Regular use of appropriate skin care is one of the most important aspects of cosmetic medicine. Choosing the product that is just right for your skin should always begin with understanding of the ingredient list. Most consumers are well familiar with common ingredients of skin rejuvenation preparations such as retinoids, vitamin C, peptides and hyaluronic acid. However, there seem to be some “mystery” ingredients that are listed on the labels of virtually every cosmetic product, yet very few people seem to know what these are. In this article Dr. Konstantin demystifies one of such ingredients – carbomers.