DNA in a cream? Kinvane HyperPDRN Cera Cream Review

Tuesday 11 February 2020

Kinvane HyperPDRN Cera Cream

When I heard about the Baader-Meinhoff phenomenon for the first time, I was a bit confused. For me, this name was mostly related to German history. The Baader-Meinhoff phenomenon is also a different name for a frequency illusion. What does this have in common with cosmetology? I never heard about brand Kinvane before until I got a recommendation from Jolse's team. Since then, I see Kinvane at least once a day. And that's what we call a frequency illusion. Sadly, it's not a science class for beauty nerds. It's a review of Kinvane HyperPDRN Cera Cream.

Kinvane HyperPDRN Cera Cream

Why Kinvane?

Okay, I guess it is a science class since I'm going to tell you what's inside this product and how to do the ingredients work - even if we shouldn't look at ingredients one by one, but that's the easiest way to figure out some of the sensitivities to the elements. Usually, when I buy or test something, I'm trying to check what's inside first. I guess it's a beginning of OCD, but at least some of my friends think I'm a genius since I'm a living encyclopedia of herbs, chemical substances and facts which you probably wouldn't expect you'll need. This time I didn't check the ingredients at all. Jolse recommended me Cica Balm, and even if I love Cica, I knew that my relationship with balms isn't good lately. With moisturizers too, but that's a different story. Kinvane is quite a young brand. Their global Instagram page is not even one year old. So I'm sad that I can't share with you any basic information about this brand. Instead, I can tell that Kinvane has a very cosmeceutical vibe and the formulas feel to be very gentle.

Kinvane HyperPDRN Cera Cream

What's PDRN?

Have you ever heard about PDRN before? Polydeoxyribonucleotide is a new thing for me, because even when I was checking what's going on - usually only clinics in Asia - mostly South Korea and Singapore offer PDRN treatments. Polydeoxyribonucleotide stimulates wound healing and tissue repairing to improve the texture of the skin. It can be derived from human placenta, trout (Oncorhynchus Mykiss) or Salmon (Oncorhynchus Keta) and I bet you don't want to hear what part of salmon or trout are used to 'create' PDRN - just google it. According to Jolse, PDRN which you can find in Kinvane HyperPDRN Cera Cream is a Salmon's DNA (2500ppm).

Kinvane HyperPDRN Cera Cream

Kinvane HyperPDRN Cera Cream - Packaging

The packaging is minimalistic and reminds me of the professional cosmeceutical series. There's a small difference between Kinvane's cream and balm in the design. I've decided to go for the cream because I was scared that balm can be too heavy for me.

Kinvane HyperPDRN Cera Cream

Kinvane HyperPDRN Cera Cream - Texture & Scent

The texture is rich, but it feels lightweight. It makes your skin soft and hydrated. It's a gentle formula that leaves a satin film on the surface of the skin. The scent isn't that obvious. It's a mix between lavender, rosemary and a hint of orange or lemon.

Kinvane HyperPDRN Cera Cream

Kinvane HyperPDRN Cera Cream - Ingredients

Water, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Cyclopentasiloxane, Cetearyl Alcohol, Niacinamide, Polyglyceryl-3 Methylglucose Distearate, Glyceryl Stearate, DNA, Beta-Glucan, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Stearic Acid, Centella Asiatica Extract, Polygonum Cuspidatum Root Extract, Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Dimethicone, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Phytosteryl/Octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate, Ceramide NP (25ppm), Sodium Hyaluronate, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Boswellia Serrata Resin Extract, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, Carbomer, Tromethamine, Adenosine, Disodium EDTA, 1,2-Hexanediol, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange)Peel Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Aniba Rosaedora (Rosewood) Oil

Water is a solvent. If anyone tells you that chemical ingredients are bad, and only organic skincare is good - just simply remind them that water is chemical and it exists in chemistry as H2O. Butylene Glycol has a similar role to water, but it's also a moisturizing ingredient. I feel like Butylene Glycol and 1,2-Hexanediol can be found everywhere. Even here! And it works almost the same as BG. Glycerin is one of the most popular moisturizers in skincare products. Some people believe that it can clog your pores, but there's a very small chance of Glycerin clogging your pores, I would search other ingredients before blaming Glycerin. Butylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate is an oily emollient. It creates a film on the surface of the skin. Hydrogenated Polydecene is also an emollient, but it can be used as a solvent. It gives your skin a silky, smooth feeling. Cyclopentasiloxane works similarly to Hydrogenated Polydecene. Cetearyl Alcohol shouldn't surprise you, it's another emollient. The number of emollients makes the formula interesting.

Kinvane HyperPDRN Cera Cream

Niacinamide is a miracle ingredient, it does lots of great work. Having problems with dark spots? Try Niacinamide! Acne? Niacinamide will be good for you too! Problems with skin barrier? Solve it with Niacinamide! Wrinkles? You might want to try Niacinamide as well. Sensitive skin might find Niacinamide bit problematic when it's mixed with Vitamin C or used in the same routine as Vitamin C, but I can't deny Niacinamide is a skincare treasure! Next, we have Polyglyceryl-3 Methylglucose Distearate, an emulsifier. DNA is a PDRN ingredient, according to Kinvane, DNA used in Kinvane HyperPDRN Cera Cream is a Salmon's DNA (2500ppm). It should speed up the healing process so your skin should stay hydrated and the texture should improve thanks to this ingredient. Next ingredient is interesting. I love Beta-Glucan because it's a powerful moisturizer derived from fungi. It has a funny smell sometimes - like a fermented yeast/wine, but this ingredient has a positive effect on dehydrated and sensitive skin types. Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter is an emollient, just like Stearic Acid.

Centella Asiatica Extract is an ingredient that stays in skincare trend. Lots of ingredients used in skincare have a long history of use in medicine. This ingredient isn't different because Centella is a part of Ayurveda, a traditional (or if you prefer - alternative) medicine used by people for ages. Nowadays we associate it with India. Centella is a herb mainly used in skincare for its healing properties. It speeds up the healing process, that's why acne-prone skin loves it. If you're pregnant or you plan pregnancy then try to find body care products with Centella Asiatica because it can have a positive meaning on skin elasticity as well as stretch marks. Polygonum Cuspidatum Root Extract is an ingredient known in Chinese Traditional Medicine as Hu Zhang. It has also a different name - Japanese Knotweed. It's an antioxidant with anti-inflammatory properties. Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract is a herb from Traditional Chinese Medicine. Skullcap Root Extract is an antioxidant with anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. It can brighten your skin a bit. Scutellaria hides under the name Huang Qin and it helps with inflammation and allergy.

Kinvane HyperPDRN Cera Cream

Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract - there's nothing better than a good, old green tea. It's a powerful antioxidant and I bet every skin loves it! Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract is probably a bad childhood memory for some of you, but to be honesty - Licorice in skincare has a positive meaning for your skin. It's a brightening and calming ingredient. Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract is an antioxidant and soothing ingredient, but some people are allergic to Chamomile. Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract is an antibacterial extract. Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride is s an emollient. It's a combination of coconut oil and glycerin which makes mild, gentle and delicate emollient. It thickens the formula, but it also makes skin feel smooth in touch. Dimethicone is an emollient, that some people might find clogging, but it keeps your skin moist and protect it from dehydration. It has a positive effect on skin barrier by creating occlusion and it helps with scars. It can also smooth your skin visually. Hydrogenated Lecithin and Phytosteryl/Octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate are emollients. Ceramide NP (25ppm) should be well known to you since Ceramides naturally occur in our skin. Ceramide makes your skin barrier stronger and prevents your skin from dehydration. Sodium Hyaluronate is a salt form of a popular Natural Moisturizing Factor - Hyaluronic Acid. Adenosine is another cool ingredient. It speeds up the healing process and repairs the skin barrier. It's great for inflamed skin and it might have a positive effect on skin elasticity. Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil and Aniba Rosaedora (Rosewood) Oil are essential oils, some people are allergic to them.

Kinvane HyperPDRN Cera Cream

How does Kinvane HyperPDRN Cera Cream work?

I had no expectations from Kinvane HyperPDRN Cera Cream, it was a new brand for me. I feel like after Jolse introduced this brand to me, I started to see Kinvane more often - it's Baader-Meinhof phenomenon I guess. The idea of using PDRN in cream seems nice, but does it work? To be honest, my entire focus was taken from PDRN and focused on elegant formula and how it works on the skin. The formula feels pleasant on the skin, it's all a good moisturizer should have - delicate, silky film, that protects the skin from dehydration. You can clearly feel it's a product based on emollients. Sadly, my review went a different way, because even if the texture is something I search in moisturizers, sometimes ingredients and textures don't go well together. Maybe it's a lavender fault? Or maybe all essential oils are here to blame? Kinvare HyperPDRN Cera Cream seems to be very similar to cosmeceuticals with the minimalistic design and high use of emollients, but something went wrong. Someone decided to add essential oils to formula/ I'm not a person who gets sensitized easily by essential oils, but no matter how many tries I did my skin was either dehydrated and I had to apply this cream every 3 hours on my skin just like sunscreen or my skin was itchy. Just add small information - I use antihistamine medication so that's a funny coincidence. I blame essential oils in this formula because they are risky ingredients. Lots of companies started to make unscented products and now I understand why this "trend" is getting so popular. Allergies in our current times are everyday problems we all have to deal with.

I was scared that Kinvane HyperPDRN Cica Balm can be too heavy, but I guess it would be probably a better choice than Cream in my case. The cream can be used during the morning and evening. I wish I could share with you a more in-depth review and say positive words about Kinvane Cream, but I didn't saw any sense in using a product that is not compatible with my skin. Still, please remember that every skin is different and what sensitizes my skin do not have to be bad for your skin.

Kinvane HyperPDRN Cera Cream

Kinvane HyperPDRN Cera Cream - Price & Where to buy it?

Kinvane HyperPDRN Cera Cream comes in 50 ml tube and it costs $20.40 on Jolse - price checked February 10th. It's quite a standard price for a moisturizer. You can find Kinvane HyperPDRN Cera Cream and other products from Kinvane on Jolse.

Let me know if you already tried Kinvane. Have you ever heard of PDRN before?


*** This post was made in collaboration with Jolse even though it still shows my personal opinion on the topic and product*

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