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Calvin Klein's foundation with Matrixyl 3000

Reviewed by Marta August 20, 2008 0 Comments
Foundations that claim they do double duty as anti-agers typically have nothing more than a token touch of vitamin E and/or A. Calvin Klein's CK Infinite Matt Oil-free Foundation ($32) is the real deal: it has the potent antioxidant, Matrixyl 3000.

I believe that this is the first time that I've come across a makeup product that has matrixyl 3000, which is made by combining palmitoyl oligopeptide and palmitoyl tetrapeptide-7. Giving another antioxidant boost is green tea.

There is also gotu kola (centella asiatica), a plant grown throughout Asia that, because of its skin healing properties, was traditionally used to treat leprosy. Its abilities is a wound healer and rebuilder of type 1 collagen are documented in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

One would prefer that they'd left out the potentially harmful phenoxyethanol and magnesium aluminum silicate, but, hey, you can't have everything.

Ingredients in Calvin Klein's CK Infinite Matt Oil-free Foundation (will vary depending on tint)

Cyclopentasiloxane, Aqua/Water/Eau, Isododecane, Butylene Glycol, Dimethicone, Trimethylolpropane Triisostearate, Polysilicone-11, Dimethicone/Divinyldimethicone/Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer,Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Glycerin, Peg/Ppg-18/18 Dimethicone, CentellaAsiatica Extract, Camellia Sinensis Extract, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide,Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7, Tocopherol, Lecithin, Phenoxyethanol,Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Polyglyceryl-4 Isostearate, Sodium Chloride, Oryza Sativa Starch, Methylparaben, Propylene Glycol Stearate, Propylene Carbonate, Cetyl Peg/Ppg-10/1 Dimethicone, Butylparaben, Polysorbate 20, Sorbitan Laurate, Carbomer, Hexyl Laurate, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Propylene Glycol Laurate, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate +/- (May Contain/Peut Contenir)Ci 77491, 77492, 77499/Iron Oxides • Ci 77891/Titanium Dioxide.

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