Skin Food Black Sugar Mask

the claim The Skin Food Black Sugar Mask claims to contain mineral-enriched Brazilian black sugar for excellent keratin improvement, promoting smooth, glowing skin.     the science Not surprisingly, the highest concentration of the mask formulation comprises Sucrose, a natural sugar. Sucrose effectively and naturally delivers both a physcial and chemical exfoliation to the skin. A glycolic acid source (alpha

By Wishtrend Green Tea & Enzyme Powder Wash

the claim The By Wishtrend Green Tea & Enzyme Powder Wash claims to be a pH balancing, gently exfoliating cleansing powder formulated with green tea, papain enzymes and baking soda, suitable for all skin types.     the science Green tea and papain are the highlighted actives in this product. Scientific studies have demonstrated that due to its antioxidant and

Goodal Keratina Anti-Aging Double Toner

the claim The Goodal Keratina Anti-Aging Double Toner claims to make the face look bright and resilient by gently exfoliating dead skin cells from the outermost layer whilst also providing an optimal skin base. Rich in anti-oxidants and Vitamin C, wild strawberry helps achieve a bright complexion. The fast-absorbing moisture formula prevents the skin from drying up and enhances the

Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask

the claim The Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask (Berry) claims to be a leave-on lip mask that soothes and moisturizes for smoother, more supple lips.   the science The ingredient list in this formulation looks extensive, but if you investigate closer, you will note that there are several alternative names for the same ingredient provided. There are many moisturising and hydrating

Nature Republic Aloe Vera Foam Cleanser

the claim Nature Republic Aloe Vera Foam Cleanser removes impurities from your skin with its creamy foam, which contains aloe vera extract.     the science As with many skincare products, Glycerin’s humectant properties see it listed second in this formulation following water. It moisturises the skin by drawing water from the air into the skin’s surface, simultaneously creating a

Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Face Sunscreen SPF 50+

the claim Neutrogena claims that its Ultra Sheer Face SPF50+ Sunscreen Liquid-Lotion provides very high sun protection stabilised with HELIOPLEX® technology. It provides balanced broad-spectrum UVA/UVB protection against skin-aging UVA and burning UVB rays in a water light formula. This lightweight liquid lotion is oil free, PABA-Free and non-comedogenic leaving your face free from that thick and greasy sunscreen feeling

Thank You Farmer True Water Light Gel Cream

the claim The True Water Light Gel Cream from Thank You Farmer claims to provide a thin protective barrier over the skin that is light, fresh, non-sticky and provides long lasting moisture. It is said to be ideal for combination and acne-prone skin.   the science Hydration is of course vital in a moisturiser. After water, Glycerin and Cyclopentasiloxane are

By Wishtrend Mandelic Acid 5% Skin Prep Water

the claim Mandelic Acid 5% Skin Prep Water by Wishtrend is a hydrating daily exfoliant which can be used on even sensitive skin without irritation to improve skin tone and texture whilst boosting the effectiveness of products to follow.     the science As the name suggests, Mandelic Acid is the key ingredient in this formula, second only in concentration

Olive Oil Skincare Company Juniper Orange Face Wash

the claim The Olive Oil Skincare Company Juniper Orange Face Wash claims to be the ideal daily cleanser and tonic for maintaining healthy, smooth and radiant skin. Rich in antioxidants and vitamins it helps to fight the signs of ageing and benefit problem skin conditions.     the science The Juniper Orange Face Wash comprises 100% natural ingredients, a total

Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Night Cream

the claim Olay claim that their Regenerist Micro-sculpting Night Moisturiser will nourish skin overnight, leaving it intensely moisturized and younger-looking by reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It is said to have a super-hydrating formula with Amino-Peptide Complex that penetrates 10 layers deep to regenerate surface skin cells.     the science A cream with the title “Regenerist”