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Your Best Face Antioxidants Concentrate

Your Best Face Antioxidants Concentrate

Size: 1.0 oz (30 ml)

Your Best Face Antioxidants Concentrate is a lightweight and versatile anti-aging serum that can be used on its own or blended with other creams, masks and serums, as well with do-it-yourself skincare treatments, to give an antitoxin boost. This creamy blend contains ferulic acid, spin trap, lipochroman-6, resveratrol and glutathione to rejuvenate, tone, protect and heal skin. Use on other areas too, such as hands and neck.

Please note Your Best Face products are final sale and not eligible for return.

TIA Review by Marta:
Antioxidants Concentrate is a low cost way of getting some high end anti-aging actives. And you can have lots of fun using it to turbo charge your other creams and moisturizers.

Newly reformulated, Antioxidants Concentrates has even more potency with antioxidant resveratrol. Even more exciting is glutathione, which works in DNA synthesis and repair. What's more, it assists in the metabolism of carcinogens and toxins, while helping to maintain the functions and efficacy of other antioxidants in the formula. And these include ferulic acid, and the free radical fighters Liopchroman-6 and spin trap. Another great feature of the new formula is that it has ditched the paraben preservative for fermented radish root.

Although it can be used alone, it is designed to be used to make your DIY skincare recipes, add as a lightweight serum for at-home treatments such as LED, blend it with your favorite moisturizer/whatever for an extra boost.

I got to unleash my own inner mad scientist by trying it out with other potions and lotions and as a base for treatments. I even raided the refrigerator for fresh fruit to make a mask. Here are some of the things I did with Antioxidants:

* I added it to moisturizers to give them an extra boost.
* I mixed some Concentrate with body lotion for those stubborn parts: eg knees
* I mashed up some fresh blueberries and threw in a squirt of Concentrate for a homemade face mask

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Reviewed by Connie I received the sample of Your Best Face Antioxidants Concentrate ($65 in the shop) and used it everyday as instructed.  The sample is now finished and I must say the product is "outstanding!" My skin is becoming more even toned and the texture more refined and defined. ... read more

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26 Reviews
  • Karen

    (5 out of 5)

    This is one of my favorite YBF products. I like to use it alone because it has a wonderful light scent and a light creamy texture. It does cause a very slight tingling, but it is certainly not uncomfortable. I enjoy the luminous finish it gives to my face. I also mix it with other products to enhance their benefits. How great to be able to add such amazing ingredients to my serums and moisturizers! Compared to other products with such quality ingredients, the price is reasonable, too.

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  • Kristina

    (5 out of 5)

    Ivehad this for a long timebut rarely used it because the consistantsy is too thick to really fit in my everyday skincare routine. Its as thick as a moisturizer but doesnt moisturze. However, I recently ran out of my serum and all I had was this. I noticed a beautiful glow..a different type of glow too. I like the glow thatbee venom or glycolic acid gives to my skin but this was a different type of glow ! My nose and skin love it. Age 34 combo tanned skin

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  • Ashley

    (2 out of 5)

    I like and regularly use so many YBF products (six currently - Boost, Vit C, Hydrate B, Prep, Quench, Correct) that I was pretty taken aback when my skin reacted negatively to the Antioxidants Concentrate. I was so in disbelief that I stopped, let my skin rest for a few weeks and tried again. With the same results - twice. So I had to regretfully accept this product isnt for me.

    My skin tends to "sting" slightly when I first apply it, and feels a little itchy. After a few days, little bumps started appearing, which go away once I stop using the serum. Seeing that my face couldn't take it, I tried using up the remainder on my neck and decollete, and after a few weeks bumps or rough patches appear there too! I guess there must be some ingredient that I am just not suited to.

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  • Wendy

    (2 out of 5)

    I've been trying a sample of this product and find that it causes immediate stinging. I have mild rosacea and don't want to risk leaving the product on my skin to find out how long the stinging last. I just think it's not a good choice for me. I'm in my 60s.

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  • Dani

    Is this ok to use around the delicate eye area?? Anyone used this around the eyes without any issues?

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  • L

    (5 out of 5)

    I absolutely Love all of the YBF products.
    I trust them and am amazed at the great customer service.
    I am so happy to use the products and happy with the results.
    L

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  • Ann

    (5 out of 5)

    I really like YBF Antioxidants concentrate. My face feels smooth and plump and I look refreshed after using it. I also like knowing that long term I should see results from an antioxidant cream.

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  • Darrell Owens

    (5 out of 5)

    Hi Penny,
    I just wanted to clear up any confusion resulting from your comment on Jan 15, 2014 about propylene glycol. The product listed here does not contain propylene glycol.

    While I personally have not read anything convincing that it would be dangerous to skin when used appropriately, this product, Antioxidants Concentrate, does not contain prop glycol and has not in the formula for several years now.

    Ingredients in Antioxidants Concentrate are:
    reverse osmosis water, olivem (cetearyl olivate, sorbitan olivate), ethoxydiglycol, ferulic acid, macadamia nut oil, Leucidal (leuconostoc/radish root ferment filtrate), ethylhexyl palmitate, spin trap (phenyl butyl nitrone), lipochroman-6 (dimethylmethoxy chromanol), meadowfoam seed oil, trans resveratrol, glutathione

    Thank you,
    Darrell from Your Best Face Skincare

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  • Penny

    Sorry.
    Propylene glycol may have the FDA's stamp of approval, but that means NOTHING. The FDA does not screen products for your safety!!
    They only screen products for profit and 'effectiveness' in the stated of said products.

    Propylene glycol should not be in a product which is used on your skin.
    Remember ~ your skin is your largest living organ.
    Slathering it with chemicals is a negative thing, regardless of what the FDA promotes or claims.

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  • Firefly

    (4 out of 5)

    I used the sample in my 'Discover with Marta' approximately 5 times, and although it was too little to see results, I will write a review based on my experience using this product. I tend to like products where one can see and experience fast results and I liked the immediate feel of this product. The light tingling made me think it was actually doing something. I also like the interesting, natural fragrance. The tiny sample contained too little product to see results, but my sensitive skin did not have any reaction and I just might purchase this product in the future to see if it performs.

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  • Kimberly

    (4 out of 5)

    I honestly can’t say one bad thing about this product. Although, no major skin change occurred, I am proud to say that my skin looks unusually clear and I see less dark spots and/or other signs of sun damage. The concentrate was nice and creamy, and spread easily with no tacky or oily feeling. It has a lovely light clean scent that dissipates quickly. I also found that it worked well under my makeup; my makeup went on smoothly, with just the right amount of hydration. This cream caused my skin no irritation at all, which is not always the case for me with many other skincare products. Overall, I would love to buy this again when I run out.

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  • Nicole

    (2 out of 5)

    I wanted to love this, and for the first few days I did, but then strange heat rash bumps covered my face. I have always had very smooth skin, so I was in shock. I had to stop using this product. It took another four days before my skin returned to normal. I am clearly allergic to one or more of the ingredients in this serum.

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  • JustD

    (5 out of 5)

    The YBF Antioxidants Concentrate reformulated cream is a Supa-Stah! I have skin that now requires a lot of moisture to keep it plump and smooth-looking and no matter what products I use I’m reminded once again how essential YBF’s Antioxidants Concentrate formula is. When added to face cream moisturizers, eye creams, hand creams and body creams it acts as an undercover agent that works for you 24/7 helping to replenish what has been lost. I first tried YBF Antioxidants Concentrate back in 2011 and really liked it, but this new reformulated one is even better than I imagined. I’ve upgraded my daily regimen by adding it to my usual moisturizers and serums. I even used it alone with great results – it hasn’t let me down once. Antioxidants Concentrate is going to remain a staple in my skincare regimen as I head into the next decade (my 60s) and beyond.

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  • Tina

    (5 out of 5)

    For me, it is usually a challenge to find a serum that is formulated with so many active and proven antioxidants and works effectively yet doesn’t cost over $100. At $55 for 1 ounce, this serum delivers great results and mixes well with other products – without the wallet-emptying price. I sometimes use the Antioxidants Concentrates serum on its own underneath my moisturizer, etc., but more often I do mix it with other bio-peptide, nourishing and lifting serums. The airless pump is a great delivery system and so far the pump has worked as it should, without clogging. The consistency is silky and light; never tacky, waxy or clumpy. In four weeks’ time after using the Your Best Face Antioxidants Concentrate serum, my skin feels softer and smoother and looks better with or without makeup. I am sure that I will see even better results in the days to come and after I have used up the entire product.

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  • Hazel

    (4 out of 5)

    I use this together with YBF Boost, I know that antioxidants are great for the skin so probably there's a long term effect if I keep on using this on a daily basis. But it's lightweight and easily absorbed, plus they perform remarkably well on my skin (no irritations, less breakouts, clearer skin), so I'll purchase this again.

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  • Connie

    (5 out of 5)

    I must say the product is "outstanding!"

    My skin is becoming more even toned and the texture more refined and defined. Small lines and wrinkles around the eye and nasal labial folds have softened. Since my skin is dry, I found I needed to put a light moisturizer over the product. If you have normal or combination/oily skin, I believe you would be fine in using the product alone in the evening or under a sunscreen during the day. I would definitely buy this product. My skin began to improve in just over 3 1/2 weeks, I can only imagine the effects after 6-8 weeks.

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  • Karlyn

    (3 out of 5)

    I used this product for about 2 months, beginning in mid November and used it on only 1/2 of my face so I would have a point of comparison. I first noted a very nice, almost spicy/earthy smell to this formula which seemed very nice. Upon application, it absorbed quickly into my skin. I layered it along with a vitamin C product and glycolic acid product as well as moisturizer and did this in the mornings only. During the two months I used this, I kept looking for some changes in my skin on the side where the YBF product was applied. However, even to this date, I still cannot see much – maybe a fine line smoothened. But, still not that much of a difference. It may well be that for the product to have its maximum effect, the period of use must be for 6 months or longer, which would give the skin cells at the upper most surfaces of the skin sufficient time to regenerate and for the human eye to see some more visible effects from the product.

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  • Mark

    (4 out of 5)

    The YBF Concentrate gives you carte blanche to add it to any favorite skin care product to increase its effectiveness. I decided to use it during the day, mixing a small amount with a little Dermophisiologique Optyma Eye Cream ($85 in the TIA shop) and used it daily on upper and under lower lids. Then I mixed a little with Arcona Magic White Ice for a daily moisturizer. Having used both the eye cream and moisturizer previously, I can say that the Concentrate did help to ‘up’ the performance of both – they just seemed to perform better.

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  • Kim S

    (3 out of 5)

    It has a wonderful almond scent that is not overwhelming but just slight enough to make it a pleasant scent. When applied, the product took about 2 pumps to generously spread across my entire face and it went on very easily. By itself it can feel drying – however, I saw that as a benefit as this is probably the reason this product plays so well with others and is easily added to or mixed with anything I tried it with.
    The pumps allow for every last drop of the product to be dispensed.
    It played well with everything I tried it with, whether it was a night cream, a day cream, sunscreen or by itself in use with the Baby Quasar LED Light Therapy.
    After finishing the entire bottle I saw a small difference in my skin. It looked a little bit more youthful, refreshed, and even toned. I would not say that this was as drastic of a difference as I expected, but I hope the antioxidant protection was doing its job even if I couldn’t see it.

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  • JustD

    (5 out of 5)

    I understand that not every product will produce the same or even similar results for everyone, but for those of us who are the recipients of it, you’ve got a friend in me indeed! I’m on a really tight budget and so hopefully will be able to tryout your Refresh and a few of the other products, but as for now, the YBF Antioxidants is the best!!!

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  • Sandy

    (4 out of 5)

    When applied directly, it feels very nice on the skin. It absorbs quickly, has no residue, and I do see a fresher and clearer look to my skin since I started use. The card that came with the product suggested blending it with other products or adding it to do-it-yourself recipes. This is an excellent way of extending the product as well as ensuring it gets applied to the entire face and neck. With one pump, I can get it to all parts of my face, but, because of its light texture, I need two pumps to include my neck. This option of mixing it with other products does help “spread it around”, so to speak. Antioxidants Concentrate has a wonderful almond scent, very subtle, which is a nice pick-me-up in the morning.

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  • Deb

    (5 out of 5)

    When I began using the Concentrate Antioxidants I was a little leery about how my skin would react as far as breakouts were concerned. I began by applying the Antioxidant after my moisturizer and didn’t notice much of an improvement but tried blending the two as the enclosed card suggested. The Antioxidant was easy to combine and went on smoothly and felt very light on my skin, absorbing very well with no trace of residue or oily feeling on my skin. A couple of days after the first few applications of blending, my skin had a definite dewy look. With continued use my complexion became fresher and brighter looking. I am very impressed with my appearance and would highly recommend this product.

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  • Marta

    (4 out of 5)

    Hi Stephanie

    This is the new version. It is slightly thicker (less runny) than the original. Thank you for asking - your question prompted me to clarify this in the product description above.

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  • Stephanie

    (4 out of 5)

    Is this the new version or the original?

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  • Darrell

    (5 out of 5)

    The type of propylene glycol used in skin care is often times confused with other forms of glycols (such as b-propylene glycol and etheylene glycol), which are not to be used in skin care.

    The type of propylene glycol in the product serves a role and is considered by the FDA and many in the cosmetic industry to be safe.

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  • pat

    (1 out of 5)

    Just a curious question - why would propylene glycol be included in anything you put on your face - from my understanding it is antifreeze and should be avoided in any skincare product

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  • NoeyD77

    June 29, 2011

    NoeyD77

    I sooo want to try YBF's Boost and Antioxidants! If I like it, the brand will spread like wildfire since each time I like a product thats all I talk about! It happened with Peter Thomas Roth's Laser Free Serum, Atralin andDr. Denese's Firming Glycolic Pads!!!

  • Darrell Owens

    March 1, 2011

    Darrell Owens

    Hi Susan,
    That was kind of you & thank you.

    We will continue to keep an eye out for ingredient alternatives and pursue them when we think we've found one that's proven safer and is widely accepted as a safe alternative.

    Prop's role in Antioxidants is to make ferulic acid soluble so that it works in the formula, but if we find a better alternative we'll indeed look into a switch.

    Thank you again and all my best,
    Darrell

  • Susan

    March 1, 2011

    Susan

    Hi Darrell,

    First off, I'd like to retract the word "misstepped" and apologize for using it. YBF did no such thing.

    I stand behind my view of propylene glycol, due to studies and lack of them and toxicology reports, etc. It is widely used, I know. It is economic. It is an effective carrier (though the manner in which it changes skin for penetration I would like to know).

    Almost every toiletry article contains it. One must be particularly deliberate for it to be absent from a bathroom (or kitchen).

    YBF continues to be a superior product. I never meant to infer otherwise, and again, I apologize for evidently giving such an impression.

    YBF's Correct is the BEST eye cream on the market, hands down. Period.

    Don't be sad, Darrell. You have no reason to be.

  • JustD

    February 3, 2011

    JustD

    Darrell, I can't speak on the Refresh product, but your Antioxidants is amazing! I understand that not every product will produce the same or even similar results for everyone, but for those of us who are the recipients of it, you've got a friend in me indeed! I'm on a really tight budget and so hopefully will be able to tryout your Refresh and a few of the other products, but as for now, the YBF Antioxidants is the best!!! I thank you and all those involved, on behalf of this 57 year old brown eyed "beauty", cuz that's what this is all about after all, THANK YOU!!!!!

  • Darrell Owens

    February 3, 2011

    Darrell Owens

    Hi Susan,
    It makes me very sad to read your comment.

    It makes me sad, not because propylene glycol is a actually a safe ingredient for use in skincare (sometimes mistaken for a form of glycol used in antifreeze), but because we've actually used in our product line from the beginning -- going back to 2004.

    Propylene glycol was not a new ingredient to the line as part of the new product offerings.

    So, I don't quite understand your comment about a misstep. Yes, we have indeed broadened our selection of products -- and done so not only to bring new solutions but also at more affordable price points.

    Ingredients we have introduced to our line as part of the new and more affordable priced products include carnosine, bisabolol, tumeric extract, resveratrol, ferulic acid, olive squalane, tetradecylthioacietic acid -- and the list goes on -- these are all great ingredients which are new to our line. Where is the misstep Susan? Please help me see.

    Sincerely,
    Darrell Owens

  • Susan

    February 2, 2011

    Susan

    A bit ironic, I'm on TIA to try and figure out what line I want to try as I need a good anti-aging, hydrating cream, and I happen upon these posts. It's been a bit of fresh air, actually.
    Karolyn, I agree with you at this point, in picking a cream/serum/skincare line, you must pick your poison. There is something amiss with every line and there is no perfect line out there. It's kind of like searching for the Holy Grail.
    YBF has misstepped in that trying to broaden their base by reducing price points, they have introduced ingredients not before seen into their line, such as, propylene glycol. Eeek. Such a thing hurts this purist's heart.
    Your mention of Organic Apoteke has me interested. The other line I think I'll examine more closely is Tilvee.
    As always, thanks TIA for providing this platform.

  • Sandy

    January 11, 2011

    Sandy

    I'm always excited to see debate such as this - it's what makes TIA a place to really learn and understand, plus gain new information from others' experiences and knowledge. No sitting on laurels; everything is up for inspection. It keeps things honest. Thanks for being forthright, everyone; I feel like there was real exchange and connection going on. It's refreshing.

  • Mark

    January 5, 2011

    Mark

    Arandjel -
    thanks for your comments and for your update on trying YBF products and the results you are seeing.

  • Jan

    January 5, 2011

    Jan

    Having used all of the products reviewed, I have to say I am still a committed YBF user - no matter what the ingredient. They work! Just last night I had cocktails with a friend I had not seen in over a year. When I reminded her that I was almost 50 she literally spit her drink out. I'm serious - it was hysterical! Oh, the power of YBF (and great genes, thanks Mom & Dad!!!). She wanted to know every product that I used and after taking copious notes I then told her that in addition to YBF products being exceptional - I relayed an instance where I recieved personal communication and service from Darrell when I had a problem with a pump on my bottle of Correct. Once she heard all of this, great products AND stellar customer service, I beleive YBF now has another new customer!

    Thank you for your continued quest to provide trailblazing products - my face thanks you!

  • Cyndi

    January 5, 2011

    Cyndi

    I found this site today while researching organic skincare products. Karolyn, I found your post so very helpful! You've given me a place to start searching for a product that's right for me. I appreciate this so much!

  • Karolyn

    January 4, 2011

    Karolyn

    Like Arandjel above, I very much appreciate the information that's so freely given on this site, and come back again and again to research ingredients and products. What I'd meant to do in my initial comment was simply point out what I thought was a quite glaring omission in YBF's website discussion of their ingredients. I didn't realize the close connection this site has to YBF, nor that my comment would be taken as adversarial -- which wasn't at all what I expected or what I intended.

    Even less did I mean to condemn YBF's products in a general sense. But to me not condemning doesn't mean we have to take at face value every claim a company makes or accept their purity of heart (and ingredients) without question.

    And when it comes to products, there simply is no line that I would recommend without qualification. I've never found one (though John Masters comes pretty darned close) that makes total ingredient sense to me, much less one that doesn't throw in a few questionable ingredients -- usually as surreptitiously as the company possibly can.

    But some companies do speak to me more than others. Right now, I am using a mix of Luzern Laboratories and Boscia stand-bys, along with a line that's new to me, Organic Apoteke. So, yes, I am attempting to green my skincare. But I'm doing that with my eyes open to the the fact that none of these companies is totally pure. Or transparent.

    Luzern, for example, uses silicones quite a bit more freely than I'd like (and no squalane!), and they obviously slip in Biovert without mentioning it as such. However, when it comes to this kind of thing, Boscia's even more dodgy. The Lonicera Caprifolium and Lonicera Japonica that have been appearing in their growing line of new and sexier potions is obviously Campo Plantservative, yet Boscia still announces in all caps "NO PRESERVATIVES!" At least Luzern says "no chemical preservatives," though I think it's still probably debatable that Biovert is "natural."

    But so it goes. It's the nature of the business. And I actually like the fact that the Luzern Force de Vie Eye Contour I keep returning to has a preservative system because, really, the last thing I want is a raging infection in my eye.

    And I like the cream besides -- mostly because it doesn't irritate the ultra-sensitive and reactive skin around my eyes and it still has a few jazzy polypeptide actives, which almost no sensitive care creams ever do. Marta, I think, would probably object to the sodium benzoate in the mix, and I can't say that I like it either, especially since there's C palmitate in the mix with it, and, as I learned from Marta in her review of Ole Henriksen's Express the Truth, this is a pretty serious reason for oh noes.

    But in skincare, it seems to me you pick your poison, so I go with Force de Vie around my eyes because it doesn't make my eyelids blister and blow up, and it really does reduce puffiness.

    As far as Boscia goes, it (generally but not invariably) does no harm but it admittedly isn't all that effective. The Amino AG eye treatment is good for me in that it doesn't blow up my lids either but it doesn't flatten them as much as Luzern does. Still, when you have reactive skin like I do, it can be enough that a product does no harm and lubricates a bit. And anyone who's dealt with itching, redness and scaly patches on even a semi-regular basis will know exactly what I mean. So Boscia is plain and dumpy, but I still depend on it.

    And for excitement, I try new lines like John Masters and Naturopathica out and, as I said, my current experiment is Organic Apoteke. Now I know this line got slammed here for its fragrance, and it's got sodium benzoate in its mixes to boot(though without the killer coupling of it with Vit. C)-- but I'm liking it, especially since it's one of the few "natural and organic" lines (John Masters is of course another) that isn't laden with benzyl alcohol. Or with linalool, limonene, and eugenol.

    I've been using the Organic Apoteke line for about ten days now, with no irritation and only a very short breaking in period, and I have to say my skin's starting to look really very glowing -- so much so I'm beginning to forgive the admittedly rather odd fragrance. Actually, I'm starting to like it, or force myself to like it because of the good results.

    And I guess that, in itself, just about says it all. I mean, who would keep up with potions that have an offputting scent if they weren't working? Nobody.

  • marta

    January 4, 2011

    marta

    I agree that the discourse, exchange of information and keeping us on our toes is essential.Thank you Arandjel for the contribution you make to all of these.

    I am dying to know what your regular eye cream is (and anything else that you like).

  • Arandjel

    January 4, 2011

    Arandjel

    Karolyn certainly has a point. Unfortunately, people of this forum (and other similar ones) tend to be emotional rather than factual. It's not a matter of liking or disliking particular products, but about discussing certain ingredients and questioning the consistency of the articles presented here. Initiating that kind of discourse is essential to the progress of this site, and is in no way an attack on Marta, or her coauthors. I think we all deeply appreciate their hard work, which is the reason to why we're all here in the first place.

    And as for YBF, I recently broke down and got myself Correct - for Christmas. I have been using it on and off for a couple of weeks now -in minuscule amounts under my regular eye cream, and think it actually, to some degree, reduces eye bags. Not to mention the divine scent of it - like cookies. I'm still not quite sure how scientifically proven all those peptides are (they defy logics when it comes to skin penetration as well as interaction), so I'm hoping for independent studies in 2011. As for the price of Correct, it may appear steep, but considering how very little goes a long way, it isn't too bad. One should think of it as a treatment, like a less scientifically proven Renova.

    (Oh, and I'm also giving Prep a try; just thought I'd put that out there.)

  • L

    January 4, 2011

    L

    I absolutely Love all of the YBF products.
    I trust them and am amazed at the great customer service.
    I am so happy to use the products and happy with the results.
    L

  • marta

    January 4, 2011

    marta

    So Karolyn, please share with us which products and brands you do like.

  • Karolyn

    January 3, 2011

    Karolyn

    I will meet you halfway on the possibility that your company works very hard to make "good ingredient decisions." Your actives are undeniably impressive.

    However, I still find the inclusion of triethanolamine in Refresh something less than desirable -- or commmendable. And the inclusion of Propylene Glycol in the Antioxidants Concentrate reviewed above is, quite frankly, just pretty unwholesome.

    Moreover, in the Our Ingredients list on your YBF website, neither of these ingredients are listed. I repeat: neither of them are listed. The only questionable you list there is Parabens du -- I would assume because this has become as much an issue for your company as it has for others.

    So I continue to stand on my original point.

    All best to you too.

  • Darrell Owens

    January 3, 2011

    Darrell Owens

    I don't think this is a screaming match Karolyn.

    We work very hard to make good ingredient decisions, share information and work with our customers and non-customers who are polite to provide even more information and make better products.

    Your original comment seems to me, less about TEA and more about some implication that we've skirted an issue (your words). I simply provided you with a response and the attention you've sought.

    All my best,
    Darrell

  • Karolyn

    January 3, 2011

    Karolyn

    I don't want to get into a screaming match about triethanolamine. But I would like to say two things: 1) On a site where you, Marta, have cautioned against LAVENDER, and done so more than once, it's noteworthy that an ingredient like this one gets what can only be called rather a pass. 2) I thank you for the link to your comments here on TIA, Mr. Owens. I was, however, commenting on the information the Reader/Reviewer linked to on YNF's own website, surely more trafficked than this one. Is there information on use of triethalolamine there as well? If not, your point is moot in regard to my own.

  • Darrell Owens

    January 3, 2011

    Darrell Owens

    Hi Karolyn,
    Thank you. We do indeed go to great lengths to provide as much information as we can on our web site. As for the remainder of your comment, you're mistaken.

    That's quite an assumptive leap you've made about us in the opinion you've stated in your comment about TEA.

    Actually, we haven't "skirted" anything. I've discussed TEA with Marta and many TIA readers in the past.

    For your information Karolyn, TEA's reputation comes from old data about adulterated TEA which contains 15% DEA (the compound which is the culprit connected to the formation of potentially harmful nitrosamines).

    We use minimal amounts of TEA in our products and the type we use is called Triethanolamine NF, which is lab assayed to be free of DEA.

    Karolyn, since you may have missed it, I spoke of our use of TEA in the following article on TIA in May of 2008. Here's a link for you:

    http://truthinaging.com/face/your-best-face-control-and-another-spin-trapper

    Thank you,
    Darrell Owens
    Your Best Face Skincare LLC

  • marta

    January 3, 2011

    marta

    Here's our ingredient directory listing for more information on triethanolamine http://truthinaging.com/ingredients/triethanolamine

  • Karolyn

    January 3, 2011

    Karolyn

    Love the way they go to great lengths to address parabens and totally skirt the issue of triethanolamine. Now that's marketing for you. Wave a big flag here so they don't notice what's over there. Guaranteed they don't have many queries about triethanolamine, it's still flying under the radar for most people, and so long as it does, YBF's going to pretend it's a non-issue.

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