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WORKS FOR
  • Anti-aging
  • Exfoliation
  • Moisturizing
  • Evens skin tone
  • Anti-oxidation
  • +2 more
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • aminopropyl ascorbyl phosphate
  • gluconolactone
  • palmitoyl tripeptide-5
  • panthenol
  • betaine
  • dipotassium glycyrrhizate
  • dunaliella salina extract
  • glycerin
  • helianthus annuus seed oil
  • inositol
  • pantolactone
  • phytosterols
  • proline
  • salvia hispanica seed oil
  • serine
  • sodium hyaluronate
  • sodium pca
  • tocopherol
  • trehalose
  • tremella fuciformis sporocarp extract
  • +17 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
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IRRITANCY
MEDIUM
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Formula review

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What does the product description say?
"BioLumin-C Eye Serum is formulated with antioxidants and natural botanicals designed specifically to treat fine lines, wrinkles, puffiness and discoloration without irritation."
WIMJ summary

This product can help reduce and prevent fine lines and wrinkles, improve skin elasticity and firmness because it contains gluconolactone.

These ingredients in the product can also be helpful, even though there is less evidence for their effectiveness: palmitoyl tripeptide-5, serine.

Keep in mind that it typically takes at least 6 weeks to notice any results because the changes that are needed to improve fine lines and elasticity happen in the deeper layers of the skin. No topical anti-aging product can “erase” wrinkles or fully reverse signs of aging.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
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MEDIUM
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What does the product description say?
"What’s more, these hydrating botanicals plump the skin with moisture, smoothing out the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles to refine the tone and texture."
WIMJ summary

This product can help reduce hypepigmentation and even out the skin tone because it contains the following effective ingredients: gluconolactone

Keep in mind that you would need to apply any topical skincare targetted at hypigmentation consistently for a couple of months to get a result. No topical skincare product can help get rid of hyperpigmentation (including post-acne marks and age spots) instantly.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
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MEDIUM
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LOW
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"Papain gently exfoliates and poria mushroom stimulates skin’s own hyaluronic acid production, delivering a radiant glow."
WIMJ summary

This product can help exfoliate the skin. In other words, it helps break down the bonds between dead cells on the surface of the skin and speed up the skin turnover. Skin often appears softer and brighter after exfoliation, but overdoing it can result in disrupted skin barrier. The following ingredient is doing the exfoliating job in this product: gluconolactone.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
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LOW
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What does the product description say?
"Tremella mushroom hydrates to lock in moisture improving skin's elasticity, while arjun tree extract helps to reduce inflammation."
WIMJ summary

This product can help improve hydration of the skin with the two types of ingredients.

The first type is called “humectants”:
these ingredients help attract water. When humectants are on the surface of the skin, they “pull in” the moisture from the outside environment, or from within deeper layers of the skin. The following ingredients in this product do the job: betaine, glycerin.

This product also contains ingredients called “occlusives”. They help reduce the speed with which our skin loses moisture to the outside environment. These ingredients also help soften the upper layer of the skin, so it feels less tight and nicer to the touch. The following ingredients in this product do the job: helianthus annuus seed oil, phytosterols.

The following ingredients in this product are especially good for supporting the skin barrier and helping with the hydration level: palmitoyl tripeptide-5, panthenol

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
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HIGH
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HIGH
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This product contains antioxidants (gluconolactone) that might be able to help neutralize free radicals in skin to lessen the damage it gets from the UV light (sun). There is not enough evidence to confirm their effectiveness in skin though.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
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Potential irritants

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Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
45% - 55%
Used to create a nice product texture and help delivery of other ingredients. Might be somewhat helpful in attracting water to the upper layer of the skin
5.4% - 6.5%
Acts as a solvent for other ingredients. Speeds up the absorption of other ingredients into the skin
3.7% - 4.6%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
2.9% - 3.6%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and create a nice product texture
2.2% - 2.7%
Chia seed oil. Helps to soften the upper layer of the skin and might be helpful in repairing skin barrier
1.8% - 2.1%
Naturally present in skin and helps to attract water to its upper layer
1.5% - 1.8%
A sugar that attracts water to the upper layer of the skin
1.2% - 1.5%
1% - 1.2%
An enzyme extracted from papaya fruit. Can have an exfoliating effect on the skin. Can be irritating
0.7% - 1.05%
A green micro-algae extract that might help neutralize free radicals in skin, but solid evidence is lacking. It helps to soften the upper layer of the skin
0.5% - 0.8%
A more stable but less potent derivative of vitamin C. It can help neautralize free radicals and even out the skin tone if used in high enough concentration (required levels are likely to be much higher than for pure vitamin C, and solid studies are lacking at the moment)
0.45% - 0.7%
0.4% - 0.6%
Mushroom extract that helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin
0.3% - 0.6%
A stable derivative of pectin and vitamin C. It might help neutralize free radicals in skin, but evidence of effectiveness is lacking. Helps create a thicker product consistency and stabilize the product formulation
0.3% - 0.55%
A type of peptide. Peptides are excellent moisturizers and might be able support collagen production reducing fine lines and wrinkles
0.3% - 0.5%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Attracts water into the upper layer of the skin
0.3% - 0.5%
Lipids that work as an emollient and can be helpful in repairing skin barrier function
0.3% - 0.55%
Used to thicken product formulation. Can help attract water to the upper layer of the skin
0.25% - 0.4%
A plant oil with high content of volatile compounds that, especially when exposed to air, can cause allergic reactions and irritate the skin
0.15% - 0.3%
0.2% - 0.35%
Pure form of vitamin E. Can help moisturise and protect the skin from free radicals. Often used to help stabilise other ingredients or the formula itself
0.2% - 0.35%
An amino-acid that helps to attract water to the upper layer of the skin. In combination with other amino-acids, might help to reduce fine lines and wrinkles
0.15% - 0.25%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin. At the same time, it can weaken the skin's barrier enhancing penetration of other ingredients and increasing the risk of skin dryness
0.2% - 0.4%
0.15% - 0.3%
A great emollient due to its high linoleic acid content. One of the most effective plant oils in helping skin hydration and repairing skin barrier function
0.2% - 0.35%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and improves the product texture
0.15% - 0.3%
Helps thicken the product formula and create a nice product formulation
0.2% - 0.4%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and can help improve skin barrier function
0.2% - 0.35%
A salt derived from licorice. Works as an emollient to soften the upper layer of the skin and can help calm down inflammation. Might be helpful for skin lightening
0.2% - 0.35%
Helps dissolve other ingredients in a formulation
0.2% - 0.35%
0.2% - 0.35%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and repair the skin barrier function
0.2% - 0.35%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and helps to improve appearance of the product
0.2% - 0.4%
Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin
0.2% - 0.35%
Used mostly for creating emulsions - helping oil and water mix together. Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
0.25% - 0.4%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
0.2% - 0.35%
Used to preserve products, dissolve other ingredients and create a nice product texture
0.25% - 0.45%
Used to adjust the pH in formulations
0.2% - 0.35%
Helps preserve products and creates a nice product texture
0.2% - 0.4%
Used to create a thicker product consistency and stabilize the product formulation
0.2% - 0.4%
Maintains the texture of skincare products. Allows the product to spread evenly. Helps oil and water mix together
0.2% - 0.4%
Helps stabilize the product formulation
0.2% - 0.35%
Used to improve the product consistency
0.2% - 0.4%
A preservative
0.2% - 0.35%
A preservative
0.2% - 0.35%
Can work as an exfoliant but is typically used to adjust the product pH
0.2% - 0.35%
A polyhydroxy acid (PHA) that helps shed the dead cells from the skin surface revealing smoother skin. Is believed to be genter than AHAs. It helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and can stimulate production of skin's own hyaluronic acid resulting in improved hydration levels. It has been shown to be helpful against acne and clogged pores if used consistently (e.g over a period of 12 weeks) in high enough concentration. It can help reduce fine lines and wrinkles and improve skin tone with long-term application. Can help neutralize free radicals
0.15% - 0.3%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.2% - 0.35%
A preservative
0.15% - 0.25%
Helps create a gel-like product texture. Can be used in gentle cleansing formulations
0.15% - 0.25%
A preservative
0.15% - 0.25%
Used to adjust the product's pH
0.15% - 0.25%
A common frangrance that can easily irritate skin, especially if exposed to air, light or heat
0.1% - 0.15%
A preservative. It helps prevent bacterial growth in cosmetic products
0.15% - 0.25%

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