Saturday, April 14, 2012

Kinerase Event organised by Invida

This is one of the most exciting event for me as I understand that Kinerase® is suitable for all skin types and nurtures delicate skin after asethics procedures. This is fairly important to me as I have done chemical peels and laser treatments. Thus, products that exclusive to dermatologist and aesthetic documents will be of interest to me.

Saying that, it has been an exciting event as we also got to meet up Ms Valerie Lim (Ms Singapore 2011) on a upclose and personal level. Sitting beside a gorgeous beauty queen, I cannot help but feel smallish beside her. Fortunately, she is a very joyous and down to earth lady who shared her personal experience and observations after using Kinerase and of course some beauty tips. Seeing her smooth and pretty complexion after using Kinerase products, you cannot help but you need to try out the fantastic products. Thank you very much for sharing your experience with us, Valerie.

Invida Background - A Focus on Dermatology

Invida has a strong presence in dermatology and is committed to the advancement of dermatology science and patient skin health through scientific conferences, public education forums and clinical trials. Invida aims to bring in new products and innovations to Asis Pacific to improve patients' quality of life and unmet needs in dermatology area and many best-in-class medicines that are used in other parts of the world which are not available in the region.

The story behind Kinerase®

Kinerase® is a premium professional skin care range, proven in clinical trials to improve the appearance of fine lines,  wrinkles, skin texture, tone and blotchiness.  Kinerase® is suitable for all skin types, including dry,  sensitive or post-procedural skin. The active ingredient in Kinerase® is a naturally occurring biofactor, scientifically shown to delay and even reverse the effects of aging in human skin cells.

With a strong legacy as leading brand in the US professional skin care market, Kinerase® is recognized by physicians and patients in Asia as a gentle, yet effective skin care regime, for monotherapy and in combination with other anti-aging treatments, such as laser.
Kinerase® is available in Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and received regulatory approval in China in late 2009.
About Kinerase – Be Kissed Timeless Beauty

Kinerase® is the only professional skincare line to contain optimal concentrations of a special ingredient called Kinetin (N6-furfuryladenine), a potent bio growth factor found naturally in human cell extracts and DNA1. Kinetin was found to be able to delay the onset of aging and also prevent the cellular changes associated with aging.2 0.1% Kinetin Lotion is also clinically proven to maintain more moisture in the skin with up to 26% decrease in trans-epidermal water loss (TEWL)3 . The results are healthier, smoother, and simply more beautiful and kiss-able skin.

Understanding skin aging

Research that focused on the biological aspects of aging has been conducted over the last fifty years.
The results of the research suggest that aging is the result of the progressive failure of an organism’s mechanisms to maintain, repair and survive.
With the above findings in mind, it is important to utilize the appropriate preventive strategies and interventions to prevent the premature aging of the skin.
The mechanisms of aging skin could be categorized into intrinsic aging and extrinsic aging.
Intrinsic aging is genetically determined, i.e., happening chronologically.
Extrinsic aging is influenced by external factors, such as exposure to UV light, smoking and pollution, dietary habits, physical activities, sleep quality, stress level, diseases, etc.

What is the rave about?

Kinerase® is clinically proven to significantly improve:
1) Fine wrinkles
2) Skin colour
3) Skin texture
4) Pigmentation

Overall skin complexion were seen as easly as 4 weeks. Substained effects were seen with continuous improvements in overall skin complexion after 24 weeeks.
(Based on study of safety and efficacy using topical kinetin 0.1% - Kinerase® to treat photodamaged skin)

Core Collection for Timeless and Kissable Skin?

Kinerase® is the line of topical products that contains optimal concentrations of Kinetin. Developed using advanced Japanese technology3, Kinerase® has an enhanced formulation with a fine texture and the entire Kinerase® line does not contain any fragrance or colouring. Kinerase® leave-on products will not block pores nor will they irritate sensitive skin. Kinerase® also does not contain any paraben2, a commonly used preservative in cosmetic products. Kinerase® delays and prevents the signs of aging and combined with its gentle touch for delicate skin – your skin will never look better!
What is so special about the products that I like them?

  • hypoallergenic
  • non-comedogenic
  • fragrance-free
  • dye-free 
  • paraben-free

What are the products?

(A) Kinerase® Gentle Daily Cleanser (200ml) washes away make-up and impurities without drying your skin. This cleanser provides additional skin soothing benefits and is formulated to be pure and gentle.
(B) Kinerase® Hydrating Antioxidant Mist (200ml) is a dual functioning product that works both as a toner and a hydrating antioxidant booster for the skin. This mist contains:
(C) Kinerase® C6 Peptide Intensive Treatment (30ml) visibly helps improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and improve skin texture and tone.
(D) Both Kinerase® Cream, and Kinerase® Lotion (40ml) contain 0.1% Kinetin to give you a better overall complexion and improved fine wrinkles, especially crow's feet and can improve the skin’s ability to retain moisture1. Kinerase® Lotion is clinically proven to be safe for delicate skin and is specially formulated for oily and combination skin.
(E) Kinerase® Eye Cream (15g) is a light and moisturising formula that targets fine lines and wrinkles. This unique cream pampers the delicate skin around the eyes with its soothing and hydrating benefits.

Reviews of the products tried?

I have checked with Dr. Sim (Medical director at Aesthetic Works) and mentioned that I am able to use the products as it is suitable to for sensitive and delicate skin.
At the moment, I have tried the gentle daily cleanser (milk and water based), the antioxidant mist, kinerase cream for my stomach stretch marks (instead of trying out on my face) and the eye cream.

I personally prefer the antioxidant mist (Product B)  which is hydrating enough for me and does not cause my skin to break out. My skin is a test for any sensitive skin out there. One wrong move and the next instant, I can see redness on skin.
Kinerase cream (Product D) does help smoothen out and lighten out my stretch mark after using it for 3 days. I will need to use it for a longer period of time to test the actual effectiveness and update again. :)  

Another favourite is the eye cream (Product E), my laugh lines (or so I call it) around the eye area was less obvious. Though in the first place, I do not have very deep "laugh lines" just subtle lines. The cream does help to make me eyes look more refreshed the next day even though I had less than 5 hours of beauty sleep.

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