YOU’LL LOVE THIS IF:
You’re “ok” with Dimethicone. I speak about it in the video quite a bit so make sure to watch if you’re on the fence. Also, I found a GREAT article about it if you want more info.
You’re in need of some brightening and smoothing
TRY THESE INSTEAD:
Then there’s the Vapour Beauty Stratus Soft Focus Instant Skin Perfector in S902- $56. Huge fan, but it’s definitely a bit different. You can watch the full review to learn more HERE.
IFFY INGREDIENTS + EWG RATING:
These were the not-so-great ingredients that didn’t pass the Rule of 3. Click below to find out all the details:
Dimethicone  - Click the link to read more!
Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract  *see below for a link to further reading. This is a hot topic right now :)
TIP: Percentage matters. It wasn’t listed on the label. I always recommend, if you’re still on the fence, ask the brand “what’s inside?”
A LITTLE “LIGHT READING” FOR YA? CHECK OUT THE FULL INGREDIENTS LIST + EWG RATINGS + AMOUNT OF DATA AVAILABLE:
I pull these directly from the site. You’d be shocked at how many product pages have misspellings so if you see one, you’ll know why! I didn’t catch it. Neither did the retailer. Funsies!
Aqua- 0, I mean…water. But, it usually means the brand needs to add preservatives to keep things shelf stable. Not applicable to ALL products, but worth looking into
Coconut Alkanes- 1, derived from coconut oil so if your skin doesn’t like that, then avoid this product
Dimethicone-3, limited *link above
Dimethicone Crosspolymer- 1, none
Cyclopentasiloxane- 3, fair *link above
Glycerin- 2, good
Dimethicone/PEG-10/15 Crosspolymer- 3, none
Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract- 1, limited
Pectin- 1, fair
Chlorella Vulgaris/Lupinus Albus Protein Ferment- 1, limited
Maltodextrin- 1, fair
Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract- 1, fair
Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice- 1 to 3, limited
Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Fruit Extract- 2, limited
Citrus Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange) Fruit Extract- 1, limited
Malus Domestica Fruit Cell Culture Extract- 1, none
Raphanus Sativus (Radish) Root Extract- 1, limited
Lecithin- 1 to 3, good
Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1- 1, none
Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf Extract- 1, limited
Ascorbyl Glucoside- 1, limited
Zinc PCA- 3, none
Sodium Ascorbate- 1, fair
Royal Jelly- 1, limited
Tocopherol- 1, fair
Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Extract- 3, limited
Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Extract- 1, none
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil- 1, fair
Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride- 1, limited
Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract- 1 , limited
Xanthan Gum- 1, fair
Polysilicone 11- 1, none
Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract- 1, none *LOTS of conflicting and concerning data on this. You can read more HERE.
CURIOUS ABOUT WHO IS REVIEWING ALL OF THESE PRODUCTS? Good question. Moi. Check out my skin profile here.
FULL TRANSPARENCY, ALWAYS…
Every product is honestly rated using TheStyleShaker SCORECARD system to keep things as objective as possible. To learn more about my “Rule of 3” CLICK HERE. This post may contain affiliate/referral links, but all views are my own. No one is paying me to say any of this. Read the complete TheStyleShaker.com disclosure here. Product information and EWG ratings may change along with the brands and the formulas they use. Click through the applicable links to get the most up to date information :)