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  • essence,  Missha

    Missha Red Algae Treatment Essence

    the claim Made with 100% Irish Moss Extract, a type of Red Algae that strengthens the skin’s defense and combats external stimuli that might harm it, the Missha Red Algae Treatment Essence is anti-bacterial, anti-viral and powerfully antioxidant to promote youthful and healthy skin.     the ingredients Chondrus Crispus Extract (Irish Moss Extract)   Both CosDNA and EWG return an ideal rating for this single ingredient essence.     the science Red Algae is a nutrient and vitamin rich seaweed promoting healthy skin. It’s slowly fermented at 36.5°C for 100 days to increase the potency of it’s natural antioxidant strength. Antioxidants (zeaxanthin, lutein) shield skin from damaging airborne pollutants,…

  • essence,  I'm From

    I’m From Fig Boosting Essence

    the claim Containing 62.7% fig extract, the I’m From Fig Boosting Essence claims to penetrate deep into the skin for a moisturizing finish and deliver anti-ageing effects with abundant antioxidants while also helping with absorption of the next skincare step.     the ingredients Ficus Carica (Fig) Fruit Extract, Dipropylene Glycol, Glycerin, Propanediol, 1,2-Hexanediol, Water, Pentylene Glycol, Polyglyceryl-10 Laurate, Chlorella Vulgaris Extract, Glucose, Panthenol, Butylene Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Diphenyl Dimethicone, Fructooligosaccharides, Fructose, Triethylhexanoin, Sodium Hyaluronate, Xanthan Gum, Disodium EDTA, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Seed Extract, Allantoin, Betaine Salicylate, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Octanediol, Tocopherol   CosDNA returns favourable all green results for the essence, indicating excellent product safety.     the science Fig Extract…

  • 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,…

  • Blithe Vital Treatment 8 Nourishing Beans Essence
    Blithe,  essence

    Blithe Vital Treatment, 8 Nourishing Beans Essence

    the claim Packed with eight different peptide and vitamin-rich beans, the Blithe Vital Treatment, 8 Nourishing Beans Essence claims to be a bouncy and light liquid that rejuvenates dull skin for a youthful effect. The ‘pulp’ efficiently delivers nourishment, helping to slow signs of aging while invigorating the skin.     the ingredients Glycine Max (Soybean) Seed Extract (13.17%), Arachis Hypogaea (Peanut) Fruit Extract (9.66%), Ceratonia Siliqua (Carob) Fruit Extract (9.66%), Glycine Max (Soybean) Seed Extract (9.66%), Lens Esculenta (Lentil) Fruit Extract (9.66%), Phaseolus Angularis Seed Extract (9.665%), Phaseolus Radiatus Seed Extract (9.66%), Phaseolus Vulgaris (Kidney Bean) Seed Extract (9.66%), Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, PEG-32, Water, 1,2-Hexanediol, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil,…

  • ByWishtrend Quad Active Boosting Essence
    ByWishtrend,  essence

    ByWishtrend Quad Active Boosting Essence

    the claim Recommended as a serum booster, the Quad Active Boosting Essence contains complex extracts to help with anti-inflammatory, antipollution and antibacterial effects in an effort to maintain skin health. It is also said to provide moisturizing effects.     the ingredients Aqua (Water), Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract (10%), Centaurea Cyanus (Cornflower) Water (9%), Schisandra Chinensis (Magnolia) Fruit Extract (9%), Morus Alba (White Mulberry) Bark Extract (8.7%), Nelumbo Nucifera Leaf Extract (8.7%), Methylpropanediol, Glycerin, Saccharomyces/Honey Ferment Filtrate, Saccharomyces/Xylinum/Black Tea Ferment, 1,2-Hexanediol, Propolis Extract (1%), Butylene Glycol, Benzyl Glycol, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Citric Acid, Sodium Citrate, Disodium EDTA, Ethylhexylglycerin   CosDNA returns favourable all green results for the essence, indicating excellent product…

  • essence,  Huxley

    Huxley Grab Water Essence

    the claim Huxley Grab Water Essence is a lightweight gel essence that delivers intense hydration and helps to retain moisture with Sahara Cactus Extract.     the science Prickly Pear Extract has been used medicinally for centuries and is the star ingredient of the brand’s Secret of Sahara range. Sourced from Morocco, it’s present at a dominant concentration in this essence, leading the INCI. The plant is hand picked and cold-pressed to procure maximum benefit. In addition to being antioxidant-rich, it’s a competent humectant (complementing Glycerin), displaying exceptional moisture retention to keep skin hydrated. Anti-aging properties result from a vitamin rich composition effective at preventing free-radical damage. The oil from…

  • essence,  May Coop

    May Coop Raw Sauce

    the claim The May Coop Raw Sauce is a combined toner, emulsion and essence that hydrates and nourishes the skin. Made from 93% maple tree sap, fructan powder to nourish the skin and antioxidant rich botanical extracts, it claims to achieve more hydrated and dewy skin, ideal for all skin types.     the science The hero ingredient in the entire May Coop Raw range is Maple Tree Sap. Featuring at 93% concentration, it retains an ability to absorb easily and hydrate deeply due to its low molecular size. Sap molecules are even smaller than those of water. Additionally, it delivers anti-ageing benefits due to amino peptides and antioxidants in…

  • 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,…

  • Commleaf Rose Moisture Pads
    Commleaf,  essence

    Commleaf Rose Moisture Pad

    the claim The Commleaf Rose Moisture Pad claims to be an essence soaked pad that invigorates and vitalizes tired skin.     the science The essence within these pads is water free and dominated by Propolis Extract which is basically a combination of beeswax, enzymes and tree sap used by bees to seal, disinfect and waterproof their hive. It has been used medicinally to help heal wounds for centuries. Rich in flavonoids, propolis displays powerful antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties. Its high antioxidant content assists to keep free radicals from causing cell damage. It works to regenerate and moisturize skin, helping make it smooth, supple and hydrated. It also assists…

  • Su:m37 Secret Essence
    essence,  Su:m37°

    Su:m37° Secret Essence

    the claim Enriched with fermented extracts from over 80 plants, the Su:m37° Secret Essence transforms skin to give it a smooth, baby-like softness. It is said to hydrate, tone, soothe and leave skin feeling revitalised and glowing.     the science It’s not exactly a short ingredient list although not unexpected given the product boasts over 80 fermented botanical extracts. I counted 115 ingredients in total. Fermentation increases the potency of ingredients by breaking them down into a smaller molecular size for easier absorption into the skin. Fermentation adds microorganisms that release enzymes to achieve this. It also introduces amino acids, organic acids and antioxidants to optimise product benefits and…