As we age, collagen production can slow and lead to a loss in skin volume and firmness, elastin fibers also begin to lose their spring, fray and become disorganized, making them less able to bounce back and withstand the forces of gravity. All of these factors can lead to a loss of facial definition and volume that can keep skin from looking youthful and plump.
Apart from pigmentation, lines and wrinkles; volume and lift are in fact my key anti-aging concern. What I hate most now are my nasolabial folds and marionette lines which make me look old. They are caused by the loss of elasticity, collagen and volume in the skin. For a truly youthful appearance, my facial volumes must be lifted.
Till now, I have not found any skincare products or non-invasive treatments that can help reduce the look of these signs of aging. Unless I opt for a surgical face-lift treatment but for now this option is a no-no for me.
Recently, Philosophy has launched a new advanced volumizing and lifting skincare collection that is said to reawaken the skin’s natural revitalizing system that supports natural collagen and elastin, and help to restore the appearance of full, firm and lifted skin.
Introducing the FULL OF PROMISE, comprised a 2-step TREAT and MOISTURIZE regimen.
Step 1 – TREAT
FULL OF PROMISE Treatment Duo For Uplifting Days & Volumizing Nights – S$120 / 30ml
FULL OF PROMISE Treatment Duo For Uplifting Days & Volumizing Nights is a dynamic a.m./p.m. protocol (uplifting for the day and volumizing for the night) to help rejuvenate and restore skin by following its natural rhythms. To maintain a youthful-looking skin, it is essential to repair and rejuvenate your skin while you sleep and protect it against harmful environmental factors such as pollution, UV rays in the day.
In the daytime, as the pull of gravity can drag down skin contours, we need to strengthen and reorganize elastin fibers, and provide an immediate tightening sensation to give skin the uplifting boost it needs to face the day.
The uplifting daytime serum is formulated with :
• Rye seed extracts - helps reinforce skin elasticity to visibly lift skin
• Kigelia extracts - a rare bio-active fruit that helps improve skin’s firmness and elasticity
In the evening, when skin is actively rejuvenating itself, we help to improve the appearance of natural skin volume by supporting natural collagen.
The volumizing nighttime serum is formulated with :
• High-performance retinoid (hpr) - exclusive retinoid helps restore volume for improved facial contours and definition
• Kigelia extract - a rare-active african fruit that helps improves skin’s firmness and elasticity
Step 2 – MOISTURIZE
FULL OF PROMISE Dual-Action Restoring Cream For Volume and Lift – S$102 / 60ml
FULL OF PROMISE Dual-Action Restoring Cream For Volume and Lift is a restoring cream that reawakens skin’s natural recycling system to help restore volume and lift. Skin is hydrated all day long, and feels smooth and supple.
Formulated with a unique protein recycling complex of a proprietary peptide and marine microalgae :
• Marine phytoplankton - a microalgae extract that helps boost proteasome activity
• Myristoyl pentapeptide-9 and cocoyl pentapeptide-9 - exclusive philosophy peptides that work to help support natural collagen
• Kigela extract - a rare bio-active african fruit that helps improve skin’s firmness and elasticity
• Protein recycling complex (prc) - technology powered by a proprietary peptide, combined with marine microalgae, that reawakens proteasome activity to help repurpose accumulated skin proteins into the building blocks that support natural collagen and elastin
Sharing below the Volumizing Technology that may be of interest to you.*
The proteasome is a natural recycling system that exists in skin cells. Its role is to maintain the balance of proteins by recycling old or damaged proteins. The proper function of the proteasome is to contribute to skin cells’ metabolism, to ensure protein turnover and to optimize neosynthesis of new proteins (i.e. collagen). This has a positive impact for youthfully firmer skin.
Age can slow proteasome activity, resulting in reduced protein turnover and an accumulation of oxidized and malfunctioning proteins in skin cells. Philosophy’s unique protein recycling complex, comprised of proprietary peptides and marine microalgae, reawakens proteasome activity to help repurpose accumulated skin protein into the building blocks that support natural collagen.
* information extracted from press kit
FULL OF PROMISE Dual-Action Restoring Cream For Volume and Lift and Dual-Action Restoring Cream For Volume and Lift is now available at Philosophy stores @ Tangs Beauty, Tangs L1 and all Sephora stores.