Innisfree Perfect 9 Repair Eye Cream

the claim The Innisfree Perfect 9 Repair Eye Cream claims to be a complete anti-ageing eye solution. It contains 9 active ingredients from the Jeju Island elixir complex™ to firm and brighten skin and also combat the symptoms of ageing: dryness, wrinkles, flakiness, darkening, blemishes, enlarged pores and reduced elasticity.     the science This concentrated eye cream contains 9

Fresh Face Skin Overnight Reverser

the claim Fresh Face Skin claim that their Overnight Reverser treatment is a one-step evening application that will lighten uneven skin tone, hydrate, increase skin moisture levels, speed up cell turnover, increase collagen and elastin production whilst also boosting skin’s antioxidant levels. The result, plump, smooth, fresh face glow.   the science The claims of this treatment are broad and

Pyunkang Yul Essence Toner

the claim The Pyunkang Yul Essence Toner claims to nurture, hydrate, soothe and revitalise dull skin.     the science Another offering from the renowned Pyunkang Oriental Medicine Clinic in Seoul, Pyunkang Yul, this essence toner follows the principles of minimal ingredients for maximum concentrated benefits. The key active in the formula is present at a huge concentration of 91.3%.

Heimish All Clean White Clay Foam

the claim The Heimish All Clean White Clay Foam claims to remove impurities from the skin and pores for a refreshing sensation.     the science This is not a standard foam cleanser in that one of its key actives is Amazon White Clay (kaolin), more commonly found in a face mask due to its texture and purification properties. The

Pixi Glow Tonic

the claim The Pixi Glow Tonic claims to be a highly concentrated, invigorating facial toner that deeply cleans pores by sweeping away excess oil and impurities.     the science Other than water, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, commonly known as aloe vera, is the ingredient present at the highest concentration in the Pixi Glow Tonic formula. Aloe vera has been

Toners Explained

the toner types In our teens we started to experiment with skincare. We were advised that toning was the necessary step between cleansing and moisturising. We didn’t quite understand why but it seemed essential, particularly since the routine only included three steps.   Nowadays, there are a lot more toners on the market that are designed to achieve different outcomes.

Innisfree Olive Real Power Cream

the claim The Innisfree Olive Real Power Cream claims to be a deep hydrating cream with Olive Power Activator ᅳ tocopherol, vitamin E, and oleic acid ᅳ that provides powerful moisturization for dry skin to improve skin suppleness and create a moisture barrier.   the science Innsifree has produced an entire range of skincare products using the oil from organically

Klairs Midnight Blue Calming Cream

the claim The Klairs Midnight Blue Calming Cream claims to sooth extremely sensitive skin and protect it from stress and irritation by strengthening the skin barrier.   the science Firstly, the unusual colour of this cream should be explored. Although it looks artificial, exhibiting a shade a cornflower blue, it’s perfectly natural. Guaiazulene, (often called azulene), one of the formula’s

Trilogy Make-Up Be Gone Cleansing Balm

the claim The Trilogy Make-Up Be Gone Cleansing Balm claims to remove foundation, mascara and lipstick (long-wear and waterproof) like nothing else. It melts on contact with warm skin, dissolving impurities and leaving your face perfectly cleansed, supple and silky-smooth.   the science The star ingredients in the formula are highlighted on the jar label, namely, Coconut Oil, Mango Butter

Sunscreens

the theory Something as seemingly simple as sunscreen has become rather complicated. Firstly, let’s examine what it is that we need to be protected from. We’re all aware that the sun emits radiation throughout the year that can cause skin damage. We need to protect our skin from both forms, UVA (long-wave ultraviolet A) and UVB (short-wave ultraviolet B) rays,