The anti-wrinkle cream Meaningful Beauty is the result of a collaboration between the model Cindy Crawford and Jean-Louis Sebagh, a French doctor. Legend has it that Cindy fell in love with the cream while shooting in France, but that it was too unstable to travel all the way to America with her. After entering semi-retirement, Cindy missed using the Meaningful Beauty cream and partnered with Dr. Sebagh and Guthy Renker in order to develop a more stable version suitable for shipping. This way, Cindy Crawford and women everywhere could experience the effects of Meaningful Beauty skincare for themselves.
The key active ingredient in Meaningful Beauty is a rare French melon extract that is claimed to act as a powerful antioxidant. This is also what made the original versions of this product so unstable for shipping. Dr. Sebagh claims that he noticed one type of melon that always appeared to stay firmer than the others. After experimenting with it, he found that the potent antioxidant known as superoxide dismutase could be extracted from the melon. It is not uncommon to extract antioxidants from various fruits. Citrus fruits, for example, are a leading source of antioxidants found in many skin care products, as are grapes. Antioxidants protect against cell oxidization, which can be a leading cause of skin cell death.
Meaningful Beauty currently manufactures an extensive range of skin and beauty care products. Ideally, users are directed to purchase all these products and construct a full Meaningful Beauty skin care regimen. Products available include moisturizers, face masks, eye creams, neck creams and cleansers. In theory, all products rely heavily on the superoxide dismutase melon extract for their active ingredient.
The full list of ingredients found in the Meaningful Beauty moisturizer cream is as follows: Octinoxate 5.0%, Avobenzone 3.0%, Water (Aqua), Glycerin, Ascorbyl Methylsilanol Pectinate, Propylene Glycol, Glyceryl Stearate, Acacia Senegal Extract, Achillea Millefolium Extract, Arctostaphylos Uva Ursi Leaf Extract, Cucumis Melo (Melon) Fruit Extract, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Cholesterol, Lecithin, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Caprylic/ Capric Triglyceride, Glycol Stearate, PEG-6 Stearate, PEG-32 Stearate, PEG-75 Stearate, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Alcohol Denat., Sodium Hydroxide, Disodium EDTA, Fragrance (Parfum), Benzoic Acid, Chlorphenesin, Methylparaben, Phenoxyethanol, Propylparaben.