REV Booster Vial: Glycerin13, Water/Aqua/Eau, Acetyl Tyrosine2422, Larix Europae Wood Extract, Glycine14, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-209, Zinc1 Chloride, Sodium Metabisulfite5.
Base product: Water/Aqua/Eau (and) [Redensyl®:] Glycerin (and) Sodium Metabisulfite (and) Glycine (and) Larix Europaea Wood Extract11 (and) Zinc Chloride (and) Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Malus Domestica Fruit Cell Culture Extract10, Astragalus Membranaceus Root Extract, Argania Spinosa Sprout Cell Extract, Myristoyl Pentapeptide-17, rh-Polypeptide-3 [Keratinocyte Growth Factor] , Biotinoyl Tripeptide-117 [Procapil® peptide] , Acetyl Tetrapeptide-3 [CAPIXYL® peptide] , Radix Polygoni Multiflori Preparata Extract, Nettle (Urtica Dioica3) Root Extract, PEG/PPG-207/23 Dimethicone, Horse Chestnut12 (Aesculus Hippocastanum) Seed Extract, Indian Frankincense23 (Boswellia Serrata18) Resin Extract, Mannitol (and) Ammonium Glycyrrhizate20 (and) Caffeine15 (and) Zinc Gluconate2, Saw Palmetto6 (Serenoa Repens) Fruit Extract, D-Panthenol8, Grape Seed Proanthocyanidins (Vitis Vinifera Seed Extract), Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1, Tripeptide (AHK), Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer21, Crithmum Maritimum Callus Culture Filtrate (CIC2), Beta-sitosterol19, Copper Tripeptide25-1, Prezatide Copper Acetate, Methionine Sulfoxide Reductase, Soy Isoflavones4, Octapeptide-2 [Prohairin-ß4] , Sodium Hydroxide, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol16, Sorbic Acid.
Editor’s note: the ingredient analysis refers to skincare and not haircare. Please consider uploading this product to haircaredupes.com when it’s ready.
|Ingredient||What it does|
|2zinc gluconate||Proven to treat inflammatory acne; also preventative. Reduces the production of Squalane, a component of human sebum.|
|3urtica dioica||antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory|
|5Sodium metabisulfite||disinfectant, antioxidant (for the formula) and preservative.|
|6saw palmetto||may have anti-inflammatory effects, but there's little research to support this. Saw palmetto is said to limit testerone production, though I believe this effect may be referring to internal use, not topical use in skincare products.|
|8panthenol||humectant emollient moisturizer; anti-inflammatory|
|10Malus Domestica Fruit Cell Culture Extract||moisturizing|
|11Larix Europaea Wood Extract||humectant moisturizer|
|12horse chestnut||potent antioxidant & anti-inflammatory; but no studies prove it works on cellulite; contains high levels of saponins|
|13Glycerin||A humectant moisturizer; usually used as a base in (light) moisturizers|
|14glycine||buffering agent; keeps skin moist; said to relieve itching|
|15caffeine||constricts the skin; may be anti-inflammatory but also irritating; a potential antioxidant (there is no independent research that caffeine helps cellulite); aids ingredients to penetrate the skin|
|16caprylyl glycol||An alcohol, derived from a plant which is used as an emollient and coconut derived preservative.|
|18boswellia serrata||gum resin of the Indian Frankincense tree; has research showing it has an anti-inflammatory effect on skin and can stimulate fibroblasts (cells that make collagen). However, it can also be a skin sensitizer and cause contact dermatitis. It's used in the manufacture of L'Oreal products as the anti-wrinkle agent "Boswelox", which has been criticized as being ineffective.|
|19beta-sitosterol||Topically, it is considered a good moisturizing and anti-inflammatory It's like a fatty acid and structurally similar to cholesterol.|
|20Ammonium Glycyrrhizate||anti-inflammatory; anti-allergic; the root has been proven to treat hyperpigmentation so its used in whitening products|
|21alkyl acrylate crosspolymer||emulsifier that thickens & stabilizes formulas, makes it possible for a product to release the oils in it immediately when rubbing the product into the skin|
|22acetyl tyrosine||helps creams penetrate the skin|
|23indian frankincense||gum resin of the Indian Frankincense tree; has research showing it has an anti-inflammatory effect on skin and can stimulate fibroblasts (cells that make collagen). However, it can also be a skin sensitizer and cause contact dermatitis. It's used in the manufacture of L'Oreal products as the anti-wrinkle agent "Boswelox", which has been criticized as being ineffective.|
|24tyrosine||helps creams penetrate the skin|
|25copper tripeptide||anti-inflammatory, antioxidant with regenerative properties. Effective in treating and repairing scars, aging skin and other skin and complexion issues. However, it must be formulated properly.|