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The Giving Essence
The key to a luminous, dewy finish, The Giving Essence is crafted to quench your skin with a brightening blend of antioxidants, niacinamide, polyglutamic acid and ellagic acid. Elevate your essence step with this luxurious formula that brightens skin and repairs damage, as well as hydrates and preps skin for your treatment products. Just a few shakes of the powerhouse formula in your routine daily is all you need to deliver results.
The carefully crafted essence is composed of over 80% naturally fermented ingredients that have proven skin care benefits, including reducing the appearance of pores, blackheads and sebum. Deeply hydrate skin with polyglutamic acid, an ingredient that holds 4x more moisture than hyaluronic acid. The Giving Essence also contains ellagic acid, a naturally-found compound that excels at brightening and protects against UV rays.
Red algae gently exfoliates to remove impurities and dead skin cells that clog pores, and antioxidant-rich black chokeberry to prevent premature aging. Together, they give The Giving Essence its natural pink coloring. This product has a pH of 5, and is cruelty-free and vegan.
Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, Oily, and Sensitive Skin
Solutions for: Blackheads, Dryness, Dullness, Pores, Redness/Irritation, and Uneven Texture
How to: Use daily. After double cleansing and prepping the skin with toner, dispense The Giving Essence into your hands and pat or press onto face. Continue with the rest of your skin care routine. With any expected sun exposure, always protect skin with sunscreen.
GALACTOMYCES - Galactomyces Ferment Filtrate (GFF) is a derivative of fermented sake that has proven skin care benefits, including reducing the appearance of pores, blackheads and sebum; decreasing levels of acne; and improving skin brightness.
NIACINAMIDE - Niacinamide helps skin retain moisture, increases antioxidant activity to improve overall texture, increases production of ceramides to fortify the skin barrier, reduces appearance of fine lines, and evens out skin tone. Sensitive-skin friendly.
BLACK CHOKEBERRY - This superfood ingredient has one of the highest recorded antioxidant contents of any fruit or berry, and contributes to skin youth and radiance. Polyphenols in black chokeberry provide anti-aging and skin calming properties, treating UV-exposed skin.
ELLAGIC ACID - Found in high concentrations in dark fruits, ellagic acid protects against UV rays, collagen degeneration and harmful bacterial pathogens. This acid brightens skin without impacting cell DNA, making it a safe alternative to other brightening ingredients.
POLYGLUTAMIC ACID - This water-soluble peptide holds four times more moisture than hyaluronic acid, and leaves skin radiant and hydrated.
RED ALGAE - This sea plant contains a high concentration of calcium, which gently exfoliates the skin, removing dead skin cells, reducing fine lines, and brightening complexion.
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Ingredient Preference: Vegan, Clean Ingredients, Cruelty-Free