Skin Care Ingredients and Safety

To make sure you choose the safest and most effective products, you need to have knowledge of the ingredients of the products you are researching. This section is dedicated to that aspect of skin care products.

It is a good idea to understand as much as you can about what a person eats or puts on their body. There are a number of different things that will determine if a skin care product that is applied directly to the skin will have an anti-aging effect:
Most skin care products have a full listing of ingredients on the label or box. This labeling is required by the Fair Packaging and Labeling Act which mandates that all ingredients be listed.
Discover definitions of the primary categories of skin care ingredients by their function/use.
On this page, you will find a list of some ingredients that may cause skin damage from prolonged use or which are simply unnecessary.
Dimethylaminoethanol (DMAE) is a popular skin care ingredient that is used by a large number of manufacturers. It is very popular because it is one of a small number of agents (maybe even the only agent) that has been proved to produce skin tightening and to reduce facial sag (to a low level).