Retinol: Your Must-Have Ingredient for Younger-Looking Skin

We tend to ask a lot from our anti-aging skin-care products. We want to minimize the look of wrinkles and fine lines, reduce the appearance of pores and create a smoother texture on the surface of our skin. We want a supple and firm looking complexion. If it seems impossible for one ingredient to work wonders on all these skin issues, then you haven’t tried retinol. This vitamin A derivative is famed for its anti-aging properties, and because it’s being incorporated into many kinds of products, it’s easier than ever to make retinol the star of your skin care regimen. Continue reading “Retinol: Your Must-Have Ingredient for Younger-Looking Skin”

The Benefits of Vitamin C Treatments

The benefits of vitamin c treatments lancer skincare

You know that vitamin C is good for your body, so you probably already make an effort to eat foods rich in this powerful vitamin. Citrus fruits, peppers, broccoli, strawberries, and papaya are all extremely rich in vitamin C. When you get sick, it is likely you turn to some of the foods with high levels of this restorative vitamin, as well as take vitamin C supplements to boost your immune system and help your body heal. However, you still may not realize quite how essential vitamin C is to a healthy body.

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Skin Brightening Ingredients That You Should Know About

Title: Skin Brightening Ingredients That You Should Know About
Skin Brightening Ingredients That You Should Know About

Evenness of skin texture, tone and uniformity of color is a top beauty issue among women globally. The concerns range from reducing mottled and blotchy skin to eliminating sun and age spots. Luckily, there are products that can help bring a natural glow back to their skin: skin brighteners. Skin brighteners are most effective when used every day in order to improve the appearance of those pesky areas of dark and uneven skin tone, and when partnered with a SPF 30 of higher, skin brighteners can even help prevent the formation of future issues. Many of the Lancer Skincare products contain skin brightening ingredients that are safe for everyday use; here are a few skin brightening ingredients that Dr. Lancer especially recommends: Continue reading “Skin Brightening Ingredients That You Should Know About”

What is Peptide Skincare?

What is Peptide Skincare?
What is Peptide Skincare?

You may already be integrating peptides into your skincare routine without even knowing it. Peptides are short chains of amino acids, which are the building blocks of proteins. While peptides are usually too big to penetrate the skin barrier, scientists have engineered them in the lab for skincare products so they can be synthesized into different combinations in order to enter the top layer of skin, the stratum corneum, and affect the epidermis and dermis. Continue reading “What is Peptide Skincare?”

What are the Best Anti-Aging Ingredients for you?

What are the Best Anti-Aging Ingredients?
What are the Best Anti-Aging Ingredients?

With the holiday season quickly approaching, we’re sure you’re wanting to look your best for all of your holiday activities. Many people might think it’s best to look for the “quick fix” products, where a particular ingredient becomes the main marketing focus since it has magical, transformative powers. But what if you were to take the time and find products that have multiple anti-aging ingredients that you can continue to use well past the holidays? Lancer Skincare prides itself on developing products using only the highest quality anti-aging ingredients—find out about some of them below: Continue reading “What are the Best Anti-Aging Ingredients for you?”

Retinol, Meet your Match: Pure Youth Serum Featuring MIMIXYL™ Complex

Lancer Retinol Youth Serum (2)

Clinically proven to signal the skin’s own retinoid receptors to create new skin cells, collagen and elastic fibers, retinol has been the gold standard for anti-aging skincare treatments for over 25 years. Few treatments work as quickly and effectively as retinol, however this anti-aging crusader has some big drawbacks (outlined below).

Enter Younger: Pure Youth Serum. Dr. Lancer sought to solve the retinol conundrum by developing a treatment that is as effective as retinol, but did not have its incidence of irritation and other side effects. The result is Younger: Pure Youth Serum, and more specifically, MIMIXYL™, the technology platform developed by Dr. Lancer that powers the product. Retinol has finally met its match.

Here’s a snapshot comparisons of these two powerful anti-aging ingredients:

Retinol:

  • Helps to create new skin cells, collagen and elastic fibers.

  • Works quickly and effectively.

However, it is also:

  • Irritating and drying to skin.

  • Not recommended to be used while pregnant or breastfeeding.

  • Can increase oil production for some men.

  • Very unstable and reacts with light and oxygen.

MIMIXYL™:

  • Signals the skin to produce new collagen and elastic tissue

  • Activates the skin’s retinoid receptors, thereby stimulating the production of collagen, elastin, and new skin cells.

  • Improves skin tone and elasticity

  • Lessens the number and depth of wrinkles and fine lines

  • Calms inflammation

  • Has none of the side effects of retinol

Clinical results show that MIMIXYL™:

  • Reduces deep wrinkles by 28%

  • Reduces skin roughness by 35%

  • Increases skin elasticity by 13%

  • Increases skin density by 25%

There’s much more we could tell you about this incredible serum, but seeing and feeling it in action on your own skin is the best evidence of all. The proof is in the results – and we know you’ll love them. Order a bottle today.

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