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Ceramides Skin Supplement
Ceramides Skin Supplement

"This is my 4th bottle...it really improves my skin. My beautician says my pores are smaller. love it!"— Mary

$55.00

Ceramides Skin Supplement

Clinically proven to boost skin's hydration by 23% in 2 weeks.

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The Serum
The Serum

"this is the one serum that can essentially replace all other skincare products that I have been using"— Annie

$89.00

The Serum

Specially designed to bring back baby soft skin with an intense boost in hydration. This serum mimics the protective and hydrating properties of the Vernix Caseosa, bringing an instant, natural glow that your skin will thank you for.

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The Essence
The Essence

"I don't know how they do it, but I love how soft my skin feels right after using The Essence."— Jo

$75.00

The Essence

Our beauty holy trinity BFE Complex works synergistically with your skin to develop a moisture reservoir to deeply hydrate, while immediately helping to soften skin.

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Flowerberry

Flowerberry

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Eye Illuminating Supplement
Eye Illuminating Supplement

"I always find my eyes getting tired throughout the day but since taking Flowerberry I even got compliments"— Renee

$55.00

Eye Illuminating Supplement

Bringing our In-and-Out philosophy to the eyes, this beauty supplement is the first of its kind. FlowerBerry brightens lackluster eyes, improves eye health while filtering out blue light with our unique blend of traditional superfood.

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Eye Illuminating Cream
Eye Illuminating Cream

"I now swear by this and recommend it to all my friends"— Z Chia

$49.00

Eye Illuminating Cream

A luxurious cream that helps to diminish crow's feet, brighten dark circles, de-puffs in 2 weeks with our proprietary FlowerBerry complex. Nourish and repair your delicate eye area for brighter, youthful-looking eyes.

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True Bright

True Bright

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Skin Brightening Supplement
Skin Brightening Supplement

"I'm now into my 5th bottle and needless to say, my pigmentation has lightened tremendously."— Vaun

$75.00

Skin Brightening Supplement

Experience the secret ingredient to radiant-looking skin in this customer favorite skin-enhancer. Formulated using Sakura extract and Colorless Carotenoids, this supplement helps to brighten skin and lighten pigmentation.

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Invi-Sun Skin Supplement
Invi-Sun Skin Supplement

"Since taking it i realized even after being out all day my skin did not have any redness. Incredible.."— Lena

$45.00

Invi-Sun Skin Supplement

Enjoy more time outdoors with our skin defense supplement. Just two capsules before sun exposure will help keep skin blushing to a minimal and strengthen your skin’s natural resilience.

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Ceramides/Phytoceramides

Ingredient: Ceramides/Phytoceramides

INCI: Ceramides/Phytoceramides

Sources: Plants

Our rating: GOOD

What are Ceramides/Phytoceramides:

Ceramide is a waxy lipid found in our skin. It maintains moisture content, structure, and integrity of the skin. There are 6 types of ceramides found naturally in the skin. They help to repair the skin’s natural barrier and regulate cell proliferation. As we age, the production of ceramides in our skin declines which can result in dry skin, fine lines, wrinkles, inflammation, and conditions such as dermatitis and eczema.

Currently, most types of ceramides in the market are commercially derived from plant sources and are known as phytoceramides. Two common sources of phytoceramides are brown rice and wheat germ extracts. In the past, ceramides were derived from soybeans and bovine sources.

Benefits of Ceramides/Phytoceramides:

When ingested, phytoceramides are absorbed and utilized by keratinocytes, the predominant cell type in the outermost layer of the skin, to synthesize the production of ceramides. As phytoceramides try to replicate the lipid found in the skin, they are absorbed and act as a substitute for our lipids.

A study on repairing human skin barrier function using topically applied emulsions containing barrier lipids showed that topical ceramides with other skin lipids encourage the development of a protective barrier that protects against inflammation and infections, sun damage and dryness. Another study on 51 women on “The moisturizing effect of a wheat extract on women's skin” found that “skin hydration was significantly increased” and skin dryness was reduced, demonstrating the nutrient’s effectiveness in retaining moisture. Phytoceramides also stimulate collagen production which increases skin elasticity and integrity, diminishing the appearance of wrinkles.

Side Effects & Toxicity:

An extremely safe ingredient, ceramides/phytoceramides have no known toxicity in general use and are shown to be non-irritating and suitable for sensitive skin.

Editor’s Note:

According to FDA, the powder form Oryza Ceramide-P is recommended for skin moisturizing at 20 mg per day, and 30-50 mg per day for skin whitening. Oryza Ceramide-L is recommended at 200 mg per day for moisturizing. Look out for ‘plant-derived phytoceramides’ on the product pack and try supplementing with a Vitamin C tablet or serum for more anti-aging effects.