Skocktail Moisjito

the claim The Skocktail Moisjito claims to perform the role of both serum and moisturiser in one step to immediately plump, nourish and repair skin.     the science There are two hero ingredients in the Skocktail Moisjito formula, both well known in the skincare arena. Firstly, at the highest concentration is Hyaluronic Acid (HA), present at a low molecular

d’Alba White Truffle Multi Treatment Eye Cream

the claim The d’Alba White Truffle Multi Treatment Eye Cream claims to be a gentle, anti-ageing eye cream packed with Italian White Truffle Extract to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.     the science The star ingredient of this eye cream is of course the White Truffle Extract which is included at a known concentration of 3.90%.

Combating Dry Skin

what does it mean to have dry skin? Skin that is dry is inefficient at producing enough sebum which can lead to dullness, cracking, tightness, itchiness and flaking. Dryness is not equivalent to dehydration. When skin is dehydrated, it lacks water; when skin is dry, it lacks oil. Dehydration is typically the result of environment, causes including inadequate water intake,

The Skin House Marine Active Cream

the claim The Skin House Marine Active Cream claims to be a hydrating cream that contains nutrients from the sea to fill the skin with moisturise from the inside for a bright complexion.     the science Hyaluronic Acid is naturally present in the human body. It draws up to 1000 times its weight in moisture from the atmosphere into

Dr. Jart+ Ceramidin Cream

the claim The Dr Jart+ Ceramidin Cream claims to strengthen the skin barrier helping to protect and retain hydration and in doing so, relieving dryness and repairing damaged skin.     the science A whole collection of moisturising and barrier enforcing ingredients are included in the formulation of this iconic cream. Bifida Ferment Lysate is the resultant yeast obtained by

Pestlo Panthemide Face Cream

the claim The Pestlo Panthemide Face Cream claims to be an ultra light, fast absorbing, deeply hydrating moisturiser that will improve skin elasticity.     the science The formula relies on B group vitamins to fulfil some of its key benefits. Niacinamide is a well tolerated form of Vitamin B3. It is a superstar multipurpose, restorative ingredient that helps to

Beauty Of Joseon Dynasty Cream

the claim The Beauty of Joseon Dynasty Cream claims to be a luxury moisturising cream containing time honoured oriental herbs as used by Korean empresses of the Joseon Dynasty. Ginseng and Orchid extract brighten, firm and target the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines for a radiant complexion.     the science Listed as the third ingredient after Water and

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