facetheory.com REGENA C20 VITAMIN C SERUM

facetheory.com - REGENA C20 VITAMIN C SERUM
PROMISES
FULFILLED
58 /100
IRRITANCY
LOW
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Formula review

PROMISES
FULFILLED
58 /100
Can work for:
  • Evens skin tone
  • Anti-oxidation
  • Anti-aging
Promises, but can't deliver:
  • Moisturizing
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What does the product description say?
"Regena Serum C20 contains 20% stabilised vitamin C (Ethyl Ascorbic Acid) to increase skin firmness, lighten age spots, help fight acne-causing bacteria and brighten skin."
WIMJ summary

This product contains 3-o-ethyl ascorbic acid, ferulic acid. These ingredients might be able to help reduce and prevent fine lines and wrinkles, improve skin elasticity and firmness, but there is not enough evidence that it actually works.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
MEDIUM
meets threshold
MEDIUM
meets threshold
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What does the product description say?
"Stabilised vitamin C (Ethyl Ascorbic Acid) can help brighten dull skin, reduce the appearance of age spots and hyperpigmentation, and significantly reduce acne bacteria."
WIMJ summary

This product can help reduce hypepigmentation and even out the skin tone because it contains the following effective ingredients: 3-o-ethyl ascorbic acid

The following ingredient (ingredients) in this product might be helpful, but there is no evidence to confirm that it actually can help even out the skin tone: ferulic acid.

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
HIGH
meets threshold
MEDIUM
meets threshold
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WIMJ summary

Does not contain good ingredients to help with moisturization.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
LOW
meets threshold
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WIMJ summary

This product contains antioxidants (3-o-ethyl ascorbic acid, ferulic acid) that can help neutralize free radicals in skin. By doing so, they can lessen the damage the skin gets from the UV light (sun).

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold

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Ingredients by volume

Acts as a solvent for other ingredients. Speeds up the absorption of other ingredients into the skin
A vitamin C derivative that is more stable but less potent than pure form of vitamin C. Can help neutralize free radicals and help reduce hyperpigmentation, but the required concentration is likely to be much higher than for the pure form of vitamin C, limiting the ingredient's effectiveness in products

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