Vita ReSurface™ Cream

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Garden of Wisdom's Vita ReSurface Cream combats aging on a cellular level with All-Trans Retinol, a stable form of Vitamin A. Retinol is an active ingredient for sophisticated cosmetic skin care products. It is a highly effective substance for the care of aging skin and it protects against photo-aging. Most signs of skin aging - wrinkles, fine lines, age spots, loss of elasticity - are avoidable. They are almost entirely the result of the way we live and the environment we live in. Efficacy Retinol increases the mitotic activity and normalizes the enzyme activity of keratinocytes, thus improving the epithelization of the skin. Retinol improves the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and helps to normalize the physiology of the epidermis. This leads to an improved barrier function and helps retain skin moisture. Retinol has a normalizing effect on skin pigmentation. Retinol not only improves the appearance of existing wrinkles, it also helps to prevent wrinkles. Recent studies have shown that retinoids counteract the physiological processes that actually lead to wrinkled, photoaged skin.

Method of Application

Use the Vita Resurface Cream every three nights for the first two weeks of use. On the nights when the Vita Resurface Cream is being used, cleanse the skin and continue by only applying the Vita Resurface Cream and no other product. Allow the cream to sit for two hours before proceeding with your nightly routine. Waiting two hours is the key to achieving the best possible results with the Vita Resurface Cream. On your third week of use, apply the Vita Resurface cream every second day. On your fifth week of use, begin applying the Vita Resurface cream every night until desired results are achieved.

List of Ingredients

  • Rose Geranium Hydrosol hydrating, great for mature skin, calming
  • Rice Bran Oil CP excellent for aging skin, light weight, does not clog pores
  • Sodium PCA natural moisturizer, water binding to the skin
  • Polawax NF vegetable derived premier stable emulsifier
  • Glycerin humectant, vegetable derived, literally, draws moisture out of the air to skin when applied topically
  • All-Trans Retinol see above
  • Galactobarian (Polysaccharide)  humectant, helps to stop transepidermal water loss,  binds moisture to skin
  • Optiphen  (Phenoxyethanol and Caprylyl Glycol) preservative

Shelf Life and Storage Information for Products and Ingredients

Finished products generally don't need to be refrigerated as they are preserved, but you can refrigerate them to extend shelf life. Shelf life is 9 - 12 months

Sample sizes do have a shorter shelf life (generally 3-6 months and items in jars can dry up quicker than this if the lid is not tightened well enough (except our vitamin C serums - use within 90 days).

Please try to keep out of high humidity or heat if possible! Store out of direct light and in dark cabinet if possible also!

Exfoliating Acid products will last 1 year.

The only thing we don't suggest refrigerating is the mandelic or salicylic acid serums as those can crystallize in the refrigerator and not go back to their normal state even if you warm them up.

Additional Items Requiring Refrigeration

Hydrosols - Take out 1/2 oz to 1 oz in a separate spray bottle from your original container and keep the larger bottle in the refrigerator!

Carrier Oils - Generally you can refrigerate ALL carrier oils, they will solidify in some cases. This is FINE all you have to do is take it out warm it up at room temp and it will be liquid again!
There are some oils that have a super long shelf life like coconut oil for instance! That does not need to be refrigerated, but it cannot hurt it either!

Essential Oils - Essential oils are best stored in a cool dark place.

Co2 Oils - These should always be refrigerated.

Butters - We suggest refrigerating our skincare butters. You can take out what you need and keep the rest in the fridge.

Essential oils - These can be refrigerated to increase their shelf life!

Clays - Keep in a dry, dark place (shelf life is at least 2 years)

Herbs - (whole or ground) These should last a good year at least - Keep in a dark, cool and dry location.

Herbal Extracts - [powder] Keep these also in a dark, DRY place. You can keep in the fridge, but make sure the seal is on very tight so you don't get moisture in. [1 year at least].

Herbal Extracts - [liquid] These can be kept in the refrigerator (or a dark DRY place] [3 years at least]

Other Various Raw Ingredients - i.e. Sodium PCA, Honeyquat, Iat Beta Glucan etc will all have a different shelf life (we are working on adding this to the ingredient pages.