The Cosmeceuticals industry is a fast growing sub-sect of the pharmaceuticals sector. It is technically a s.combination of cosmetics and pharma products that have biologically active ingredients, acting like a medicine or drug. India seems to be the top market in Cosmeceutical products amongst all countries in Asia.
‘Researches have determined in India, the per-person expenditure on health is anticipated to grow at an average annual growth rate of 9.5% from 2012-2017 and Cosmeceutical sector will share a considerable percentage of this growth (Source: KenResearch.com)’.
So what’s this information for? Today’s blog is going to be on a brand called Immanence-IDC from Canada, that specializes in premium anti-aging and skin care products. Glenmark, a leading Indian pharmaceutical company has launched these products from this Canadian brand. This new venture named as ‘Glenmark Cosmocare’ is available in top health care websites and drug stores and is widely recommended by dermatologists around the world.
Listed below are few products that are marketed here in India and their uses and benefits. Every product here is dermatologically tested and is not tested on animals. They are also silicon and paraben free.
IDC IMAGE BLANC COMPLEXION LIGHTENER
This is an anti aging serum that works wonders on illuminating the skin complexion. With time, our skin starts showing uneven tone, pigmentation and fine lines. It contains 41% cosmetic ingredients and can be started early and can be used by people of all ages to maintain a healthy and attractive complexion. The following are the properties of the product
- Reduces the appearance of brown spots
- Removes excess pigmentation in the skin
- Evens skin tone
It is advised to apply it every night for maximum benefits. Take very small quantity of the product and apply on affected areas and gently massage.
IDC ANTI-WRINKLE AND FIRMING SERUM
Aging causes wrinkles, fine lines and sagging of skin. This is the main reason for a person to look aged and dull. Skin needs to be pampered the right way for it to stay healthy and young for long. Targeted to women over 35 years of age, IDC anti-wrinkle and firming serum has 37% of cosmetic ingredients in its formula.
- Reduce fine lines and wrinkles
- Improve skin tone and firms up skin
- Strengthens skin’s protection mechanism
- Enhances complexion
- Revitalizes and stabilizes the mechanisms responsible for skin aging
IDC IMAGE BLANC SPOT LIGHTNER
As the name suggests this spot lightner dedicated to removing excess pigmentation and spot correction. It also contains 37 % cosmetic ingredients and helps remove brown spots, excessive pigmentation and evens out skin tone. Wash your face before application and use twice daily on affected areas.
IDC DEEP WRINKLES SERUM
As the name suggests, this is an extension to the anti-wrinkle serum and is used for advanced levels of wrinkles in skin. It intensively controls wrinkles and fine lines and is developed especially for the lip contour and expression lines. It further tightens the skin preventing further wrinkling.
Apply twice a day on affected areas and gently massage. Deep wrinkles concentrate should be applied to the specific areas to be treated, and another anti-aging serum can be then applied to the overall face and neck.
IDC HYDRA-SEAL WITH SPF 25
A moisturizer with an ample SPF level of 25, it stops dehydration of skin, dryness and premature aging.
The following are its properties:
- Soothes and reduces the skin irritation due to UV ray exposure
- Optimizes the effectiveness of REGEN +16 concentrate and serums
- Protects skin against dehydration
- Keeps skin soft and smooth
- Locks in moisture and allows the high concentration of its active ingredients to work to their full potential
- Offers long-lasting moisturizing protection
- Apply as often as required for ultra protection
IDC PEARL GEL CLEANSER
A face wash with natural pearl extracts, it removes excess oil, dead skin and brightens skin tone, keeping it soft, supple and hydrated. It is suitable for people of all age groups and can be used regularly. It also prepares the skin for IDC Regen-16 (Only for individuals who are undertaking IDC treatments).
Use it as a regular face wash or follow up with other IDC products.