- 1 Think Africa’s Review of the Innisfree Green Tea Seed Serum
- 1.1 Who is Innisfree? What’s the first thing to know about Innisfree Green Tea Seed Serum?
- 1.2 What are the ingredients that explain the serum’s efficiency?
- 1.3 How to use it? Are there any warnings about usage?
- 1.4 What do we like a lot about the serum? What are the things we like less?
- 1.5 Is it a “go” or not?
Think Africa’s Review of the Innisfree Green Tea Seed Serum
Proper skin care routine should start early and using the right skin care products for your skin’s needs and your wallet is no easy task.
Add the part when you also care a lot about the nature and environment, so you may find yourself in a pickle. Finding and using the cosmetics that aren’t just good for your skin, but also take care of the world we like in and don’s break the bank, on top of anything else, gets complicated all of the sudden.
Who is Innisfree? What’s the first thing to know about Innisfree Green Tea Seed Serum?
The naturalism-oriented cosmetics brand Innisfree is a south Korean cosmetic brand. It was born in 2000 and has stores mainly in Asia. It’s determined to create eco-friendly products in order to maintain the balance of nature and its symbol is a heart to discover pure island’s natural ingredients.
The Innisfree Green Tea Seed Serum is a moisturizing serum that is formulated mainly on green tea extract. The serum keeps your skin well hydrated and moisturized and your wallet is safe too as the serum doesn’t break the bank.
What are the ingredients that explain the serum’s efficiency?
The list of ingredients is quite long and impressive, but we’re only going to take a closer look at some of the main ingredients within:
- Green tea extract (almost 76%)-reduces inflammation in skin and eliminates puffiness. It sooths skin in case of eczema and puts acne under control. It improves your skin complexion and slows down the aging of skin. It tones the skin and reduces the pores, giving your skin a healthy glow.
- Prickly pear extract- it increases the elasticity in skin and improves the skin complexion. It nourishes the skin and has anti-aging properties. It moisturizes and softens skin, whitening dark spots. It reduces the risk for wrinkling and tightens pores. It’s safe to use on sensitive skin.
- Orchid extract- protects and moisturizes the skin, controlling the damage of free radicals. It heals the damaged skin and reduces the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.
- Tangerine peel extract-has anti-oxidant abilities. It reduces inflammation and addresses various skin conditions. It heals cuts and wounds and boosts the skin cell renewal. It smooths out the skin and brightens the skin complexion too.
- Camellia leaf extract-has anti-inflammatory properties and slows down the aging of skin.
- Hydrogenated castor oil- brightens the hyperpigmentation and smooths out the fine lines and wrinkles. It keeps acne at bay and helps the skin fight against aging.
- Orange extract-calms and moisturizes the skin. It protects the skin from the damaging UVs.
- Grapefruit extract-is loaded with antioxidants and citric acid. It’s a natural exfoliator and eliminates dead skin cells.
The serum is loaded with minerals and amino acids, leaving your skin hydrated and moisturized. It’s based on Dual Moisture-Rising Technology which is originated in green tea and green tea seed oil.
The green tea hydrates your skin on deep level, whereas the green tea seed oil is going to develop a powerful moisture barrier that moisturizes your skin for longer time.
How to use it? Are there any warnings about usage?
You should always start with a properly cleansed and dry skin. Go ahead and try the Innisfree Green Tea, Pure Cleansing Foam from the same line.
The serum comes in an attractive packaging and the pretty looking plastic bottle is recyclable. The pump dispenser works just fine and the serum is easy to use every time. It’s sort of white colored and has a strong smell. The smell is very nice and it lingers for a while, but may count as a downside for one with allergies or sensitive skin.
The consistency is nice and the serum soaks right into the skin. It’s thin and slippery and softens the skin right the way. It doesn’t leave a residue nor a greasy feel afterwards.
As it has a cooling effect, the serum makes it as a great choice for the summer time. A little goes a long way and the bottle is quite big. The serum is going to get you good for quite some time.
In order to complete your skin care routine, you may also want to follow the serum with Innisfree The Green Tea Seed Cream.
As it’s formulated on natural ingredients, here are some safety info to keep in mind:
- Should you experience swelling, itchiness, irritation or red blotches, it’s better to stop using it
- Don’t apply the serum on skin irritation or a scar. don’t use it if you’re dealing with eczema or dermatitis
- Make sure you close the serum after each use
- Don’t store the serum in direct sunlight and keep it away from high or low temperatures
- Keep it out of the reach of babies/children. Get to a doctor if he/she swallows it.
What do we like a lot about the serum? What are the things we like less?
There are many things to like about the serum and we’ve shorted the pros to the following list:
- The serum is formulated on almost 76% green tea and green tea seed oil
- It hydrates and moisturizes the skin
- Its formula includes several natural ingredients
- It has a nice texture and soaks right into your skin
- It has a cooling effect and it’s great for the summer time
- The pump dispenser works very well
- It doesn’t leave a residue
- It’s easy to use and has a nice smell
- It comes in a pretty plastic and reusable bottle
- It’s a good value for the money
Beggars can’t be choosers, but the serum’s inherent flaws aren’t many nor major:
- Some think the bottle it’s a tad too big for travelling
- It may cause a slight stingy sensation on sensitive skin
- One may feel the smell is too strong for their taste
Is it a “go” or not?
If you’ve searched high and low for the serum that hydrates and moisturizes the skin in a natural way, leaving a nice cooling feel onto your skin during the summer time, don’t sit on the fence and give this serum a spin. Even though it may come with its minor flaws, the serum does exactly what it says and doesn’t break the bank either.
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