Brands We Love: Allies of Skin
- By Dr. Alan J. Parks
- September 3, 2020
As skincare becomes more and more of a common and everyday practice for people all over, more brands and products enter the market every day promising to perfect your skin overnight. It can start to become difficult to determine what brands are truly and honestly working toward giving customers effective products for their skin concerns and if they’re creating formulas that are effective and safe. As a dermatologist, one of the first things we look at is the safety and efficacy of a product and brand as a whole when recommending them to patients. Most recently, the idea of “clean” skincare and ingredients has been a topic of conversation among skincare enthusiasts, especially those with sensitive and easily irritable skin. When it comes to clean yet effective products, it’s hard to get better than Allies of Skin.
Launched in 2016, Allies of Skin is known for creating products that include a well-rounded variety of clean ingredients, incorporating every active, antioxidant, and nutrient as possible in their formulas. Not only are their ingredients chosen to be effective for all skin types, the actives included are balanced at their optimal pH levels to support the skin’s natural ability to heal and rebuild on its own. They pride themselves on never sacrificing the safety of a product for possible results, avoiding any potential irritants for the skin. With no silicones, sulfates, drying alcohol, mineral oil, chemical screens, synthetic dyes, or fragrances, Allies of Skin products are formulated to help your skin repair and reset itself without irritation.
Their product line ranges from cleansers to serums to masks, making it useful for all skin types, including acne-prone skin. As a dermatologist, we look for products that will deliver results to our patients without possibly irritating or damaging their skin further; Allies of Skin delivers on this goal. In addition, the fact that their products are formulated to multi-task with synergistic ingredients helps to cut down on steps in your skincare regimen and make life easier for those with busy lifestyles is just the icing on the cake. Let’s look at some of our favorite Allies of Skin products here at DermWarehouse and why we love them.
Allies of Skin Mandelic Pigmentation Corrector Night Serum: This overnight serum is supercharged with chemical exfoliants and hydration boosters for a two-in-one treatment. It contains 11% Mandelic, Lactic, and Salicylic Acid, along with 8 different brighteners, 7 antioxidants and peptides, hyaluronic acid, and niacinamide, this serum works overnight to even out skin tone and texture while also restoring and strengthening the skin’s moisture barrier for hydrated and healthy skin.
Allies of Skin Multi Hyaluronic Antioxidant Hydration Serum: This beloved serum is a powerhouse for those searching for a cure to dry and dehydrated skin. It’s made with 3 types of hyaluronic acid (low molecular weight, high molecular weight, and botanical polysaccharide), powerful antioxidants Resveratrol Ferment and Superoxide Dismutase in addition to peptides and natural fruit extracts. This serum works to speed up healing of the skin and reduces inflammation to rebuild and rejuvenate skin for a smooth and hydrated glow.
Allies of Skin 1A Retinal & Peptides Overnight Mask: This overnight mask was created to treat skin that looks and feels stressed and work to hydrate and brighten signs of aging and other skin concerns. It has a time-release Retinaldehyde, 13.5% Peptide Complex, 9 Antioxidants and 5 Brighteners to fight blemishes, wrinkles, sun damage and texture concerns without overdrying the skin. It also works to help boost the skin’s natural repair process.
Allies of Skin Molecular Silk Amino Hydrating Cleanser: It can be hard to find a cleanser that gives you a deep and effective clean without stripping the skin of moisture- this hydrating cleanser does that and more. This pH balanced cleanser made with a blend of antioxidants, phospholids, amino acids, hyaluronic acid and other hydrators gently removes build-up of makeup, dead skin and dirt to keep pores clear without drying out the skin.
With so much thought and research put into their products, you really can’t go wrong with Allies of Skin.