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Skin Care Review: Neutrogena Visibly Firm Night Cream

by Anonymous

This product RUINED my skin and my life! Neutrogena doesn't tell you that the copper peptide activates enzymes called MMPs that break down collagen and elastin - but that is what it does! (These are the same enzymes that are activated by being out in the sun - they are what cause photoaging and elastosis!) I used this stuff for 3 weeks and my skin atrophied terribly, became very dry and wrinkled, with larger pores and loss of firmness. Additionally, I have numerous spider veins caused by this stuff - and an all-over red and yellow / brown discoloration. My skin was so fragile in places that it literally ripped apart - causing stretch mark like areas... It has been months since I stopped using it and there has been little improvement. I look like I have aged at least 10 years! I can't believe Neutrogena would sell such a dangerous product! Look up the information on the internet - copper peptides and mmp-2 / mmp-9 - they break down collagen and elastin, and cause angiogenesis! (new blood vessel growth). Copper peptides also attract mast cells -which can cause yellow / brown hyperpigmentation... The worst decision I ever made was using this stuff - save yourself the heartache of ruining your skin - get a retinol or vitamin c product instead!!!


     



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