Swiss scientists created and developed the skincare brand Neocutis. They are a science-based company that performs extensive research and develops innovative products with active ingredients to help combat typical concerns of the skin, such as aging, dryness, hyperpigmentation, and redness.
Founded in 2003, Neocutis was formed after many years of research in wound healing at the University Hospital of Lausanne Medical School in Switzerland. With this research and their desire to produce products that work on the root causes of the skin concerns mentioned above, they developed some unique ingredient blends used in the Neocutis brand.
Unique Key Formulations
Various technologies and research helped the developers at Neocutis create unique formulations that are used in the skincare line.
* PSP - Processed Skin Cell Proteins is a patented blend of nourishing proteins, and polypeptides to help activate human growth factors, as well as interleukins and other cytokines. This blend is added to revitalize the skin.
* MELAPLEX - this patent-pending blend of phenylethyl resorcinol, undecylenoyl phenylalanine, leucine, and sodium glycerophosphate was created to help brighten the skin, even out skin tone, and diminish dark spots.
* ROSAPLEX - a patent-pending product developed to help with reducing redness and calm the skin, containing zinc PCA, glycerin, sodium dextran sulfate, and caffeine.
* VITAPLEX C - this blend acts to neutralize free radicals, and stimulate antioxidant regeneration, with ingredients such as lipophilic, and hydrophilic antioxidants, as well as an energizing amino acid blend to provide defense against daily stresses from the environment.
* MPC - Micro Protein Complex is a blend of micro proteins to help combat aging skin.
The Top Neocutis Products
The most popular products by Neocutis are probably their eye cream LUMIÈRE and the Intensive Anti-Aging MICRO∙SERUM. But, they have other products worthy to mention as well.
This eye cream by Neocutis won the Best Beauty Buy Award in 2021, due to the ability of this creamy-natured product to moisturize and condition dull and crepey skin around the eye. The human growth factors and proprietary peptides are added to improve the appearance of fine lines, brighten, and soothe the delicate skin around the eyes. It is a paraben, dye, and fragrance-free product.
Customer Reviews: 9 reviews, 5 stars
Favorable: “I am seeing positive results with this product. It’s not happening over night, but lifting and firming around my eyes is occurring.”
Negative: “I have severe puffy under-eyes from environmental allergies - I thought this would help but I don't really notice much difference, sorry.”
Neocutis Neo Firm, which was formerly called Micro FIRM Neck & Decollete Rejuvenating Complex, is an anti-aging formula that supports the production of collagen. It is helpful in improving the elasticity of the skin which is typically lost as the skin ages. It is also designed to add rich moisture, improve skin texture, and brighten dull skin with the added vitamin C and glycolic acid.
Customer Reviews: 9 reviews, 4.5 stars
Favorable: “Great product. First time using and it truly has helped with hydrating the neck and decolletage area, Wrinkles are not so prevalent! Non-greasy soaks right in!”
Negative: “It’s too early to tell...I do love the texture, but, to be fair, I would need more time before I can form an opinion.”
MOISTURIZER + SUNSCREEN
This Neocutis product is an extra-rich day cream, with an SPF 30, created to nourish and protect at the same time with long-lasting hydration. And, it doubles as a sunscreen to help protect the skin from the outside elements. It works to neutralize free radicals while human growth factors work against early aging symptoms by tightening skin that is starting to sag, softening lines, evens out discoloration, and refining texture.
It is a broad-spectrum sunscreen in protecting against both UVA and UVB rays.
Customer Reviews: 3 reviews, 5 stars
Favorable: “I Love Neocutis products. I started using it over 12 years now. I originally bought it from my dermatologist. Later I learned that DermAvenue had better deals in terms of price.”
The Micro Day formula is a dual-function day cream, with an SPF 30. It is a broad-spectrum product, protecting from both UVA and UVB rays. It also helps to minimize fine lines, improve elasticity and firmness, and hydrate with the addition of hyaluronic acid. Antioxidants such as green tea extract, and vitamins C & E work to defend against free radical damage.
Customer Reviews: 4 reviews, 4 stars
Favorable: “Pretty good”
The Neocutis Hyalis 1% Hydrating Serum is formulated with an exceptionally high concentration of hyaluronic acid, providing abundant moisture for the skin. It is designed for moderate to severely dry skin, as well as skin issues such as eczema or rosacea. It is meant to hydrate and plump the skin to provide a healthier complexion. Gentle enough for sensitive skin, it also was created with anti-aging properties to help with achieving an overall more youthful appearance. To help soothe, it is both color and fragrance-free.
Customer Reviews: 14 reviews, 5 stars
Favorable: “I've been using this product religiously for a few yrs now and I use it daily under moisturizer. I feel like it plumps up the skin and helps to keep moisture in.”
Negative: “So far feels great need more time”
The Neocutis Bio Serum Firm has been created to infuse the skin with a blend of human growth factors, as well as proprietary peptides to tighten and firm skin that has become loose and saggy. Its goal is to deliver rapid anti-aging results in under a week. Sodium hyaluronate is added to help attract and retain moisture.
Customer Reviews: 14 reviews, 5 stars
Favorable: “I only started using the Bio Serum Firm 5 days ago, but I have already noticed a difference in clarity and firmness of my skin. I have even noticed a difference with the creepy skin on my neck. As a 52 year old women my neck has been bothering me for sometime.”
This cleanser contains 10% glycolic acid, which is added to remove dead skin cells to help reveal a brighter and less dull surface of a fresher complexion. It also contains glycerin to help retain more moisture than some cleansers. It is free of harsh sulfate-based detergents, dyes, and fragrances to help prevent irritation.
Customer Reviews: 6 reviews, 5 stars
Favorable: “Love the fresh clean feeling after using this cleanser. Does not leave me too dried out. Love it.”
This retinol correction cream treats and prevents fine lines. Due to the use of innovative micro-bead technology, it is designed to penetrate deeper into the skin’s layers and boost newer and fresher skin cell growth. It contains 0.6% retinol to help revitalize mature skin, with a gradual release of retinol helping to minimize irritation.
Customer Reviews: 4 reviews, 5 stars
Favorable: “this is a very gentle retinol product in a good container that doesn't expose the product to sun or bacteria and dispenses just the right amount.”
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The Bottom Line
Neocutis is a science-based skincare company, that has researched extensively and created various technologies to address a variety of skin concerns.