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  • ByWishtrend 15% Vitamin C + Ferulic Acid
    ByWishtrend,  serum

    ByWishtrend Pure Vitamin C 15% with Ferulic Acid

    the claim The Pure Vitamin C 15% with Ferulic Acid Serum claims antioxidant care, skin brightening, acne prevention, boost collagen and recovery from UV rays and recommended for oily-combination skin and for vitamin C beginners.     the science Vitamin C is essential for healthy skin. It has the ability to decrease sun damage and dehydration plus reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. Ascorbic Acid (often referred to as L-ascorbic acid or LAA) is considered its most potent form, effective at concentrations over 10%. Vitamin C is also easily absorbed into the skin and enhances the skin’s ability to repair, speeding up cell turnover with an increased ability…

  • essence,  Neogen

    Neogen Real Ferment Micro Essence

    the claim The Neogen Real Ferment Micro Essence is a hydrating essence formulated with over 93% naturally fermented ingredients, including bifida ferment lysate and saccharomyces ferment filtrate to instantly moisturise, brighten and plump the skin.     the ingredients Bifida Ferment Lysate, Saccharomyces Ferment Filtrate, Betula Platyphylla Japonica (Birch Sap) Juice, Rice Ferment Filtrate (Sake), Aspergillus Ferment, Glycerin, Dipropylene Glycol, Methyl Gluceth-20, Water, Betaine, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Ethylhexylglycerin, Trehalose, Lactobacillus, PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Caprylyl Glycol, Trideceth-10, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Tromethamine, 1,2-hexanediol, Tropolone, Allantoin, Butylene Glycol, Coptis Japonica Extract, Arginine, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Calcium Carbonate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Adenosine, Niacinamide, Dextrin, Glycine, Serine, Glutamic Acid, Aspartic Acid, Leucine,…

  • 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.  

  • 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)…

  • 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…

  • Pixi,  serum

    Pixi Vitamin C Serum

    the claim The Pixi Vitamin C Serum claims to be a lightweight serum that gently exfoliates, hydrates and nourishes the skin.     the science Please note, the core of the formula across all the Pixi Vitamin C range has a lot of commonality, so there will be some repetition noticed if you’re reading several reviews. Easily absorbed, Vitamin C has the ability to decrease sun damage and dehydration plus reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. It’s also able to decrease water loss and boost moisture retention. Furthermore, it enhances the skin’s ability to repair itself, speeding up cell turnover and improving the removal of accumulated dead and…

  • hydrating toner,  Pixi

    Pixi Vitamin C Tonic

    the claim The Pixi Vitamin C Tonic claims to use the potent antioxidant power of Vitamin C to promote healthy collagen production and boost skin luminosity.     the science Vitamin C boasts the ability to decrease sun damage and dehydration plus reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. It’s easily absorbed into the skin, assisting to decrease water loss and boost moisture retention making it a great hydrating agent for dry skin. Furthermore, it enhances the skin’s ability to repair itself, speeding up cell turnover with an increased ability to remove accumulated dead and damaged skin cells. As a result, hyperpigmentation and acne scarring concerns are eased by…

  • PURITO Fermented Complex 94 Boosting Essence
    essence,  Purito

    Purito Fermented Complex 94 Boosting Essence

    the claim The Purito Fermented Complex 94 Boosting Essence⁣⁣ claims to be the one drop miracle for glowing healthy skin. The fine particles of the 94% fermentation complex boast high absorption and deep penetration compared to non-fermented counterparts. It promises to firm, tone and strengthen the dermal layer in an FDA certified safe formulation.     the science Reduction of particle size is the result of product fermentation. This process adds microorganisms that release enzymes to breakdown ingredient molecules for deeper and more effective penetration. Furthermore, fermentation creates additional benefits, including new amino acids, organic acids and antioxidants to help hydrate and nourish the skin, essentially increasing ingredient potency. Mostly,…

  • Benton Snail Bee Ultimate Hydrogel Eye Patch
    Benton,  eye

    Benton Snail Bee Ultimate Hydrogel Eye Patch

    the claim The Benton Snail Bee Ultimate Hydrogel Eye Patch claims to hydrate, brighten and nourish the sensitive skin around the eyes with snail secretion, bee venom and seaweed extracts.     the science There are three highlighted heroes of this product: Snail Secretion Filtrate, Bee Venom and Seaweed. Saccharomyces/Snail Secretion Filtrate Ferment Filtrate is an ingredient obtained by filtering snail secretion which has been fermented by yeast derived from grapes. This process increases the potency of actives since they can be better absorbed into the skin. Snail mucin is said to aid skin by hydrating, preventing ageing and improving wrinkles and scars. Bee Venom is listed way down the…

  • Gaston Eye Gel Patches
    eye,  Gaston

    Gaston Shooting Star Eye Gel Patches

    the claim The Gaston Shooting Star Eye Gel Patches are said to moisturise the sensitive area around the eyes as well as provide a brightening effect (crystal) and soothe and nourish (black).     the science The first 5 ingredients of the two versions are identical, made up of Water, Glycerin, Carrageenan, Betaine and Allantoin. Carrageenan (sometimes called Irish Moss), is extracted from red seaweed. As well as displaying water binding ability, it helps to keep oil and water soluble ingredients together for a more stable product. Humectants are well represented in the formula with Glycerin and Betaine appearing at significant concentrations. Complementing their ability to draw moisture into the…