OSKIA Adaptive Tan Drops

Formula review

Effectiveness
Efficacy
90 /100
Can work for:
  • Anti-aging
  • Evens skin tone
  • Exfoliation
  • Moisturizing
  • Anti-blemish
  • Anti-oxidation
Promises, but can't deliver:
All promises can be fulfilled by this formula at least in theory
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WIMJ summary

This product might be able to help reduce blemishes and clogged pores because it contains sodium ascorbyl phosphate.

The following ingredient (ingredients) in this product might be helpful, but there is no evidence to confirm that it actually works: gluconolactone

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Promise
What does the product description say?
"Vitamin C fiercely protects against free radical damage and stimulates collagen production for firmer skin ."
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: pisum sativum peptide.

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.

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Promise
What does the product description say?
"Monk's pepper, tyrosine and arginine all boost the skin's own melanin production to bring out your own natural tan colour and boost skin's UV defence ."
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.

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Promise
What does the product description say?
"For best results, exfoliate beforehand."
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.

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HIGH
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HIGH
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LOW
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Promise
What does the product description say?
"Antioxidant-rich White Tea and Vitamin E soften and moisturise skin, whilst defending against environmental aggressors."
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: arginine, 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: arginine, glyceryl linolenate.

The following ingredients in this product are especially good for supporting the skin barrier and helping with the hydration level: panthenol, pisum sativum peptide

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HIGH
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HIGH
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WIMJ summary

This product contains antioxidants (camellia sinensis leaf extract, gluconolactone, sodium ascorbyl phosphate) 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
MEDIUM
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MEDIUM
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MEDIUM
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Potential irritants

Effectiveness
irritancy
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Plain old water
A self-tanning agent
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant

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