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Dermalogica and an alternative to collagen injections

Is a Solution for:
Sagging Skin
March 20, 2008 Reviewed by Marta 2 Comments
Although I don't use Dermalogica's products, I know happy people who do and I like to keep an eye on them (the products, I mean) because Dermalogica often sources interesting anti-aging ingredients. Super Rich Repair is a good example. It contains palmitoyl tripeptide-5.

If glycerin (presumably in some magical, proprietary formulation) is mixed with palmitoyl tripeptide-5 it produces something Syn-coll (the trademark name), a peptide that can mimic the body's mechanism to produce collagen. In a 1-3% concentration (Dermalogica doesn't say how much is in Super Rich Repair), it is supposed to not just stimulate collagen but to also reduce existing wrinkles.

There has been a clinical trial that over 84 days showed an impressive 350% improvement on existing wrinkles and a 119% improvement in collagen production. The study was performed on 64 volunteers.

The maker of Syn-coll says it is a viable alternative to collagen injections. I don't know about that, but since collagen injections last no more than a few months they seem, to me, to be a monumental waste of time and money. Dermalogica, or another cream containing this peptide, seems worth trying out.

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  • October 20, 2010

    by marta

    Hi Charlotte. I like - and use - Collametics' serum. I think it is a very good product. I have just started to test Celazome so I can't comment yet. For our recommendations, look at our Five Best posts - for example, our <a href="http://truthinaging.com/uncategorized/five-best-antiwrinkle-serums-for-40-and-50-somethings" rel="nofollow">Five Best antiaging serums</a>

  • October 19, 2010

    by Charlotte

    How would you compare this product to other collagen building products like: Collametics collagen building serum, Celazome N45 or anything containing Aldenine? Which ones have you tried and which work on you? Which contain the best and most potent ingredients?

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