Dermal DNA Repair
Retinol DNA Repair Serum
Civona Dermal DNA Repair is a potent retinol formulation. Retinol(Vitamin A) is the proven repairer of Dermal DNA damage and the type of retinol used, Retinaldehyde, is substantially less irritating to the dermis than pure retinols.
One drop as step 2 of night, then follow with dermal moisturiser.
- Retinyl palmitate
- Willow Herb
- Beta Glucan
- Sodium PCA
- Vitamin E
Rose absolute, orange and grapefruit
The Civona DNA Serum is designed to deliver retinaldehyde more effectively into the areas of the dermis that give a better DNA repair results without the damage to the surface of the skin that irritation causes. This also insures the other actives have the ability to work in synergy to instigate advanced epidermal remodeling and collagen stimulation.
Containing two (2) potent yet stable forms of vitamin A, the benefits are extensive for anti-ageing and rejuvenation. Retinoids are used for normalising and regulating keratinocyte proliferation and differentiation.
Visible changes are noticed very early with the skin revealing a more even toned and hydrated or more luminous appearance. This is thought to be from the action of desquamation of the epidermis. Retinoids also inhibit UV induced pigmentation as it is a known tyrosinase inhibitor.
Vitamin A is known as the ultimate normaliser in the dermaceutical sphere because it has multifactoral benefits on the epidermis and the dermis. The indications for its use are the following conditions:
Rough and thickened skins
Thin and fragile skins
Pigmentation issues eg Melasma, Chloasma etc
Post inflammatory hyperpigmentaion eg. scarring
Dermographic skin conditions eg. eczema, dermatitis
(Graf, 2005) (Draelos, 2015) (Brun et al., 2013) (Browne, Mason & Tang, 2014)