Live Botanical Illuminating Exfoliating Serum
Live Botanical Illuminating Exfoliating Serum

Illuminating Exfoliating Serum

Regular price$44.00
  • Description
  • Live Botanical

    An oil-free, multi-layered serum to hydrate, calm, lessen scarring and gently exfoliate.

    A base of soothing, emollient-rich herbs of wild pansy, marshmallow, and aloe soften and smooth the skin. Working to improve hydration and retain water.

    Effective yet sensitive skin-friendly plant-based lactic acid (vegan) not only exfoliates and brightens but improves the skin's natural moisturizing factor, leveraging the other hydrating herbs to refresh the skin.

    • A blend of both¬†willow bark¬†and¬†meadowsweet. Using¬†two different extraction methods to obtain the whole plant inflammation modulation compounds plus¬†a version to obtain salicylic acid which penetrates into the sebaceous glands, cleaning pores to¬†lessen congestion and clear the skin.¬† The particular formula ensures¬†it supports¬†both oily and dry skin.
    • Sea fennel, orange flower,¬†and a unique peptide¬†calm redness and improve overall tone for a clear¬†complexion.
    • Superfoods of¬†green tea¬†and¬†pomegranate¬†impart a range of skin-loving antioxidants to protect the skin from environmental damage, while also containing regenerative compounds to firm the skin.
    • Moth bean¬†extract has been shown to be 50x more effective than¬†retinyl palmitate (a very mild form of retinoids) to promote cellular renewal and lessen hyperpigmentation.
    • No additional essential oils have been added so the scent is very mild and suitable for most skin types from oily to dry, including sensitive.
  • aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) juice*^, camellia sinensis (green tea) hydrosol*^, spiraea ulmaria (meadowsweet) extract*^, salix nigra (willow) bark extract*, punica granatum (pomegranate) extract*, citrus aurantium dulcis (orange) flower extract*,¬† distilled water & palm free vegetable glycerin* & viola tricolor (wild pansy) flower/leaf*^ & althaea officinalis (marshmallow) root*^, vigna aconitifolia (moth bean) extract, lactobacillus ferment, lactic acid (vegan), water & acetyl tetrapeptide-40 & caprylyl glycol, crithmum maritimum (sea fennel) extract*, sodium hyaluronate (vegan), sodium PCA (plant derived), xanthan gum, lecithin, sclerotium gum and pullulan

    *organic   |   ^regionally sourced

    Sunburn Alert: Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs) may cause sensitivity to UV light. Apply sunscreen while in use and for 1 week after discontinued use.

    We’ve taken this into consideration and incorporated the recommended dilution to limit UV sensitivity as defined by the EU Scientific Committee on Cosmetic Products and Non-Food Products intended for Consumers (SCCNFP).

    Contains 2.5% Lactic Acid (AHA) and the equivalent to 1.5% Salicylic Acid (BHA) with a pH of less than 4% 

    • Apply 1-2 pumps on clean damp skin. Follow with your favorite facial¬†oil¬†or moisturizer. You may notice a slight film for about 30 seconds as it absorbs. You can blend your oil/moisturizer with the serum as a micro-emulsion or¬†it can be layered¬†while it is absorbing.
    • As a spot or zone treatment, apply a thick layer and let dry (5-10 minutes).¬†¬†Then very lightly take a damp cloth and remove any film.
    • It can be applied 3 times a week for sensitive skin and up to twice a day for more exfoliation. ¬†For maintenance, 3-5 times a week is advised.