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Product summary

"COSRX - Galactomyces 95 Tone Balancing Essence" is effective for: Anti-inflammatory, Anti-aging, Anti-blemish, Moisturizing and Evens skin tone

Ingredient callouts

  • A good concentration of Niacinamide (2.00% (declared)). Niacinamide is a well-studied multi-tasking active. It is stable, and can work well in almost any hydrating formulation. There is solid evidence that Niacinamide can help support skin barrier, regulate oil production and reduce acne and clogged pores. It also helps to fight photodamage and improve the skin tone, reducing pigmentation marks.
  • Adenosine 0.15% - 0.65%. It is a compound that in involved in many biological processes inside the skin cells. According one high-quality clinical trial, topical Adenosine in low concentrations can somewhat help improve "deep wrinkles" - the wrinkles that appear with age in places where our faces are most dynamic (for example, on the forehead or in the corners of the eyes).
  • Panthenol (pro-vitamin B5) at about 4.60% - 6.80% concentration. In this concentration, Panthenol works effectively to improve the skin barrier and reduce inflammation.
  • In addition, this product contains Allantoin (1.40% - 2.10%). Allantoin is helpful in wound-healing and can help restore the skin barrier faster. It might also be able to improve scars, but the evidence is not very strong for this.
  • Humectants (sodium hyaluronate 26.00% - 38.00%, panthenol 4.60% - 6.80%, glycerin 3.40% - 5.00%, pitera 95.00% (declared), betaine 8.20% - 12.40% and allantoin 1.40% - 2.10%). These ingredients help attract water to the upper layer of the skin and improve the skin hydration.

About the brand

According to Cruelty-Free Kitty "COSRX" is cruelty free and so is its parent company.


The product retails from 14.20$ up to 24.00$ in the United States, for 23.00A$ in Australia, from 20.70£ up to 27.00£ in the United Kingdom and for 28.00CA$ in Canada.

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