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SenZen Infinity Never Ending Moisture- reviewed and recommended

Is a Solution for:
Sagging Skin
Reviewed by Marta November 16, 2010 11 Comments

Like Summer, I have been really impressed by SenZen’s Infinity Never Ending Moisture ($95) It is a rich, yet light, cream that I can (and do) use just about anywhere that craves moisturizing.  As Summer said, it lives up to its word and, providing that you are a dabber, rather than a slatherer, a little goes a long way.

There’s usually something interesting in SenZen’s formulations and Infinity is no exception. For all you peptide-files, this is one to look out for: caprooyl tetrapeptide-3 (it also goes by the name ChroNOline).  If you recall from our peptide 101, a tetrapeptide is made up of four amino acids and, like all peptides, it signals our bodies to do things – like get busy and produce more collagem, for example. Unlike most peptides, caprooyl tetrapeptide-3 is derived from a growth factor. The caprooyl part is a lipid, which is supposed to increase stability and skin penetration.

Tetrapeptide-3 boosts the production of collagen VII, laminin-5 and fibronectin for structural support, while reducing wrinkles and lines. According to the manufacturer (there’s never an independent research on these peptides), it increases collagen lll by 34% as well as laminin production by 26% and laminin 5 by 49%. Laminins are proteins that are the structural foundations of most cells and organs and are vital for the survival of tissue.  Actually, if I did nothing else, I should probably be looking out for my laminins. They are critical for cell attachment and differentiation, shape and movement.

Tetrapeptide-3 is also supposed to be pretty good at beefing up fibronectin (by 60% apparently). Fibronectin funtions in ways that are similar to laminins. However, it also plays a crucial in wound healing and decreased levels are associated with various cancers.  It was established in the early 80s that it is critical to healthy skin.

Like Copley, I can’t say that I was bowled over by SenZen’s cleansers (although they are perfectly OK). But I do find that the eye cream, , Double Dose, the Sealed and Delivered body lotion (my new go to after shower) and Infinity are exceptionally good products.

Ingredients: Water, Cyclomethicone, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Simmonsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Glyceryl Stearate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Propanediol, Dimethicone, Caprooyl Tetrapeptide-3, Dipalmitoyl Hydroxyproline, Phosphatidylcholine, Theobroma Grandiflorum (Cupuaçu) Fruit Extract, Astrocaryum Murumuru Butter, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Bisabolol, Passiflora Edulis, (Passion Fruit) Seed Oil, Oryza Sativa (Rice Bran) Oil, Euterpe Oleracea (Acai) Pulp Oil, Orbignya Oleifera (Babassu) Seed Oil, Sodium Hyaluronate, Silk Amino Acids, Beeswax, SENZEN Energized Liposomal Blend, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Sodium Hydroxide, Polyacrylamide, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Laureth-7, Xanthan gum, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance (Parfum)

  • December 5, 2012

    by Santalum

    Take care, this is a very poissonous, dangereous creme. It has a lot of chemicals. It is horrible, I did not use it, but it is enogh to see the ingredient-list. Take care.

  • May 17, 2011

    by Emily

    I've been meaning to drop a line on this old thread--I waited a while on my pre-order, when TIA was expecting a new shipment, but was it ever worth it! I guess I finally got it a little over a month ago. Wow! I absolutely love this cream. I took Marta's advice and have been using it extensively on my neck--but also from time to time when I really want to moisturize my face. It has a wonderful texture and feel--not at all greasy--and absorbs beautifully. Great product and a sane price. Thanks!!

  • March 6, 2011

    by Deborah

    A month after I stopped using the cream (I had used it for about three weeks) my face cleared up. Last week I tried to use it again and the next morning, my face was itchy. I definitely think it's an allergy. I was so wanting this cream to work!

  • March 2, 2011

    by Susan

    Great. :-)
    I'll try to use it sparingly, but my middle-aged, very thirsty skin is soaking it up.
    Thanks, again!

  • March 1, 2011

    by marta

    Hi Susan. I am SO pleased that it is now working out for you. I just hope my neck can hold out until it is back in stock (there should be a new batch at the end of the month.

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