Good Molecules Niacinamide Brightening Toner

Good Molecules Niacinamide Brightening Toner

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Type of product Toner
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Description

  • vegan and cruelty-free toner that contains hyaluronic acid, niacinamide and vitamin c.
  • it doesn't contain any harsh alcohols, common allergens, oils, parabens, silicones or sulfates.
  • it does contain fragrances.
  • it is fungal acne (malassezia) safe and reef safe.

This product was submitted by Anvy on September 08, 2020

Directions

Dispense onto a cotton pad and gently sweep over freshly cleansed skin. Can also be dispensed into palms and patted into skin until fully absorbed. Suitable for daily use.

Product Info

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alcohol-free
silicon-free
fragrance-free
sulfate-free
paraben-free
oil-free
fungal-acne safe
reef-safe
eu-allergen-free
vegan
cruelty-free

Ingredient Details

Here's a breakdown of the benefits, notable ingredients, and drawbacks that we found with Good Molecules's Niacinamide Brightening Toner.

Benefits (8)

Good For Oily Skin Icon
Good For Oily Skin
Reduces Redness Icon
Reduces Redness
Good For Skin Texture Icon
Good For Skin Texture
Good For Anti-Aging Icon
Good For Anti-Aging
Good For Dark Spots Icon
Good For Dark Spots
Good For Scar Healing Icon
Good For Scar Healing
Helps Fight Acne Icon
Helps Fight Acne
Helps Brighten Skin Icon
Helps Brighten Skin

Notable Ingredients (3)

Vitamin C Icon
Vitamin C
Niacinamide Icon
Niacinamide
Hyaluronic Acid Icon
Hyaluronic Acid

Concerns (0)

Our analysis didn't find any major concerns with the ingredients in this product. However, this doesn't mean that it is perfect! We suggest doing further research.

Good Molecules Niacinamide Brightening Toner Ingredients Explained

This product contains 20 ingredients. Click on any ingredient to learn more about it

1
Skin Conditioning, Solvent
Also known as: Aqua, Eau, Purified Water, Aqua / Water, Distilled Water, Deionized Water
Community rating: Loved

Water is the most common cosmetic ingredient of all. It often makes up the largest portion of a product, and is thus typically found at (or near) the top of an ingredients list.

In most cases, the purpose of water within an ingredient list is to act as a solvent - this means it's there to help dissolve other ingredients into the formulation.

Water also happens to be necessary for all life on Earth. If you see this, drink a glass of water. Stay hydrated!

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2
Humectant, Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting, Solvent
Also known as: Vegetable Glycerin
Community rating: Liked

An organic, colorless, odorless, and non-toxic compound that has antimicrobial and antiviral properties. It acts a humectant in skincare products, meaning it helps skin retain moisture by pulling moisture from the air.

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Smoothing
Also known as: Vitamin B3, Nicotinamide, 3-Pyridinecarboxamide
Community rating: Liked

Niacinamide has emerged as an all-star ingredient due to its many benefits.

It is known to treat acne by reducing inflammation fading dark-spots. It can strengthen the skin by promoting the growth of the ceramide barrier.

Other benefits include smoothing wrinkles and minimizing redness.

Niacinamide can also help build keratin, a protein that keeps skin firm.

When incorporating Niacinamide into your routine, look out for concentration amounts. Typically, 5% Niacinamide provides benefits such as fading dark spots. However, if you have sensitive skin, it is better to begin with a smaller concentration.

Niacinamide can be mixed with other ingredients to boost benefits. For instance, it has shown to be effective when used with copper, folic acid, and zinc to treat acne.

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4
Humectant, Masking, Skin Conditioning, Solvent
Also known as: Bg
Community rating: Mixed

Butylene Glycol (or BG) is used within cosmetic products for a few different reasons:

  • It is a solvent, meaning that it helps to dissolve other ingredients. This also enhances the absorption of the product into one's skin.
  • It is a humectant, which means that it helps attract moisture into the skin.
  • It helps improve product application.

Overall, Butylene Glycol is a safe and well-rounded ingredient. It is unlikely to irritate skin, and works well with pretty much all other ingredients.

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5
Skin Conditioning, Solvent
Community rating: Disliked

1,2-Hexanediol is a multi-tasker ingredient. It acts as a preservative to increase shelf-life and can aid other preservatives in preventing microbe growth. 1,2-Hexanediol also helps the skin retain moisture as a humectant.

In products that are water-based, this ingredient can help stabilize perfumes and fragrances. It can also help make the texture of products softer and more smooth.

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6
Skin Conditioning
Community rating: Liked

3-O-Ethyl Ascorbic Acid is a form of Vitamin C. It can help to reduce redness, improve skin texture, reduce the effects of aging, and reduce the visibility of dark spots.

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7
Humectant, Skin Conditioning
Community rating: Liked

Betaine is a common humectant (a substance that promotes retention of moisture). It's known to be gentle on the skin and can help balance hydration.

Betaine is created naturally by the skin and body, and the form found within cosmetic products can be either plant-dervied or synthetic.

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8
Antioxidant, Bleaching, Skin Conditioning
Community rating: Liked

Arbutin is an antioxidant. It can help to heal scars.

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Theobroma Cacao Seed Extract is an antioxidant.

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We don't have a description for Saccharomyces Ferment Filtrate.

11
Bleaching, Emollient, Perfuming, Skin Conditioning, Smoothing, Soothing
Also known as: Licorice
Community rating: Liked

Glycyrrhiza Glabra Root Extract is an extract of the roots of the Licorice, Glycyrrhiza glabra L., Leguminosae.

Extracts of licorice have demonstrated to have antibacterial, anti‐inflammatory, antiviral, antioxidant properties.

Read more: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7167772/

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12
Emollient, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Astragalus Membranaceus Root Extract.

We don't have a description for Rehmannia Glutinosa Root Extract.

14
Humectant, Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Hyaluronic Acid, Hyaluronan, Hyaluronic Sodium, Hyaluronic Salt
Community rating: Liked

Hyaluronic Acid is a humectant, meaning it has the ability to hold water and rehydrate skin. Because of this, it is great for soothing and adding moisture to dry skin.

It is naturally occurring in our bodies and is mostly found in eye fluid and joints; it is commonly derived from sodium salt of hyaluronic acid.

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15
Skin Conditioning
Community rating: Liked

Ethylhexylglycerin (we can't pronounce this either) is commonly used as a preservative and skin softener. It is derived from glyceryl.

You might see Ethylhexylglycerin often paired with other preservatives such as phenoxyethanol. Ethylhexylglycerin has been found to increase the effectiveness of these other preservatives.

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We don't have a description for Glyceryl Polyacrylate.

17
Emulsion Stabilising, Gel Forming

We don't have a description for Carbomer.

18
Also known as: Ketorolac, Tris, Tham

Oral Tromethanmine is an anti-inflammatory drug but plays the role of masking, adding fragrance, and/or balancing pH in skincare.

1,3-Propanediol, 2-amino-2-(hydroxymethyl)-

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We don't have a description for Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate.

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Absorbent

We don't have a description for Dextrin.

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