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Benefits of Our Natural Skin Care System

At Sapelo Skin Care, we know the beauty and wonder of the human body's ability to heal and repair from injury. Our scientific formulations exemplify our philosophy of replicating the body's natural rejuvenating process. In distinct contract, the prevailing trends in skin care utilize injury to initiate rejuvenation. We challenge the dogma of contemporary skin care solutions that retinoic and hydroxyl acids are the ‘Gold Standard’ for skin regeneration and anti-aging.

Like their first cousins, laser and abrasion, acids work by injuring the skin, creating acute and chronic inflammation. Inflammation is a biological response to harmful stimuli. It is the body’s immune system that responds to this damage by releasing a cascade of healing cytokines. The cytokines (a type of peptide) rush to aid the body in replacing the injured collagen, elastin and skin cells. Inflammation creates low grade edema or swelling which makes wrinkles temporarily disappear.

We believe the daily application of caustic acids and the habitual use of injurious dermatological procedures actually accelerates aging and speeds up the moment where our skin cells enter their senile phase and exhaust their capacity to repair. It isn’t anti-aging – it is accelerating aging.

At Sapelo, we acknowledge there is a short-term benefit to skin injuring procedures and acids. We embrace your body’s natural ability to repair by gently infusing the same bio-active peptides produced by our immune system in response to injury. Developed under the guidance of two board-certified physicians and a veteran cosmetic scientist, Sapelo is the only skin care system that accurately mimics the body’s immune response, to work in harmony with the body’s regenerative power. Sapelo works WITHOUT the injury and subsequent inflammation which accelerates aging.

How does Sapelo work?

Youthful skin is a result of active and natural cellular reproduction at the dermal and epidermal junction, combined with a rich extra-cellular matrix of healthy collagen, elastin, hyaluronic acid and adequate hydration. Used together, our scientifically designed regimen improves skin quality at the cellular level without injuring the skin. Our method delivers a gentle cascade of cytokines that mimic the immune system response to injury and addresses inflammation due to sun, heat, and free radical damage and the regeneration of dry skin due to hormonal milestones. The result is a hydrating, nutrient-rich surge twice daily that promotes healthy reproduction of skin cells to actually thicken and realign your skin as it was in your youth. 

It all started with our 3-Step System:

Step 1: Our Renewing Serum and Spring Tide Serum are hydrating formulations that flood the skin, opening channels between the cells to quickly deliver a deeply penetrating combination of vitamins, amino acids, hyalurons, minerals, micro-nutrients and plant-based stem cells.

Step 2: Our Rejuvenating Cream is blended with 5 bio-active peptides that work to (A) build new proteins for new skin cells and to (B) create packages of collagen and elastin that are transported to the membrane of each cell and released into the extracellular matrix.

Finish your complexion with Step 3, our Softening Emollient, infused with clove, lemongrass and rosehip essential oils. Step 3 holds each beneficial ingredient from Steps 1 and 2 in your dermis, leaving your complexion soft and smooth.


 The Innovative Science Behind Sapelo




Precisely formulated in small batches, Sapelo is formulated with high levels of multiple clinically-proven, natural active ingredients to treat serious skin issues and realign damaged skin. Our products are cruelty-free and formulated without fillers, silicones, parabens, sulfates, GMO’s, triclosan or petrochemicals. We continue to diligently research new, safe and organic skin care ingredients.