Little Butterfly London - Petals and Blooms Brightening Anti-Oxidant Serum

Little Butterfly London Petals and Blooms Brightening Anti-Oxidant Serum

Something wrong? Edit here
Can it work? Irritants Ingredient concentrations Sources Similar products Q&A Where to buy
WORKS FOR
  • Moisturizing
  • Anti-aging
  • Exfoliation
  • Evens skin tone
  • +1 more
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • salicylic acid
  • lactic acid
  • ascophyllum nodosum extract
  • caprylic/capric triglyceride
  • cetearyl alcohol
  • chondrus crispus powder
  • glycerin
  • prunus amygdalus dulcis oil
  • prunus armeniaca kernel oil
  • saccharum officinarum extract
  • tocopherol
  • +8 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
31 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
Compare

Where to buy?

Links might be affiliated. Read disclaimer

Formula review

See a mistake?
Promise
What does the product description say?
"Restore beautifully glowing skin with the Little Butterfly London Petals and Blooms Brightening Anti-Oxidant Serum; an oil-free, quick-absorbing elixir that infuses vitamins and antioxidants deep into skin."
WIMJ summary

This product does not contain ingredients that are able to reduce fine lines and wrinkles or help with skin elasticity, but it can improve the look of the skin temporarily through moisturization. Well-moisturized skin might also be able to repair the sun damage better.This ingredient - magnesium aluminum silicate - could be helpful for preventing or repairing signs of aging in theory, but there is no evidence that it actually works.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
LOW
meets threshold
LOW
meets threshold
LOW
meets threshold
See a mistake?
Promise
What does the product description say?
"Bilberry, Sugar Cane, Sugar Maple, Orange and Lemon), the lightweight formula gently exfoliates skin and targets pigmentation and uneven skin tone to promote clarity."
WIMJ summary

Effective ingredients missing or their concentration is too low

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
does not meet threshold
LOW
does not meet threshold
See a mistake?
Promise
What does the product description say?
"Bilberry, Sugar Cane, Sugar Maple, Orange and Lemon), the lightweight formula gently exfoliates skin and targets pigmentation and uneven skin tone to promote clarity."
WIMJ summary

This product does not contain effective exfoliating ingredients. It might be able to deliver physical exfoliation, that is scrub off some of the dead cells on the surface of the skin. We do not recommend physical exfoliation, because it is not uniform (some bits of skin can get exfoliated too much while others not at all). It can also traumatize the skin and aggrevate acne and other skin conditions.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
does not meet threshold
HIGH
does not meet threshold
See a mistake?
Promise
What does the product description say?
"Powered by White Mulberry and Multifruit® BSC (a concentrated blend of five botanical extracts."
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: glycerin, aloe barbadensis leaf juice.

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: caprylic/capric triglyceride, prunus armeniaca kernel oil.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Traditionally used to treat sunburns, dermatitis and inflammation, but evidence for its effectiveness is lacking. The extract can contain humectants that help attract water into the skin
23% - 34%
Plain old water
12% - 17%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
4.8% - 7.1%
Helps oil and water mix together
3.4% - 5%
Helps products spread more easily and works as an emollient to soften skin
2.8% - 4.1%
Might be helpful in restoring skin barrier function and, when combined with zinc carbonate and malonic acid, reducing fine lines and wrinkles by stimulating elastin production. Also helps stabilize the product formulation
1.9% - 2.8%
An emollient that helps soften the skin
1.5% - 2.2%
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
1.2% - 1.8%
A preservative. Can be used to mask unpleasant smell. Can be irritating
0.5% - 1%
A good mix of fatty acids that forms a protective layer on the skin. Improves the shelf life of products. Derived from coconut and glycerin
1% - 1.6%
A non-drying alcohol. Works as an emollient. Helps water and oil mix together and creates a nice product texture
0.95% - 1.4%
Helps water and oil in the product mix well together and improves product texture
0.55% - 1.25%
An emollient that can also help water and oil mix together, as well as prevent bacteria growth in products
0.55% - 1.25%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
0.45% - 1.05%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
0.45% - 1.05%
A powder from red algae extract that helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin and create a nicer product consistency
0.55% - 1.25%
Used for skin exfoliation. It has an anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial effect, helps to unclog pores, prevent blemishes and speed up healing of the existing ones. Sometimes referred to as a BHA (beta-hydroxy acid)
0.4% - 0.95%
Brown seaweed extract. Can help attract water to the upper layer of the skin and might have some antioxidant effect
0.35% - 0.85%
A plant extract that might help neutralize free radicals in skin, but research on its efficacy in skin is lacking
0.35% - 0.8%
Used to stabilize product formulations
0.35% - 0.8%
0.3% - 0.75%
Sugar extract that helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin
0.3% - 0.7%
An emollient that softens the skin
0.3% - 0.75%
A preservative
0.3% - 0.6%
A plant extract that is used as a fragrance. Can be irritating and lead to photosensitivity
0.2% - 0.75%
Used as a fragrance. Can be irritating and cause photosensitivity
0.2% - 0.75%
A plant extract tha can have anti-oxidant properties, but evidence of effectiveness in skin is lacking
0.15% - 0.65%
A preservative
0.25% - 0.5%
An exfoliating and moisturizing alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA). Typically causes less irritation than other AHAs, for example, glycolic acid. At high concentrations (about 15%), lactic acid can help reduce lines and wrinkles. Recent studies show that lactic acid can support the "good" bacteria living on skin's surface (healthy skin microbiom)
0.15% - 0.65%
A plant extract that contains small percentage of AHAs. Is unlikely to have any skin benefit due the small concentration of the active compounds
0.1% - 0.5%
A plant extract that can be irritating. It might contain a compound anthocyanin that could be helpful in neutralizing free radicals
0.1% - 0.45%
A preservative
0.1% - 0.4%
Used as a fragrance. Can be irritating
0.1% - 0.35%
A plant extract that can be irritating. It can have some anti-bacterial properties, but there are no evidence of a beneficial effect for skin
0.05% - 0.3%
A fruit extract that might have some anti-oxidant effect in skin
0.1% - 0.45%

Similar products & dupes

Loading...
See all similar products

Questions

Scientific Sources