|1glycolic acid||Proven to reduce fine lines & wrinkles; hyperpigmentation; smooths, exfoliates & thickens skin; increases skin hydration & elasticity; good melasma treatment|
|2Vitamin C||an antioxidant proven to give you photoprotection by preventing oxidation & inflammation; boosts collagen production; can lighten hyperpigmentation if the concentration is high enough; also used as pH adjuster/buffering agent; fragrance ingredient|
|3DMAE||Said to be skin firming; moderately anti-inflammatory; scientific studies on this ingredient show conflicting info|
Water, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate (Vitamin C Ester), Isopropyl Palmitate, L-Tyrosine, Glycolic Acid, Cetearyl Alcohol, Urea, Cyclomethicone, Triethanolamine, Sodium Carboxymethyl Beta-Glucan, Butylene Glycol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Camellia Oleifera (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Dimethicone, Ceteareth-20, Phenoxyethanol, Ethoxydiglycol, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Dimethyl Mea (Dmae), Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Allantoin, Bisabolol, Citric Acid, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Oil, Tocotrienols, Ascorbyl Palmitate (Vitamin C Ester), Zinc Sulfate, Pyridoxine Hcl, Pantethine, Sorbic Acid, Disodium EDTA, BHT, Tocopherol, Fragrance, Benzyl Benzoate
Water (aqua), glycerin, caprylic/capric triglyceride, macadamia ternifolia seed oil, cymbopogon schoenanthus (lemon grass) extract, equisetum arvense (horsetail) extract, aesculus hippocastanum (horse chestnut) seed extract, organic chamomilla recutita (matricaria) flower extract, panthenol, dimethyl mea (dmae), thioctic (alpha lipoic) acid (1%), ascorbyl palmitate (C-ester), ammonium acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP copolymer (aristoflex), dimethicone, xanthan gum, ceteareth 20, phenoxyethanol, ethylhexylglycerin and fragrant oils (essential oils).
Both products contain Vitamin C ester, DMAE, antioxidants and moisturizers. Ingredients in both products are in bold.
While both products contain only a few of the same actives, Dr. Perricone's contains a higher concentration, due to the fact that the actives are in the beginning of the ingredient list. The DermaE treatment contains 1% Alpha Lipoic Acid.