For the Science lovers who want the nitty gritty on Mskin PRO Ingredients here is the A to Z

For the Science lovers who want the nitty gritty on Mskin PRO Ingredients here is the A to Z

Mskin PRO Ingredients

Mskin PRO’s intelligent, innovative skincare use the very best in proven, applied science with biomimetic (skin identical) formulae to strengthen and catalyse healthy skin function.

We wholeheartedly develop healthier and safer solutions without any: Parabens, Sulphates, SLS, Lanolin, Mineral Oil, artificial fragrances or colouring.

While also being PETA certified cruelty free, Australian owned & made.

Key Ingredient Glossary

A

Acetyl Tetrapeptide-2 Biomimetic Peptide (EGCG - Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate)

  • Active constituent of Green Tea - Initiates NRF-2, the master switch for anti-oxidant signalling
  • Protects ECM degradation & modulates inflammation
  • Shields DNA, membrane integrity & skin structure
  • Reduces oxidative stress & lipid peroxidation
  • Inhibits melanogenesis & glycation

Actilac™ H-60 (Honey Extract): Contains many complex saccharides and oligosaccharides, as well as Gluconic Acid which provides moisturising, soothing and conditioning properties.

Activated Charcoal: Due to its porous nature, has the ability to attract oil & dirt lodged in pores. This eliminates congestion, prevents bacteria & clears inflammation. Binds 200 X more oil than any other ingredient

Aloe: Potent anti-inflammatory with wound healing properties

Aloe Vera: Anti-inflammatory that assists wound healing by improving blood circulation through the area and preventing cell death around a wound. Research indicates that aloe gel has properties that are harmful to certain types of bacteria and fungi

Apple Fruit & Melon Fruit Extracts: rich in antioxidants that help protect against ultraviolet radiation and lead to younger looking skin. Apple extract is also rich in vitamin C, which prevents premature aging and promotes healthy, radiant skin.

Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate (Vitamin C) – advanced, stable lipophilic C: neutralises free radicals, stimulates collagen, anti-pigment

Australian Caviar Lime: Activates TRPV3 (Transcient Receptor Potential Vanilloid-3) channels are located on keratinocytes & are involved in the natural process of desquamation. Their activation opens the gate of massive influx of Ca2+ into cells. The combination of Ca2+ overload inside the cells and depletion outside the cells then weakens cell attachments, stimulates cell differentiation and initiates desquamation process. The calcium gradient that fosters epidermal turnover tend to be lost in the process of skin aging.

B

Beta Glucan: potent wound healing ability, applied to skin for treatment of  dermatitis, eczema, wrinkles, bedsores, wounds, burns, diabetic ulcers, and radiation burns

Biomimetic: systems that mimic the formation, function, or structure of biologically produced substances and materials and biological mechanisms and processes.

C

Calendula: has antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties that might make it useful in healing wounds, soothing eczema, and relieving diaper rash. It's also used as an antiseptic.

Chamomile Flower(Co2) Extract: High grade composition maintains potent anti-inflammatory, healing, soothing & vasoconstrictor properties assisting Eczema, Psoriasis, Rosacea & sensitive skins.

Chlorophyllin: Derivative of chlorophyll, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, antioxidant, stimulates cell growth in wound healing.

Cocos Nucifera Fruit Extract (Coconut Botanical):

  • Rich in essential fatty acids, assists in reconditioning the skin and improving lipid barrier strength, stimulates blood circulation, highly moisturizing, promotes healthy cell growth
  • Rapid metabolic conversion of MCTs into cellular energy increases the absorption of vitamins, minerals, and amino acids
  • Effective levels of Sterols – structurally similar to cholesterol – an essential component of proper cell membrane permeability and fluidity
  • Transfer of MCTs into essential fatty acids allows for normalisation of epidermal lipids & intense hydration retention
  • Inhibits TEWL sealing in moisture and delivering critical macronutrients
  • Anti-inflammatory, reduces penetration of free radical aggressors & pollutants
  • Assimilates with the skin transforming it into a luxuriously soft, hydrated surface
  • Anti-oxidant & film-forming protection
  • Aids barrier function repair

Colloidal Oatmeal: can function as a cleanser, moisturizer, skin soother, and protective anti-inflammatory agent.

Cranberry Fruit Extracts (Vaccinium Macrocarpon): high antioxidant content and because it helps to support the skin

Cucumber Seed Oil: Detoxifies the skin due to its proteolytic enzymes. Soothes, reducing inflammation & moisturises

D

D-Panthenol – Vitamin B5

  • Vital nourishment that adds moisture & maintains strength of barrier function
  • Anti-inflammatory – calming atopic skin disorders by reducing oxidative stress & environmental toxins
  • Smoothes roughness, irritation & fine lines
  • Revitalises cells helping to defy the ageing process
  • Regulates moisture levels – over active sebaceous activity slowed – hydration levels restored
  • Nutrients promote luminous, even toned skin by managing healthy levels of fibroblasts, prolific in skins connective tissue

E

EGF (sh Oligopeptide-1):  Skin identical Epidermal Growth Factor

  • Sophisticated Biomimetic Peptide, that accelerates the growth of epidermal cells
  • Essential for cell proliferation, DNA repair & protein stimulus 
  • Fundamental aspect of healthy skin regeneration
  • Reduces wrinkles, stimulates collagen & improves elasticity
  • Accelerates wound healing
  • Prevents scar tissue formation, maintaining skin health
  • Reverses existing scarring & structurally reforms promoting youthful appearance
  • Obtained the human sciences highest award - the Nobel Prize in 1986
  • EGF research results are named as the top of ten scientific achievements by American magazine “Science” in 1999

Essential Oil Blend: Lemongrass & Ylang Ylang Clinical benefits: Anti-seborrhoeic, Antiseptic, Antibacterial, Antifungal Antipyretic, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-oxidant

Essential Oil Blend: Manuka, Kunzea, Tea Tree, Rosemary, Lavender: Aids Staph. Infection, potent anti-bacterial, anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, reduces appearance of blemishes

Essential Oil Blend: Sweet Orange & Bergamot

Evening Primrose Oil: soothes and moisturizes the skin while enhancing elasticity.

Exfoliants: Organic Sugar Cane, Bilberry, Sugar Maple, Orange Peel, Lemon Peel, Cranberry Extracts (50% AHA – Lactic, Glycolic, Tartaric, Malic, Citric Compound): Enzymatic conditioning media of naturally derived acids that aid pore decongestion, refine wrinkles, pigment & other signs of aging skin with moisturising properties.

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G

Grapefruit Peel (Citrus Grandis): Rich in antioxidants and vitamins, grapefruit extract applied topically can provide an array of anti-aging benefits like evening skin tone and fighting off free radicals

Green Tea Leaf Extract: powerful antioxidant, helping protect your skin against environmental pollutants. Flavonoids also appear to boost immune response in skin cells, making skin better able to protect itself against external toxins.

H

Helioguard 365 [Porphyra Umbilicalis (Red Algae) Extract]

  • Sea Algae compound that through its exposure to extreme UV radiation has evolved to contain some of the most powerful UV absorbing (UVA & UVB light) actions found in nature
  • Safeguards skin against photo-ageing, working synergistically with Retinaldehyde
  • Reduces skin damaging antagonists with extended free-radical exposure
  • Ideal for AM & PM application

Honeysuckle Flower Extract (Lonicera Caprifolium & Japonica): rich in flavonoids and saponins, which are sources of antioxidants and protect the skin against free radicals that cause damage and signs of aging. Plus, honeysuckle is known to improve uneven skin tone and dullness. And because it's anti-bacterial, honeysuckle can serve as a natural cleanser, too

Hyaluronic Acid

  • Natural Moisturising Factor that attracts + binds up to 1000 X its own weight in moisture
  • Plumps surface tissue to alleviate dry, thinning skin
  • Assists wound healing + repairs barrier function
  • Inhibits Trans Epidermal Water Loss– essential for atopic skins

Hyaluronic Acid - Ultra Low Weight

  • Trials indicate a reduction in immune-derived inflammation, improving scaling, erythema & pruritus. Effective Seborrheic Dermatitis Rx
  • Biological activity triggers built-in immune defence mechanisms whilst inducing anti-bacterial responses effectively healing skins epithelium
  • Penetrates effectively to rebuild + plump deeper layers firming the skins surface
  • Replenishes the hydration factors diminished with ageing + sun damage to mimic youthful levels

Hydrolyzed Marine Collagen

I

J

Jojoba Oil: has anti-inflammatory properties, reduce redness caused by drying, ease the effects of eczema and rosacea, and keep skin calm and comfortable. The Vitamin E and B-complex vitamins in the Jojoba oil help in skin repair and damage control.

K

L

Lactic Acid (L): Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) that hydrates and exfoliates, reducing wrinkles and pigmentation discolorations.

Lavender Flower Water (organic): detoxifies, unclogs, tones, and brightens the skin, relieves itching, and can help treat acne due to its anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties.

L-Carnitine: Increases skin cell turnover & transports fatty acids into the mitochondria assisting energy production. Aids moisture levels & has an exfoliating effect. A Chiral transporter of fatty acids into mitochondria for energy production.

M

Magnesium Aspartate, Zinc Gluconate & Copper Gluconate: Multi-mineral blend of elements helps to maintain skin function and stimulate cellular regeneration. Enhances and brightens skin tone, restoring skin vitality

  • Magnesium Aspartate– encourages protein synthesis and phosphates transfer
  • Copper Gluconate - encourages synthesis of ATP, keratin and collagen
  • Zinc Gluconate - plays a role in the synthesis of DNA. It helps combat aging by stimulating reversal of damaged collagen matrix

Malic Acid (L): Derived from apples, provides gentle exfoliation, smoothes skin, promotes cellular renewal

Mandelic Acid (L): Derived from almonds, AHA, anti-bacterial, improvement in photo-aged skin , acne, abnormal pigmentation, and skin texture

Manuka Honey: produced in New Zealand & Australia by bees that pollinate the native manuka bush. It is used for its natural antibacterial properties. In addition to containing hydrogen peroxide, Manuka Honey is high in the antibacterial methylglyoxal (MG*). Manuka Honey contains up to 100 times more MG than normal ho­ney

  • When tested in a lab environment is shown to kill Staphylococcus aureus (i.e. staph infection) and MRSA: These “super-bugs” are known for their resistance to many antibiotics
  • Potent anti-inflammatory properties soothes inflamed skin while healing blemishes
  • MG* as been shown to increase collagen cross-linking, promoting the structural growth of collagen in skin cells. Healthy collagen means healthy, firm, youthful-looking skin.
  • Manuka honey is a natural humectant, drawing moisture into the skin creating a smoother, more youthful complexion with accelerated healing benefits

Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil: Peppermint oil naturally cleanses the skin and has antiseptic and antibacterial properties. It has a cooling effect which soothes irritation and inflammation due to acne.

N

Niacinamide - Vitamin B3:

  • Repairs barrier function – reducing sensitivity
  • Potent anti-inflammatory – calming atopic skin disorders
  • Inhibits Melanosome transfer to Keratinocyte – normalising hyperpigmentation
  • Maintains surveillance function of Langerhan Cells during UV exposure – reducing tumour formation
  • Regulates moisture levels – over active sebaceous activity slowed – hydration levels restored
  • Delivery mechanism for other nutrients

O

Octadecenedioic Acid: Derived from sunflower seeds, non-toxic treatment for hyperpigmentation, acne & rosacea. Binds to peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR) - promoting differentiation of keratinocytes, the primary cells in the epidermis. Non-irritating with higher efficacy rate than Azelaic. Inhibits growth of P.acnes. Can regulate melanin production by up to 51%, it also counteracts stress-induced pigmentation and melanin transfer to the keratinocytes

Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil*: Rich in vitamin E and antioxidants that replace skin moisture and elasticity, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial.

Orange Peel (Citrus Aurantium Dulcis): abundant in vitamin C and anti-oxidants.

P

Pyruvic Acid: Formed when sugars are broken down for ATP energy, alpha-keto acid, exfoliator

Q

R

Retinaldehyde (Vitamin A derivative):

  • Works like prescription A without the side effects – outstanding compliancy rate
  • Skins natural storage form of A – non irritating – epidermis not compromised
  • Stored in the fat cell – converted to Retinoic Acid within the skin – prolonged vitamin release
  • Never found in the blood stream – safe during pregnancy
  • Physiologically alters damaged DNA – new cells replicate in healthier state
  • Normalises hyperkeratinisation – reducing congestion in ACNE & ROSACEA sufferers
  • New collagen production at 3 months – creates volume in dermal tissue
  • Rebuilds damage to structural fibres - plumps scar tissue & lines
  • Compresses distended vessels – damaged vascular network less visible
  • Normalises over active melanocytes – minimising hyperpigmentation
  • Regulates sebaceous activity – reducing oil output
  • Reconditions the skin to manufacture Glycosaminoglycans & NMF’s

Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A derivative): Due to its potential to form retinoic acid, the benefits of retinyl palmitate also include the ability to exhibit anti-aging properties and antioxidant protection. More specifically, the incorporation of retinyl palmitate in skin care can be used to counteract the appearance of dry, flaky skin.

Rosehip oil: Rich in Vitamin A, which is known to help fight against age spots and wrinkles, rosehip oil is great for anti-aging. It's also packed with molecules that are small enough to penetrate deep layers of the skin, improving moisture and collagen levels, while reducing wrinkles and fine lines.

Rose water: has anti-inflammatory properties that can help reduce the redness of irritated skin, reduce acne, dermatitis and eczema.

S

Salicylic Acid: Beta Hydroxy Acid (BHA), provides exfoliation preventing pore clogging, stimulates   new cell growth, reduces inflammation.

SNAP 8 (Acetyl Octapeptide-3): Is an amino-peptide that blocks transmitter signals from facial muscles to the skin (restricts facial movement) promoting relaxed and smooth skin. Used in conjunction with muscle relaxant injections, this unique product will provide longevity to the procedure for approximately 4-6 weeks.

Sodium Cocoyl /Olivoyl Hydrolysed Oat Protein / Fructosyl Cocoate / Olivate: Superior surfactant that has the highest affinity with the skins barrier function due to 60% essential fatty acid content (40% Oleic Acid) Cleanses with luxurious foam leaving skin optimally hydrated & fortified to resist TEWL & microbial aggressors that cause inflammation & infection.

Sodium PCA: Natural Moisturising Factor, providing long term correction to dehydration.

Symwhite (Phenylethyl Resorcinol): one of the most powerful tyrosinase inhibitors. Studies found that 90% of testers reported fading within 28 days

T

Tetrapeptide 30: Biomimetic (skin identical) Amino acid sequence                                                                                                  Proline –Lysine – Glutamic Acid – Lysine

  • Active on all kinds of skin types
  • Visibly diminishes hyperchromatic spots
  • Brightens skin and improves the evenness of skin tone
  • Reduces acne lesions
  • Alleviates melasma on ethnic skin
  • Provides a significant anti-inflammatory effect
  • Safely inhibits the pigmentation process without toxicity or rebound effect

Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E) Alumina: is a fat-soluble, essential nutrient with anti-inflammatory properties. Vitamin E helps support the immune system, cell function, and skin health. It's an antioxidant, making it effective at combating the effects of free radicals produced by the metabolism of food and toxins in the environment.

U

V

Vitamin A derivative Retinyl Palmitate: Due to its potential to form retinoic acid, the benefits of retinyl palmitate also include the ability to exhibit anti-aging properties and antioxidant protection. More specifically, the incorporation of retinyl palmitate in skin care can be used to counteract the appearance of dry, flaky skin.

Vitamin A derivative Retinaldehyde:

  • Works like prescription A without the side effects – outstanding compliancy rate
  • Skins natural storage form of A – non irritating – epidermis not compromised
  • Stored in the fat cell – converted to Retinoic Acid within the skin – prolonged vitamin release
  • Never found in the blood stream – safe during pregnancy
  • Physiologically alters damaged DNA – new cells replicate in healthier state
  • Normalises hyperkeratinisation – reducing congestion in ACNE & ROSACEA sufferers
  • New collagen production at 3 months – creates volume in dermal tissue
  • Rebuilds damage to structural fibres - plumps scar tissue & lines
  • Compresses distended vessels – damaged vascular network less visible
  • Normalises over active melanocytes – minimising hyperpigmentation
  • Regulates sebaceous activity – reducing oil output
  • Reconditions the skin to manufacture Glycosaminoglycans & NMF’s

Vitamin B3 Niacinamide:

  • Repairs barrier function – reducing sensitivity
  • Potent anti-inflammatory – calming atopic skin disorders
  • Inhibits Melanosome transfer to Keratinocyte – normalising hyperpigmentation
  • Maintains surveillance function of Langerhan Cells during UV exposure – reducing tumour formation
  • Regulates moisture levels – over active sebaceous activity slowed – hydration levels restored
  • Delivery mechanism for other nutrients

Vitamin B5 (D-Panthenol)

  • Vital nourishment that adds moisture & maintains strength of barrier function
  • Anti-inflammatory – calming atopic skin disorders by reducing oxidative stress & environmental toxins
  • Smoothes roughness, irritation & fine lines
  • Revitalises cells helping to defy the ageing process
  • Regulates moisture levels – over active sebaceous activity slowed – hydration levels restored
  • Nutrients promote luminous, even toned skin by managing healthy levels of fibroblasts, prolific in skins connective tissue

Vitamin C (Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate): advanced, stable lipophilic C: neutralises free radicals, stimulates collagen, anti-pigment.

Vitamin E Natural (Tocopherol Alumina): is a fat-soluble, essential nutrient with anti-inflammatory properties. Vitamin E helps support the immune system, cell function, and skin health. It's an antioxidant, making it effective at combating the effects of free radicals produced by the metabolism of food and toxins in the environment.

W

Willow Herb (Epilobium Angustifolium): acts as a natural analgesic, mimicking cortisone to soothe irritation. Effective anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial & anti-oxidant

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Z

Zinc Oxide 22%

  • Speeds healing by stimulating collagen formation, a vital component of new tissue production
  • It helps combat aging by stimulating reversal of damaged collagen matrix
  • Support role in synthesis of DNA
  • Protects skins immune integrity with anti-inflammatory & bacterial infection defence
  • Provides relief for acne, rosacea, psoriasis & eczema sufferers
  • Natural component of skins anti-oxidant system
  • Broad spectrum protection from UVA and UVB radiation

 

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