YES. There are many powerful NATURAL ingredients within the treatment range but all are safe to use by all age groups and even during pregnancy. The only product NOT to be used by pregnant or lactating women would be the Curve Contour Cellulite Controller.
What MAY be experienced initially due to the potency of the RégimA range
Certain symptoms 'MAY' be experienced during the first few weeks of treatment. However, if one does experience any of these it does not mean that one has an allergy to the product and these cannot be considered side effects. One may feel a tingling and itchiness on application of the night preparations. The intensity of this varies from person to person and some feel nothing. This tingling is due to the product having a low pH (acidity). Dryness and flakiness of the skin MAY be experienced, especially in the more sensitive areas such as nostrils, corners of mouth, upper cheekbones, eyes etc. Wrinkles may initially look worse and pigmentation may look darker. This is due to the separation of the outer dead horny layer from the healthy, new inner living layer of skin. During this initial process the skin MAY dry out a little and one can counteract this by using one of the RégimA products suggested for hydrating a particular skin type e.g. Basal Cell Feed, Quantum Elastin Dermal Regenerator, Scar Repair & Anti-Stretch Complex, Post Laser/Post Peel Gel etc. The skin will start to feel tighter as it becomes firmer.
One must differentiate between firming/tightening of the skin and dryness. Tight and firm is exactly what one wants. Bear in mind also, whatever is sitting under the surface of the skin is likely to come out. The products are not drawing them out; they are actually working through that tough outer surface and going down to meet the problem. It may be noted that certain skins tend to have a long-term problems with very uneven little bumps sitting under the surface. In many cases this has been caused by a certain foundation. One should be careful when choosing a foundation, try not to opt for very thick foundations as these can block the pores in certain cases. Avoid foundations with a high fragrance or if they claim to have a high sun protection factor as this is usually titanium dioxide (white pigment used for colour and acts as a sunscreen. This is also the white pigment used in paint!) and in some people this can cause blockage of the pores. As RégimA day products contain sunscreens it is not necessary for the foundation to have a sun protection factor. Because many foundations can potentially cause blocking, especially in skins with enlarged pores or prone to oiliness, RégimA manufactured plant based, therapeutic foundations. These foundations not only supply the necessary cover, but are healing, repairing, restoring and never block the pores. There are many RégimA product options to treat all skin problems and your Skin Care Professional will suggest what is going to be best for you.
Hang in there if you experience any initial symptoms - It is worth it!
It should be remembered that although one MAY initially experience some tingling or irritation on using the concentrated night preparations with the low pH, one achieves much greater and more rapid cell renewal. It has been scientifically proven that photo-aged skin has produced increased amounts of mucopolysaccharides (sugars) and collagen and has had a positive effect on skin thickness without skin inflammation. Most people wish to see and feel an immediate difference and realize it is worth accepting a bit of tingling. Once the skin is in a better condition the tingling and itchiness of the skin diminishes dramatically.
The skin's normal pH we are told is 5.5, although this varies from person to person. The pH of our potent night creams is 3 to 3.5 which scientifically and clinically has been proven to be the perfect pH to achieve the best skin penetrance, up to 20 times better than products with a higher pH and they are therefore at the very least 20 times more effective. This also enhances the efficacy and compatibility of the night preparations with the skin. The skin's acid mantle is also maintained to combat skin bacteria. Our time dependent acids within the night creams work on the skin from the moment of application until the moment of neutralization with RégimA cleanser e.g. If applied at 10 O'clock at night and one removes at 7 O'clock the next morning, natural exfoliation and rejuvenation has been taking place for 9 hours. When using these products it is not necessary to use face scrubs etc.
The RégimA products stimulate cell turnover within the living, basal layer and diminish corneocyte adhesion in the stratum corneum (outer layer). These acids and salts attract more moisture into the skin. This is totally different from most night preparations that are formulated to hydrate and nourish the outer dead layer of skin only. The process of removing the dead skin layer can take up to 8 weeks. (However, this can be sooner if one is undergoing 'Peel & Heal' treatments). Once this is achieved the skin just requires maintenance.
It is all about Percentage and Synergy of Actives
There is a very high percentage of active plant and marine material within the RégimA preparations. These have the job of stimulating, nourishing repairing and providing ultimate rejuvenation. One of the main plants we use is indigenous to Southern Africa and it is incorporated into most products within the range, Centella Asiatica renowned for wound healing properties. Also, laminaria ochroleuca, a brown algae from the South Sea Islands is a major active incorporated to reduce photoinduced inflammation, helps prevent the formation of solar keratoses, and is a powerful anti-oxidant, anti-ager and cell protector. Penetrating hexapeptides, pentapeptides, tetrapeptides, platinum and healing nanotechnology ensure RégimA provides ultimate anti-ageing technology.