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Arcona: Review & Comparison

Arcona, a Los Angeles based company offers a range of anti aging skin care products which are being widely analyzed to gauge their effectiveness.

Overview

The official website claims that the specialty of Arcona products is in the way they combine and process their active ingredients, such as amino acids and enzymes, to make powerful, effective products.
The website does not list all the ingredients of any of their products, but it does give small descriptions of the products and basic information about some of their active ingredients.
For effective results, Arcona suggests that its “Basic Five” products should be used along with other Arcona products. The Basic Five lines of products include cleansers and exfoliating treatments which help in skin renewal and rejuvenation.
Arcona claims that each of the products in the “Basic Five” work in combination with the each other to noticeably renew skin and maintain its improved condition. For this purpose other Arcona products have to be purchased along with the “Basic Five” line of products.
Arcona products can be purchased from the Arcona Spa in Los Angeles. You cannot order their products via the official Arcona website. However, the website helps to locate authorized spas and retailers of Arcona products.

Product Details

Arcona’s main anti aging product is Green Ice Tea. Arcona claims that Green Ice Tea is an active skin regenerating complex made to treat mature and sun damaged skin. Our skin naturally contains collagen and elastin which reduces as we age. Green Ice Tea is meant to improve the production of collagen and elastin in our skin to renew it from within. Arcona claims that Green Ice Tea repairs skin cells with pentapeptides and ahydrates and protects the skin from further damage.
According to the website, some of the ingredients in Green Ice Tea include Chlorophyll, Essential Fatty Acids, Enzymes and Vitamins. All the ingredients are however not listed. Some other anti aging Arcona products are the Peptide Firming Complex, which uses peptides for production of collagen and elastin and moisturizes with hyaluronic acid. Also the Youth Serum, another Arcona anti aging product contains Vitamin C and magnesium ascorbyl phosphate, which help to protect your skin against free radicals and encourage production of collagen and elastin.

What’s Positive

Arcona’s website gives information about of its products’ availability. Some products indicate hyaluronic acid (a clinically proven moisturizer) as an important ingredient.

What’s Negative

Arcona’s products cannot be ordered online. Also there are no clinical studies to back the products’ effectiveness.

Bottom Line

Due to high cost and lack of clinically proven anti wrinkle agents used in Arcona products, one would like to check out other anti aging products alongside.