DCL C SCAPE HIGH POTENCY BODY LOTION
This summer, after trying out a bunch of body products I noticed I started my Keratosis Pilaris had flared up again on my back and chest area. I was oddly excited because I saw it as an opportunity to test out some new products that claimed to clear KP.
First, I purchased Glyton body lotion which was formulated with glycolic acid targeting keratosis pilaris. In the past, I have had positive experience with Glytone products but this time around it was the complete opposite. IT STUNG!!!! OMG! I was in severe discomfort when I applied it, it was unexplainable. After a few minutes, it neutralizes and the pain begins to wear off. It left, a heavy moisturizing feels afterwards which I was due to the mineral oil content.
After weeks of effort, I gave up. And I wanted to go back to my old faithful when a good friend of mine mentioned this DCL C Scape High Potency Body lotion to me. I read up on the company, the products and ingredients and purchased a bottle. When it arrived, I used it immediately, and although there was a little tingling sensation (from the Lactic Acid content) it was bearable and nothing like the Glytone lotion. It was encouraging; so, I used it the next day and noticed by the end of the day, my KP was almost gone.
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Image of my left upper back with Keratosis Piliaris[/caption]
DCL C SCAPE HIGH POTENCY BODY LOTION
It nourishes, refines, and hydrates to return skin to a softer, smoother, silkier state and protects with antioxidants.
Aqua, Isopropyl Palmitate, Lactic Acid, Pentylene Glycol, Urea, Phenyl Trimethicone, C10-18 Triglycerides, Cetearyl Alcohol, Stearyl Alcohol, Jojoba Esters, Butyrospermum Parkii Butter, Cholesterol, Ammonium Hydroxide, Helianthus Annuus Seed Wax, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Polysorbate 60, Ceteareth-20, Vaccinium Myrtillus Fruit Extract, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Citrus Aurantium Amara Peel Oil, Limonene, Chlorphenesin, Xanthan Gum, Glycerin, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Saccharum Officinarum Extract, Panthenol, Tocopherol, Disodium EDTA, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Allantoin, Acacia Decurrens Flower Wax, Polyglycerin-3, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis Fruit Extract, Citrus Limon Fruit Extract, Jasminum Officinale Flower Extract, Methylpropanediol, Acer Saccharum Sap Extract, Jasminum Officinale Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Citral, Ascorbyl Methylsilanol Pectinate, Methylsilanol Mannuronate, Sorbic Acid
LACTIC ACID: a multipurpose ingredient used as a preservative, exfoliant, moisturizer and to provide acidity to formulation.it is an AHA derived from sour milk, its exfoliating properties can help in the process of removing excess pigment from the surface of the skin.
An emollient and moisturizer, binder and skin softener that also assist in product penetration
SHEA BUTTER: restores suppleness, increases moisture, and can improve the appearance of irritated dry skin.
PENTYLENE GLYCOL an alcohol with humectant and anti-bacterial properties
PANTHENOL (pro vitamin B) it protects against sunburn, provides relief for existing sunburn and holds water in the product or attracts water from the environment resulting in the moisturization effect.
HOW TO USE IT
Anytime; day or night. I apply it all over my body after a shower.
HOW LONG DID I TEST THE PRODUCT?
October 2017 to Date
WHAT DOES IT SMELL LIKE?
Orange and cream popsicle
Light texture, absorbs instantly into the skin
All skin types especially those with keratosis pilaris
Please read the ingredient list above for possible allergen/fragrance that may not be appropriate for your skin type.
Yup!! On my second bottle
It comes in a grey, plastic bottle with a flip spout. This was my least favorite aspect of this product hence the 4.5 rating.
Cleared my keratosis pilaris in two days. The first day it made my skin feel nice and smooth but by the second day the bumps pictured above had disappeared completely. Amazing!!
- It is absorbing instantly into the skin without greasy residue
- My skin looked more radiant by the third week of consistent use
- Love the scent of the lotion. It light and dissipates rather quickly.
- It exfoliates my skin mildly which reduces my need of using a scrub twice a week
- As mentioned earlier, the major reason for the above rating is the packaging. First issue was the shape of the bottle. It was a little difficult getting product out initially, so I had to give the bottle a squeeze and I left the bottle deformed. It had a dent and it was difficult to adjust it.
Secondly, my family and I are on vacation. I packed this lotion in my normal travel toiletries bag and on arrival I discovered that the flip top had popped open and most of the moisturizer had spilled in my bag (I was so upset). The flip top usually works but this one was messed up for some reason.
- When it comes to brightening, the results have been quite slow. This is not negative; the brightening effects of Ascorbic acid and lactic acid is usually gradual so for those reading this thinking it would brighten your skin overnight; that’s not the case. It’s a slow process which I personally don’t mind because my main reason for purchasing this product was to resolve my KP.
Thanks for checking out my post, it means a lot to me. If you have any questions about this product or any skincare questions, please leave a comment below. Thank you.
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