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Sta-Tight



Sta-Tight Review Summary



Sta-Tight is advertised as the doctor’s alternative to Botox, with results “noticeable in 2-3 days of use”. The product is advertised as being free of toxins, and does not as advertised; require injections or visits to the doctor.

Dr. Lewis M Feder, a dermatologist and plastic surgeon based designed the formula for Sta-Tight in order to help more consumers use a product to firm the skin for a lesser cost and without toxicity. According to the product’s website, he was the first physician on the East Coast to use collagen implants in the skin, and now performs live fat cell grafting. We will take a closer look below at the formulation.


Ingredients At A Glance
The formula for Sta-Tight contains just two active ingredients, and does not appear to be unique. The product uses Acetyl Hexapeptide-3, a natural ingredient for fighting wrinkles, and sodium hyaluronate to add moisture to the skin.


Ingredients In Focus
Sodium hyaluronate helps lubricate the joints and moisturizes the skin. Environmental pollutants and sun exposure can dry out the skin and cause wrinkles to form, so providing moisture is necessary for keeping the skin softer.

Acetyl Hexapeptide-3, also known as Argireline, is an amino peptide that has been shown in clinical trials to reduce wrinkles by 30% over a 30-day period. Because of its proven effectiveness, many products include it in their formulas and market it as a Botox alternative. It was developed at a laboratory in Spain to act similarly to Botox, but instead of paralyzing the facial muscles, it relaxes them, decreasing formation of new lines. No side effects have been associated with this ingredient.


Diet Lifestyle
For people who feel that their skin is showing signs of aging, using a topical cream to combat these signs may be desirable. Numerous products are on the market, many of which have been developed since Botox injections became available and these products attempt to offer an alternative that is more convenient, less harmful and more affordable.

This product only mentions two ingredients for adding hydration and elasticity to the skin, and these same two ingredients are found in a variety of other anti-aging creams and serums. However, it does not contain an element to boost collagen production. Depletion of collagen is the main reason for increased wrinkles as the skin ages. Some formulas include fresh collagen or other ingredients that help increase production so that the skin can be restored to more youthful levels.


Positives
• Website posts testimonials
• Research results are posted



Final Thoughts
The marketing for Sta-Tight comes from a more clinical angle – the website for the product post information on the doctor who developed it, posts links to clinical studies, and provides “before” and “after” photos of people who have supposedly benefited from the product. It must be noted, however, that the clinical studies were conducted using only the active ingredient in the formula, not the product itself. The key ingredient, Acetyl Hexapeptide-3, is used in many other products on the market today.

This ingredient is found in top-quality products combined with ingredients that add collagen to the skin. As discussed, collagen is a compound found in the skin that is responsible for its firmness and elasticity, and production decreases as we age. Products that have recognized how to restore production have been shown to effectively repair the skin and reduce wrinkles, and these may be preferable for those looking for a trusted, quality product. Sta-Tight does not contain fresh collagen.











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