The motto of SKINFOOD is that good organic food is also good for the skin. In developing their products, they think of the topical effects of food on the skin.

  • Skin Food Egg White Pore Mask
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    Skinfood Egg White Pore Mask

    the claim The Skinfood Egg White Pore Mask claims to be a pore-refining mask with egg white extract that penetrates deeply into pores to remove pore-clogging oil.     the science Egg white masks are thought to be effective in treating a number of skin problems due to high protein content which can yield improvements in skin tone, elasticity and in turn the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. Egg whites have astringent properties that help shrink pores by tightening the skin and thus naturally pushing out any build up in the pore itself which can lead to blackheads.   However, cosmetic chemist Randy Schueller isn’t convinced of egg white’s…

  • Skin Food Black Sugar mask
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    Skinfood Black Sugar Mask

    the claim The Skinfood 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 hydroxy acid), it penetrates the skin to encourage cell turnover whilst it’s grainy physical texture also makes it an excellent topical exfoliant, both assisting to achieve a fresher, younger looking complexion. As a humectant, sucrose attracts and retains moisture helping to keep skin hydrated, complementing the abrasive nature of the resurfacing…