Must Have Ingredients In Anti Aging/Wrinkle Cream

Anti wrinkle cream do produce a noticeable change over a period of time provided the ingredients used in the cream is an effective one. Not all anti wrinkle creams are same and therefore one should know what should be the ingredients of their cream according to their skin requirements.
Below are the list of the ingredients which should be there in anti aging cream. Of course it is difficult to find all the ingredients in one cream but there should be at least one of them.
Antioxidants have become quite popular recently and are commonly found in most of the anti wrinkle cream. These nutrients are substance that are derived from natural food source and therefore act as an important ingredient in removing free radicals. Free radicals basically transform the skin cells. These are caused due to heavy exposure under sunlight ,unhealthy diet or smoking.
Vitamin C and E-Both these vitamins are known to all and are a common antioxidant which heals and stimulates the growth of new collagen. Vitamin E is known to most of us. It repairs the skin and protect it also from harmful bacterias.
Vitamin C is not easily absorbed and therefore one should try to use fat soluble derivatives such as ascorbate tetrapalmitate which help the healing of vitamin C. This makes the vitamin penetrate into the deeper layer of the skin more efficiently.
Above ingredients are quite important and therefore one should try to find out both vitamin C and E in their anti wrinkle cream.
If vitamin A is added with vitamin C and E then the anti wrinkle cream becomes a powerful antioxidant. There are various types of Vitamin A which are found in anti aging creams such as retinol which is pure vitamin A ,retinyl palmitate /pro-retinol A /pro vitamin A ,retunyl acetate and retunyl linoleate.
All these forms of vitamin A make skin stronger.
Nowadays there are many anti wrinkle creams which have green tea extracts in it. It is one of the new ingredients which has come up in skin care formulation. It helps in eliminating toxins from the skin.
You can also look for creams which has alpha-hydroxy or beta hydroxyl acid .These acids helps in removing dead skin cells and stimulate the production of new collagen and elastin fibers. One should use Retinol A and AHA in moderation as they are known to irritate the skin and in long term can harm it too. Therefore over use of anti wrinkle cream which contains both these product should be avoided.
Those who have dryness problem can choose the skin which has biotin in it as it keeps the dry skin hydrated. Glycerin is also one of the commonly used ingredient in the anti wrinkle creams as it helps in retaining the skin mositure. Even Hyaluronic acid is a natural moisturizer which helps in attracting moisture to the skin surface.
Other ingredients such as Collagen,elastin and Liposomes can be added in the cream .For those who have dull or grey skin due to aging should look for a cream which has provitamin B5 and vita Niacin. Both these ingredients encourage the growth of new skin cells and provided required nutrients rich blood to the face which gives the face a healthy and a youthful glow.


  1. I think these potent anti-oxidants shd be used by anyone who stays in a polluted city like mumbai. Add to that stress & u really need stuff to protect your skin.

  2. Wow, what a read!! I must say. I am really gonna take help of this post while i'm out buying not only night cream but any night cream.<3 hun


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