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A new brand on MANFACE with Dr Sebagh and not pronounced Sea-Bag in my flat-vowelled, Northern twang. I’m trying out the Dr Sebagh Hyaluronic Acid Repair Serum. This is definitely a more professionally formulated hyaluronic acid-based serum when compared to the likes of Indeed Labs Hydraluron Moisture Booster etc.
This serum is something I currently need as I’ve been doing at-home dermal rolling using 1.5mm needles for a while now. This length can be very uncomfortable and usually requires numbing cream.
I’m not going to review or show how to do this at home as it’s very easily done wrong and can cause a lot of damage – I don’t want to be responsible for you putting needles in your face and it going very wrong.
In essence, dermal rolling creates micro incisions in the surface of the skin. When the skin then repairs, it’s tighter whilst collagen and elastin production is noticeably boosted. It’s great for wrinkles, scarring and poor skin texture.
Once you’ve finished a session of treatment, using a relatively pure Hyaluronic Acid serum like the Dr Sebagh Hyaluronic Acid Repair Serum is what’s needed (only!). If you like the sound of dermal-rolling, do not do it at home unless you know what you’re doing; you can get this treatment done by most professional cosmetic aestheticians.
So the Dr Sebagh Hyaluronic Acid Repair Serum is a very lightweight serum made of Hydrolyzed Collagen, a deeply hydrating collagen peptide that along with the help of Hyaluronic Acid, penetrates hydration deep into the skin’s surface. Glycerin also helps to soften the skin’s outer-most layers.
This serum is very, very lightweight and cannot be used to moisturise with on its own. Applied under your standard moisturiser both day and night, this will boost its hydrating powers. For me, I even use this underneath my treatment serum and then add my moisturiser over that; all without any sort of product build up.
This will increase skins plumpness as that non-greasy moisture is forced in there. Particularly around any areas such as wrinkles or pot-marks, it will help to fill out those areas slightly, but it’s ultimately a skincare product so expect some results, but not miracles.
You can see in the image above how in the very, very short time it took me to swatch and shoot that image, my skin had already started to drink it in.
An all round quality serum, well formulated in my opinion and delivers only the hydration ingredients you need. As mentioned, combine this into your existing skincare regime as this won’t target concerns like discolouration, blemishes, sagging etc; but a healthy moisture barrier makes for much better behaving skin!
Dr Sebagh Hyaluronic Acid Repair Serum is £69 here from NET-A-PORTER
Dr Sebagh Hyaluronic Acid Repair Serum Full Ingredients
Aqua (water), Hydrolyzed Collagen, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Carbomer, Polysorbate 20, Palmitoyl Pentapeptide-4
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