The French Pharmacy

Ialuset Hyaluronic Acid Cream - 100g


Don't be fooled by unassuming appearance of Ialuset Hyaluronic Acid Cream: also known as IalusetCare Crème Cicatrisante , this little tube of French magic has been featured in several beauty publications thanks to its ability to rapidly fade fine lines, fix dehydrated skin, improve the appearance of old scars and even act as an excellent primer (no pilling). Originally designed to heal mild burn and ulcer wounds, Ialuset is a pharmacy-grade hyaluronic acid product sold over-the-counter in France. These days, it appears to be more popular for its skin-plumping results. 

The texture is like a slightly thick, milky cream and feels rather luxurious. Take note, this is a powerful product. Ialuset is best applied sparingly, as it is not designed for frequent use on the face and contains a high concentration of hyaluronic acid. We like to use it once a week as an overnight repair mask, or whenever our skin is dehydrated and in need of urgent rescue from acid overuse. Always apply on damp skin, and seal in with a moisturizer. Next stop, radiant skin.  

*Please note this product comes in two different colour tubes: red/white, and blue/white. It's the same great formula in both, minus the added fragrance in the red/white tube.

Wanna know more? Check out our YouTube vid on Ialuset here!


Product of France.

This product is great for anyone whose skin concerns include dry or dehydrated skin, fine lines, scars and minor wounds. Always patch test first.

For use on skin: ALWAYS apply hyaluronic acid products on damp skin, especially if you live in a dry climate. HA needs moisture to work. When applied to skin in dry conditions it may pull moisture from your skin rather than the air, making skin even drier. You don't have to live in a rainforest to use it, but the best practice is to apply on damp skin, and seal the product in with a moisturizer or SPF. Do not use with acids or other active ingredients. Overuse may heighten skin sensitivity.

For use on small, non-infected burns, wounds and ulcers: Clean the area with saline solution, then apply Ialuset on top in a thick, 2-3mm layer. Do this once daily, until area is healed.

Always follow directions. Stop using the product immediately and consult a dermatologist when redness, swelling, or other skin irritations occur, and consult a physician. Avoid applying the product on open wounds or skin inflammation. Keep away from direct sunlight and out of reach of infants and children.

Hyaluronic acid (sodium hyaluronate), surfactant, oleic acid decylester, emulsifying wax, humectant, glycerol, methyl-p-hydroxybenzoate and propyl-p-hydroxybenzoate, dihydroacetate, acidifier, fragrance, water.

Ingredients subject to change at manufacturer's discretion. For the most complete and up-to-date list of ingredients, please refer to product packaging.

Yay—let's recycle! Here’s a quick guide for when you've finished using all your products:

1. Make the products 'recycle ready' by rinsing it out and cleaning it. What if the product doesn't work for me? Give it to someone who might like to try it! That way, you will minimise wastage and give the product a second home. 

2. Get the DETAILS! Typically, most skin care packaging is recyclable in Australia, but what can and can’t be recycled depends on where you live. A quick Google search will reveal a recycling guideline based on your state / territory.

3. Can I put this in my recycling bin? If you've checked and the answer is 'yes', give these items a second life and put them in the recycling bin. If it's not, look into enterprises like TerraCycle, to help you properly recycle your beauty products. If the product is recycable through TerraCycle, it is FREE and all you have to do is gather your empty products together, print a recycling label and ship it out - that’s it! They’ll take care of the rest for you.

FYI, recycling plants uses numbers ranging from 1 to 7 to help sort all the materials. PETE stands for Polyethylene Terephthalate and PP stands for Polypropylene — these are both plastics. PAP represents paper / mixed paper / cardboard. See Earth Easy to learn more about your plastics.

That's it babes! Remember to love our earth; love our planet! #dontbetrashy

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