Dr. Murad Intensive Wrinkle Reducer

Overview  

 

Dr. Murad is well known in the skin care industry. He was voted by Vogue as one of the best dermatologists in the country, and is the author of “Wrinkle-Free Forever” and “The Cellulite Solution”.

Intensive Wrinkle Reducer originally debuted at the People’s Choice Awards in Los Angeles, and since then has become a hot product.

It is part of his Age Reform Intensives collection, which is his most advanced treatment collection for reversing the visible signs of aging.

How it works:

Intensive Wrinkle Reducer focuses on three factors of aging skin:

  • Improving collagen production, as we lose collagen when we age.
  • Increasing nutrients necessary for glycosaminoglycans (which contribute to skin density, volume, and hydration) to flourish in your skin, as they also diminish with age.
  • Provides intense resurfacing of dead skin cells, as dead skin cells do not slough off our skin as frequently when we get older.

Clinical and independent test studies:

Clinical testing was done at Murad Research Labs, with eleven women between the ages of 40 and 60. The women had fine lines and wrinkles, dry skin and dull skin tone. Here are the results:

Fine lines and wrinkles: Up to a 45% reduction after 8 weeks

Skin firmness: Up to a 40% improvement within 10 minutes of application

Skin hydration: Up to a 37% increase after 8 weeks

Skin tone: Up to a 25% improvement after 8 weeks

We do think 11 women isn’t a big number for a test, however, its nice to see independent testing was also done on these factors by Barnett Products Corporation, which showed improvements in all these areas as well.

In their testing, they found a 33% reduction in appearance of fine lines and wrinkles after 4 weeks, and a 55% reduction after 12 weeks. After four weeks, they found a 44% improvement in hydration and a 45% improvement in skin smoothness.

Key ingredients:

GlycoNutrient Complex (which consists of Glycosaminoglycans, Glucosamine, marine-derived Polysaccharides, Linoleic Acid and Glycolic Acid)– to smooth appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and increase the firmness of your skin. It provides intense resurfacing without irritation.

Durian Cell Reform (their proprietary blend of durian and glycolic acid)– helps the penetration of GlycoNutrient Complex, and provides anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory protection.

Glucosamine – for increased production of hyaluronic acid to help skin keep hydrated.

Lipo Amino Acid – helps improve imperfections such as age spots, discoloration and rough texture.

Other notes:

We like that this is not just a quick fix, but the results keep improving with use.
In addition to fighting against wrinkles, this product works to increase your skin’s radiance, boost hydration levels, improve your skins imperfections and firm and tighten your skin.

In addition to the ingredients mentioned above, it has several great anti-oxidants, water-binding agents, and anti-irritants.

The one evident downside we see in this great product is that it contains fragrance components that can be irritating to the skin. Cinnamon bark, although having anti-oxidant properties, can also be irritating to the skin.

Price:

$150 for 1 ounce

Shipping:

Free standard shipping available with purchase.

Money back guarantee:

This product comes with a 100%, 60-day money back guarantee

Ingredient list:

Ingredients: Water, Glycolic Acid, Glycerin, Propylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Glucosamine Hcl, Algae Extract, Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Extract, Urea, Macrocystis Pyrifera Extract, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Pvp, Capryloyl Glycine, Sarcosine, Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Bark Extract, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Squalane, Polysorbate 60, Rice Amino Acids, Zinc Acetate, Chitosan Ascorbate, Panthenol, Stearyl Alcohol, Cetyl Alcohol, Sclerotium Gum, Stearic Acid, Palmitoyl Hydroxypropyltrimonium Amylopectin/Glycerin Crosspolymer, Lecithin, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Tocopherol, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Lysine Lauroyl Methionate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Polydodecanamideaminium Triazadiphenylethenesulfonate, Polyvinyl Alcohol Crosspolymer, Salicylic Acid, Dimethicone, Linoleic Acid, Sodium Hydroxide, Phenoxyethanol, Disodium Edta, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Citral, Geraniol, Benzyl Benzoate, Citronellol, Hexyl Cinnamal, Limonene, Hydroxyisohexyl 3-Cyclohexene Carboxaldehyde, Fragrance

Editors' Rating: 6.1
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Rating: 4.8/5 (546 votes cast)
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Comments

  1. Gregory Y.
    • State: Maryland
    • City: Baltimore
    • Skin Type: Combination
    • Skin Tone: Olive
    • Age: Over 54
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    It’s not a miracle cream but it works and make my skin look better and smoother

  2. Cheryl M.
    • State: Wyoming
    • City: Gillette
    • Skin Type: Dry
    • Skin Tone: Fair
    • Age: Below 25
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    I got this for my mom to try, and I could see a difference around her lips and eyes within two weeks, so I think she will continue using it!

  3. Andrea
    • State: California
    • City: Los Angeles
    • Skin Type: Dry
    • Skin Tone: Light
    • Age: 45 - 54
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  4. Nicole C.
    • State: Texas
    • City: Plano
    • Skin Type: Combination
    • Skin Tone: Dark
    • Age: 45 - 54
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    Very good product by Dr. Murad. I trust him. It works for even my deep wrinkles.

  5. Vanessa
    • State: Florida
    • City: Orlando
    • Skin Type: Combination
    • Skin Tone: Fair
    • Age: 35 - 44
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  6. Gia
    • State: Pennsylvania
    • City: Harrisburg
    • Skin Type: Oily
    • Skin Tone: Olive
    • Age: 35 - 44
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