Dubbed as botox in a bottle, The Ordinary’s Argireline Solution 10% is your new skincare hero. Derived from acetyl hexapeptide-3, this skin-loving formula is a go-to for reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Described as a ‘non-injective solution for dynamic lines’, after constant use, your skin will be left looking fresher, plumper and brighter. From what does it do to the best ingredients it can be combined with, here’s our review of The Ordinary’s Argireline Solution.
1) What does argireline solution do?
Touted as liquid botox by dermatologists, research and controlled studies have shown that potent peptide argireline can improve the appearance of fine lines and dynamic wrinkles in areas the that are most prone to developing them, like the forehead and around the eyes. It delivers said anti-aging effects by intervening in the nerve-muscle communication, inhibiting the movement of facial muscles, preventing wrinkles from forming and reducing deeper set folds in the skin. Bonus points for the fact that also boosts collagen production, too.
2) What is inside argireline solution?
10% argireline is the main active in this serum. It’s a proprietary solution of acetyl hexapeptide-8, a peptide compound targeting wrinkles by inhibiting muscle movement caused by repeated facial expressions. The formula is water-based and contains no oils, silicones or esters. Research has also found that higher amounts of water improve the efficacy of the solution.
3) How do you use argireline solution?
Dispense a few drops into the palms of your hands and press into freshly cleansed skin, focusing on the forehead and around the eyes where wrinkles naturally occur more frequently.
4) Who should use argireline solution?
The Ordinary Argireline Solution isn’t only for those with ageing complexions. Anyone concerned about fine lines and wrinkle formation, specifically those around the eyes and on the forehead should start using the serum daily.
5) What ingredients can I use with argireline solution?
The Ordinary Argireline Solution works well with most ingredients and can be easily integrated into your skincare regime. Research has suggested that when combined with tripeptide-10-cirtrulline, another peptide, it can travel deeper into the skin and reach those wrinkle making muscles.
6) What ingredients can’t be combined with Argireline Solution?
Argireline has no stand out complications associated with ingredient interaction, however it is always advised to start with a patch test to be on the safe side.
7) What pH is argireline solution?
The pH of argireline is 6.00-7.00. Given our skin’s natural pH is slightly more acidic, between 5.00-6.00, this solution has a balancing effect eith glowing results.