I have been using the mini option to test out the product and I am in love! I have oily skin that is pretty sensitive but this product seems to work well with my skin. I use it after every time I wash my face. I live in a dry climate and I've noticed my skin doing so much better! I even noticed some of my acne scars are starting to fade. I will be buying more!
Easy-A Retinol Cream | MINI MOISTURIZER
This is the MINI size of our Retinol Cream treatment moisturizer.
This moisturizer is not only for those looking to simplify their nightly application, but also for those who've wanted to try some of the aspects of Enlightened Oil and Retin Rose. This affords all the best of each of them in one price point. You will only need to use a small amount daily of this creamy formula. You will find it is softer than Stiletto or SHU Healing Moisturizer because we've used Cupuacu Butter as the base.
The Cupuaçu Butter is thought to be superior to Shea Butter at penetrating the skin and retaining moisture. It is known to absorb damaging rays even though it does not have a number of its own for SPF protection. Studies have been done with it in hospitals and by large skincare companies, all with fantastic results on stronger collagen, decrease in skin problems, and improved cellular water retention anti-wrinkle)
We have added a small amount of Shea Butter and Cocoa Butter to provide a good array of solid fatty acids for the skin to use.
From there we took Black Cumin Seed oil from the Stiletto Moisturizer- a very important part of skin aging because Black Cumin Seed Oil is so high in fabulous plant sterols that nourish skin (thymoquinone is the most studied of these sterols and it's benefits range across nearly ALL skin issues). It has been shown to be an effective treatment for pigmentation issues, acne, skin cancer, bacterial and fungal infections.
Still writing this full description but the rest of the ingredients are...
Camellia (Green Tea) Seed oil- high in vitamin E. Reduces sun damage and causes skin to digest extra melanin (age spots)
Avocado Seed Oil - very important in the skin's metabolism of extra melanin (age spots) and anti-inflammatory action as well as high in cartenoids, lecithin, Vitamin D and E
Sacha Inchi Oil - from the Amazon Basin, this is also known as "Incan Peanut" and is a beautiful nutty oil high in natural Vitamin E and alpha-linolenic acid (not a common omega fatty acid and one the body cannot make itself). Alpha-linolenic acid is a great free radical scavenger and is shown to be a great anti-inflammatory. Also a known for reversing and preventing photo-aging (aging from sun exposure)
Sea Buckthorn Oil - wowza! This one is such an intense babe. I can barely describe how dark red this oil is, it truly resembles blood and when you touch a drop, it stains the skin orange. If you use Retin Rose Serum, you know what I mean! Obviously, the content of beta carotene and other forms of vitamin A in this oil are very very high. But Sea Buckthorn is not just about vitamin A at all. It's got some plant components that are hard to find and STIMULATE HEALING of all kinds of skin issues. This gem of an oil is FAST AND EFFICIENT HEALER due to rare finds like Palmitooleic Acid and Gamma Linoleic Acid. It is an oil that is highly penetrative and gets it's nutrients deeply into layers of the skin to jump start all kinds of healing.
Rose Hip Seed Oil - This is where the ever-sacred Retinol comes from in this formula. This famous form of vitamin A turns over skin cells at a faster rate and, thus, not only heals older issues, but also creates a brighter complexion by making brand new skin cells faster.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Moisturizers are crucial to proper healing, scar prevention, and wrinkle prevention. A good moisturizer is packed with healing oils and butters from nature, but never clogs pores with ingredients like glycerin or silicon. The skin MAKES OIL because it NEEDS OIL. Providing the right oily nutrition can speed healing and improve the quality of the skin like you have never seen before.
DAILY MOISTURIZER USE
Apply after anytime you wash your face. It will be absorbed within 10 minutes. PRO TIP: leave fingers and face wet prior to application and apply a VERY small amount. If you are going to wear makeup, leave some time to absorb before makeup application.
NIGHTLY MOISTURIZER USE
Our moisturizers are recommended for dry or oily skin! At night, apply what feels like “too much” to the face and sleep with it on. This gives the skin a chance to take up and utilize the vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids that support healthy skin.
NIGHTLY USE - OILY SKIN
Apply what feels like “way too much” at night and go to bed. What you are doing is telling your skin that it does not need to overproduce oil and that you will feed it well every day so that it can stop making so much oil. Your oily skin will be markedly improved within one week with continued improvement over time. After two weeks of “way too much” at night treatment, you can adjust back to normal nightly use.
FOR ACNE PRONE SKIN
SHU Healing Moisturizer was developed specifically for acne relief. Acne needs oil. Acne needs anti-bacterial action. Acne needs soothing. Acne needs SHU. Apply liberally and you may want to reapply throughout the day for the first few days of use. Especially since you touch your face often and the antibacterial action is important.
Skin needs a daily nutrition boost! It is critical to give skin a thin layer of bioavailable vitamins and minerals with your daily routine. Directions: Use twice daily. Apply liberally after cleansing. While toner is still wet, apply your favorite Brazen Bee Moisturizer. It helps the moisturizer spread evenly as well as super charging it with bioavailable vitamins and minerals.
I bought the mini option to see how it did and I’m in love. I put it on every night before bed. Just in the few weeks I’ve used it I’ve noticed my skin feeling much better