SF 415 255-9510  |  MARIN 415 464-8801

SF 415 255-9510  |  MARIN 415 464-8801

DefenAge™ Skincare FAQ

What makes DefenAge Cosmeceuticals unique?
DefenAge Cosmeceuticals is the only skincare with Age-Repair Defensins, a novel, non-prescription, patent-pending peptide complex known to communicate directly with skin’s master stem cells.

What are Defensins? What do they do?
Defensins are powerful regenerative peptides whose benefits were first linked to the immune system. They are also known for their antimicrobial effects. Recently, the age-repairing nature of these natural peptides was discovered by scientists at Progenitor Biologics™, the parent company of DefenAge Cosmeceuticals, while researching stem cell therapies for wound healing and Type I Diabetes. During the course of their research, our scientists made an extraordinary discovery: two members of the defensin family have surprising benefits for aging skin in cosmeceutical skincare. Alpha-defensin 5 communicates specifically with skin’s Master Stem Cells to unlock the skin’s age-corrective potential. Beta-defensin 3 significantly improves skin’s barrier functions. This discovery was so novel and unexpected we are patenting the use of these peptides for anti-aging purposes.

What are Age-Repair Defensins™? What do they do?
Age-Repair Defensins is our proprietary blend of these powerful regenerative peptides combined with unique supporting molecules in a protective nanocapsule delivery system. The result is age-correcting activity that produces up to 18 years visible reduction in skin aging over 6 weeks of regular use*. DefenAge Cosmeceuticals is the first and only skincare to utilize these revolutionary peptides for their effects in visible age-correction.
* Based on results obtained from a six-week clinical study of participants aged 48-68 using 2-Minute Reveal Masque one-to-two times a week and 24/7 Barrier Repair Cream and 8-in-1 BioSerum twice daily. Results were measured using QuantifiCare™ Clinical Imaging System. Individual results may vary.

Why aren’t skin types and skin analysis important when using DefenAge Cosmeceuticals?
Aging skin is a global condition that occurs in any skin type (dry, oily, normal, combination). Since all aging skin has the same basic needs, we’ve formulated each product for use by all skin types, thereby eliminating the need to analyze your skin. If your skin is aging, you can use our products.

Why do I apply 24/7 Barrier Repair Cream first followed by 8-in-1 BioSerum?
We know this is the reverse of other skin care lines so it probably seems unnatural to you. However, there is a very good reason why we ask you to do this. The cream contains ingredients that help the age-correcting ingredients in the serum to penetrate deeper into your skin’s surface. Putting the serum on first will limit this penetration so you will be less likely to see the dramatic improvements seen and felt by the participants in our clinical studies.

Why don’t you have an eye cream?
It is under development in our laboratory. In the meantime, please be sure to apply the 8-in-1 BioSerum above and below your eyes as directed.

Can I keep using Retin-A®?
Yes, if you want to.

Highlighted Ingredients
• Niacinamide – Soothes, revives the skin’s natural moisture barrier, renews the feel of skin firmness and elasticity and brightens overall skin tone.
• Hyaluronic Acid-Liposome Encapsulated – Promotes hydration and improves texture for remarkably smooth and even skin.
• Sea Whip – Keeps skin calm. Strongest, fastest and most effective soothing ingredient from the sea.

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