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Urban Apothecary Retexture
CHICAGO, IL, November 15, 2006 - Urban Apothecary Inc
Combination skin can ruin a makeup application even
before color is applied. The trick? Apply a dollop of
Retexture Crème to skin before applying your foundation.
The micro-water molecule-based gel texture ensures
smooth, even skin by balancing skin which minimizing
pores and creates a more uniform surface on the face.
The silky blend of vitamins and antioxidants does
double-duty as a primer, while the unique formula helps
to inhibit the destruction of collagen, and fills in
fine lines. We call it a facelift in a jar!
MSRP: $45.00 USD.
Leaf Extract: Referred to as the “Lily of the Desert,”
the Aloe plant grows in arid desert areas throughout the
year. Its thick green leaves envelope the transparent
Aloe Vera Gel. This plant has the unique ability to
retain water, enabling it to survive in dry climates.
Aloe contains health-promoting components, such as
vitamins, minerals, enzymes and essential Amino Acids,
and protects the skin from dryness. Due to its cooling
and soothing properties, it is ideal for topical use
after sun exposure.
Calendula Flower Extract: Commonly referred to as
Marigold, this annual herb is from the Family Asteraceae,
the Sunflower Family. The plant is native to central,
eastern and southern Europe. It is made up of single,
yellow to bright orange colored flowers that capture the
strength and heat of the sun as it rises in the morning.
The Calendula plant is comprised of carotenoids,
flavonoids and essential oils. This gentle and
nourishing botanical possesses powerful healing and
Chamomile Extract: This annual herb, also known as
German Chamomile or Wild Chamomile, blooms small white
flowers between May and August. It is found throughout
Europe, except in the extreme north, and throughout
northern Asia. The flowers of this plant possess gentle,
healing and anti-inflammatory properties.
Cornflower Extract: The annual Cornflower plant is a
very courageous plant, being able to stand up all the
elements of nature (something many other plants cannot
do) is prized for its healing properties. The flower,
with its star-like blossoms of brilliant blue, is one of
our most striking skin-soothing wild-flowers.
Dimethicone: An organic silicone, used as a skin
protectant and moisturizer. Well tolerated by even the
most sensitive skins, dimethicone has a filming action
on the skin surface which helps slow down moisture loss
and further helps smooth fine lines.
Biloba: Originally from Asia, ginkgo biloba is known for
its great revitalizing, stimulating, and firming
qualities. A powerful Antioxidant that has detoxifying
qualities. Found to improve circulation by helping to
increase healthy blood flow to skin. Known for its
anti-aging properties that give a healthier, rosy,
younger looking skin.
Mallow Extract: It has been prized since Roman times
for its natural medicinal properties and its ability to
soothe rough and dry skin. Due to its high mucilage
content, the flower extract forms a soothing, protective
gel. This plant possesses anti-inflammatory properties,
calming and caring for delicate, sensitive skin.
Mica: A mineral that provides natural glitter and
shimmer in make-up. The rhythmical dilution of this
silica mineral supports the structure and formation of
the connective tissue.
Titanium Dioxide: A mineral sun filter, micronized
titanium dioxide is a very finely pulverized powder,
which allows for a wafer-thin, transparent layer of sun
protection. Titanium Dioxide is a non-reactive, stable
compound that has virtually no dermal penetration in
tests. It lays on the skin, forming a reflective barrier
to both UVA and UVB sun rays. Prior to the availability
of micronized zinc oxide, it was the most effective
mineral sun filter with FDA approval.
Hazel: Commonly referred to as Witch Hazel, the leaves
and twigs of this plant are used to make this prized
extract. Witch Hazel is high in tannins and known for
its astringent, anti-inflammatory and strengthening
Apothecary is a complete line of artisan cosmetics that
are truly addictive. Genuinely healthy makeup, Urban
Apothecary products are beautiful inside and out, made
using nurturing and nourishing botanicals. Working with
nothing less than the best when developing and blending
color stories, Urban Apothecary strives to combine the
restorative qualities within micronized mineral makeup
with the additional nourishment of cosmeceuticals
(vitamins, antioxidants, enzymes, trace elements, amino
acids) that skin craves for truly fresh color. The
potent blend of natural ingredients dramatically evens
out imperfections and instantly improves skin tone
while rejuvenating skin. Aromatherapeutic pure plant
extracts and essential oils work to stimulate
circulation and boost overall wellbeing. The result? A
natural glow. Urban Apothecary will keep cheeks
flushed, lips perfectly lush and skin flawless.
Apothecary’s color line consists of 305 stunning shades
in five categories; face, lips, eyes, multi-use and a
bevy of professional power tools. Urban Apothecary is
currently being sold to upscale apothecaries, specialty
stores and boutiques as well as world famous spas and
resorts nationwide as well as Amazon.com. To learn more about Urban