-Placenta bear no resemblance to their source; they are extracted from placentas, but they do not look, feel, or smell different from other skincare products. BUT! There’s a lot to like. Placenta, whether from sheep or humans, contains stem cells and proteins that help build up the skin resilience, nourish deeply and visibly improve appearance.
Placenta stem cells encourage skin cell turnover, helping your body naturally defeat acne and replace hyperpigmented cells with those that are not darkened. Also, these products contain nutrients, minerals, and amino acids that promote the production of collagen, which fills in fine lines and wrinkles, too. It all adds up to keeping your skin looking and feeling fabulous.
HOW TO USE
Biologique Recherche ISO-Placenta Serum and Cream are easy to use. Thanks to their being water-based, you’ll immediately notice that it soaks in quickly. These two products individually, but even more so together, will hydrate your skin— and if that wasn't enough, you’ll see a brightening and a firmer texture quickly.
As with all Biologique Recherche products, you want to layer your products in the right order for the most benefits.
Apply the Serum and then the Creme after washing and your P50— and before putting on additional moisturizer and sunscreen. You can use these products in the morning, at night, or both!
As with any skincare product, some people will be sensitive to ISO-Placenta. If you has sensitive skin and/or haven’t had a Consultation with us, start using it just once per week until you see how you react. For most people, there will be no issues.
ISO-Placenta is formulated to slow down visible signs of aging by brightening and firming up your skin. It lightens hyperpigmentation that naturally occurs as part of the aging process, addresses under-eye darkness and even reduces acne. It’s best when used with its ride-or-die, Creme ISO-Placenta.
OTHER WAYS TO SLOW THE SIGNS OF SKIN AGING
- Just wear the sunscreen The sun’s UV rays contribute to hyperpigmentation (age spots) and redness and wrinkles. Of course, they can also raise your risk of developing skin cancer, including melanoma. Wearing sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30 will go far in blocking those rays and keeping your skin looking young.
- Cleanse kindly Use lukewarm (not hot!) water and a gentle touch. No need for harsh scrubbing, and do not use a coarse washcloth on your face and decolletage. The pads of your fingers offer enough friction to rub in a gentle cleanser, and then you can splash cold water onto your skin to thoroughly rinse it away. Pat dry with a soft towel; do not rub. Do this only twice per day unless you get dirty or sweaty in the middle of the day.
- Dial-in moisturizing Use a moisturizing lotion that is appropriate for your skin type. You can also use a separate eye cream around your eyes. Remember to apply gently. Consider using your ring finger to apply the cream around your eyes, which tends to use the least pressure.
- Hydrate from the outside in Just drink the water! Eight glasses of water per day will do, but you will probably need more if you are active or live in a hot climate (and in that case add a Quinton, daily). You will know when you are hydrated enough when your urine is a pale-yellow color. Making sure to drink enough water will keep your skin feeling more supple, and it will also encourage your body to flush out toxins from the environment.
- Yup, regular exercise Getting your heart rate up with exercise helps increase circulation to your skin. This, in turn, encourages cell turnover. If you are working up a sweat, be sure to clean your skin afterward. And if you are exercising outdoors, avoid doing so when the sun is at its strongest (between 10 am and 3 pm most of the year in most places).
- Eat a healthy diet A steady diet of sugary or salty foods will not help your skin to look its best. Instead, (you know the drill) focus on eating fruits and vegetables, lean dairy and protein, and whole grains. The healthier you are overall, the better and younger your skin will look.
- Do not smoke* or drink excessively From dehydration to poor sleep, and creating your own congestion/pollution eco system, smoke and alcohol wreak havoc on the skin. * Weed included.