Most women these days have their bathrooms filled with beauty and skincare products. But what consumers don’t realize is that they are just wasting their money on products that make empty promises. This applies especially to some moisturizers. Paula Begoun, a renowned cosmetic cop, reveals some must-know facts about moisturizers.
Certain cosmetic products have been around for a long time already and it is quite astounding how many people keep on buying the same products over and over. One notion that holds no truth to it is that collagen and elastin can stick together in just one product. And those who think that these products work like dermal fillers like the ones injected by dermatologists and surgeons believe a big fat lie. Such a thing is absolutely impossible.
Another crazy thing in the cosmetic industry is putting products in crazy categories. For instance, day and night skin creams contain the same basic ingredient – antioxidants. The only difference is the sunscreen content for daytime use. The main problem with such products is that the ingredients don’t like air and they are placed in jars with lids. The wonderful ingredients easily deteriorate the moment they are exposed to air, not to mention users would have to stick their fingers to get the cream. There is also the issue of bacteria which makes the ingredients deteriorate even faster. Even with the state-of-the-art formulation of moisturizing creams, all those wonderful ingredients would still weaken no matter how pricey the product may be.
The tip is to avoid moisturizers that come in jar packaging. What consumers need to look for are the types of packing that restricts air from getting into contact with the product. By sticking to this rule, you can save yourself from buying products that don’t work as they promise.