Indeed Labs Vitamin C Brightening Drops

Indeed Labs Vitamin C Brightening Drops

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Type of product Serum
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Description

  • vegan and cruelty-free serum that contains aha, hyaluronic acid and vitamin c.
  • it doesn't contain any harsh alcohols, common allergens, fragrances, parabens or sulfates.
  • it does contain oils and silicones.
  • it is likely to be good for brightening skin.
  • it is reef safe.
  • it is not fungal acne (malassezia) safe.

This product was submitted by gemmajaws on November 23, 2021

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 Indeed Labs's Vitamin C Brightening Drops.

Benefits (6)

Reduces Redness Icon
Reduces Redness
Good For Skin Texture Icon
Good For Skin Texture
Reduces Large Pores Icon
Reduces Large Pores
Good For Anti-Aging Icon
Good For Anti-Aging
Good For Dark Spots Icon
Good For Dark Spots
Helps Brighten Skin Icon
Helps Brighten Skin

Notable Ingredients (3)

AHA Icon
AHA
Vitamin C Icon
Vitamin C
Hyaluronic Acid Icon
Hyaluronic Acid

Concerns (2)

May Worsen Dry Skin Icon
May Worsen Dry Skin
May Cause Irritation Icon
May Cause Irritation

Indeed Labs Vitamin C Brightening Drops Ingredients Explained

This product contains 23 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
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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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3
Emollient, Skin Conditioning, Solvent
Community rating: Mixed

Cyclopentasiloxane is a type of silicone.

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4
Humectant, Skin Conditioning, Solvent
Also known as: 1,2-Dihydroxypropane, 1,2-Propanediol, Methyl Glycol, And Trimethyl Glycol
Community rating: Disliked

An odorless, colorless liquid used as a humectant, meaning it helps skin retain moisture.
Within a product, it helps deliver actives and also protects it from melting or freezing.

Propylene Glycol is considered an organic alcohol and commonly added into both cosmetics and foods.

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5
Emollient, Skin Conditioning, Solvent
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Cyclohexasiloxane is a type of silicone.

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6
Skin Conditioning

Volcanic Soil is an oil.

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Preservative
Also known as: 2-Phenoxyethanol
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Phenoxyethanol has germicide, antimicrobial, and aromatic properties. In studies, Phenoxyethanol has been found to prevent germ and microbial growth. By itself, it has a scent similar to roses.

Phenoxyethanol is commonly used with Caprylyl Glycol to preserve the shelf life of products.

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We don't have a description for Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer.

9
Emollient, Skin Conditioning

Caprylyl Glycol is a humectant, meaning it retains and preserves moisture. It is a common ingredient in many products, especially those designed to hydrate skin. The primary benefits are retaining moisture, skin softening, and promoting a healthy skin barrier.

Though Caprylyl Glycol is an alcohol derived from fatty acids, it is not the kind that can dry out skin.

This ingredient is also used as a preservative to extend the life of products.

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10
Emollient, Skin Conditioning, Solvent

We don't have a description for Isohexadecane.

11
Antioxidant, Masking, Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Vitamin C
Community rating: Liked

Ascorbic Acid is AKA L-Ascorbic acid and is a common type of Vitamin C. It contains large amounts of antioxidants, helps to soothe skin, and fades dark spots. It helps aid in UV protection but becomes unstable when exposed to UV and air.

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12
Skin Conditioning, Solvent

Pentylene glycol is typically used within a product to thicken it, and also adds a smooth, soft, and moisturizing feel to the product.

This ingredient also acts as a mild preservative and helps to keep a product microbe-free.

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13
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Citric Acid is an AHA derived from citrus fruits (think oranges, lemons, and limes!). A small amount is used in formulas to adjust the pH of products. In higher concentrations, it can exfoliate skin.

Read more about some other popular AHA's here:
* Glycolic Acid
* Lactic Acid
* Malic Acid

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14
Skin Conditioning, Solvent
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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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15
Emulsifying, Emulsion Stabilising, Gel Forming, Skin Conditioning

Xanthan gum is used as a stabilizer and thickener within cosmetic products. It helps give products a sticky, thick feeling - preventing them from being too runny.

On the technical side of things, xanthan gum is a polysaccharide - a combination consisting of multiple sugar molecules bonded together.

Xanthan gum is a pretty common and great ingredient. It is a natural, non-toxic, non-irritating ingredient that is also commonly used in food products.

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16
Emulsifying

Polysorbate 60 isn't fungal acne safe.

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17
Emulsion Stabilising

We don't have a description for Tamarindus Indica Seed Gum.

Community rating: Disliked

Disodium EDTA plays a role in making products more stable by aiding other preservatives. It is a chelating agent, meaning it neutralizes metal ions that may be found in a product.

Disodium EDTA is a salt of ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid and are found to be safe in cosmetic ingredients.

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19

We don't have a description for Sorbitan Isostearate.

We don't have a description for Amylopectin.

21
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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22
Humectant, Moisturising, Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Hyaluronan
Community rating: Liked

Hyaluronic acid is naturally found in healthy skin. It acts as a humectant, meaning it draws moisture from the air. This ingredient helps to moisturize skin and protect the skin's outer layers.

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23
Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Biosaccharide Gum-1.

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