15 years after his smash hit, Advanced face firming activator (AFFA), Dr. Perricone is at it again and brings you formula 15. Specially formulated with DMAE and Alpha Lipoic Acid, formula 15 is the AFFA of the future. A professional grade of AFFA, Formula 15 is a potent, powerful, and highly efficacious treatment.
Results from consumer testing show that Dr. Perricone’s Formula 15 provided an improvement in wrinkle length, width and depth.
Formula 15 soften and smoothes the skins’ texture upon application. While doing so, formula 15 restores the youthful glow and suppleness of skin.
The ingredients of Formula 15 are the key to its success. Formulated with Alpha lipoic acid (ALA), Formula 15 autoxidizes while diminishing wrinkles, discoloration, and fine lines. In addition, this powerful acid in Formula 15 also minimizes puffiness, uneven skin tone, imperfections and pore size.
As well as Alpha lipoic acid, Formula 15 also boasts Dimethylaminoethanol (DMAE) which fights the loss the elasticity common in aging skin. By doing so, DMAE lifts, tightens, and tones the appearance of skin while diminishing the appearance of facial and under eye wrinkles and fine lines.
Alpha lipoic acid, like vitamin C and E, is an antioxidant. However, unlike Vitamin C and E, Alpha lipoic acid is both water and fat soluble. Whereas Vitamin C is only water soluble and Vitamin E is only soluble in fat.
As an antioxidant, Alpha lipoic acid attacks what are called “free radicals” or left over waste from the body when glucose is transformed into energy. The waste left over from the transformation can damage cells through harmful chemical reactions. This damage can further strain the body when trying to fend off infections.
Alpha Lipoic Acid and the Skin
In addition to fighting off waste, Alpha lipoic acid is also an effective remedy for many skin conditions including removing wrinkles, reducing large pores, and even minimizing the appearance scars.
Dr. Perricone offers an entire line of topical skin care products with Alpha lipoic acid as a key ingredient that promise to reduce wrinkles and minimize pores. In addition, Perriconemd.com lists an alpha lipoic acid treatment which promises to better define and plump your lips.
Alpha lipoic acid side effects vary from person to person. Current side effects known, for otherwise healthy adults, can include skin rash, cramping muscles, headache, stomach ache, tingling sensation (pins and needles), nausea, lowering of blood sugar, and lowering of thiamine.
The last two side effects are especially important for those with diabetes or those who drink alcohol regularly. Dr. Perricone recommends that you talk with your primary care physician before starting any supplement regimen.
Intensive Pore Treatment is built around Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA), a universal antioxidant known for its ability to diminish lines, wrinkles, puffiness and the size of enlarged pores, and Dimethylaminoethanol, better known as DMAE.
A stabilizing antioxidant, DMAE enhances the benefits of ALA treatment by firming the skin and keeping reduced pore membranes taut.
How is Intensive Pore Treatment different?
- It is unique to other pore treatments that are primarily designed to “fill” and superficially mask enlarged pores.
- Blended with Glycolic Acid, Intensive Pore Treatment instead gently exfoliates the skin and purifies pores of residue and build up.
- In addition to reducing and firming pores, Intensive Pore Treatment helps control excess oil production in the skin through synergistic doses of Zinc & Salicylic Acid.
- Pore walls are strengthened and firmed for long lasting, radiant results.
- Intensive Pore Treatment is non-clogging; both oil and silicone free.
Studies Confirm that Intensive Pore Treatment works!
If you do not have visible wrinkles yet, you’re in an ideal position to keep it that way. If this isn’t the case, you can still do quite a bit to minimize their appearance and reverse the damage already present.
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