Pharma Clear Medicated Moisturizer Review

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Pharma Clear Medicated Moisturizer is part of the PharmaGel skin care line. PharmaGel is a British cosmetics company that focuses on pharmaceutical grade ingredients, according to the company’s website. Pharma Clear Medicated Moisturizer is targeted to fight acne and rosacea, but the company claims that this “miraculous moisturizer” also has anti-aging benefits. We will have a closer look to see what ingredients it might contain to support these claims in the next section.

Pharma Clear Medicated Moisturizer claims to moisturize, heal and balance the skin with a combination of ingredients including vitamins. The vitamins and anti-inflammatories are said to turn back the clock on sagging and wrinkled skin. All PharmaGel products are available for sale on the company’s website. They are priced in pounds sterling and it is unclear whether they have a U.S. distributor. If not, shipping expenses may be high. The company has a rather restrictive returns policy. Product packaging must be unopened and sent back within 7 days of the order date. Those ordering from overseas may not get the product within the 7 days. PharmaGel does not appear to have a satisfaction guarantee at all.

Product Details

As with so many skin care products on the market today, the ingredients in Pharma Clear Medicated Moisturizer are not disclosed on the company’s website. The active ingredients listed are: sodium PCA, sodium hyaluronate, and tocopherol acetate (Vitamin A). We like to see anti-aging products with sodium hyaluronate, also known as hyaluronic acid, in them. Hyaluronic acid can hold over 1,000 times its own weight in water and is clinically-proven to deeply hydrate the skin. Sodium PCA is also a moisturizer but with less proven effect. The jury is still out on the benefits of applying Vitamin A topically to the skin. There are definite benefits of taking it orally but less research has focused on Vitamin A as an ingredient in skin creams.

What we would like to see in an anti-wrinkle formulation along with the hyaluronic acid is collagen to replace the body’s depleted supply and peptides like Matrixyl 3000 or Argiriline which are powerful wrinkle-fighters and rejuvenators. We would also like to see a full list of ingredients disclosed so that the consumer can determine if there are any ingredients likely to trigger allergies.

The Good

  • Contains hyaluronic acid.
  • Available for purchase directly from the manufacturer.

The Bad

  • May not contain proven anti-wrinkle ingredients.
  • No satisfaction guarantee offered.
  • May not be effective at reducing fine lines and wrinkles.
  • No links to clinical testing of the product.

The Bottom Line

There are many treatments on the market for acne and for aging skin. Pharma Clear Medicated Moisturizer appears to be trying to be all things to all people. Acne skin has very different needs than aging skin. Consumers may wish to choose one type of product or the other based on their skin’s needs. If you are looking for a proven anti-wrinkle product, look for one that contains collagen and peptides along with the hyaluronic acid. Keep in mind that if you purchase this product and are unhappy with it, you may not be able to get your money back.


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