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SkinCeuticals Cell Cycle Catalyst Skin Surface Renewal Serum 1.0 fl oz

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SkinCeuticals Cell Cycle Catalyst Exfoliating Booster Serum (1 fl. oz.)


A lightweight, layerable serum that accelerates the skin’s surface renewal cycles and boosts anti-aging results.

SKIN TYPES: Dry, Normal, Oily, Combination

SKIN CONCERN: Aging, Wrinkles, Fine Lines, Dullness, Texture, Discoloration


Cell Cycle Catalyst is a daily use, layerable serum clinically proven to boost anti-aging results. Powered in part by a 7.7% multi-acid complex (alpha hydroxy and beta hydroxy acids) and 1% Taurine, Cell Cycle Catalyst is clinically tested to gently peel and enhance cellular turnover at the skin's surface to smooth texture, improve the appearance of discoloration, and the look of visible lines. This anti-aging exfoliating serum helps maintain optimal hydration to support a healthy skin barrier.

Cell Cycle Catalyst is an optimal first step to boost the instant results of an anti-aging routine.

After 8 weeks, Cell Cycle Catalyst noticeably improved attributes associated with skin aging, including fine lines, discoloration, and radiance in multiple facial zones.


  • Promotes cell turnover
  • Visibly improves the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, discoloration, pores and blemishes
  • Leaves skin hydrated
  • Respects skin's natural barrier
  • Well tolerated for daily usage into any AM/PM skincare routine
  • Tested on all skin tones
  • Fragrance-free, silicon-free, alcohol-free


Amplifies visible results of anti-aging regimens. Skin is visibly brighter. The appearance of fine lines is reduced.


  • -18% appearance of fine lines
  • -11% appearance of visible pores
  • +12% appearance of skin radiance
  • +10% appearance of skin clarity


  • -21% global fine lines
  • -16% discoloration
  • -13% visible pores
  • +15% radiance
  • +16% visible improvement of acne marks

Protocol: An 8-week, single-center clinical trial clinical study was conducted on 78 females with Fitzpatrick type l-VI, ages 27-68, and mild to moderate wrinkles, fine lines, rough skin texture, uneven skin tone, dull complexion. Catalyst was applied once daily as directed. Efficacy and tolerance evaluations were conducted at baseline, post-application, week 1, week 4, and week 8.


  • 7.7% Multi-Acid: (Phytic, Mandelic, Salicylic and Glycolic Acids) Provides a gentle multi-level peel to enhance cell turnover at skin's surface for visible improvement in texture and tone.
  • 1% Taurine: An amino acid to help boost cellular energy and activate cell renewal cycles. It also helps to stimulate skin barrier renewal and maintain moisture in the skin.
  • How to Use

    Apply once a day, morning, or evening after cleansing. Apply 1/3 dropper with hands to a dry face.

    If using in the morning, apply before a SkinCeuticals vitamin C antioxidant serum and before a broad-spectrum sunscreen.

    In the evening, apply before serums and moisturizers.

    Depending on the content of your usual regimen (retinoids, other acids), should you feel any discomfort, space out the application of Cell Cycle Catalyst or switch usage of Cell Cycle Catalyst to the morning or to the night to avoid overapplication of active ingredients.