"and glycolipids then help to reinforce skin’s barrier function, while essential fatty acids enhance elasticity and ‘stretch’; geranium oil then helps to normalise excessively oily complexions, and vitamin E hydrates and deflects environmental aggressors."
Yes. Has good ingredients to seal in the moisture in the skin. But: it is not effective in attracting water to the skin, so you might want to use an additional product with good humectant ingredients (like glycerin or hyaluronic acid)
glycine soja sterols
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"Ultra-lightweight and non-greasy, this serum is the perfect way to prolong your skin’s youthful strength, resilience and lustre, while gradually brightening to leave skin looking enviably even-toned."
Ingredients may be helpful, but are not the most effective, well studied, or used in a sufficient concentration
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WIMJ FORMULA ANALYSIS
It can get the job done. Best in class ingredients detected
actinidia chinensis fruit extract
Helps to soften the upper layer of the skin without creating a greasy texture
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
A vitamin C derivative. Studies show that is might be effective in reducing hyperpigmentation, but there are no studies confirming that it is effectively converted into the bioavailable form of Vitamin C in skin. It is not clear how this derivative compares in effectiveness to the topical application of bioavailable form of vitamin C (L-ascorbic acid)
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
Helps stabilize emulsions and create a nice product texture
An excellent emollient. Helps soften the skin, restore its barrier function, and can help to calm down inflammation. It can be helpful to prevent blemishes and clogged pores
Helps oil and water mix together and works as a cleansing agent
Emollients that are naturaly present in skin. In addition, they help water and oil mix together in the product
actinidia chinensis (kiwi) fruit extract
A plant extract that might have some anti-oxidant properties, but evidence of effectiveness in skin is lacking
brassica oleracea acephala (kale) extract
Might be helpful in neutralizing free radicals in skin but solid research is lacking. Helps attract water to the upper layer of the skin
brassica oleracea italica (broccoli) extract
Might have some anti-inflammatory properties but research is lacking
malpighia emarginata (cherry) fruit extract
psidium guajava (guava) fruit extract
ribes nigrum (blackcurrant) fruit extract
glycine soja (soybean) lipids
glycine soja (soybean) sterols
An emollient that helps soften the skin
An emollient that helps soften the skin and calm down inflammation
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
pelargonium graveolens (geranium) leaf oil
An essential oil used as a fragrance. Can be irritating