100% Plant-Derived Squalane

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100% Plant-Derived Squalane

Average rating from 116 Ratings
4.6

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100% Plant-Derived Squalane

4.6
from 116 Ratings
Product Overview

Quick Product Notes
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Paraben-Free
Sulfate-Free
Alcohol-Free
Silicone-Free
EU Allergen-Free
Fungal Acne (Malassezia) Safe
Minimal Ingredients

Notable Effects & Ingredients

No Notable Effects & Ingredients

Ingredients Related to Skin Types
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Dry Skin
None
Oily/Acne-Prone Skin
None
Sensitive Skin
None

Ingredient Safety Breakdown (EWG Health Ratings)

  • Low Risk
  • Moderate Risk
  • High Risk
  • Unknown
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Product Ingredient List

EWG CIR Ingredient Name & Cosmetic Functions Notes
1
A
Squalane
(Skin Conditioning,Emollient,Hair Conditioning,Refatting)
comedogenic1
Comedogenic Rating (1)

Latest User Reviews

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dry AcneBlackheadsFungal+ 2
LOVE IT!

I love to use it every other day or when my skin feels extra dry (after using clay masks...). It is better than regular moisturizing creams, my skin sucks it immediately and feels so much more hydrated without feeling oily. Great for my FA prone skin.

But just this product is not enough for my skin when it comes to winter (cold, windy weather), so i use it (morning skincare routine) together with some moisturizing creams ( i love to use for example Cerave moisturizing cream) to help to lock the moisture inside :). I have extremely dry and sensitive skin, so on very bad days i use it with Vaseline (at night) and it calm my skin perfectly.

combination PIHAcneFungal+ 1
COCOK BGT BUAT YANG PUNYA BERUNTUSAN PARAH DI DAHI!

pernah ngalamin beruntusan yang super duper parah dan susah bgt ilangnya sampe berbulan-bulan karena ternyata ada bbrpa skincare yang jd makanannya malassezia. dan ini worth it parah. kaya cuma sebulan udh ilang aja beruntusannya. wajib banget coba. dam karena ini oil jadi gak buat kulit kering

combination AcneEczemaAnti-Aging+ 3
The only oil that doesn't break me out.

I've always had problems with my skin breaking out at the slightest hint of anything that moisturizes. This seems to be the only emollient that I can put on my face without getting pimples all over my face. I have eczema so peeling, irritated skin is a problem for me, but squalane doesn't aggravate it at all.

I'd advise using it sparingly in the AM though unless you want your face to look oily. I slather this on me every night first thing after my shower, then continue with the rest of my routine. I wake up each morning with smooth, peel-free skin! This has become a staple for me.

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