Simplistic – Serum Luster is the most recent (as of February 2020) addition to the Simplistic brand’s line of products, now offering a full skincare line starting from cleanser to a cream moisturizer! This serum features Gluconolactone, a form of Polyhydroxy Acid (PHA), and Dimethyl Sulfone (MSM, an organic sulfur) in its all-green ingredient profile, according to the Environmental Working Group (EWG). PHA is a very gentle exfoliator, while MSM is known for its ability to assist in collagen production, reduce inflammation, and to help damaged skin recover from things like acne. Moisturization is a given, of course, with ingredients like Ceramide and Hyaluronic Acid also being featured in its ingredient profile.
This product comes in a translucent brown plastic bottle with a dark brown dispenser and a transparent cap.
Color and Consistency
The color of this serum an opaque white with the consistency of a light, smooth cream.
When to Use
In accordance with Simplistic Skincare, and in general, this serum should be used before heavier applications, including that of a cream-based moisturizer, but after lighter applications such as a toner, essence, and/or a lighter serum.
Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Water · Purified Water · Gluconolactone · Butylene Glycol · Dimethyl Sulfone · Isononyl Isononanoate · Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride · Glyceryl Stearate · Polyacrylate Crosspolymer-11 · 1,2-Hexanediol · Betaine · Sodium Citrate · Caffeoyl sh-Decapeptide-9 · Dexpanthenol · Polyglutamic Acid · Ceramide NP · Glycosyl Trehalose · Sodium Hyaluronate · Botanical Squalane · Macadamia Integrifolia Seed Oil · Beta-Glucan · Fructan · Allantoin · Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract · Origanum Vulgare Leaf Extract · Chamaecyparis Obtusa Leaf Extract · Lactobacillus/Soybean Ferment Extract · Cinnamomum Cassia Bark Extract · Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract · Portulaca Oleracea Extract · Glycerin · Pentylene Glycol · Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysate · Caprylhydroxamic Acid · Propanediol · Caprlylyl Glycol · Rosewood Oil · Lysolecithin · t-Butyl Alcohol