Perricone MD is a skin care line created by Dr. Nicholas Perricone, MD. The focus of the brand is to attain optimum skin health through the advocacy of good anti-inflammatory diet, vitamin/mineral supplements and a skincare regime that uses clinically effective products.
Dr. Perricone has also written a number of skin care books which
gives extra credibility to the line.
I was pleased to see that the brand now offer a Hypoallergenic
Collection, for those of us with sensitive skin.
The Nourishing Moisturiser (£59.50) looks thick in texture
and feels really creamy, however it absorbs well and I do not feel
like I have a film left on the skin, nor look shiny. I think this
is best for those with a dryer skin type. I was very pleased that
it didn't cause my sensitive/acne prone skin any problems. Make up
applies well over it and I do feel like its made my skin more
supple and my skin feels comfortable and hydrated. The only thing I would have preferred is if it came in a pump
Ingredients (the moisturiser is free of fragrance, parabens,
phthalates, sulfates, mineral oil, petroleum, and synthetic
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, PEG-8 Dimethicone, Glycerin, Dimethicone,
Acacia Decurrens/Jojoba/Sunflower Seed Wax/Polyglyceryl-3 Esters, Cetyl
Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Butyrospermum Parkii
(Shea) Butter, Ethoxydiglycol, Squalane, Ammonium
Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, PEG-75 Stearate, Benzyl Alcohol,
Panthenol, Ectoin, Tribehenin, Ceteth-20, Steareth-20, Butylene Glycol,
Phospholipids, Hydrolyzed Sericin, Allantoin, Xanthan Gum, Olea Europaea
(Olive) Leaf Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Stearyl
Glycyrrhetinate, Dehydroacetic Acid, Ceramide 2, PEG-10 Rapeseed Sterol,
Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Extract,
Tocotrienols, Arginine, Tocopherol, Phosphatidylcholine, Palmitoyl
Hidrox® 12% (Olea europaea, Organic Olive Juice Extract)
The Hypoallergenic Firming Eye Cream (£50) is a gem, it has a
lovely creamy but not too thick consistency, it really softens fine lines and combats any dryness, leaving the skin soft and looking more smooth.
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, Hydrogenated Palm Kernel
Glycerides, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Cetyl Alcohol, Glyceryl
Stearate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Butylene Glycol, Squalane, Dimethicone,
Ethoxydiglycol, Phenoxyethanol, PEG-75 Stearate, Ammonium
Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, Panthenol, Steareth-20, Ectoin,
Ceteth-20, Xanthan Gum, Hydrogenated Palm Glycerides, Allantoin,
Ethylhexylglycerin, Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf Extract, Stearyl
Glycyrrhetinate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Oil, Olea
Europaea (Olive) Fruit Extract, Tocotrienols, Tocopherol,
Phosphatidylcholine, N-Hydroxysuccinimide, Acetyl Tetrapeptide-5, Acetyl
Octapeptide-3, Hydrolyzed Sericin, Chrysin, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide,
I like the idea behind the brand of working on both the inside
and out, It makes sense that lifestyle/diet
should play such an important part to the skin rather than just
the products. It comes across as a well thought out, intelligent
range and I was really impressed that the products delivered results I could see and feel.
The brand is readily available online/instore (such as Sephora and Selfridges) and they also have their own website and also international ones (the UK one is http://www.perriconemd.co.uk/)
Disclosure: I was sent these items for free.