The Skin House Vita Snail First Essence

The Skin House Vita Snail First Essence

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Type of product Essence
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  • essence that contains hyaluronic acid, niacinamide and vitamin c.
  • it doesn't contain any harsh alcohols, common allergens, parabens, silicones or sulfates.
  • it does contain fragrances and oils.
  • 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 GulluDee on July 05, 2022

Product Info

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fungal-acne safe

Ingredient Details

Here's a breakdown of the benefits, notable ingredients, and drawbacks that we found with The Skin House's Vita Snail First Essence.

Benefits (7)

Hydrates Dry Skin Icon
Hydrates Dry Skin
Good For Oily Skin Icon
Good For Oily Skin
Reduces Redness Icon
Reduces Redness
Helps Reduce Irritation Icon
Helps Reduce Irritation
Good For Anti-Aging Icon
Good For Anti-Aging
Helps Fight Acne Icon
Helps Fight Acne
Helps Brighten Skin Icon
Helps Brighten Skin

Notable Ingredients (3)

Vitamin C Icon
Vitamin C
Niacinamide Icon
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.

The Skin House Vita Snail First Essence Ingredients Explained

This product contains 24 ingredients. Click on any ingredient to learn more about it

Skin Conditioning
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Snail Secretion Filtrate can help to reduce redness.

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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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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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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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Community rating: Mixed

Galactomyces Ferment Filtrate isn't fungal acne safe. It can be good for be good for dry skin.

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Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Ppg-26-Buteth-26.

Community rating: Very Disliked

Peg-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil is an oil.

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Masking, Perfuming, Skin Conditioning

Citrus Nobilis Peel Extract is a fragrance.

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Masking, Perfuming, Skin Conditioning

Cupressus Sempervirens Leaf Oil is a fragrance and is an oil.

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Antimicrobial, Astringent, Skin Conditioning, Soothing, Tonic

We don't have a description for Hedera Helix Leaf/Stem Extract.

Also known as: Bergamot Fruit Oil

Citrus Aurantium Bergamia Fruit Oil is the psoralen-free volatile oil obtained from the fruit of Citrus aurantium L. var. bergamia, Rutaceae; Oils, bergamot; bergamot oil bergaptene free

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Masking, Perfuming, Tonic

Litsea Cubeba Fruit Oil is a fragrance and is an oil.

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Perfuming, Skin Conditioning

Ribes Nigrum Leaf Extract is a fragrance.

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Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting, Soothing
Community rating: Loved

Allantoin plays a role in soothing and moisturizing the skin. Because of this, it is often added to products with strong active ingredients.

Some studies have shown this ingredient can promote wound healing with higher concentrations.

Allantoin is derived from the comfrey plant but produced synthetically for cosmetic products to ensure purity.

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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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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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Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Pro-Vitamin B5
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Panthenol (also referred to as pro-vitamin B5) is a common ingredient that helps hydrate and soothe the skin.

Panthenol is a humectant, meaning that it helps the skin attract and retain moisture. It's also known to have anti-inflammatory abilities. This means that it's great for sensitive, irritation-prone skin.

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Cleansing, Skin Conditioning, Smoothing, Soothing, Tonic
Also known as: Gotu Kola, Tiger Grass
Community rating: Loved

Centella Asiatica Extract is the extract of the whole plant Hydrocotyl, Centella asiatica L., Apiaceae. The common names for this plant are the Indian or Asiatic pennywort. This plant is shown for being an effective wound treatment.

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Skin Protecting, Soothing

We don't have a description for Vaccinium Angustifolium Fruit Extract.

Also known as: Açaí Oil / Acai Oil

Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Extract is an extract of the fruit of the Cabbage Palm, Euterpe oleracea, Arecaceae. AKA the Açaí berry!

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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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Skin Conditioning
Community rating: Loved

We don't have a description for Adenosine.

Emollient, Humectant, Skin Conditioning
Community rating: Liked

Hydrolyzed Collagen can help to reduce the effects of aging.

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Antioxidant, Masking, Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Vitamin C
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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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