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Minimalist Azeclair 17% + Propolis

A serum combining power of 3 molecules - 17% Azelaic Acid derivative (Azeclair) that helps reduce acne and brightens skin tone, along with 4% Propolis Extract and 3% Matmarine (Pseudoalteromonas Ferment Extract) that together provide sebum regulating and anti-inflammatory benefits.

  • Fragrance Free
  • Silicone Free
  • Alcohol Free
  • Oil Free
  • pH: 5.0 - 6.0
  • The key ingredient (Azeclair) is sourced from Corum, Taiwan

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30 ml

What makes this product unique?

Azeclair (Potassium Azeloyl Diglycinate, or PAD), a glycinated derivative of azelaic acid, offers all the benefits of azelaic acid, primarily acne reduction via oil control, skin clarification and anti-inflammation.

Environmental aggressors like UV & air pollutants may induce oxidative response in human skin. These aggressors can form peroxidated squalene, which in turn induces upregulation of inflammatory cytokines. PAD successfully downregulates the production of IL-6 and IL-8 (cytokine that regulates the immune and inflammatory response) to reduce inflammatory responses. PAD also imparts inhibitory effects on 5-α reductase activity and thus reducing sebum production, giving an oil-free skin.

This product also contains Propolis Extract. At least 300 active compounds have been identified in Propolis, like, caffeic, ferulic, p-coumaric, benzoic acid, and cinnamic acid. Its antiseptic properties make it a preferred ingredient for treatment of various skin infections, including fungal infections. Presence of flavonoids (pinocembrin and pinobanksin), phenolic acids (caffeic acid) and terpenes, give Propolis antiseptic & anti-fungal properties, making it very suitable for fungal infections and reduction of acne vulgaris.

For normal sebum production in our body, MC5R, a type of protein, is necessary. Disruption of MC5R results in decrease in sebum production. In an in-vitro study, Pseudoalteromonas Ferment Extract has been shown to reduce MC5R levels by 36.6%, resulting in reduction in sebocytes differentiation and sebaceous lipid levels, hence reducing skin sebum.

What does it do?

This lightweight serum is formulated with 17% Azeclair that effectively delivers 5% Potassium Azeloyl Diglycinate (a glycinated derivative of Azelaic Acid). It helps reduce sebum, acne & rosacea.

Paired with 4% Propolis Extract (EcoCert & COSMOS approved) that has excellent antibacterial & anti-inflammatory properties and helps reduce acneic lesions.
Also contains 3% Matmarine (Pseudoalteromonas Ferment Extract) that further boosts the sebum regulating properties of the serum. It decreases sebum levels and reduces appearance of pores.

Who is this product for?

Perfect for all skin types, especially acne prone, or dull-looking skin struggling with oiliness and lack of radiance.

Aqua, Potassium Azeloyl Diglycinate, Propanediol, Glycerin, Propolis Extract, Pseudoalteromonas Ferment Extract, Xylitylglucoside, Anhydroxylitol, Xylitol, Dimethyl Isosorbide, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Gallic Acid, Sodium Hyaluronate, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Xanthan Gum, Lecithin, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Sclerotium Gum, Pullulan, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Lactic Acid

AM & PM, after cleansing and toning. Apply 2-3 drops. With a gentle circular motion, you can spread it all over your face.

This is a fragrance free product (i.e. no external artificial fragrance has been added to this product), but Propolis imparts a characteristic sweet fragrance to the product. Propolis also gives a golden yellow/brown color to the product, which can change over time, without effecting the efficacy of the product.

  • 8 out of 10 subjects found reduction in skin oiliness in 4 weeks
  • 8 out of 10 subjects saw reduction in active acne in 6 weeks
  • 9 out of 10 subjects found reduction in skin redness & irritation in 8 weeks

1. Is this serum same as an Azelaic Acid serum?
Yes. Azeclair, or Potassium Azeloyl Diglycinate is a water soluble derivative of Azelaic Acid. The water solubility makes Azeclair easy to formulate and pleasurable to use without compromising on the benefits of Azelaic acid.

2. Does this serum help reduce Rosacea?
Yes. The anti-inflammatory and moisturizing effects of PAD, along with skin soothing benefits of Propolis, helps in reduction of Rosacea.