Art Pellegrino, Vice President Research and Development Elizabeth Arden, explains the science behind our newest plumping advance:
“Young skin is naturally firm and smooth, plumped up and full of moisture. But sun, age, stress and facial tension all have a cumulative effect on skin, leading to dryness, rough texture, fine surface lines and wrinkles, and a loss of vitality in skin’s essential collagen and elastin. Plump Perfect with CPT technology was developed to address the multiple dimensions of this process and give skin a real plumping boost.”
Ceramides are the essential lipids found in the surface layer of skin that help maintain the integrity of the skin's barrier layer. They are the mortar that holds the skin cells (bricks) together. When this barrier is intact, skin looks smooth and glowing.
But with age and environmental exposure, your skin's natural ceramides can be compromised leading to loss of moisture, roughness, fine lines and wrinkles, and allowing outside irritants to get into the skin.
New Ceramide Plump Perfect Ultra Lift and Firm Moisture Cream SPF 30 delivers CPT technology, a fusion of Snap-8 (Heptapeptide-1) and Hibiscus Seed Extract, proven to measurably plump the appearance of surface lines and wrinkles. It not only plumps the look of visible fine lines, but also works to intensely support skin, to help maintain natural collagen, elastin and protein pathways. So skin looks noticeably plumped up, firmer, lifted and redensified.
Moisture is skin’s own natural skin plumper and Ceramides are essential for maintaining it at optimum levels. These vital lipids, found in the surface layer of skin, help maintain the integrity of the skin’s barrier layer. Ceramide Plump Perfect Ultra Lift and Firm Moisture Cream SPF 30 contains Ceramide Triple Complex, a blend of skin-identical Ceramides 1,3 and 6 enhanced with phytosphingosine and cholesterol to reinforce skin’s own natural Ceramides, boost hydration and reinforce skin’s protective moisture barrier.
Plump Perfect also contains our Advanced Moisture Complex with polyquaternium-51, a bio-technically derived polymer that has the ability to bond to the skin, as it helps lock in intensive moisturizing ingredients. Testing shows this hydration system outperforms petrolatum at helping skin maintain vital moisture.
It also contains natural botanical extracts such as Red Clover and Alpina Leaf extracts to soothe skin and enhance anti-aging moisturizing benefits.
Daily sun and environmental protection is a must to keep skin looking young and plump. Sun penetrates the skin to cause changes in collagen and elastin that promote the formation of lines and wrinkles. Sun damage also diminishes the skin’s lipid production, needed for a strong moisture barrier. Ceramide Plump Perfect helps defend skin from sun with high level broad spectrum UVA/UVB sunscreens and shield it from environmental assaults with vitamins A, C and E.
To keep your skin looking smooth and young, a good exfoliator can be your secret weapon. It sheds dry, dulling surface flakes and helps skin absorb moisture. New Ceramide Plump Perfect Gentle Line Smoothing Exfoliator is a weekly treatment that can keep skin glowing. This creamy skin polisher is enriched with CPT technology, vitamins and botanicals. It contains micro-fine beads to give skin a gentle deep-cleansing as it refines the look of pores and imperfections. It leaves skin looking smoother, revitalized, plumper and less lined - ready to receive maximum moisturizing benefits.