Perfect O Astringent Plus for oily skin
Perfect O Astringent Plus is a multi-action formula designed to decrease excessive oil production, reduce pore size and improve overall skin texture. It contains P-Refinyl, a novel active derived from Lentil Seeds that shows improvement of overall skin texture after just 28 days.
- Reduces Oil Production.
- Reduces Pore Size.
- Improves Skin Texture.
How to use:
Apply with cotton face pad to oily areas of the face. Use two to three times daily.
Avoid direct sun exposure after application. Prevent contact with eyes and wash with water if this occurs. If rash or irritation appears refrain from use and contact your physician.
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What is an astringent?
Astringents help cleanse skin, tighten pores, and remove excess oils. They are found in liquid products and are designed to shrink or constrict body tissue thereby tightening any lax structures (like the opening of pores).
Astringents are used to remove excess makeup as well and can be part of your double-cleansing routine.
What is the difference between a toner and astringent?
An astringent is designed for oily skin and usually contains an astringent ingredient like Witch Hazel and isopropyl alcohol, whereas toners are designed for all other skin types
As mentioned above, an astringent
- Reduces breakouts
- Mops up excess oil
- Tightens skin
- Unclogs pores
- Reduces the appearance of pores
- Reduces redness from pimples
.What about a toner?
Toners are more gentle than astringents and are therefore better suited for normal to dry skin. They:
- Remove dirt and makeup that wasn’t removed by your cleanser
- Provide nutrients to skin
- Balance the pH level of your skin
- Improve absorption of other products in your skin care routine
How can I Use Perfect O Astringent Plus in my skin routine?
A suitable morning routine would look a little like this:
Cleanser (we recommend Perfect O Foaming Face Wash)
Astringent (apply to cotton face pad and apply to oily areas such as the T-zone and areas with enlarged pores,
Moisturizer (Try Bruno Vassari Pure Solutions
An evening routine would like
Which skin type is Perfect O Astringent for?
Ideal for combination and oily skin
What are the actives in Perfect O Astringent Plus?
P-Refinyl: Derived from green lentil, p-REFINYL® is a unique solution for reducing large pores. It acts on the main causes responsible for the enlarged pores. p-REFINYL® limits the excessive sebum production, as well as stimulates collagen formation.
Hamamelis Virginiana Extract (Witch Hazel): This natural ingredient has multiple benefits to the skin. It acts as an astringent, meaning that it cleanses your skin and tightens your pores. Also, it helps soothe and calm red or irritated skin (from acne)
Anthemis nobilis flower extract: (Chamomile flower extract): Calming and soothing effects of inflamed pimples
Aloe barbadensis leaf juice: (Aloe Vera): Healing properties as well as calming and soothing
Lactic acid: Natural acid which gently exfoliates the skin thereby encouraging healthier skin to grow. In addition, it helps to reduce dark spots caused by acne.
Niacinamide: Multiple benefits, of which balancing oil production is most important when it comes to enlarged pores.
Can I use Perfect O Astringent if my skin is dry?
As this product contains Witch Hazel as well isopropyl alcohol it is not suitable for dry skin. In fact, for dry skin, it is best to turn to a toner which is alcohol-free.
Will Perfect O Astringent treat my acne?
Acne is a complex condition and the most common skin condition world-wide. In reality, there are many causes of acne
Perfect O Astringent Plus is the second step (after washing) in a skin care maintenance routine. In fact, acne needs both external and external factors. The key with acne is to control it right away so that you do not develop scars in the future. You will however find that the face feels fresh and pimples begin to dry.
Always seek a dermatologist if your pimples are not improving.
Does Perfect O Astringent reduce pore size?
The causes of enlarged pores are
- Genetic: This is the main factor
- Excess oil: This occurs at puberty or before your periods. It also happens when you over-strip your skin of oils
- Reduced elasticity of the pore opening
- Large number of pores: The more they get clogged up with oil and dirt, the more they stretch and appear larger
- Degradation of collagen and elastin making the skin less firm and pores to appear larger.
If you have enlarged pores, your main aim with skin care will be to ensure they don’t get larger. In fact, even with the most sophisticated medical lasers, your skin will still never be completely clear of pores. Having said that, your skincare routine is vital to make sure the size of your pores are controlled.
Can I use this Product anywhere else aside from my face?
Yes, you can use it on areas which tend to be oily, or areas where you have pimples. These include the chest and back. You may also use it behind your ears especially if you live in hot humid climates like Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. Hot humid environments are ideal for yeast to form which are responsible for bad smells.