• Good Molecules,  oil

    Good Molecules Squalane Oil

    the claim The Good Molecules Squalane Oil claims to 100% plant-derived squalane to soften and seal in moisture for a healthy, hydrated complexion.     the science Plant derived Squalane comes from olives. Squalane is non-comedogenic (won’t block pores) and a natural component of human sebum. This assures that it’s quickly absorbed without greasy or oily residue, protecting skin against dehydration. It comprises three major antioxidants, namely, Vitamin E, Polyphenols and Phytosterols, for ultimate protection against free radical damage and restorative function. Emollient properties help it trap moisture to also keep skin soft and supple. Improved moisture retention assists to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.    …

  • oil,  The Jojoba Company

    Jojoba Company Ultimate Youth Potion

    the claim The Jojoba Company Ultimate Youth Potion claims to be a deeply moisturising facial oil that restores skin elasticity with the full spectrum of vitamins (A, B, C, D, E, F), essential omega acids (3, 6, 9) and potent antioxidants.     the science The brand’s hero ingredient, Jojoba Seed Oil is composed of 97% wax esters. This oil/wax resembles human sebum ensuring fast and effortless absorption into the skin for superior moisturisation without clogging pores. Additionally, this characteristic helps regulate sebum production and balance facial oils. Important for skin cell regeneration, it is rich in natural Vitamin A while essential omega 6 and 9 fatty acids help repair…

  • oil,  The Ordinary

    The Ordinary “B” Oil

    the claim The Ordinary’s “B” Oil claims to solubilize a purified form of micro-algae in a blend of squalane and marula, argan, baobab, pataua, brazil nut, inca inchi, rosehip and borage oils to support healthy skin defense, enhance radiance, quench free radicals and help balance pro-irritant mediators.     the science The oils included at the largest volumes in the blend closely resemble human sebum in structure, ensuring rapid penetration, deep hydration and no greasy residue. The first is Squalane which comprises three major antioxidants, namely, Vitamin E, Polyphenols and Phytosterols, for ultimate protection against free radicals and restorative function. Crambe Abyssinica Seed Oil offers a strong concentration of Omega…

  • oil,  Pyunkang Yul

    Pyunkang Yul Oil

    the claim The Pyunkang Yul Oil claims to be a quickly absorbed, light weight natural oil blend of 7 plants to provides gentle yet intense hydration.     the science Dominating the Pyunkang Yul Oil formula are oils that resemble human sebum for fast and deep absorption without clogging pores or leaving greasy residue. High levels of fatty acids allow them to retain and enhance skin moisture and decrease transepidermal water loss to keep skin soft and supple. These include emollient oils from Jojoba and Sunflower Seeds. Anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antifungal properties in Lavender Oil make it a nourishing and hydrating treatment for problem skin as well as imparting some…

  • Trilogy No 15 Beauty Oil
    oil,  Trilogy

    Trilogy No 15 Beauty Oil

    the claim The Trilogy No 15 Beauty Oil claims to be a one-of-a-kind anti-pollution multi-tasking oil suitable for all skin types. It is said to protect the skin at the cellular level with antioxidants while also conditioning and strengthening the natural barrier function.     the science Baobab Seed Oil is packed with vitamins and Omega 3, 6 and 9 fatty acids. Suitable for all skin types, even sensitive, it’s lightweight, soothing and hydrating so delivers gentle moisturisation. It’s also readily absorbed without greasy residue. Similar in composition, Macadamia Seed Oil offers like traits. Apricot Kernal Oil acts as an emollient. High essential fatty acids help to maintain the skin…

  • Melixir Squalane Oil
    Melixir,  oil

    Melixir Squalane Face Oil

    the claim The Melixir Squalane Face Oil claims to be a powerful plant derived oil that diminishes the appearance of pores, fine lines and skin damage for a smooth, moisturised complexion through intense hydration. Evening primrose is included to revive dehydrated skin and rosehip oil to rejuvenate it.     the science Phytosqualane is squalane derived from olives. Squalane is also a natural component of human sebum which assures it is absorbed without greasy or oil residue. It comprises three major antioxidants, namely, Vitamin E, Polyphenols and Phytosterols, for ultimate protection against free radicals and restorative function. It is said to penetrate the skin for deep hydration. Emollient properties helps…

  • Style Korean Try Me Review Me - Rovectin Brand Review
    essence,  moisturize,  oil,  Rovectin,  second cleanse,  Style Korean

    Style Korean Rovectin Brand Review

    the set This Style Korean Try Me Review Me Set comprises five products from US skincare brand, Rovectin : * Skin Essentials Conditioning Cleanser * Skin Essentials Barrier Repair Face Oil * Skin Essentials Activating Treatment Lotion * Skin Essentials Barrier Repair Cream * Skin Essentials Cica Care Balm The brand derives its name from the Latin word reverti, meaning “to go back to where it was”, reflecting their philosophy to use restorative ingredients to gently repair damage and calm skin. Rovectin creates products using non-irritating but effective formulas to soothe and revitalise the most sensitive skin. Their Barrier Repair Complex™ features in cream created exclusively for hospitals and physicians worldwide.…

  • Rovectin Skin Essentials Barrier Repair Face Oil
    oil,  Rovectin,  Style Korean

    Rovectin Skin Essentials Barrier Repair Face Oil

    the claim The Rovectin Skin Essentials Barrier Repair Face Oil is a rich, quick absorbing, natural Neroli oil enhanced with gentle skin-nourishing ingredients which penetrates deep into the skin to hydrate, nourish and protect.     the science Dominating the composition of this blend is Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, a mix derived from coconut oil and glycerin which forms an oily liquid. Like Soybean Oil, it works as an emollient, quickly penetrating the skin surface to provide conditioning benefits with a lightweight and non-greasy barrier of lubrication. Similar to Tocopherol, an antioxidant powerhouse, Sunflower Seed Oil and Amaranthus Caudatus Seed Oil also include Vitamin E, crucial for protecting the skin from environmental…

  • Trilogy Rosehip Oil
    oil,  Trilogy

    Trilogy Rosehip Oil

    the claim The Trilogy Rosehip Oil is 100% organic and claims to contain a minimum of 80% essential fatty acid (Omega 3 and Omega 6) and non-essenial Omega 9, to deliver all-over nourishment and repair for optimum skin health. It is said to be highly effective for reducing scars and stretch marks and other skin concerns including dehydrated and ageing skin.     the science Trilogy Rosehip Oil is certified organic and sourced from seeds of wild rosehips found in the mountainous regions of Chile in South America and Lesotho in southern Africa where growing conditions are ideal. The rosehips are hand harvested by surrounding village communities assuring a sustainable…

  • Fresh Face Skin Overnight Soother
    Fresh Face Skin,  oil

    Fresh Face Skin Overnight Soother

    the claim The Fresh Face Skin Overnight Soother is a treatment that claims to be a combination of natural oils which provide skin with the nourishment it needs to strengthen and calm while overcoming any sensitivity and dryness.     the science Together, Jojoba Oil/Macadamia Seed Oil Esters, Squalene, Phytosteryl Macadamiate and Phytosterols are referred to as L22, a patented botanical emollient base which emulates the skin surface lipid profile of a healthy 22 year old. The lipid barrier protects from water loss, environmental stressors and bacteria. It is responsible for the recovery and maintenance of our skin health. L22 revives the skin barrier to increase moisture and hydration lost…