With a growing emphasis on skin care knowledge and healthier-looking skin, cosmetics are no longer just about adding colours to your skin. The ‘smart’ consumer today knows to look for multi-functional products – makeup that offer actual skin care benefits.
For DR’s Secret, this applies to our lip colour collection.
While we have always advocated healthy foundation-free skin, there is no reason why we shouldn’t enjoy a touch of shine or a pop of colour on our lips – but not without a twist.
With four gorgeous shades to choose from, the DR’s Secret Lip Glacier marks the debut of our lip range – a lip volumiser that helps to plump and hydrate the lips, giving you a luscious, fuller-looking pout.
Beyond the highly wearable shades, Lip Glacier offers so much more. Keep scrolling as we break down its list of active ingredients and their benefits for you.
1. Gentle Lip Plumping Effects
Star Ingredient: Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1
This peptide ingredient is very gentle and helps to plump the skin from within to give a long-lasting effect.
Common lip plumpers tend to use actives such as capsaicin or bee venom to create plumping effects through transient swelling. However, these may often result in a stinging sensation that is uncomfortable for sensitive lips.
Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1 on the other hand, is gentle and non-irritating. It effectively solves the problem of stinging or irritation that those with sensitive lips may encounter when using lip plumpers. Beauty doesn’t have to come at a painful cost.
The peptide works by stimulating Collagen and Hyaluronic Acid, increasing elastin in our skin to keep lips looking naturally fuller. With prolonged and regular use, those with very dry and thin lips may observe a fuller pout with a reduced appearance of lip lines.
2. Multi-dimensional Hydration
Star Ingredient: Moist-7 Complex
Not 1 or 2, but 7 different forms of Hyaluronic Acid (HA) can be found in Lip Glacier. This creates a multi-dimensional hydrating effect on our lips where the different HA molecule sizes are able to penetrate into different depths of our skin layers.
Those with dry lips will fall in love with its superior hydrating properties and dewy glow.
Ceramide is also added to help protect our skin barrier – preventing moisture loss and protecting our skin against external aggressors.
3. Antioxidant-rich Protection
Star Ingredient: Vita-7 Complex
Exposing our unprotected lips to the sun for long periods of time can damage the collagen in our skin, causing our lips to wrinkle and age.
To combat this, Lip Glacier uses a Vita-7 Complex consisting of a blend of 7 natural plant extracts that are exceptionally high in Vitamin C content.
This Vitamin C boost helps our lips to produce more collagen while providing more protection against ageing. It also helps to improve blood circulation and slows down the natural skin thinning process as we age.
If the summer heat is getting to you, Lip Glacier’s cooling sensation can add a touch of chill to your dry parched lips – just like how an iced beverage is always a welcomed refreshment in hot summer days!