Intensive Moisturiser (Updated Formula)
Intensive Moisturizer (IM) is a lush and potent humectant with benefits. In a proprietary formulation containing Hyaluronic Acid (HA), able to bind up to 1,000 times its weight in water, and Polyglutamic acid, which holds 4X more moisture than HA. Trans-Epidermal Water Loss (TEWL) is considerably reduced, keeping you amply hydrated for up to 72 hours.
IM is now fortified with Omega 3, 6 and 9, for a multitude of skin benefits such as reducing UV-induced photo damage, signs of skin aging, inflammatory skin responses and protection against dry and scaly skin, premature aging and tired, lacklustre complexion.
Biomimetic Ceramides and other advanced actives additionally maintain skin moisture balance and preserve barrier functions, skin elasticity improvement effects on matured skin and protection against free radical damage takes IM a long way beyond mere skin hydration.
- Richly moisturizes and nourishes dry skin to keep it supple and moist;
- Helps skin retain long-lasting moisture, forming a protective layer that locks in hydration; and
- Helps strengthen the skin’s barrier function against external stressors.
How to use
Apply evenly onto entire face and/or over dry areas as needed, or as directed by your Derma-Rx skincare professional
Multi-molecular weight of Hyaluronic Acid
A mix of high and low molecular weight HA provides the foundation of skin hydration. Able to bind up to 1,000 times its weight in water, HA helps skin to maintain moisture and replenish water loss, to restore the skin to its suppleness and youthful appearance.
Polyglutamic Acid (PGA)
Polyglutamic acid is an incredible humectant that holds more than four times more moisture than HA. It works synergistically with HA by inhibiting the action of hyaluronidase, resulting in more HA in the skin, and giving an extended and overall moisturized, rejuvenated, and hydrated appearance to the skin.
Saccharide Isomerate (Pentavitin)
A carbohydrate-derived complex proven to provide 72 hours deep skin hydration, while also helping to strengthen skin barrier function.
Omega Oils 3, 6 & 9 (Chia Seed Oil, Fermented Olive Oil, Argan Oil, Sunflower Seed Oil, Marula Oil)
A powerhouse blend of natural plant oils rich in omegas 3, 6 and 9 fatty acids to help provide more than hydrating benefits to also rejuvenate the dry, dehydrated skin.
Omega 3 – Chia Seed Oil contains high level of omega 3 fatty acids, antioxidant, and vitamins to help replenish moisture and instantly calm stressed skin.
Omega 6 & 9 – An exclusive blend of Olive Oil and Sunflower Seed Oil, developed with unique fermentation technology, is packed with omega 6 & 9 for long lasting moisturizing effect and better skin absorption.
Cold-Pressed virgin marula oil, high in omega 6 & 9, as well as antioxidant such as polyphenol, is obtained from the southern African region to improve skin hydration and smoothness.
Ceramides AP, EOP and NP
Biomimetic active ingredients that is naturally present in the intracellular spaces of the stratum corneum. They not only to retain the skin’s moisture but also to restore and maintain the integrity and the barrier function of the epidermis.
Monk’s Pepper Berries Extract
Helps reduce the andropause and menopause related loss in skin density and elasticity that is caused by hormonal changes in women and men aged over 50 years.
Known as the longevity molecule, Resveratrol is a potent polyphenolic antioxidant, abundant in grapes, that studies have shown to extend the lifespan in a variety of animal species.
Resveratrol works by modulating Sirtuin gene expression and when applied topically, Resveratrol helps protect skin’s surface and rebuff negative environmental influences. It also has significant skin-calming properties that may help minimize the appearance of redness.
The most potent polyphenol of the olive tree is also the most powerful antioxidant in the plant kingdom according to numerous scientific studies. With a staggering 68,000 ORAC value, HTy is 15X more powerful than green tea and 3X more powerful than CoQ10.
Water, Propanediol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Sclerocarya Birrea Seed Oil, Maltodextrin, Dimethicone, Glycerin, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Behenyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate, Saccharide Isomerate, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, Cetearyl Alcohol, Palmitic Acid, Stearic Acid, Phenoxyethanol, Myristyl Alcohol, Resveratrol, Salvia Hispanica Seed Oil, Trehalose, Candida Bombicola/Glucose/Methyl Rapeseedate Ferment, Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate, Bisabolol, Olea Europaea Fruit Oil, Lecithin, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil, Butylene Glycol, Albatrellus Confluens Extract, Ethylhexylglycerin, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Cetyl Alcohol, Lauryl Alcohol, Polyglutamic Acid, Disodium EDTA, Sodium Hyaluronate, Sodium Metabisulfite, Hydroxytyrosol, Ceramide NP, Citric Acid, Farnesol, Angelica Gigas Root Extract, Glycyrrhiza Uralensis Root Extract, Lithospermum Erythrorhizon Root Extract, Biosaccharide Gum-1, Vitex Agnus Castus Extract, Ceramide AP, Phytosphingosine, Cholesterol, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Citrate, Carbomer, Hyaluronic Acid, Silanetriol, Sorbic Acid, Ceramide EOP