Cover FX multitasks with concealers and primers that are also antiaging
There was a time when there was nothing in makeup that could be remotely described as good for the skin - indeed most of it is was downright bad and the reason why I mostly gave up war paint for years. Recently, I have been edging carefully towards foundations such as Lorac's, which has antiagers and does me no harm. But Rome wasn't built in a day and I wouldn't expect makeup to have caught up with skincare to be green and caring. Therefore, I am willing to gloss over the mass of silicone in Skinprep FX and land smoothly on vitamins A, C and E, moisturizing sodium hyaluronate, antioxidant ubiquinone. Although it has the fairly nasty phenoxyethanol and bezethonium chloride, it also can boast a relatively benign preservatives dehydroacetic acid and bezoic acid.
When I look at Conceal FX Camoflager, I am if anything even more pleasantly surprised. This has turmeric, adding to the Matrixyl with further antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits. And then there seems to be about five different manifestations of ceramide, which help the external layer of skin retain moisture. I once read somewhere that for ceramide to perform properly as a moisturizer, it needs to be mixed with fatty acids and cholesterol and I am pleased to say that Conceal FX conforms to the formula.
Ingredients in Cover FX Skinprep FX
Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Squalane, Aqua, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Bis-PEG/PPG-14/14 Dimethicone, Glycerin, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Phenyl Methicone, Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone, Bisabolol, Butylene Glycol, Dimethiconol, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Linoleic Acid, Linolenic Acid, Ubiquinone, Dehydroacetic Acid, Salicyclic Acid, benzoic acid, phenoxyethanol, Carbomer, Retinyl Palmitate, Polysorbate 20, Citrus Aurantium (Neroli) Oil, Benzyl Alcohol, Benzethonium Chloride, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7.
Ingredients in Cover FX Conceal FX Camouflager
Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Cyclopentasiloxane, Polyglyceryl-2 Triisostearate, Aqua, Silica, Diethylhexyl Carbonate, Diisostearyl Malate, Polyethylene, Squalane, Glycerin, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Neopentyl Glycol Dicaprate, Tricontanyl PVP, Titanium Dioxide, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Curcuma Longa (Tumeric) Root Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Bisabolol, Butylene Glycol, Cholesteryl Hydroxystearate, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Ceteareth-25, Dehydroacetic Acid, Linoleic Acid , Dimethiconol, Linolenic Acid, Cetyl Alcohol, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Iron Oxides, Retinyl Palmitate, Carbomer, Tin Oxide, Behenic Acid, Ceramide NP, Cholesterol, Ceramide NS, Polysorbate 20, Ceramide AP, Ceramide EOP, Ceramide EOS, Caprooyl Phytosphingosine, Caprooyl Sphingosine, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-3. May Contain: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Chromium Oxide Greens (CI 77288)