Roccoco Botanicals Brand Review – Part I

the brand Jacine Greenwood is a cosmetic chemist and the founder of Australian brand, Roccoco Botanicals. Her vision was to create a safe, plant based range of products that manage skin without the risk of acne breakouts or allergic reactions. The brand philosophy dismisses skin peeling for acne treatment, claiming this causes stress and inflammation, reducing the integrity of the

Trilogy Eye Contour Cream

the claim The Trilogy Eye Contour Cream is said to smooth fine lines and reduce puffiness with Rosapene™, aloe vera and acai.     the science Rosapene™ is a brand trademarked antioxidant complex that includes Tomato, Cranberry and Sunflower Seed Oils, Acai Fruit Oil, Oat Kernel Extract, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Lycopene and Tocopherol. Rich in antioxidants, the complex is effective at

Coast Sydney Botanicals Nephelium Strengthen 2

the claim The Coast Sydney Botanicals Nephelium Strengthen 2 claims to be a highly concentrated strengthening skin booster with the texture of a lotion. Combining eastern ingredients with western technology, 2% Nephelium extract upon which this product is based is said to reduce fine lines plus smooth and tighten skin after 28 days of use.     the science In

Akuka Seaweed Body Moisturiser

the claim The Akuka Seaweed Body Moisturiser claims to be a decadent body moisturiser with nutrient rich Seaweed to soften and rejuvenate the skin while Jojoba and Coconut Oils provide long-lasting hydration.     the science The first thing that struck me about this product is that it is waterless, instead, liquid primarily represented by Aloe Vera Leaf Juice, a

Hivita Luminous White Age Defy

the claim The Hivita Luminous White Age Defy is a luxury moisturiser formulated with a patented blend of 100% natural ingredients to deliver a skincare system clinically proven to decrease pigmentation, reverse sun damage, lighten age spots, reduce wrinkle and protect against pollution.     the science Within a 100% natural formulation, following water which is present at the highest

Timeless Dark Circle Eye Cream

the claim The Timeless Dark Circle Eye Cream claims to be a light, non-oily, fragrance free eye cream that will lighten dark circles and bags under the eyes.   the science The hero ingredients in this formulation are Eyeliss, Haloxyl and Hyaluronic Acid. The combination of Hesperidin Methyl Chalcone (a flavenoid which strengthens capillaries), Steareth-20  (a stabilizer), Dipeptide-2  (improves lymphatic

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.

Pyunkang Yul Moisture Cream

the claim The Pyunkang Yul Moisture Cream is a powerfully effective daily moisturizer for all skin types, especially those with sensitive, acne-prone or oily skin. Formulated with safe and gentle ingredients free of fragrance and artificial dyes, it goes on smoothly, absorbs easily, providing a soft and supple finish without feeling greasy or sticky.     the science Once again

Trilogy Replenishing Night Cream

the claim The Trilogy Replenishing Night Cream is an easily absorbed night time moisturiser, serving to nourish and repair during sleep. A nourishing blend of bio-actives, it uses co-enzyme Q10 and Glycablend™ which assist the skin’s natural process of regeneration to restore elasticity, suppleness and smooth fine lines and wrinkles.     the science Blueberry, Pomegranate and Strawberry Seed Oils