Chronic exposure to ultraviolet light often times results in effects such as premature skin aging. The manifestations of photoaged skin include splotchy color, wrinkling, mottled pigmentation, roughness, and loss of elasticity. Many of these visible signs of photoaging are caused by varying histological and cytological changes created by chronic sun exposure. The loss of collagen fibers, which gives our skin shape and strength, as well as the loss of elastin fibers, which gives our skin its natural elasticity, result in a drastic breakdown of the skin’s fibrous matrix. This creates an inelastic, thin, dull-appearing skin that is littered with dark spots and uneven pigmentation. And while there are many invasive treatments that can treat these dark spots and varying pigmentations, the most common are topical creams. Think it best to know more about these creams before jumping to a decision?
So, the question is, Will Elure restore the even pigmentation of your skin, brighten dark spots, and leave you glowing? Or does it all seem too good to be true?
Elure Advanced Skin Brightening Technology is a relatively recent newcomer to topical dark spot correctors, and is a cosmetic product available only from Dermatologists, Plastic Surgeons, and other medical aesthetic providers. While this makes it very difficult to obtain, it also lends a certain weight to Elure's potential results. It has gone through a single study, which you can request from their main website. 1.5 fl oz of Elure Advanced Skin Brightening Technology will cost you $125, plus shipping and handling should you choose to purchase this product online.
Elure has several positive aspects, the first of which is that it has received awards from different sources. And while its ingredients list is not available on its main website, we've discovered that it does not contain hydroquinone, a compound known for creating moderate irritation. You can request the clinical test that Elure has undergone from the website.
First and foremost, regarding the negatives of Elure, is the price. At $125 for a small amount of cream, you'll be out of quite a bit if you decide to purchase this product. It is also lacking customer testimonials from consumers of Elure on its main website. We could also not locate any solid promises of a money guarantee. Beyond the price, its availability is further limited by the fact that it needs to be doctor prescribed to be purchased.
The known ingredients can be found to the right
Water, glycerin, propylene glycol, dimethicone, dicaprylyl carbonate, polyacrylate 13, cetyl alcohol, stearyl alcohol, liquid paraffin, phenoxyethanol, ligninase (extract of phanerochaete chrysosporium), polyisobutene, polysorbate 20, veratryl alcohol, PEG-4 laurate, PEG-4 dilaurate, citric acid, PEG-4, iodopropynyl butylcarbamate, hydrogen peroxide (.012%)
Given that Elure has won awards for its ability to give proven results, we were excited to review what we thought would be one of the better skin brightening products on the market. What we found left us feeling disappointed and wanting for more. Elure is an expensive product, with its hype and popularity you would think this is due in large part to its incredible ingredients. However, what we found were common compounds and an unexplained formulation. Clinical testing has been performed on this product, but the results must be requested from their main website, and are not offered freely. In the end, the price and availability weigh heavily against Elure, as the need for a doctor's prescription makes it nigh impossible to get ahold of this product. Because of this, we cannot recommend Elure for use at this time.