The INKEY List - 15% Vitamin C + EGF Serum

The INKEY List 15% Vitamin C + EGF Serum

PROMISES
FULFILLED
50 /100
IRRITANCY
LOW
Works for
  • Anti-aging
  • Anti-oxidation
  • Evens skin tone
  • Moisturizing
Key ingredients
  • ascorbyl glucoside
  • oligopeptide-1
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Formula review

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What does the product description say?
"Boosting these levels is crucial for effective anti-ageing skincare."
WIMJ summary

This product contains ascorbyl glucoside, oligopeptide-1. 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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Promise
What does the product description say?
"While EGF supports natural collagen and elastin within the skin's matrix, ascorbyl glucoside converts to pure vitamin C on the surface for a brighter, more even-looking complexion."
WIMJ summary

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

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
MEDIUM
meets threshold
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WIMJ summary

Does not contain good ingredients to help with moisturization.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
LOW
meets threshold
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WIMJ summary

This product contains antioxidants (ascorbyl glucoside) 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
meets threshold

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
LOW

Ingredients by volume

Plain old water
A vitamin C derivative that is more stable but less potent than pure form of vitamin C. Has a potential to boost collagen production, nutralise free radicals and 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
Used to adjust the product's pH

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