Baobab Glow C Serum (Vitamin C) – 30ml

$35.00

Infused with super ingredients to give you ‘The Glow-C Effect’. Powered by 8% Vitamin C, 2% Arbutin and African Baobab to visibly brighten and even the skin tone. Leaves skin feeling healthy, protected and nourished.

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Experience the Glow-C Effect!

This nourishing Baobab Glow-C serum is powered by 8% Vitamin C, 2% Arbutin and African Baobab. Intentionally packaged in an airless pump to protect the Serum from breaking down due to heat and light exposure, keeping it as stable as possible to give you the best results.

We have been carefully crafting this Vitamin C serum for 2 years, studying the science of glow with our team of formulation scientists in the worlds best labs to bring you the best quality products backed by industry experts. Harnessing advanced, innovative K-Beauty technology with African Botanicals.

We worked closely with women across Kenya to co-create this product, from receiving valuable packaging feedback to testing the Baobab Glow-C Serum formula and adapting it accordingly to make sure we meet the skincare needs of our community across Africa.

Ingredient Benefits

The Baobab Glow-C Serum visibly brightens skin and evens the skin tone, leaving skin feeling healthy, protected and nourished.

  • Vitamin C:  Reduces hyperpigmentation, hydrates and brightens skin. Filled with antioxidants to fight free radicals protecting skin from environmental damage. Super “C” also prevents collagen breakdown to keep skin firm.
  • Arbutin: Works hard to brighten any discoloration of the skin as well as even out your skin tone and improve the appearance of acne scars.
  • African Baobab: Filled with antioxidants to rejuvenate and even out your skin tone. Baobab soothes skin to reduce redness and irritation.

Who Can Use It

This product can be used on all skin types, addressing the specific skincare concerns for those that experience discolouration and/or dull and uneven skin.

Directions

  • Apply 2-3 drops on cleansed and dry skin. Gently pat it onto your skin in the AM or PM, or both.
  •  Incorporate the serum into your routine after you cleanser and/or tone and before you moisturise. Follow up with SPF 30+ if used during the day.

How To Use

Directions:

  • Apply 2-3 drops on cleansed and dry skin. Gently pat it onto your skin in the AM or PM, or both.
  •  Incorporate the serum into your routine after you cleanser and/or tone and before you moisturise. Follow up with SPF 30+ if used during the day.

FAQs

A Vitamin C serum infused with 8% Vitamin C concentrate, 2% Arbutin and African Baobab. Formulated to brighten and even the skin tone.

We recommend using this serum after cleansing and toning (if you use one) your skin. Once your skin is dry, use a few pumps of product, rub it between your palms and apply it to your full face. It’s best to use the serum during the day right before sun exposure. Always ensure adequate sunscreen is used as the last step of your skincare routine. Before stepping out into the sun, ensure that all the product has been absorbed and your skin feels supple.

Yes, you can use the serum after cleansing and toning in the morning and at night. Ensure you complete your skincare routine with sunscreen if applied in the morning. Vitamin C works extremely well with sunscreen to strengthen UV protection. At night, you can use the serum on cleansed and dry skin. Applying it on dry skin will prevent any irritation, especially if you have sensitive skin

You can mix a hydrating serum such as a Hyaluronic Acid serum or a Niacinamide Serum. Our recommendation would be to layer these serums either before or after the Vitamin C serum. However, keep in mind that your sunscreen should always be used as the last step and sunscreen should not be mixed with any other product.

If you have sensitive skin, it’s best to avoid high concentration Alpha Hydroxy Acids such as Glycolic Acid or Lactic Acid. It’s also best to avoid any Retinoids such as Retinol as it can increase irritation. Keep in mind that you can certainly use these products on alternate days.

This product can be used on all skin types, addressing the specific skincare concerns for those that experience discolouration and/or dull and uneven skin.

We have not tested this product on this specific population. Hence, we suggest that it’s best to check with your doctor before use.

Yes, you can use this product on sensitive skin. We recommend starting with a patch test on a small area of skin to see how your skin reacts before using it as a full face application. If any tingling occurs, reduce the amount of product you use each time. For example, instead of using two pumps, use just one pump. Alternatively, you can use it every other day.

With continued use, the Baobab Glow-C serum brightens and evens skin tone. The Vitamin C in the product also helps with fighting environmental and UV damage to skin. Moreover, with regular use, this product can help stimulate collagen production and improve the firmness of your skin

Vitamin C has been shown to fight free radical damage in the skin which means it is able to protect the skin from environmental damage. Vitamin C also helps prevent collagen breakdown in the skin and keeps skin firm. Vitamin C is one of the best ingredients to improve any discoloration of the skin.

Arbutin helps with brightening any discoloration on the skin. It has also shown to improve the appearance of dark marks.

Packed with natural Vitamin C and filled with antioxidants to rejuvenate and even out your skin tone. Baobab soothes skin to reduce redness and irritation

A Vitamin C derivative. This means that it will be converted to L-Ascorbic Acid using our skin’s natural enzymes when used on the skin.

While L-Ascorbic Acid is the only bioavailable form of Vitamin C, it’s derivatives are still considered to be effective. All Vitamin C derivatives will first need to be converted to Vitamin C before they can work on the skin. Keep in mind that L-Ascorbic Acid is highly unstable and degrades upon exposure to light and air. Hence, Vitamin C derivatives are used as alternatives due to their increased stability.

3-O-Ethyl Ascorbic Acid – a Vitamin C derivative.
Arbutin – a skin brightener
Baobab – a skin soothing ingredient

Active ingredients are ingredients in a product  with a specific intended purpose i.e.  They address a specific skin concern.

The serum is packed in an airless pump to protect the formulation from degradation due to heat and light. An airless pump will keep this product as stable as possible ensuring effective results on the skin.

Ingredients

INGREDIENTS LIST:

Water, Butylene Glycol, 3-O-Ethyl Ascorbic Acid, Glycerin, Diethoxyethyl Succinate, Arbutin, Dipropylene Glycol, Glycereth-26, Methylpropanediol, Propanediol, 1,2-Hexanediol, Panthenol, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, Chondrus Crispus Extract, Polyglyceryl-10 Laurate, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugarcane) Extract, Glyceryl Caprylate, Sodium Citrate, Xanthan Gum, Ethylhexylglycerin, Citric Acid, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Allantoin, Sodium Phytate, Adansonia Digitata Fruit Extract, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil, Beta-Glucan, Tocopherol

FREE FROM:

  1. Parabans 2. Phthalates 3. Artificial Colours

Created by experts. Backed by Science.

Ingredient Description

Water

A solvent to help dissolve other ingredients.

Butylene Glycol

A skin-conditioning agent that softens and moisturises the skin.

3-O-Ethyl Ascorbic Acid

One of the most stable forms of Vitamin C.

Glycerin

A humectant that moisturises the skin.

Diethoxyethyl Succinate

A solvent to help dissolve other ingredients.

Arbutin

An antioxidant that targets hyperpigmentation.

Dipropylene Glycol

A solvent with abilities to enhance penetration of the products into skin.

Glycereth-26

A skin-conditioning agent that moisturises the skin.

Methylpropanediol

A solvent with abilities to enhance penetration of the products into skin.

Propanediol

A solvent with abilities to enhance penetration of the products into skin.

1,2-Hexanediol

A solvent which acts as a preservative.

Panthenol

A skin-conditioning agent which helps to soothe and strengthen the skin.

Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer

A film-fomer and thickening agent.

Chondrus Crispus Extract

A skin-conditioning agent containing hydrating benefits and brightens the skin.

Polyglyceryl-10 Laurate

A cleansing agent that cleanses skin and also helps solubilize other ingredients.

Saccharum Officinarum (Sugarcane) Extract

A skin-conditioning agent that moisturises the skin.

Glyceryl Caprylate

A skin-conditioning agent that moisturises the skin.

Sodium Citrate

Adjusts the pH level.

Xanthan Gum

A thickener used to increase thickness of product.

Ethylhexylglycerin

A skin-conditioning agent that softens and moisturises the skin.

Citric Acid

Adjusts the pH level.

Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil

A naturally derived ingredient with a soothing scent.

Allantoin

A soothing and moisturising skin-conditioning agent.

Sodium Phytate

A chelating agent with moistuising benefits.

Adansonia Digitata Fruit Extract

African Baobab filled with antioxidants to rejuvenate and even out skin tone.

Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil

A naturally derived ingredient with a soothing scent.

Beta-Glucan

A skin-conditioning agent which helps to strengthen the skin barrier.

Tocopherol

A naturally occuring Vitamin E that helps to brighten the skin.

Made for Africa. Backed by science

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