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Welcome to DIY (Do It Yourself) skin care. You like product "X" but do not want to pay $250 for 0.5 oz? Then make it yourself. You wonder whether you can do it? If you can make a salad, then you can make a cream that will have the actives of both ReVive and Lancome. Don't be scared, we will help you step by step and answer all your questions.

The active ingredients in a number of popular skin care lines can be found in this table.

Brand Name Actives in the Formulation SAS Actives To Mix SAS Ready-Made
Aminogenesis Cocoon Amino Acids Canvas Base Cream plus Sea Kelp Coral and Dermagen (to supply Amino Acids) Marine Nutrient Cream 
Boots Protect and Perfect Serum Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Sodium PCA,Retinyl Palmitate, White Mulberry, Tocopherol, Matrixyl Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Sodium PCA, Retinyl Acetate, Arbutin, Palmitoyl Pentapeptide, Antioxidant Booster Collagen Serum
Caudalie Vinexpert Anti-Ageing Serum Eyes and Lips Squalene, Tocopheryl Acetate, Grape Extract, Witch Hazel Leaf Extract, Chamoille Flower Extract, Polygonum Fagopryum Seed Extract, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7 Resveratrol, Grape Seed Proanthocyanidins, Pamitoyl Pentapeptide ELS, Anti-Aging Cream,  Collagen Serum
Caudalie Vinexpert Firming Serum with Grapevine Resveratrol Squalene, Grape Extract, Witch Hazel Extract, Ceramides, Lecithin, Tocopheryl Acetate, Panthenol, Sodium Hyaluronate Canvas Base Cream, Grape Seed Proanthocyanidins, Resveratrol, Calcium Pantothenate, Antioxidant Booster. Anti-Aging Cream
Caudalie Vinexpert Night Infusion Cream Squalene, Shea Butter, Ceramide 3, Sodium Hyaluronate Squalene, Ceramides Dream Cream
Cellex-C Serum  Ascorbic Acid, Zinc Sulfate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Grape Skin Extract, Grape Seed Extract, Bioflavanoids Ascorbic acid, Coconut Endosperm, Sea Kelp Coral, Silymarin, Grape Seed Proanthocyanidins, Antioxidant Booster (supplies Alpha-D-Tocopherol and more) Glutathione (instead of Ergothioneine) Antioxidant Serum
Cellex-C Serum for Sensitive Skin Water, Ascorbic Acid, Acetyl Tyrosine, Zinc Sulfate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Pine Bark Extract Ascorbic Acid Vitamin C Serum
CellularskinRX Vitamin C + Firming Serum Ascorbic Acid Ascorbic Acid Vitamin C Serum
Clarins Cellulite Control Caffeine Green Tea w/ Caffiene, Canvas Base Cream Cellulite Control Cream
Clarins Instant Light Complexion Perfector Yeast Extract, Ginseng Root Extract, Linden Wood Extract, Horse Chestnut Seed Extract, Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin Canvas base cream, Dermal Respiratory Factor, Horse Chestnut, Calcium Pantothenate UV Repair Cream,  Revitalizing Night Cream
Clé de Peau la crème Arbutin, Squalene, Xylitol, Soy Sterol, Potassium Ascorbyl Tocopheryl Phosphate, Disodium Adenosine Triphosphate, Sodium Metabisulfite, Sodium Hyaluronate Canvas Base Cream, Arbutin, Soy Isoflavones, Antioxidant Booster, Liquorice Anti-Aging Cream
Clinique Acne Solutions Clinical Clearing Gel Salicylic Acid, Witch Hazel, Brown Algae Extract, Sea Whip (Soft Coral) Extract Sea Kelp Coral, Willow Bark Extract Alpha/Beta Exfoliator, Salicylic Wash 
Combray Grape Seed Oil, Docosyloxymethoxybenzyl Azafullerenedione (Oxofulleram™) Grapeseed Oil, a few drops of Antioxidant Booster  EMUlator Oil
Crinagen Advanced Hair Therapy Azelaic acid, Zinc, Niacin, Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate, Saw Palmetto Extract, Ginkgo Biloba Keratinocyte Growth Factor, Niacinamide, Saw Palmetto, Grape Seed Proanthocyanidins Hair Care Serum
Elizabeth Arden Prevage Idebenone, Sodium PCA, Glycosaminoglycans, Linoleic Acid, Linolenic Acid, Tocopherol, Cholesterol, Ceramide III Coenzyme Q10, Canvas Base Cream (provides Glycosaminoglycans), Antioxidant Booster (supplies Alpha-D-Tocopherol), Rosehip Oil (Linolenic and Linoleic acids) Marine Nutrient Cream
Estee Lauder Perfectionist [CP+R] Mulberry Root, Liquorice Root Extract, Centella Asiatica Extract, Yeast Lysate Extract, Aminopropyl Ascorbyl Phosphate, Milk Thistle Extract, Palmitoyl Pentapeptide-3, Tocopheryl Acetate, Cholesterol, Linoleic Acid, Sodium Hyaluronate Canvas Base Cream (with Sodium Hyaluronate,) Centella Asiatica, Dermal Respiratory Factor, Liquorice Extract, Silymarin, Palmitoyl Pentapeptide-3, Grape Seed Proanthocyanidins, Sea Kelp Bioferment, Ascorbic Acid, Antioxidant Booster (for natural Tocopherols,) Rosehip Oil (for Linoleic Acid,) Clary Sage essential oil Anti-Aging Cream
Fusion Beauty LipFusion XL Micro Injected Collagen Lip Plump Sodium Chondroitin Sulfate, Atelocollagen, Sodium Hyaluronate Natural Active Peptides Lip Collagen Serum
FREEZE 24/7 Anti-Aging Eye Serum Gynostemma Pentaphyllum Extract, Aminobutryic Acid, Green Tea Extract, Alpha Lipoic Acid, Tocopheryl Acetate Canvas Base Cream, Antioxidant Booster, Gynostemma Pentaphyllum Extract, GABA, Green Tea Extract with EGCG, Alpha Lipoic Acid Celestite Spritz
Green Cream High Potency Retinol Cream Retinol, Cucumber Extract  Canvas Base Cream, Retinyl Acetate, Sea Kelp Bioferment, Green Tea Extract with EGCG, Niacinamide Acne Cream
Hada Labo Tokyo Replenishing Hydrator Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid (has been shown to cause inflammation,) Sodium Hyaluronate Dermagen Collagen Serum
HTY Gold Elaeis Guineensis (Palm Oil), Theobroma Cacao Seed Butter (Cocoa Butter), Red Elaeis Guineensis (Red Palm Super Olein), Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam Seed Oil), Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose Oil), Triticum Vulgaree (Wheat Germ Oil), Lecithin Fatty acids and tocotrienols Dream Cream or ELS serum
Hylexin for Serious Dark Circles  Gynostemma Pentaphyllum Extract, Hesperidin Methyl Chalcone, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-3, Dipeptide-2, Hydrosuccinimide, Chrysin, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide Canvas Base Cream, De-Puff (Hesperidine Methyl Chalcone Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-3 Dipeptide-2), Chrysin, Jiaogulan (Gynostemma Pentaphyllum) Extract Bright-I Cream
Kinerase Soluble Collagen, N6-Furfuryladenine, Panthenol, Hydrolyzed Elastin Dermagen, Kinetin 10%, Coconut Endosperm Revitalizing Night Cream
Lancome Absolue Premium ΒX Night Shea Butter, Tocopherol, Liquorice Extract, Brown Alga Extract, Wild Yam Root Extract, Mulberry Root Extract, Skullcap Root Extract Canvas Base Cream, White Liquorice Extract, Antioxidant Booster, Wild Yam Extract, Soy Isoflavones, White Willow Extract Anti-Aging Cream and Skin Brightening Cream
L'Oréal Paris Glow Renewal Oil Olive Fruit Oil, Jojoba Oil, Flax Seed Oil Squalene w/ Olive Extract ELS Serum
L'Oréal Paris Youth Code Dark Spot Serum Glycerol, Niacinamide Canvas Base Cream, Niacinimide, Arbutin, Kojic Acid Dipalmitate Skin Brightening Cream
MD Formulations Moisture Defense Antioxidant Cream Sodium PCA, Hyaluronic Acid, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ceramides, Linoleic Acid, Linolenic Acid, Cholesterol, Superoxide Dismutase, Allantoin, Glycyrrhetinic Acid, Bisabolol, Tocopherol Canvas Base Cream, Dermagen, Rosehip Oil, Liquorice Extract, Antioxidant Booster, Superoxide Dismutase Antioxidant Day Cream 
Murad Intensive-C Radiance Peel Glycolic Acid, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Sodium Hyaluronate Canvas Base Cream, MAP, Antioxidant Booster Vitamin C Serum
Nectifirm Sandalwood Extract, Yeast Extract, Phyllodendron Amurense bark extract, Dihydromyricetin, Glyceryl Stearate, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-3, Squalane, Ceramides, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-3, Algae Extract, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Tocopherol, Glucosamine HCI Dermal Respiratory Factor, Palmitoyl Pentapeptide, Antioxidant Booster Firming Collagen Cream/Serum 
Origins No Puffery Cooling Mask for Puffy Eyes Poria Cocos Extract, Yeast Extract, Cucumber Extract, Aloe Vera Leaf Juice, Phytosphingosine, Castor Bean Seed Oil, Caffeine dePuff for Eyes Concentrate Bright-I Serum or Cream
Osmotics Cosmeceuticals Eye Surgery Under Eye Rejuvenator Acetyl Tetrapeptide-5, Hydroxysuccinimide, Chrysin, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-3, Sweet Almond Oil, Jojoba Seed Oil, Sodium Hyaluronate, Ergothioneine, Tocopheryl Acetate  dePuff for Eyes Concentrate, Chrysin, Canvas Base Cream with Sodium Hyaluronate and Jojoba Oil, Antioxidant Booster, SOD, Glutathione Bright-I Serum or Cream
Perricone MD High Potency Amine Face Lift L-Tyrosine, DMAE, Glycolic Acid, Lecithin, Green Tea Leaf Extract, Zinc Gluconate, Tocopheryl, Pyridoxine HCl, Resveratrol, Tocotrienols, Pyridoxine HCl, Sodium Hyaluronate Canvas Base Cream with Hyaluronic Acid, DMAE, Resveratrol, Antioxidant Booster, EGCG from Green Tea (Hydrophilic Antioxidant) Anti-Aging Cream, DMAE Serum
Perricone MD Neuropeptide Facial Serum Prep Water, DMAE, Magnesium, Zinc, Copper DMAE, Sea Kelp Bioferment (to supply the metals), GABA DMAE Serum
Perricone MD Vitamin C Ester Eye Serum Cyclomethicone, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Squalane, Tocopheryl Acetate,  Bisabolol, Tocotrienols, Ascorbyl Palmitate, DMAE Canvas Base Cream, Antioxidant Booster, MAP, EGCG from Green Tea, Bisabolol, DMAE Vitamin C Serum
Peter Thomas Roth Firmx Serum Squalene, Sodium PCA, Peptides, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopherol Acetate, Sodium Hyaluronate Canvas Base Cream, Antioxidant Booster, Sodium PCA, Retinyl Acetate Collagen Serum, Vitamin A Cream
philosophy hope in a jar Tocopheryl Acetate, Retinyl Palmitate, Arginine, Panthenol, Beta-Glucan Canvas Base Cream, Retinyl Acetate, Antioxidant Booster, Amino Booster, Beta- Glucan Vitamin A Cream
ReVive Moisturizing Renewal Cream sh-Oligopeptide-1 (Epidermal Growth Factor,) Glycolic Acid, Tea Leaf Extract Palmitoyl Pentapeptide, EGCG from Green Tea, Epidermal Growth Factor. Anti-Aging Cream
ReVive Eye Renewal Serum Sodium Hyaluronate, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Sodium Carboxymethyl Betaglucan, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf juice, Bisabolol, Panthenol, Allantoin Canvas Base Cream, Aloe Extract, EGF, Bisabolol, Calcium Pantothenate (Vitamin B5,)  Allantoin Collagen Serum, Antioxidant Day Cream
Revivogen Scalp Therapy Serum Procyanidin Oligomers, Gamma Linolenic acid (GLA), Alpha Linolenic acid (ALA), Linoleic Acid, Azelaic Acid, Vitamin B6, Zinc, Saw Palmetto Extract Grape Seed Proanthocyanidins, Keratinocyte Growth Factor, Azelaic Acid, Saw Palmetto Extract, Sea Kelp Bioferment Hair Care Serum
Scar So Soft Calendula, Camphor, Prunella Vulgaris, Comfrey and Tamanu Oil Use Quercetin instead of Calendula; use Betulinic  Acid instead of Prunella Vulgaris, use Rosehip Oil to replace Tamanu Oil, Centella Asiatica.  Scar Vanishing Gel,  UV Repair Cream, Collagen Serum
Shiseido Bioperformance Revitalizer Whitening Formula Jojoba Oil, Octyl Methoxycinnamate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Stearyl Glycyrrhetinate, Sodium Acetylated Hyaluronate Canvas Base Cream with Jojoba Oil and Hyaluronic Acid, Arbutin, Rosehip Oil, Antioxidant Booster for natural Tocopherols, Liquorice Extract Skin Brightening Cream and Sunscreen
Shiseido Future Solution Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Serine, Potassium Ascorbyl Tocopheryl Phosphate, Glycine, Arginine HCI, Disodium Adenosine Triphosphate, Niacinamide, Bupleurum Falcatum Canvas Base Cream, Niacinamide, Antioxidant Booster, Sea Kelp Bioferment (replacing Serine, Glycine, Arginine, ATP.) Collagen Serum, Antioxidant Cream
Shu Uemura Porefinist Cleansing Oil Tocopherol, Sqalane, Sea Water, Jojoba Oil, Safflower Oil, Capryloyl Salicylic Acid Squalene, Willow Bark Extract Cleansing Oil
Skin Medica (TNS) Human Fibroblast Conditioned Media, Ascorbic Acid, Aloe Vera Leaf Juice, Algae Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Allantoin, Pyridoxine Dipalmitate, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopherol, Cholecalciferol, Beta Carotene, Rice Bran Extract (Tocotrienols,) Stearyl Glycyrrhetinate Canvas Base Cream (with Sodium Hyaluronate,) Epidermal Growth Factor BT, Coconut Endosperm, Sea Kelp Bioferment, Hyaluronic Acid, Antioxidant Booster (Carotenes, Tocotrienols,) Niacinamide, Retinyl Acetate Collagen Serum
Skin Medica TNS Illuminating Eye Cream Human Fibroblast Conditioned Media, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-3, Hydroxysuccinimide, Chrysin, Bisabolol, Panthenol, Sodium Hyaluronate. EGF BT, Natural Active Peptides, Chrysin, Canvas Base Cream Bright-I Cream
Skin Medica Dermal Repair Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Algae Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Pyridoxine Dipaimitate, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopherol, Cholecalciferol, Beta-Carotene, Tocotrienols Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Antioxidant Booster, Sea Kelp Bioferment Antioxidant Booster,  Antioxidant Cream
SkinCeuticals C+E Ferulic L-Ascorbic Acid, Alpha Tocopherol, Ferulic Acid, Panthenol, Sodium Hyaluronate Sea Kelp Coral, Ascorbic Acid, Antioxidant Booster, Ferulic acid Antioxidant Booster 
SkinCeuticals Eye Cream Hesperidin Methyl Chalcone, Dipeptide-2, Ectoin, Tocopheryl Acetate, Centella Asiatica Extract, Ceramides Cholesterol, Sodium Hyaluronate de-Puff Bright-I cream
SkinCeuticals AOX + Eye Gel Phloretin, L-Ascorbic acid, Ferulic Acid, Zinc Sulfate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Bioflavonoids Ascorbic Acid, Sea Kelp Coral, Hesperidin, Grape Seed Proanthocyanidins Bright-I cream
SkinCeuticals Phyto+  Thyme Extract, Arbutin Glycoside, Glycerin, Uva Ursi Extract, Kojic Acid, Sodium Hyaluronate, Cucumber Extract, Citrus Bioflavanoids Arbutin, Kojic Acid, Hesperidin, Hyaluronic Acid in Sea Kelp Coral Skin Brightening Cream
SkinCeuticals Skin Firming Cream Tocopheryl Acetate,  Centella Asiatica Extract, Barley Extract, Tomato Extract Canvas Base Cream, Centella Asiatica, Antioxidant Booster (contains natural Vitamin E and Tomato Lycopene) Collagen Serum, Antioxidant Cream
Strivectin Retinyl Palmitate, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide (Pal-KTTKS), Glucosamine HCl, Algae Extract, Yeast Extract, Urea, Hydrocotyl Extract, Coneflower Extract, Imperata Cylindrica Root Extract, Bearberry Extract and Licorice PTH. Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Retinyl Acetate, Palmitoyl Pentapeptide, Glucosamine, Centella Asiatica, Liquorice Extract Anti-Aging Cream, Collagen Serum
Strivectin Neck Cream Yeast Extract (Faex,) Polypeptide-1 Canvas Base Cream, Dermal Respiratory Factor, Palmitoyl Pentapeptide Collagen Serum
Vichy Liftactiv Retinol HA Night Glycerin, Shea Butter, Sodium Hyaluronate, Retinol, Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid (has been shown to cause inflammation) Canvas Base Cream, Retinyl Acetate, Hyaluronic Acid Vitamin A Cream

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