Josie MaranArgan Beta Retinol Pink Algae Serum
Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily
Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Dullness and Uneven Texture, and Loss of Firmness and Elasticity
- 2% Pro-Retinol Derived from Pink Algae: Rich in beta carotene that converts to retinol in the skin to diminish the look of fine lines and wrinkles.
- Quercetin: An antioxidant that holds the retinol activity within the skin for longer-lasting activity and quicker visible results.
- Organic Argan Oil: Creates a hydrating barrier on the skin with vitamin E, antioxidants, and firming essential fatty acidsit’s also a natural source of quercetin.
Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.
What Else You Need to Know: This clean, weightless serum works within skin for a smoother, brighter you in 24 hours. Powerful pro-retinol from pink algae and quercetin work together to improve the look of fine lines, wrinkles, pores, and dark spots while being gentle and kind to skin. Shown to not cause redness or irritation.
Clinical Results: Based on a clinical study of 35 women aged 35-69:
- 100% saw an improvement in fine lines and wrinkles in just 3 days
- 97% agreed the product did not cause redness or irritation
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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 three to four drops to face and neck.
-Follow with moisturizer and/or oil and a broad-spectrum sunscreen.
-Quercetin: An antioxidant that holds the retinol activity within the skin for longer-lasting activity and quicker visible results.
-Organic Argan Oil: Creates a hydrating barrier on the skin with vitamin E, antioxidants, and firming essential fatty acidsit’s also a natural source of quercetin.
Argania Spinosa (Argan) Kernel Oil*, Coconut Alkanes**, Oleyl Lactate**, Octyldodecyl PCA**, Dimethyl Isosorbide**, Isosorbide Disunflowerseedate**, Squalane**, Isostearyl Lactate**, Glyceryl Lino- leate**, Psoralea Corylifolia Seed**, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride**, Eclipta Prostrata (False Daisy) Extract**, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil**, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate**, Glyceryl Oleate**, Quercus Suber (Oak) Bark Extract**, Glyceryl Palmitate*, Ptero- carpus Marsupium Bark Extract**, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil**, Dipalmitoyl Hydroxyproline**, Melia Azadirachta (Neem) Leaf Extract**, Glyceryl Linolenate*, Glyceryl Stea- rate*, Oak Root Extract**, Lecithin**, Palmitic Acid**, Dunaliella Salina Extract**, Crithmum Maritimum (Sea Fennel) Extract**, Moringa Oleifera Seed Oil**, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil**, Quercetin**, Water (Aqua)**, Toco- pherol**, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil*.
*Organic. **Naturally Derived.
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).
Talk about a natural beauty—supermodel Josie Maran has gone back to her roots to create her own organic beauty line, Josie Maran Cosmetics. A homegrown organic beauty expert, Maran was raised in a bohemian household in Northern California where she grew up appreciating natural, unpretentious beauty. Inspired by makeup artists she met while modeling, and driven by her personal desire for quality makeup that doesn't mask, Maran has designed a collection that features pure, natural cosmetics in a luxurious array of colors and textures. Packing formulas with botanical ingredients, and housing products in recyclable and biodegradable packaging, Josie Maran Cosmetics embraces eco-friendly practices with products made with love—for people and the planet.
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