Andalou Naturals Pumpkin Honey Glycolic Mask

the claim The Andalou Naturals Pumpkin Honey Glycolic Mask claims to gently dissolve and sweep away dull, dry surface cells, exfoliating and resurfacing for even skin tone, smooth texture and luminous complexion.     the science Represented at the highest concentration, organic Pumpkin is full of beta-carotene and also a good source of vitamins and minerals. Its enzymes break down

Klairs Supple Preparation Toners

the claim Both varieties of the Klairs Supple Preparation Toner are said to be lightweight and designed to restore skin moisture and pH level after cleansing. With the aid of plant extracts, hyaluronic acid and beta-glucan, they keep skin calm, hydrated and soothed. Recommended for normal, dry, combination and sensitive skin types.     the science Following water, Butylene Glycol 

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

Elucent Anti-Ageing Day Moisturiser

the claim The Elucent Anti-Ageing Day Moisturiser claims to be a state-of-the-art triple moisturiser that visibly reduces wrinkles with 4% AHAs, helps maintain hydration by lessening water loss and improves texture and tone with vitamins B3 and E. Furthermore, it is said to assist with protecting against the damaging effects of the sun with a broad spectrum SPF 50+ sunscreen.

Thank You Farmer Miracle Age Repair Toner

the claim The Thank You Farmer Miracle Age Repair Toner claims to be a smooth, rich milky toner that combines the function of toner, serum and emulsion in one product. It boasts a concentrated texture for rich moisture and nourishment to bring radiance to rough, lifeless skin.     the science Labelled as a brightening and anti-wrinkle treatment, there are

Formaldehyde Releasers

the problem Formaldehyde is an effective preservative that also happens to be a known human carcinogen. Cosmetics companies include formaldehyde releasing chemicals in formulas to eliminate bacteria and contamination and hence extend the shelf life of their products. They can be found in skincare, hair care and even baby products. According to the World Health Organisation, when formaldehyde is inhaled,

Innisfree Black Green-Tea Mask

the claim The Innisfree Black Green-Tea Mask is made from 55% fermented fresh Jeju green tea leaves to deliver a strong antioxidant effect to nourish the skin for a clear complexion. It provides skin with cooling and soothing effects as well as removing excess dead cells for clean and soft skin.     the science This mask comprises 55% pesticide

Sukin Detoxifying Clay Masque

the claim The Sukin Detoxifying Clay Masque is enriched with vitamins and antioxidants to detox and brighten the complexion and minimise the appearance of fine lines without drying. Skin is replenished, contributing towards a youthful glow.     the science Typical players in a clay mask, Kaolin and Bentonite feature strongly in the formulation. Together they deliver a super detoxifying

Paula’s Choice Resist Omega+ Complex

the claim The Paula’s Choice Resist Omega+ Complex is said to be a superfood for your skin. Concentrated levels of omega fatty acids strengthen the skin’s surface with the essential nutrients needed for healthy, hydrated and visibly stronger skin. Furthermore, the product claims to replenish dull, dehydrated skin, revive a beautifully smooth, supple feeling, plus visibly soften the appearance of