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Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily
Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Dark Spots, and Dryness
Formulation: Lightweight Cream
- Retinol 1%: A pure form of vegan retinol, this is one of the most well-researched ingredients
in skincare capable of bringing balance to any skin concern. At a one percent concentration, retinol can dramatically improve the look and feel of uneven skin tone and texture and ward off the damage done from daily exposure to UV rays, pollution, and other free radicals.
- Triple Peptide Blend: A potent trio of peptides that visibly firms and strengthens, boosting the age-fighting benefits of retinol.
- Vitamin F: Soothing fatty acids (linolenic and linoleic) that work to visibly improve skin‘s texture and suppleness and calm signs of sensitivity.
Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan and cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: Retinol and supportive peptides restore a look of bounce, resilience, and clarity to skin while visibly evening tone and texture without redness and irritation. Vitamin F and a curated blend of oils replenish lipids and moisture while antioxidant-packed ingredients defend against environmental stressors.
This cream is free of essential oils, silicones, and fragrance.
Drunk Elephant is committed to using only ingredients that either directly benefit the health of the skin or support the integrity of their formulations. The brand focuses on healthy pH levels, formulations the skin recognizes, small molecular structure that’s easily absorbed, and effective active ingredients that also support the skin’s acid mantle. All of their products are designed to be mixed togetherwhat Drunk Elephant calls making a smoothie. (This is true for all of their products except their sunscreen, Umbra, which sits on top of the skin, protecting it from UV damage.) The result is skin that is reset to its happiest, healthiest state.
- Men‘s Health, 2019 Grooming Award
- InStyle, 2019 Best Beauty Buys
- People En Espanol, 2020 Beuaty Awards
Clinical Results: In an independent consumer-testing panel of 45 women ages 25 to 55:
- 100% of testers agreed skin clarity was improved
- 94% of testers agreed skin texture felt smoother
- 88% of testers agreed skin felt firmer
Clean at Sephora
Clean at Sephora is formulated without a list of over 50 ingredients, including sulfates (SLS and SLES), parabens, phthalates, and more. For the full list, check out the Ingredients tab.
-Morning or night, apply a pea-size amount or less to a clean, dry face, avoiding the eye area.
-May be mixed with any Drunk Elephant cream or oil.
-Limit initial use to once or twice a week, gradually increasing frequency to every other night and then every night as tolerated.
-Always use a broad-spectrum sunscreen such as Umbra™ Sheer or Umbra Tinte™ (each sold separately)
-Beauty tip: Mix with B-Hydra™ (sold separately) for an extra shot of hydration and vitamin B.
Try Drunk Elephant‘s "ABC Smoothie" for visibly smoother, brighter, more hydrated skin:
-In the palm of your hand, mix one pump of B-Hydra™, one pump of C-Firma™ (each sold separately), and a pea-size amount A-Passioni™.
-Apply to skin.
Try Drunk Elephant‘s "Passion Play Smoothie" for hydrated, radiant-, younger-looking skin:
-In the palm of your hand, mix one pump of B-Hydra™, one pump of Lala Retro™ (each sold separately), and a pea-size amount of A-Passioni™.
-Apply to skin.
-Retinol products are not recommended for use by pregnant or nursing mothers. Always check with your doctor before using any new products while pregnant or nursing.
-Triple Peptide Blend: A potent trio of peptides that visibly firms and strengthens, boosting the age-fighting benefits of retinol.
-Vitamin F: Soothing fatty acids (linolenic and linoleic) that work to visibly improve skin’s texture and suppleness and calm signs of sensitivity.
Water/Aqua/Eau, Glycerin, Coco-Caprylate, Stearic Acid, Coconut Alkanes, Glyceryl Stearate, Niacinamide, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Cetearyl Alcohol, Pentylene Glycol, Passiflora Edulis Seed Oil, Retinol, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Sclerocarya Birrea Seed Oil, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7, Brassica Oleracea Acephala Leaf Extract, Brassica Oleracea Italica (Broccoli) Extract, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Chrysin, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Linoleic Acid, Linolenic Acid, Ceramide NP, Xanthophylls, Phytosphingosine, Phytosterols, Jojoba Esters, Physalis Pubescens Fruit Juice, Stearyl Glycyrrhetinate, Oryza Sativa (Rice Bran) Extract, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Carthamus Tinctorium (Safflower) Seed Oil, Palmitoyl Hexapeptide-12, Cetyl Palmitate, Trehalose, Lauric Acid, Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Glucosamine HCL, Tocopheryl Acetate, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Pisum Sativum (Pea) Extract, Tocopherol, Bambusa Vulgaris Leaf/Stem Extract, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Carbomer, Trideceth-6 Phosphate, N-Hydroxysuccinimide, Ceteareth-20, Sodium Hydroxide, Laureth-23, Steareth-20, Propanediol, Chlorhexidine Digluconate, Polysorbate 20, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Chlorphenesin, Potassium Sorbate, Ethylhexylglycerin.
Clean at Sephora products are formulated without:SulfatesSLS + SLES, Parabens, Formaldehydes, Formaldehyde-releasing agents, Phthalates, Mineral Oil, Retinyl Palmitate, Oxybenzone, Coal Tar, Hydroquinone, Triclosan, Triclocarban, Undisclosed synthetic fragrances (Products can be formulated with disclosed synthetic fragrances that meet the following two criteria: (1) the synthetic fragrances do not include any of the ingredients listed in numbers 1 through 12 above and (2) the synthetic fragrances are at a concentration below 1% of the total formula) The following type of acrylates: (ethyl acrylate, ethyl methacrylate, methyl methacrylate, butyl methacrylate, hydroxypropyl methacrylate, tetrahydrofurfuryl methacrylate, trimethylolpropane trimethacrylate , aluminum salts), Animal Oils/Musks/Fats, Benzophenone + Related Compounds, Butoxyethanol, Carbon Black, Lead/Lead Acetate, Methyl Cellosolve + Methoxyethanol, Methylchloroisothiazolinone & Methylisothiazolinone, Mercury + Mercury Compounds (Thimerisol), Insoluble Plastic Microbeads (This prohibited ingredient applies to products that are meant to be rinsed off ), Resorcinol, Talc (Talc that is free of any asbestos can be used in the formulation provided that Brand conducts testing to ensure that talc is free of any asbestos.), Toluene, Butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA), Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) that is 0.1% or more of total formula, Ethanolamines DEA/TEA/MEA/ETA, Nanoparticles as defined by the European Commission, Petrolatum and Parrafin that is not USP grade, Phenoxyethanol that is 1% or more of total formulation, Polyacrylamide & Acrylamide, The following types of Styrene (Bromostyrene, Deastyrene/acrylates/dvbcopolymer, sodium styrene/divinylbenzene copolymer , styrene oxide, styrene), 1,4 Dioxane in final formulas must comply with the thresholds as follows: (10 or < ppm for products that are meant to be rinsed off, wiped off or removed, 3ppm or < for products that are meant to remain on the skin).
Since 2012, Drunk Elephant has pioneered a skin- and hair-care philosophy that is as radical as it is simple. Get rid of anything that is irritating, sensitizing, disruptive, or inflammatory, and replace it with smart, biocompatible ingredients the skin recognizes and embraces. We call the culprits the Suspicious 6—essential oils, drying alcohols, silicones, chemical sunscreens, fragrances/dyes, and SLS—and you will never find any of them in our line. Instead, we formulate our products with powerful, safe, biocompatible ingredients that bring skin and scalp back to their healthiest, most balanced, most radiant state. That’s our ingredient-elimination philosophy for a total skin reset.
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