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Mary Allan Essence of Ceramides

Why you need it:
A microbiome loving, milky emulsion that balances and hydrates skin. Star ingredients Phyto Collagen and Peptides help support skin integrity while Vegan Ceramides help skin retain moisture and fortify its protective barrier. Niacinamide B3, considered a must-have ingredient, is combined with Probiotics to help maintain skin's optimal microbiome. Ideal for dehydrated or very lipid dry skin. 

Why I love it:
Ok, we're going to drop some skin care science here. Ceramides are lipids (fats) that are found naturally in high concentrations in the uppermost layers of skin. They make up over 50% of skin’s composition, so it’s no surprise they play a vital role in determining how your skin looks, and how it responds to environmental stressors, like indoor heating and cooling. 

Another hero ingredient in this formula, Niancanimide, can increase the skins' production of ceramides, while the addition of Vitamin B3 can calm irritated, dehydrated skin. Ceramides help reinforce your skin’s barrier and increase hydration, giving you plumper, smoother, firmer-feeling skin. When your skin is dry, it's out of balance, and it's out of balance because it has a lack of water and oil. Because Essence of Ceramides contains both water and oil, it helps restore dehydrated skin. In this lovely lightweight formula, micro-droplets of Jojoba Oil are suspended in Rosewater and Hyaluronic Acid with the infusion of phyto Ceramides, and this combo closely mimics the natural lipid layer found on the skin.


1.69 fl oz / 50 ml  

  • Pro Tip

    This Hyaluronic Acid and Ceramide based essence and is rich and milky so it needs 30 seconds to absorb into the skin the same way a Hyaluronic Acid serum needs time to absorb. 

    It is normal for this essence to separate as it does not contain fillers or binders, to remix gently shake.

  • Additional Info

    - No Parabens
    - No Silicone 
    - No Phthalates
    - No Synthetic Colors
    - No Hydroquinone
    - No Artificial Fragrance
    - No Formaldehyde
    - Not Tested On Animals

    - Cruelty Free 
    - Leaping Bunny International Certified

    * A key benefit of probiotics is its ability to increase moisture and cellular renewal. Essence of Ceramides contains a probiotic complex from Lysate.

    (Please note ***Live bacteria is not used in skin care, it is not allowed. Probiotics in skin care are  isolates.) 


    Key Actives:

    Probiotic Complex
    Lactobacillus Fermant Lysate produces synergistically active probiotic compounds which enhance cellular renewal to speed repair while also maximizing collagen synthesis to improve skin tone and elasticity. 

    Rosa Centifolia Distillate
    Steam distilled offering natural soothing properties. 

    Niacinamide 
    Has been shown to stimulate collagen synthesis and production of ceramides. A lipid compound that contributes to the functional and structural integrity of the skin barrier.

    Vegan Ceramide Complex
    A skin-identical lipid concentrate for enhanced skin moisturization produced from vegetables. Cholesterol is made semi-synthetic. 

    Tripeptide 5 
    Highly bioactive, in-vitro studies activates tissue growth factor (TGF-beta).

    Glycoprotiens
    A complex of intercellular vegan proteins, peptides, and amino acids derived from a natural, specially-selected strain of yeast (saccharomyces cereisiae). Its revitalizing capacity strengthens the skins' natural ability to protect itself against damaging environmental influences. 

    Hyaluronic Acid 
    Increases skin hydration, holding 500 times its own weight in water. Produced through microbial fermentation with the aid of yeast extract. Used as a humectant.

    Silk Tree Flower Extract
    Known for its potent antioxidant effects, provides anti-irritant and soothing effects on the skin. 


    Note: It is normal for this essence to separate as it does not contain fillers or binders, to remix gently shake.

    * Not to be used on irritated or active acne skin, rosacea, open sores or other skin ailments. Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. Keep out of reach of children.

    Use By Date: This essence contains high concentrations of active ingredients that are at their most potent within 12 months from purchase date. 

    Glass Packaging: This essence is hand blended and poured into a glass bottle with a peel off label so that it can repurposed or recycled. It has been known to become a very beautiful bud vase

  • Directions

    Gently shake before use. Apply a few drops to face, neck and decollete, gently press onto clean skin and allow to fully absorb before applying moisturizers and make-up.

  • Ingredients

    Rosa Centifolia (Thermal) Distillate*, Glycerin (Vegetable), Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil*, Propanediol (Vegetable), Phospholipids, Sodium Hyaluronate, Lactobacillus Ferment (Probiotic) Lysate, Ceramide NP (Vegan Ceramide 3) and Ceramide AP (Vegan Ceramide 6) and Ceramide EOP (Vegan Ceramide9), Phytosphingosine (and) Cholesterol (Vegan), Niacinamide Liposome, Cocoyl Hydrolyzed (Phyto) Collagen, Palmitoyl tripeptide-5, Beta Glucan (Vegetable Derived), Glycoproteins & Glutamic Acid & Valine & Threonine (Vegan), Albizia Julibrissin  (Silk Tree) Flower Extract, Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate, Gluconolactone, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Benzoate, Calcium Gluconate. 

    Ingredient Classification: *Organic Ingredients. **Wildcrafted Ingredients. ***Ecocert Ingredients*** . †Fair For Life

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