COLUMBIA SKINCARE - Probiotic ComplexRegular price $238.00
This powerful formula incorporates Vitamins B, C and E to help heal past sun damage while increasing collagen and improving hydration. Our Apple Stem Cell (ASC) extract helps to provide more dramatic results in decreasing lines, wrinkles, and environmental damage.
• Dermatologist Recommended, Microbiome Friendly Skincare.
• The unique texture is due to Columbia’s exclusive probiotic blend of strain specific bacteria which helps balance the skins microbiome.
• Recommended use of this complex will return the skin’s hydrolipidic film to an optimal and receptive state.
• The nourishing botanicals, plant stem cell extracts and peptides contained in the formula will accelerate skin cell turnover.
* This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
We love how this is formulated with ingredients that instantly soothe the sensations of discomfort, irritation, warmth, tingling, or itchy skin. Reactive skin types, rejoice!
All skin types will love this serum. For oily skin types, it can be used as a daily moisturizer.
Dry skin clients will like to layer it under their moisturizer.
This product may answer to 6 concerns
- Age Management
- Dryness and Dehydration
Columbia Skin Care’s Probiotic Complex is not a cosmetic product but a true therapeutic treatment that transforms the skin’s inner and outer layers and is recommended for all skin types.
Take a small “pearl sized” amount and warm in between your ring and index fingers, gently press into the skin of the face and neck.
Use daily (AM & PM) for an all-over treatment for proper skin maintenance. When used as recommended our Probiotic.
Aqua (deionized water) – Purified water.
Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil – A natural vegetable oil which helps absorption.
Lactic Acid – A natural exfoliants derived from milk.
Glyceryl Stearate – this is a naturally occurring organic molecule found in the body as a by-product of the breakdown of fats. It is used to help stabilize the formula.
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter - A natural moisturizing factor, this ingredient helps keep the intercellular structure of the epidermis intact, and effectively keeps pathogenic bacteria out, facilitates the skin’s healing process, prevents dermal irritation and regenerates the skin.
Methylpropanediol – An organic glycol, this is used to help the formula penetrate the skin.
Vegetable Glycerin – A naturally derived emulsifier, this helps keep the skin hydrated, while enhancing the absorption of our complex into the skin.
Probiotic Ingredients – Lactococcus Lysate Ferment.
Cetearyl Alcohol – Naturally derived from coconut and palm oils, this ingredient helps keep the skin soft and smooth.
Stearyl Alcohol – this organic fatty alcohol is used to help keep the formula stabilized and ready for use.
Cetyl Alcohol – A natural fatty acid that helps to soften the skin surface.
Dimethicone – This helps to reduce inflammation and soothes irritated skin.
Xanthan Gum – A naturally derived stabilizer that helps maintain the proper viscosity in our formula.
Niacinamide (Vitamin B-3) – This natural vitamin has been shown effective in treating certain skin disorders.
Panthenol (Vitamin B-5) - This vitamin improves hydration and also helps to reduce inflammation and itching from dry skin.
Tocopherol (Vitamin E) – This powerful antioxidant helps protect skin cell membranes and it potentiates with other vitamins to protect and heal the skin.
Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate(Vitamin C) – This is oil-soluble form of Vitamin C. We use it because of its ability to increase collagen levels, reduce melanin production, and repair the effects of UV exposure and other environmental damage.
Dimethyl Isosorbide - This ester is used to improve the dermal penetration of our overall formula.
Hydroxypinacolone Retinoate - This dynamic form of Vitamin A has the efficacy of Retin-A, but without the need for a prescription. In addition and perhaps more importantly, it is not associated with the potential irritation that is often caused by using Retin-A.
Malus Domestica (Apple) Fruit Cell Culture Extract – This is a revolutionary anti-aging ingredient based on a cutting edge technology used in cell culture extraction.
Rhododendron Ferrugineum (Alp Rose) Leaf Cell Extract - Alp Rose stem cells contain special epigenetic factors and metabolites which are able to preserve the human skin stem cells’ function. It can help increase skin stem cell vitality, boost epidermal regeneration, improve the skin barrier function and help skin adjust to climate changes.
Symphytum Officinale Root Cell Extract – This plant boosts the regenerative power of epidermal skin stem cells and their ability to repair damaged tissue and build new tissue. In addition, it is has powerful anti-inflammatory and antifungal properties.
Copper Tripeptide-1 - A crucially important skin nutrient, Copper Tripeptide-1 aids in the natural production of collagen and elastin. It is a powerful anti-inflammatory agent, and it helps activate the removal of damaged skin proteins and scars.
Palmitoyl Pentapeptide-4 – This is a grouping of amino acids which have been proven effective in promoting the body’s natural production of collagen and hyaluronic acid.
Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7 – Derived from the Papaya plant, this peptide complex acts as a cellular messenger to stimulate collagen and Hyaluronic Acid to increase skin elasticity and tone.
Caprylyl Glycol - This natural humectant and skin conditioning agent lends moisturization, emollience and wetting properties to our formulation. It also function as a preservative.
Phenethyl Alcohol – This natural preservative is derived from rose, carnation, hyacinth, orange blossom, ylang-ylang, geranium, champaca, Aleppo pine and neroil. It also contains natural antimicrobial properties.
Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer – This highly effective thickening agent also helps us achieve the perfect viscosity for our formula.
Lecithin - Lecithin is a necessary component of every cell in the human body. Considered a keystone in the construction of cells, lecithin prevents the hardening of cell membranes. Healthy cells lead to a healthier body, and the membranes are a critical part in monitoring a cell’s intake and output. Protecting cells is integral in maintaining a body’s resistance to many diseases that attack damaged cells.
Isomalt - Isomalt is a naturally sourced stabilizer. It is 100% vegan, kosher, halal and non-GMO.
Sodium Benzoate – This natural salt is found naturally in cranberries, prunes, plums, cinnamon, ripe cloves, and apples. It is used as a preservative. It prevents unwanted bacteria and fungi from developing in the formula, and helps maintain its freshness.
Phenoxyethanol - This a glycol ether and bactericide has natural antiseptic and antibiotic properties. It is used as a preservative because of its ability to neutralize pathogenic bacteria and stabilize formulas, extending their shelf life and making them safe for use .
Disodium EDTA – This ingredient contains strong antioxidant properties and it also helps the overall absorption of our complex into the skin.