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  The active ingredients in the AKMD Skincare line of products work on the cellular level to inhibit the progression of the aging process and to rebuild the foundation for more youthful and healthy skin. Derived from the finest botanical and marine extracts and mineral sources, these vitamins, hydroxy acids, lipids, proteins, and other antioxidant-rich compounds work in concert to nourish, hydrate, protect, and rejuvenate your skin.

     
 
aloe
CALMING, MOISTURIZING
  FOUND IN:
  AKMD Skincare is comprised of active ingredients that work on the cellular level to stop the progression of and reverse the aging process. Only the purest ingredients are used in the AKMD Skincare product line, combining vitamins, antioxidants, herbs and botanicals, resulting in natural, result-driven, essential products for your skin.  
Daily Defense Replenishing
Moisturizer SPF 36
 
 
alpha lipoic acid
ANTIOXIDANT, EXFOLIATES, REDUCES DISCOLORATION
  FOUND IN:
  Alpha-lipoic acid is an antioxidant that penetrates the skin, neutralizing free radicals and increasing the effectiveness of other antioxidants such as vitamins C and E. It also works to exfoliate dead skin and reduce the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines and brown spots. Produces firm, toned skin and a smoother complexion.  
Clarifying Facial Mask
Multi Complex Night
Renewal Cream
   
 
 
coenzyme-Q-10
IMPROVES SKIN TEXTURE
  FOUND IN:
  Coenzyme-Q-10 is a nutrient that helps stimulate new cellular production, and dissolve old, damaged collagen, improving skin’s clarity and texture, and lessening appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.  
Multi Complex Night
Renewal Cream
 
 
cucumber
PREVENTS CLOGGED PORES, SOOTHES, HYDRATES
  FOUND IN:
  Regular use of cucumber diminishes clogged pores and reduces dryness of the skin. It is also known for its hydrating, anti-inflammatory, and soothing properties.  
Daily Defense Replenishing Moisturizer SPF 36
 
 
DMAE
IMPROVES FIRMNESS AND SOFTNESS, REDUCES FINE LINES
  FOUND IN:
  DMAE is an antioxidant found in fish. When mixed with nutrients and other antioxidants and applied topically, it can improve the appearance of sagging skin which results from free radical damage to collagen, and nerves and muscles beneath the skin. DMAE boosts the effects of other antioxidants by increasing smoothness and reducing fine wrinkles.  
Alpha + Beta Peel
Balancing Foaming Cleanser
Clarifying Facial Mask
Daily Hydroxy Peel
Gentle Facial Cleanser
 
 
eucalyptus
ANTISEPTIC, SKIN CLARIFYING PROPERTIES
  FOUND IN:
  Eucalyptus is a natural botanical used for its skin purifying and healing qualities. It also helps tone and smooth skin texture while stimulating skin cells to promote new skin growth.  
Alpha + Beta Peel
Clarifying Facial Mask
Daily Defense Replenishing Moisturizer SPF 36
Daily Hydroxy Peel
 
 
green tea
ANTIOXIDANT, REDUCES INFLAMATION AND
AFFACTS OF UV EXPOSURE
  FOUND IN:
  Green Tea has strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects that help detoxify and purify the skin and protect against photoaging by counteracting free radicals. Green Tea soothes the skin and enhances its healing properties.  
Alpha + Beta Peel
Balancing Foaming Cleanser
Clarifying Facial Mask
Daily Hydroxy Peel
Eye Area Renewal Complex
Gentle Facial Cleanser
Hydrating Peptide Gel
Skin Renewal Serum
Topical C Antioxidant Gel
   
 
 
hyaluronic acids
IMPROVES ELASTICITY, DECREASES FINE LINES, HYDRATES
  FOUND IN:
  Hyaluronic acid is a natural occurring substance in the human body that hydrates and repairs damaged tissue, and stimulates new cell growth. When applied topically, it plumps skin by binding to water molecules in the skin and restores and retains moisture beneath the skin’s surface. It improves skin’s elasticity and fullness, decreasing appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.  
Eye Area Renewal Complex
Extra Gentle Makeup Remover with Vitamin E
Hydrating Peptide Gel
 
 
hydroquinone
NATURAL SKIN LIGHTENER, REDUCES DARK SPOTS
  FOUND IN:
  Hydroquinone is a substance that is known to successfully reduce the intensity of freckles, melasma, and general brown patching by inhibiting melanin production. Unprotected sun exposure should be avoided, because it reverses the effect of hydroquinone by increasing melanin production.  
Hydro-Q Lightener

 

 

 
 
hydroxy acids
EXFOLIATES, PROMOTES CELL RENEWALL
  FOUND IN:
  Alpha hydroxy acids and beta hydroxy acids are acids derived from sugar-containing fruits. These acids exfoliate, unclog pores, and stimulate the growth of smooth, new youthful skin. Hydroxy acids increase skin's hydration allowing healthy cells to grow faster, helping to reverse the signs of aging skin.  
Alpha + Beta Peel
Balancing Foaming Cleanser
Clarifying Facial Mask
Daily Hydroxy Peel
Eye Area Renewal Complex
Gentle Facial Cleanser
Hydro-Q Lightener
Skin Renewal Serum
   
 
 
kojic acid
SKIN LIGHTENING AGENT
  FOUND IN:
  Kojic acid is an effective skin lightening agent that works by inhibiting the overproduction of melanin which creates pigmentation in the skin.  
Hydro-Q Lightener
 
 
peptides
IMPROVES SKIN FIRMNESS,REDUCES FINE LINES
  FOUND IN:
  Peptides, including Copper, Algae and Rice, enhance wound healing and reduce inflamed or irritated skin. They also stimulate production of collagen and improve the skin's elasticity and hydration to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.  
Daily Defense Replenishing Moisturizer SPF 36
Hydrating Peptide Gel
Multi Complex
Night Renewal Cream
 
 
soy
ANTIOXIDANT, ANTI-INFLAMMATORY, SKIN REJUVENATION
  FOUND IN:
 

Soy contains natural antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties that soothe and rejuvenate the skin and help protect skin against sun damage. It also helps increase cellular renewal and lessens the appearance of age spots, fine lines, and wrinkles.

 
Daily Defense Replenishing Moisturizer SPF 36
Eye Area Renewal Complex
Skin Renewal Serum
 
 
vitamin A (retinol)
ANTIOXIDANT, SKIN REJUVENATION
  FOUND IN:
  Vitamin A, (Retinyl Palmitate), is the most widely used, well tolerated anti-aging ingredient. It works deep below the skin's surface to lighten age spots and sun damaged skin. Vitamin A stimulates the production of collagen (which increases cellular turnover so dull surface cells shed more quickly) thickens the epidermis, improves elasticity, and smooths fine lines and wrinkles.  
Daily Defense Replenishing Moisturizer SPF 36
Multi Complex Night
Renewal Cream
Retinol Night Repair
Retinol Night Repair Plus
   
 
 
vitamin C
ANTIOXIDANT, REDUCES WRINKLES
  FOUND IN:
  Vitamin C (L-ascorbic acid) is an antioxidant nutrient that helps repair and protect skin by stimulating cell renewal, increasing healthy circulation, and protecting against sun damage. It works to decrease melanin production, allowing for brighter skin and increased collagen production, which in turn enhances new skin resilience and reduces appearance of wrinkles.  
Daily Defense Replenishing Moisturizer SPF 36
Eye Area Renewal Complex
Hydro-Q Lightener
Skin Renewal Serum
Topical C Antioxidant Gel
   
 
 
vitamin E
ANTIOXIDANT, MOISTURIZES
  FOUND IN:
  Vitamin E is the major antioxidant found in human skin. It neutralizes free radicals for a soft, smooth, radiant complexion. Proven ability to help retain moisture in the skin, diminishing appearance of wrinkles and signs of aging. Repairs and soothes rough, dry, sun-damaged skin.  
Daily Defense Replenishing Moisturizer SPF 36
Extra Gentle Makeup Remover with Vitamin E
Eye Area Renewal Complex
Hydro-Seal Moisturizer
Hydro-Q Lightener
Skin Renewal Serum
Topical C Antioxidant Gel
   
 
 
titanium dioxide
PROTECTS AGAINST ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT
  FOUND IN:
  Titanium dioxide is a gentle, chemical-free ingredient often used in skincare products as a physical blocker because of its refractive index and its resistance to discoloration under ultraviolet light. This advantage enhances its ability to protect the skin from sun damage and subsequent signs of aging.  
Clarifying Facial Mask
Daily Defense Replenishing Moisturizer SPF 36
Super Block Sun Protection SPF 58
Ultra Sheer Sun Shield SPF 30
   
 
 
zinc
PROTECTS AGAINST FREE RADICALS
  FOUND IN:
  Zinc contains antioxidant properties that helps protect cells in the body from the potential damage caused by free radicals and sun exposure. It also works to lessen redness and inflammation.  
Clarifying Facial Mask
Daily Defense Replenishing Moisturizer SPF 36
Super Block Sun Protection SPF 58
Ultra Sheer Sun Shield SPF 30
 
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