Celestial Luminosity Serum
30 ml / 1.01 oz
Uneven skin tone, dark spots, fine lines and wrinkles, dry and dull skin, aging and mature skin, loss of skin elasticity and firmness
This serum is a comprehensive formulation of skin brighteners and antioxidants that help reveal your healthy glow and youthful-looking radiant skin. Encapsulating the scent of the ocean breeze, this serum’s bright orange color is a blend of turmeric (curcumin’s golden yellow color), astaxanthin (carotenoid’s reddish pigment), and bearberry (red fruit pigment). This does not stain the skin.
How To Use
After cleanser and toner, apply a small amount to entire face, neck and decollete. Allow to dry. Follow with moisturizer.
Why It Works
Derived from bearberry plant, Alpha Arbutin is a plant-based upgrade to hydroquinone, a toxic skin lightener banned in some countries. It brightens the skin by preventing the formation of melanin and fading existing dark spots. Blended with green tea extract, aloe vera extract, licorice, and vitamins A, C, E, this formulation contains powerhouse ingredients that multi-task to keep your skin feeling and looking healthy and glowing.
Astaxanthin is nature’s most powerful antioxidant known to science, derived from fresh water microalgae. Its bright red carotenoid pigment imparts an impressive array of anti-aging properties due to its superior ORAC level of 2,822,200, which is 6,000 times stronger than vitamin C, 550 times than vitamin E, and 293 times than wild blueberries.
Ubiquinone (CoQ10) has been studied widely for its ability to brighten and lighten skin in this 2019 publication by the Biochemical Pharmacology. The conclusion was that CoQ10 provides an effective mechanism to manage hyperpigmentation.
Wild cherry extract is high in vitamin C and has the ability to combat dullness and correct hyperpigmentation.
Turmeric root oil is a powerful superfood and botanical active containing over 300 phenolic compounds. Known in South Asia and popular in Ayurvedic medicine, turmeric root oil has been used many centuries ago to reduce skin blemishes and brighten skin. In a 2011 publication by the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, the conclusion was made that turmeric is effective in protecting the skin against the harmful effects of the sun.
Carrot seed oil is a highly concentrated botanical extract containing an abundant amount of antioxidants, beta-carotene and vitamins A and E that not only regenerates the skin cell to soothe wrinkles and stretch marks but also increases the skin’s resistance to sunlight and lightens dark spots.
Cranberry seed oil contains a high levels of polyphenols, anthocyanins, proanthocyanidin, tocopherols and tocotrienols (potent forms of vitamin E), and proportionate amount of omega fatty acids 3, 6, and 9 protect the skin against oxidative damage and maintain skin suppleness.
Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) helps build keratin to keep skin firm and healthy, minimizes pores, grows the skin's lipid barrier (ceramide) to retain moisture, reduces redness, lightens dark spots, and protects against sun damage and oxidative stress.
Wakame bioferment, high in vitamin B and healthy fatty acids that keep skin collagen strong, is a unique and exceptional ingredient that provide powerful antioxidant benefits and can efficiently detoxify the skin by targeting internal pollution, where the aging problem starts.
Sea buckthorn oil is highly abundant of bioactive ingredients and well known for its complex lipids and sterols that keep the skin super hydrated and improve skin elasticity and firmness.
Blue tansy essential oil is a luxurious oil that originated from Morocco and delivers an effective anti-inflammatory, anti-wrinkle and wound-healing abilities.
Full Ingredients List
32 High-Performance Ingredients
Aqua (Deionized Water), Santalum Austrocaledonicum Wood Water (Sandalwood), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice (Organic Aloe), Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil (Organic Sunflower), Glycerin (Kosher, Vegetable), Theobroma Cacao Seed Butter (Organic Cocoa), Ethylhexyl Palmitate (Plant-Based Emollient), Glyceryl Stearate (Plant-Based Emulsifier & Emollient), Alpha Arbutin (Bearberry Extract), Ubiquinone (CoQ10), Astaxanthin (Haematococcus Pluvialis Extract), Niacinamide (Vitamin B3), Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate (Vitamin C), Prunus Virginiana Bark Extract (Wild Cherry), Thippophae Rhamnoides Oil (Organic Sea Buckthorn Oil), Glycyrrhiza Glabra Root Extract (Organic Licorice), Vaccinium Macrocarpon Seed Oil (Cranberry), Daucus Carota Sativa Seed Oil (Carrot), Anaceum Annuum Flower Oil (Blue Tansy Essential Oil), Cocos Nucifera Oil (Organic Coconut), Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil (Organic Jojoba), Undaria Pinnatifida Cell Culture Extract (Wakame Bioferment), Beeswax (Beeswax), Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Panthenol (Vitamin B5), Caesalpinia Spinosa Gum (Tara, Botanical Hyaluronic Acid), Curcuma Longa Rhizome Extract (Turmeric), Hydrangea Arborescens Root Extract (Hydrangea), Cetyl Alcohol (Plant-Based Emollient), Potassium Stearate (Plant-Based Emulsifier & Emollient), Plant-Based Fragrance, Phenoxyethanol (Flower Extract Preservative <=0.1%), Ethylhexylglycerin (Natural Preservative & Skin Conditioner)