SkinCeuticals - Silymarin CF Serum

SkinCeuticals Silymarin CF Serum

WORKS FOR
  • Anti-aging
  • Anti-oxidation
  • Evens skin tone
  • Anti-blemish
  • +1 more
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • ascorbic acid
  • salicylic acid
  • ferulic acid
PROMISES
FULFILLED
66 /100
IRRITANCY
MEDIUM
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What does the product description say?
"Silymarin CF is a breakthrough vitamin C serum for oily and blemish-prone skin that combines 0."
WIMJ summary

Effective ingredients missing or their concentration is too low.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
does not meet threshold
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What does the product description say?
"Provides advanced antioxidant protection from environmental aggressors Helps prevent oil oxidation that can lead to breakouts Reduces oiliness Minimizes pore appearance and refines skin texture Improves skin clarity, radiance, and uneven skin tone Improves the appearance of fine lines Skin Types."
WIMJ summary

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

These ingredients in the product can also be helpful, even though there is less evidence for their effectiveness: ferulic acid.

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
HIGH
meets threshold
MEDIUM
meets threshold
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What does the product description say?
"Provides advanced antioxidant protection from environmental aggressors Helps prevent oil oxidation that can lead to breakouts Reduces oiliness Minimizes pore appearance and refines skin texture Improves skin clarity, radiance, and uneven skin tone Improves the appearance of fine lines Skin Types."
WIMJ summary

This product can help reduce hypepigmentation and even out the skin tone because it contains the following effective ingredients: 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
LOW
does not meet threshold
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WIMJ summary

This product contains antioxidants (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

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
MEDIUM

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
40% - 60%
Produces temporary toning effect. Can help dissolve other ingredients or preserve products
8.8% - 13.3%
The most well-researched antioxidant that works in skin. Helps neutralize free radicals supporting collagen production, helping to even out the skin tone and preventing early signs of aging
4.1% - 6.1%
Helps oil and water mix together and can enhance the penetration of other ingredients into the skin
2.7% - 4%
Helps to dissolve other ingredients in a formulation. Slows down the rate of product drying
1.8% - 2.8%
Helps oil and water mix together
1.7% - 2.5%
1% - 1.45%
Helps to control the skin's pH level. Maintains the skin's natural film of amino-lactic acids and oils. Helps to preserve products
0.4% - 0.95%
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)
0.2% - 0.75%
A potent anti-oxidant that has been shown to be effective in neutralizing free radicals in skin. There seem to have a synergetic effect of ferulic acid, vitamin E and C, meaning that when the ingredients are used together, they enhance each other's ability protect the skin against free radicals. Ferulic acid also helps to stabilize other ingredients - including vitamins C and E. It can help to even out the skin tone. Ferulic acid is approved for use as a sunscreen ingredient in Japan in concentrations up to 10%
0.1% - 0.3%

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