Yay—let's recycle! Here’s a quick guide for when you've finished using all your products:
1. Make the products 'recycle ready' by rinsing it out and cleaning it. What if the product doesn't work for me? Give it to someone who might like to try it! That way, you will minimise wastage and give the product a second home. ♡♡
2. Get the DETAILS! Typically, most skin care packaging is recyclable in Australia, but what can and can’t be recycled depends on where you live. A quick Google search will reveal a recycling guideline based on your state / territory.
3. Can I put this in my recycling bin? If you've checked and the answer is 'yes', give these items a second life and put them in the recycling bin. If it's not, look into enterprises like TerraCycle, to help you properly recycle your beauty products. If the product is recycable through TerraCycle, it is FREE and all you have to do is gather your empty products together, print a recycling label and ship it out - that’s it! They’ll take care of the rest for you.
FYI, recycling plants uses numbers ranging from 1 to 7 to help sort all the materials. PETE stands for Polyethylene Terephthalate and PP stands for Polypropylene — these are both plastics. PAP represents paper / mixed paper / cardboard. See Earth Easy to learn more about your plastics.
That's it babes! Remember to love our earth; love our planet! #dontbetrashy
NEOGEN - Dermalogy Real Bakuchiol Firming Serum - 30ml
Looking for an effective anti-ageing product but finding that your skin hates retinol? Fear not, Neogen's Dermalogy Real Bakuchiol Firming Serum is here to save the day! Bakuchiol is a plant extract that replicates the wrinkle-fading ability of retinol without the irritation. The vegan formula includes patented ingredients such as Lupin Peptides and Hydrolyzed Lupine Proteins to promote collagen synthesis. There's also anti-inflammatory tea-tree, aloe and eggplant in there, for an extra bit of soothing. We think it's a great affordable dupe for Medik8's BAKUCHIOL PEPTIDES™ Serum.
Product of Korea.
Use it to combat fine lines and signs of ageing. It works!
After cleansing and toning, take small amount of the serum apply onto your skin, patting to absorb.
Precautions: Stop using the product immediately and consult a dermatologist when redness, swelling, or other skin irritations occur, and consult a physician. Avoid applying the product on open wounds or skin inflammation. Keep away from direct sunlight and out of reach of infants and children.
Ingredients subject to change at manufacturer's discretion. For the most complete and up-to-date list of ingredients, please refer to product packaging.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the best bakuchiol product?
What is the best bakuchiol product really depends on your skin's needs and condition: luckily, Kanvas Beauty stocks several different bakuchiol products to tickle your fancy! We love Neogen's Bakuchiol Firming Serum because it's considered an effective and affordable dupe for the more expensive version from Medik8.
Is bakuchiol good for wrinkles?
Bakuchiol (or vegan retinol) has been shown to work in ways similar to retinol, but without the risk of associated irritation. This makes it an amazing alternative for skin that's struggled to use vitamin A, or for those that want a wholly vegan skincare routine. Nor is bakuchiol as unsable an ingredient as retinol, meaning that it doesn't need to be stored in an airtight, dark bottle to be effective. This means it can work as a cream or toner - it doesn't have to be an essence.
What percentage of bakuchiol is effective?
You want to see a concentration of at least 0.5% to 2% to see the effects of bakuchiol. The higher the concentration, the more effective. In a 12-week clinical trial (linke here: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/bjd.16918 ), a 0.5% concentration of bakuchiol was found to have significantly decreased wrinkle surface area. And because it's oil soluble, you would want to see it an an oil (rather than water) based formula. We're talking accompanying ingredients such as shea butter, squalane etc.
Can I use niacinamide with bakuchiol?
You can use niacinamide with bakuchiol safely. Start with a small concentration of niacinamide if you're just introducing the pairing to your skin, and increase the concentration if your skin seems to be taking to it well.
Can I use Vitamin C with bakuchiol?
Whether you should use vitamin C with bakuchiol is a bit of a moot point: there seems to be no conclusive research either way. Some insist it makes a great pairing, whereas others advise to avoid it. We always like to err on the side of caution when it comes to our skin. Particularly if your skin is sensitive, stick to using one active ingredient at a time.
What should I not mix with bakuchiol?
We would avoid mixing bakuchiol with strong actives such as acids, vitamin C and benzoyl peroxide. It may be too much for your skin barrier to handle. You can use bakuchiol once daily (even in the mornings as it doesn't exacerbate UV sensitivity) and other actives in the evening or vice versa.
Is bakuchiol good for dark circles?
Dark circles are generally caused by one of two things: a lack of hydration (which can be exacerbated when you're stressed and not sleeping properly), or a loss of volume in the flesh underneath our eyes that naturally occurs with ageing. Bakuchiol, like all skincare ingredients, isn't a silver bullet to restoring volume but can be an assistant along with an LED therapy routine and good, moisturizing ingredients.
Is bakuchiol any good?
Bakuchiol has been clinically proven to be a good, safe anti-ageing ingredient that can be just as effective as retinol. Give it a go! In our experience, it's great on sensitive skin and may even be a safe alternative to retinol during pregnancy and breastfeeding (but always consult your doctor first).