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Carley's Regeneration Anti-Aging Moisturizer for Acne Prone Skin

  • Comes with 1/2 bar of our natural soap
  • 1 ounce jar
  • Anti-aging moisturizer designed to be used after using Clear & Smooth
  • Erase sun damage and fine lines
  • Great for acne prone and normal skin types

When to use? After you use Clear & Smooth according to directions, then use a small amount after you have patted your skin dry. It's also nice right before bed. This moisturizer does absorb very fast.

What's the difference between our Rose Hip Anti-Aging Moisturizer and Regeneration? Both are very good, but the Rose Hip moisturizer often can't be used by people with acne prone skin. The Sea Buckthorn oil has some similar properties to the Rose Hip oil. Both are a golden color due to the high concentration of carotinoids. Neither use any fillers.

Here I am, in my mid 50's and my skin still looks very good. I've been asked if I had a face lift by people I haven't seen in a while. And many have asked why my wife and I aren't aging? Did we make some sort of evil pact? No way! What's our secret? First you must know, I have a long time ago stopped using over the counter products on my skin. All are made by the same few manufacturers world wide. Just different names on the jars. And unpronounceable ingredients. I avoid all animal derived products on my skin. Nothing acidic touches my skin either. I have acne prone skin so I use Clear & Smooth daily. So that gives me good exfoliation. I use only unscented natural soap to cleanse twice daily.

But still, as I approach 60, I'm always looking for another edge to hold off father time. I was a life-guard in college, my skin got 4 summers of all day sun. If you look at my skin closely there has been some damage caused by those early years of sun. Since my company doesn't test on animals, I am the first guinea pig. Then if I like a product it starts to go through our employees and my family. We have testers who also evaluate everything too. But like I said if I don't like it, it goes nowhere.

There has been a lot of interest lately in an oil called Sea Buckthorn oil. At about $1000 a gallon for the good, not watered down, stuff. It's not what I would call inexpensive. So I decided to test it as a moisturizer. We noticed initially at full strength it doesn't absorb deep enough to do the skin a whole lot of good. I directed our people to add some absorbent oils in a moisturizer with it, to see if we could come up with something workable. You can't believe how tedious this is. Add one thing, subtract a bit of another. Test it and then try different versions. The combinations and percentages are infinite. As the first tester I can tell immediately if it has potential. We've found though if you work with the finest ingredients you tend to get lucky faster. AND WE DID GET LUCKY!

Mom always told me to eat my broccoli. What you eat is important, but what you apply to your skin we believe is also very important.

We have a new extract I have been studying. Most extracts you see on product labels are just label candy garbage. In such tiny percentages to be useless. We call them 'label candy' because they look good on the label and help sell the product. We don't care much about looks and we especially don't care to include an ingredient  that doesn't do anything. Lately I have been interested in Broccoli Sprouts. They contain something called sulforaphane, which has been shown to have some terrific anti-cancer and regenerative properties. If harvested at the right moment, as sprouts, they contain a very high concentration of sulforaphane. Much higher than the broccoli we typically eat. Sulforaphane has been shown in independent lab tests to counteract sun damage when applied to the skin. Ok, it's early, a lot of testing is still going on. Most of the testing though is as a nutritional supplement you consume. But the problem I've always had with vitamins and nutrients in the form of a supplement is getting them past the acids in the stomach to do the body much good. But if you apply these nutrients directly to the skin, to me, it makes more sense. No one knows for sure, but in my personal tests I noticed this extract has some remarkable topical properties. Again the same issues, how do we get it to absorb?

And then I hit on an idea.

Why not combine both the Sea Buckthorn Oil and the Broccoli extract in one product for people like me with acne-prone skin? And use the finest (and expensive) carrier oils to carry these two healing ingredients to where they can do the skin the most good. And make it friendly for people with acne prone skin. I knew it wouldn't be cheap to make, but I felt we could make it concentrated, so only a tiny amount would do a great deal of good.

I don't get excited with new products very often, but after the first time I tried it, I just knew. This was something special. In fact, the next morning I knew this was different. My skin felt a bit flushed. Like more blood was moving around the skin's surface. I don't know. Over the years with all the testing I've done, my skin has become so sensitive, that I liken myself to the 'nose' of a perfume manufacturer who chooses perfume ingredients.  Believe me this is as much a personal curse as it is a blessing for our business. I have become so sensitive to so many products that I must avoid all contact with many products most people take for granted. Sulfur is absolute poison to me. And sulfur is in almost everything. Sulfur is that black smoke you see come out of Semi-Trucks. And it's used in so many products. I can eat Kelp or seaweed without a problem. But when they concentrate it down to a powder to use as a thickener manufacturers use sulfur in this process. Often called Carrageenans. And I'm not alone here. Millions also share this allergy and don't even know it. It's often why they have bad skin since it's used in moisturizers. Sulfur can even make me physically sick. I can't understand why this 'pollutant' is so universally used in products today. It's even used often in medicines.

We also don't use silicones, paraben preservatives, animal by-products. In fact we make moisturizers totally different than anyone. Sort of like an old world way, except with precision scales and exacting temperatures. We have a master moisturizer maker. Rather than using thickeners, we make true moisturizers.

So anyway, at this moment we have fine tuned this spectacular moisturizer and are now introducing it to our customers. Like I said it is expensive to make. 1 ounce for $19.00. A tiny bit seems to go a long way. Personally it has erased much of the sun damage and even made my skin smoother. Some tiny tiny fine lines are now gone. And seems to be great for both acne prone skin and normal skin types too.  As we get comments as time permits we will add them to this listing.

Sea buckthorn Oil has an interesting history. The good stuff costs about $1,000 a gallon and is almost unheard of here in the USA. This plant grows in Russia and China. We get an occasional request for a moisturizer with Sea Buckthorn oil in it. But always from one of our overseas customers. The version we are using now in this product is made from the berries and is of the highest concentration of Carotenoids. There are so many skin regenerating properties of this oil it would be hard for me to relate all of them here. Some are probably speculation. If you just put it on your skin raw, it temporarily stains the skin's surface orange. And pretty much doesn't do a whole lot of good. We think the problem is it doesn't seem to absorb real well. At least it doesn't get down to where it can really do the skin some good. So in this moisturizer we are combining two of the most absorbent and precious oils we know of. Olive Oil Squalane and Golden Jojoba. Squalane is an extract of Olive oil. It's also very pricy (about $200 a gallon) and is a very absorbent oil. Jojoba closely matches the oils in the skin and at $50 a gallon, good stuff too. Keep in mind regardless of the selling price, most companies who make moisturizers buy the cheapest ingredients they can buy.



Reverse Osmosis Purified Water: When looking at other skin care products I always want to know how the water they use is purified(if at all). Is it filtered? How small a filter? Ozonated? Often the devil is in the details. We use only Reverse Osmosis purified water. Reverse Osmosis purified water is the gold standard for being clean and pure. So if we are talking microscopic differences why is it important? Reverse Osmosis water, we've found, works better than any other water to maximize the potential of the precious ingredients we use. It's expensive, but we believe anything else is purely just cutting corners.



Olive Oil Squalane; This is a precious extract of olive oil. At about $200 a gallon, this is not the olive oil you ever could afford to cook with. Squalane is a remarkable extract found in olive oil. It is a non-irritating, protein rich, moisturizing agent with exceptional skin softening properties. In fact, it is one of the most effective moisturizers available. Because of its "light as water" consistency, it is absorbed quickly and deeply in to the skin with no oily film.

Golden Jojoba Oil. although we call this an oil, it is technically closer to a wax. It matches very closely the natural lipids in your skin. Absorbs extremely fast. We use this oil and the Squalane to carry the important nutrients (Broccoli sprout extract and Sea Buckthorn oil) deep into the skin.

Emulsifying wax is a vegetable wax. Used to combine the water and oils in True moisturizers. Most moisturizers today aren't made like ours. They are mostly oils (usually not very good oils)  and thickeners like Sea Weed and Xanthan gums. Which means technically they aren't moisturizers. An additional problem is Sea Weed derived thickeners have Sulfurs in it.

Broccoli Sprout Extract. What the heck is a food product doing in a moisturizer? Broccoli Sprouts are probably one of, if not the most healthy foods to consume. But there has been some interesting lab research showing Broccoli sprout Extracts when applied to the skin help the skin avoid cancer from excess UV exposure. This isn't a sunscreen, but seems to help the skin recover from too much sun exposure. So what's in it? Sulforaphane Vitamins A, B, C, E and K Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc Carotene, Chlorophyll Amino Acids Trace Elements Antioxidants Protein: 35%

Sea Buckthorn Oil. This is now the most expensive oil we work with. The highest quality Sea Buckthorn oil costs about $1000 a gallon. We use Russian oil derived from the berries. This version has the highest concentrations of palmitoleic acid, carotinoids (including a high level of beta-carotine), tocopherols, alcohols, (vitamins A, C and E). 1900 IU of Provitamine A per gram of extract. It has remarkable healing properties. Great for fine lines, wrinkles, scars (of course deep pitted scars usually are usually permanent), discolorations.

Stearic Acid. This is also a vegetable wax, used to not only combine oils and water into a moisturizer, but also makes this moisturizer creamy.

Germal Plus, Vegetable derived preservative.

Green Tea. Also great skin regenerative properties.

Rose Otto.  This gives a slight Rose smell. So powerful only a tiny amount is needed. Real Rose petals steam distilled. It takes a great deal of roses to make one ounce.



Average Rating: 4.8 4.8 of 5 Stars!

Carley's Regeneration Anti-Aging Moisturizer for Acne Prone Skin $19.99

Current Reviews: 10 Average Rating: 4.8 4.8 of 5 Stars!

by Madison from Pasco
Date Added: 09/22/2017
I'm loving this moisturizer! When I ordered my first purchase for a face wash and acne spot treatment, I received this as one of the samples. When I read that there was Rose Otto in it, I assumed that the full size was going to be outrageously priced because in the past when I've purchased anything with Rose Otto from anywhere else, it's costed me an arm and a leg. To my surprise, the full size is so affordable for the quality ingredients and types of ingredients that are in this moisturizer. My skin is slowly adjusting to this new facial routine and my skin has felt drier than normal because I have switched from just using oils to a more normalized skin care approach with Carly's, but this moisturizer has been a life-saver, specifically in my day routine. I don't like moisturizers that are too heavy because by end of the day my skin feels greasy and heavy and I just feel gross, but this absorbs so nicely and I never feel oily at the end of my day. If I have any oils at all, they are the kind that is necessary for my skin to help retain it's natural moisture. I also attribute my skin's discoloration improvements to this moisturizer. I've seen some of my hyper-pigmentation from past blemishes fade quickly and I have to give credit to the natural soap and this moisturizer combination for that. This is helping bring balance to my skin, and helping to heal it. Not to mention this smells amazing because of the rose otto. You would think it was a synthetic fragrance because it smells so wonderful but it's all because of the Rose Otto. It's a light, fresh, floral scent that's not over-bearing. An extremely lovely product--I already purchased the full size and have committed to this being my day time moisturizer.

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

by Julie from Kailua
Date Added: 04/25/2013
This moisturizer is so light and makes my skin look amazing! I have acne prone skin and most lotions are too heavy for me, but this is perfect. If you have acne prone skin, give this a try!! Plus, a little goes a long way so it's a great deal!

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

by Joanne Kurek
Date Added: 08/20/2012
I used this on my forehead after I burned it with the curling iron. A little rash started to form also becuz I couldn't wash it too well. After the first time I used it, the rash and the burn were about 80% gone. I am definitely going to buy this product and use it everyday (i used the free same) Amazing results!!!!

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

by Alexandra Lara
Date Added: 06/19/2012
I got the Regeneration cream as a sample, and am really glad I did. I just could not get over the mustardy smell. I thought it moisturized really well, but I just couldn't get over it. Obviously not everyone notices it as much, however, since others didn't seem to have a problem with it. I'll order the midnight moisturizer for acne prone skin instead.

Rating: 3 of 5 Stars [3 of 5 Stars]

by Tiffany Nelson
Date Added: 06/14/2012
I've been using this everyday for about 3 years now and I will always! I've battled acne my whole life but this lotion and the natural soap have given me the most relief ever! I'm turning 30 this year but it's never too soon to prevent ageing damage and wrinkles! Thank you for this miracle product!

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

by Lauren Smith
Date Added: 01/23/2012
What a great product! It feels light, goes on cleanly, and doesn't leave my acne-prone skin feeling weighed down or greasy. My complexion is brighter every time I use it! If you're a fan of the Carley's Acne Treatments, you'll love this!

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

Date Added: 09/07/2011
LOVE this product. I have acne prone skin so I've never been able to use a Moisterizer. This is wonderful..not oily or greasy and there is definately a noticable difference in my skin after using it.

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

by Robyn
Date Added: 03/21/2011
Wonderful product!! My skin has NEVER felt this great!! THANK YOU SO MUCH!!

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

by Kevin
Date Added: 04/14/2011
This leaves my skin so soft! Thanks for the fast shipping!

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

by Raja
Date Added: 05/12/2011
Trustworthy seller. The moisturizer works like magic! Will be back for more!

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars [5 of 5 Stars]

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