The Skin House Vital Bright Eye Cream

The Skin House Vital Bright Eye Cream

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Type of product Eye Moisturizer
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Description

  • eye moisturizer that contains hyaluronic acid, niacinamide, vitamin c and vitamin e.
  • it doesn't contain any harsh alcohols, common allergens, parabens or sulfates.
  • it does contain fragrances, oils and silicones.
  • it is likely to be good for brightening skin and sensitive skin.
  • it is reef safe.
  • it is not fungal acne (malassezia) safe.

This product was submitted by hyggeday on November 19, 2020

Directions

After using cleaning, toner, and emulsion, apply an adequate amount on your face and spread it softly.
Use your hands to wrap your face and tap for it to be absorbed deeply into skin.

Product Info

Click on the items below to learn more and view relevant ingredients.
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 The Skin House's Vital Bright Eye Cream.

Benefits (6)

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 (4)

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

Concerns (2)

May Worsen Oily Skin Icon
May Worsen Oily Skin
May Cause Acne Icon
May Cause Acne

The Skin House Vital Bright Eye Cream Ingredients Explained

This product contains 43 ingredients. Click on any ingredient to learn more about it

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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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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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Humectant, Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Hyaluronic Acid, Hyaluronan, Hyaluronic Sodium, Hyaluronic Salt
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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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We don't have a description for Cetyl Ethylhexanoate.

5
Emollient, Skin Conditioning, Solvent

Cyclomethicone is a type of silicone.

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6
Cleansing, Emulsifying, Emulsion Stabilising, Masking
Community rating: Very Disliked

Stearic Acid isn't fungal acne safe. It can be bad for oily skin.

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Emollient, Skin Conditioning, Solvent

We don't have a description for Isohexadecane.

8
Emollient, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Butylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate.

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Emollient, Emulsifying, Emulsion Stabilising
Also known as: (C16-C18) Alkyl Alcohol, C1618, C16-18 Alcohols, Cetostearyl Alcohol, Cetyl/Stearyl Alcohol,
Community rating: Very Disliked

Cetearyl alcohol is a mixture of cetyl alcohol and stearyl alcohol. Its main purpose is to prevent oil and liquids from separating in products. Cetearyl alcohol can also help thicken a product or create foam.

Cetearyl alcohol has been found to have emollient properties, meaning it helps hydrate the skin by trapping moisture.

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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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11
Emulsion Stabilising, Masking, Skin Conditioning
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Beeswax can be bad for oily skin.

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12

Sorbitan Stearate isn't fungal acne safe.

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13
Emollient, Skin Conditioning
Community rating: Liked

Squalane is an emollient that helps the skin retain moisture. It's an oily liquid that occurs naturally in certain types of fish and plant oils.

Squalane also happens to be naturally occurring within the sebum of our skin - it's part of the natural oils our skin produces to keep itself hydrated.

Squalane is known to be non-irritating (even at 100% concentration).

It's a fantastic ingredient that hydrates the skin superbly and is suitable for those with sensitive skin.

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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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15
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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Emollient, Emulsion Stabilising

We don't have a description for Arachidyl Alcohol.

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Emollient, Emulsion Stabilising
Also known as: Docosan-1-Ol

A type of fatty alcohol. Fatty Alcohols are most often used as an emollient or to thicken a product. They are usually derived from natural fats and oils and therefore do not have the same drying or irritating effect as traditional alcohols.

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We don't have a description for Arachidyl Glucoside.

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Emollient, Humectant, Skin Conditioning
Community rating: Liked

Hydrolyzed Collagen can help to reduce the effects of aging.

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20
Emulsifying

Polysorbate 60 isn't fungal acne safe.

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21
Emollient, Emulsifying
Community rating: Disliked

Glyceryl Stearate isn't fungal acne safe.

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22
Emollient, Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting
Community rating: Disliked

Dimethicone is a silicone used for making products smooth and silky. It also has the added benefit of sealing in hydration. The amount of dimethicone found in beauty products is considered safe and non-comedogenic, meaning it won't clog pores.

Dimethicone has been found increase absorption in skin, boosting the benefits of other ingredients. While there is concern for the safety of dimethicone, the levels used in skincare are safe for use.

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23
Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Meadowfoam Oil / Meadow Foam Oil

Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil is the oil extracted from the seeds of the meadowfoam plant, Limnanthes alba, Limnanthaceae.

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24
Antioxidant, Skin Conditioning
Community rating: Liked

Tocopheryl Acetate is AKA Vitamin E. It is an antioxidant and protects your skin from free radicals. Free radicals damage the skin by breaking down collagen.

One study found using Tocopheryl Acetate with Vitamin C decreased the number of sunburned cells.

Tocopheryl Acetate is commonly found in both skincare and dietary supplements.

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Solanum Lycopersicum Fruit Extract is an antioxidant.

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We don't have a description for Paeonia Lactiflora Bark/Sap Extract.

We don't have a description for Lonicera Japonica Flower Extract.

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Masking, Skin Conditioning
Also known as: L-Arginine, (2s)-2-Amino-5-Guanidinopentanoic Acid
Community rating: Mixed

Arginine is an amino acid used in creating proteins that you probably learned about in biology.

It is known to have antioxidant properties, which helps protect your skin from free radicals.

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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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30
Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Pro-Vitamin B5
Community rating: Loved

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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Skin Conditioning
Community rating: Loved

We don't have a description for Adenosine.

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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Skin Conditioning
Community rating: Liked

Snail Secretion Filtrate can help to reduce redness.

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We don't have a description for Panax Ginseng Callus Culture Extract.

We don't have a description for Bambusa Vulgaris Callus Culture Extract.

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Antioxidant, Humectant, Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting

Aloe Vera Callus Extract is the extract of the callus of Aloe vera grown in culture.

Aloe contains the antioxidants Vitamins A, C, and E. These vitamins neutralize free radicals.
It also contains sugars in the form of monosaccharides and polysaccharides, folic acid, choline, many common minerals such as calcium, 12 anthraquinones, fatty acids, amino acids, and Vitamin B12.
Aloe is known to be anti-inflammatory, moisturizing, antiseptic, healing, and protect against UV rays.

Read more here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2763764/

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We don't have a description for Leontopodium Alpinum Extract.

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Perfuming, Skin Conditioning

Thymus Vulgaris Extract is a fragrance.

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39
Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Buddleja Davidii Extract.

40
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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Preservative
Also known as: 2-Phenoxyethanol
Community rating: Disliked

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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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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Masking, Perfuming
Also known as: Fragrance

Parfum is a catch-all term for an ingredient or more that is used to give aroma to products. In the US, the alternative name for parfum is 'fragrance'.

Parfum, or fragrance, can be a blend of hundreds of chemicals or plant oils. This blend can cause allergies and sensitivities on the skin.

Products use parfum often to give products a scent or cover up smells of different ingredients.

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