Trying to decide which instant face lift product to use can be a difficult under taking so we did one of our in-depth reviews, examining the ingredients, clinical research, side effects, and customer quality reviews. We also went through hundreds of user comments from various websites. We took all of the information and condensed to give you the highlights and lowlights of this product.
How the Product Works
Skin Doctors Instant Facelift is supposed to reduce the appearance of forehead wrinkles by 86% and crow’s feet by 63% in eight weeks. This cosmeceutical strength formula helps to smooth wrinkles and tighten sagging skin by supporting the skin’s natural structure. The cream provides users with a five minute lift and tuck. Users should experience an instant facelift; surgery-free.
The main ingredients are Tagravit R – encapsulated retinol (Vitamin A), which has anti-ageing activity and is highly effective for UV damaged skin. Retinol also helps to assist in improving the cell renewal process. Other important ingredients include Vitamin E – a naturally derived super antioxidant, and Lactic Acid (AHA) – a naturally occurring fruit acid.
- Long-Term Results
Most of the reviews stated that they were unhappy with the results and would not purchase this cream again.
Side Effects – Possible Irritant
The good part about retinol is that it has anti-aging abilities. The not so good news is that at high doses, a retinoid can cause severe skin irritation. The majority of women and men who have used it have experienced some degree of side effects such as redness, burning, itching, scaling and peeling that starts after a few days and can last up to three months during use.
Texture – Leaves a Residue
This product had a few very negative comments on Amazon in regards to texture. This cream was described by one person as “having a gummy consistency on the skin”. Another person said “it was almost grainy”. Most of the people who reviewed this product said that it did not soak into the skin very well and tends to make it difficult to apply makeup.
Skin Doctors Instant Facelift contains a couple of ingredients that may be beneficial in lifting the skin, but tend to be useless since they are so low in the ingredient list. Here are some of the top ingredients: water, glycerin, isopropyl myristate (alcohol), stearic acid, glycol stearate, acrylates copolymer (adhesive), mineral oil and petrolatum. These are not high-grade ingredients, but rather thickeners, emollient and fill-forming agents. There is a small amount retinol, which means it provides little value when it comes to treating wrinkles in the long-term. The rest of the ingredients are fluff to fill the jar. Even though this product says it performs a miracle, it’s made from mediocre ingredients.
The Bottom Line
Unfortunately, like many other instant face lifts on the market, this product leaves much to be desired. After using it for the eight week as directed, there was little difference in the look of wrinkles, fine lines and sagging skin. Most of the reviews stated that they were unhappy with the results and would not purchase this cream again.