• Blithe Vital Treatment 8 Nourishing Beans Essence
    Blithe,  essence

    Blithe Vital Treatment, 8 Nourishing Beans Essence

    the claim Packed with eight different peptide and vitamin-rich beans, the Blithe Vital Treatment, 8 Nourishing Beans Essence claims to be a bouncy and light liquid that rejuvenates dull skin for a youthful effect. The ‘pulp’ efficiently delivers nourishment, helping to slow signs of aging while invigorating the skin.     the ingredients Glycine Max (Soybean) Seed Extract (13.17%), Arachis Hypogaea (Peanut) Fruit Extract (9.66%), Ceratonia Siliqua (Carob) Fruit Extract (9.66%), Glycine Max (Soybean) Seed Extract (9.66%), Lens Esculenta (Lentil) Fruit Extract (9.66%), Phaseolus Angularis Seed Extract (9.665%), Phaseolus Radiatus Seed Extract (9.66%), Phaseolus Vulgaris (Kidney Bean) Seed Extract (9.66%), Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, PEG-32, Water, 1,2-Hexanediol, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil,…

  • ByWishtrend Quad Active Boosting Essence
    ByWishtrend,  essence

    ByWishtrend Quad Active Boosting Essence

    the claim Recommended as a serum booster, the Quad Active Boosting Essence contains complex extracts to help with anti-inflammatory, antipollution and antibacterial effects in an effort to maintain skin health. It is also said to provide moisturizing effects. the ingredients Aqua (Water), Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract (10%), Centaurea Cyanus (Cornflower) Water (9%), Schisandra Chinensis (Magnolia) Fruit Extract (9%), Morus Alba (White Mulberry) Bark Extract (8.7%), Nelumbo Nucifera Leaf Extract (8.7%), Methylpropanediol, Glycerin, Saccharomyces/Honey Ferment Filtrate, Saccharomyces/Xylinum/Black Tea Ferment, 1,2-Hexanediol, Propolis Extract (1%), Butylene Glycol, Benzyl Glycol, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Citric Acid, Sodium Citrate, Disodium EDTA, Ethylhexylglycerin CosDNA returns favourable all green results for the essence, indicating excellent product safety. the science…

  • Paula's Choice,  serum

    Paula’s Choice 10% Niacinamide Booster

    the claim The 10% Niacinamide Booster is a concentrated niacinamide serum booster presented as an ultra light liquid formula that improves uneven skin tone and refines the appearance of pores, texture and fine lines. It also promotes a brighter, younger looking complexion.     the ingredients Water, Niacinamide (vitamin B3), Acetyl Glucosamine, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Butylene Glycol, Phospholipids, Sodium Hyaluronate, Allantoin, Boerhavia Diffusa Root Extract, Glycerin, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Glycyrrhiza Glabra Root Extract, Ubiquinone, Epigallocatechin Gallate (EGCG), Beta-Glucan, Panthenol, Carnosine, Genistein, Citric Acid, Sodium Citrate, Sodium Hydroxide, Xanthan Gum, Disodium EDTA, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol     CosDNA returns a safe formulation with all active ingredients rating green.     the science The hero…

  • Cosrx Advanced Snail Peptide Eye Cream⁣ ⁣
    Cosrx,  eye

    Cosrx Advanced Snail Peptide Eye Cream⁣ ⁣

    the claim The Cosrx Advanced Snail Peptide Eye Cream⁣ ⁣ is a lightweight, double-functioning eye cream that visibly brightens the eye area by helping diminish the appearance of dark circles and puffiness with 72% snail secretion filtrate, 5 types of peptides and niacinamide. The formula helps restore the delicate eye area and help prevent future signs of ageing while gently diminishing the appearance of fine lines. the science Present at a dominant 72% concentration, Snail Secretion Filtrate is said to aid skin by hydrating, preventing ageing and improving wrinkles and scars. Sunflower Seed Oil is a well absorbed, lightweight oil without residue and rich in linoleic acid and Vitamin E.…

  • Commleaf,  moisturize

    Commleaf Skin Relief Moisture Cream

    the claim The Commleaf Skin Relief Moisture Cream claims to be soft textured and bursting with hydration. It melts beautifully to form a protective barrier that soothes sensitive and damaged skin. the science Dominating the formula is a big hit of Glycerin, a humectant that is capable of drawing water to the skin to keep it looking fresh and plump. Butylene Glycol supports this function while also promoting good absorption for the actives in the formula. Glyceryl Acrylate/Acrylic Acid Copolymer is just a common polymer with glycerin attached to it. It’s purpose is to form a hydrogel that will sit on the surface of the skin to provide moisturisation. Complementing…

  • moisturize,  Naked Klay

    Naked Klay Hydrating Moisturiser

    the claim The Naked Klay Hydrating Moisturiser is said to be creamy and rich in traditional ancient herbs with vitamins, antioxidants and botanical extracts to provide intense hydration and nourishment to help brighten dull skin. Formulated to help reduce the visible signs of aging and give your skin a healthy glow. the science Packed with natural, primarily organic ingredients, the formula is lead by Sunflower Seed Oil, a well absorbed, lightweight oil without residue. Essential fatty acids help to maintain the skin barrier and decrease transepidermal water loss, keeping skin supple and soft. Antioxidants provide anti-ageing advantages, caretenoids make it a good acne treatment while anti-inflammatory properties boost new cell…

  • I'm From,  moisturize

    I’m From Honey Glow Cream

    the claim The I’m From Honey Glow Cream contains 30.63% of Honey Glow Queen (Honey Complex) which comprises 7 actives: honey, black bee propolis, royal jelly, bee venom, turmeric, bee pollen and cinnamon to moisturise distressed skin, improve elasticity and fine lines, and brighten tone. The smooth, silky textured cream is deeply absorbed to balance skin and strengthen the moisture barrier. the science The star of the formula is what I’m From call their Honey Complex, an array of 7 ingredients, five derived from bee products which makes up around 30% of the formula. These five are rich in active components such as flavonoids, phenolic acid, phenolic compounds, terpenes and…

  • hydrating toner,  I'm From

    I’m From Rice Toner

    the claim The I’m From Rice Toner is made with 77.78% Rice Extract which is said to enhance skin whitening and elasticity. The toner forms a protective barrier over the skin to prevent water loss, eliminate dead skin cells and provide luster and moisturization to rebalance dry and tired skin.     the science Rich in amino acids, vitamin E and ferulic acid, Rice Extract has anti-inflammatory and calming effects, also providing short and long term skin hydration. It’s great for sensitive and acne prone skin types. Included at almost 78% concentration, it’s the hero ingredient of the toner. Three synthetic ingredients follow in concentration. Methylpropanediol (together with Butylene Glycol)…

  • hydrating toner,  Pixi

    Pixi Rose Tonic

    the claim The Pixi Rose Tonic claims to naturally soothe and nourish. It helps to tone, balance pH, minimize redness and calm skin while rehydrating, replenishing and refreshing.     the science Following regular water in concentration, Damask Rose Flower Water which brings antimicrobial, antioxidant and anti-ageing qualities to the product, giving it soothing and healing properties in addition to protecting it from free radical damage. Furthermore, anti-inflammatory properties give Rose Extract the capability to help minimize redness and soothe irritation. The ideal rose pH (almost identical to human skin) assures skin balancing and an intact acid mantle. Citric Acid is also added to control product pH. Additional soothing ingredients…

  • Naked Klay,  wash off

    Naked Klay 2 In 1 Detoxifying Exfoliating Mask

    the claim The Naked Klay 2-in-1 Detoxifying Exfoliating Mask is said to be rich in traditional ancient herbs with vitamins, antioxidants and botanical extracts. It claims to impart a gentle cleanse and exfoliation while also helping to balance and control oil production, achieving a clearer, smoother complexion and helping to reduce visible signs of ageing.     the science Kaolin and Bentonite are typical clays included in detoxifying masks because of their absorption capabilities. They are able to draw out impurities, excess oil, bacteria and dirt to achieve clear skin and clean pores. This makes them ideal for oily and acne-prone skin types. A high content of silica helps to…