Monday, October 16, 2017

ISUN Skincare Peptide Eye Cream Review



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Isun Skincare UK Peptide Eye Cream

Today I am coming at you with a review of an eye cream by a company I fell hard for earlier this year, ISUN Skincare UK. All products I have tried to date are amazing, well and truly natural and yet they work exceptionally well - and and this is no exception.

ISUN was founded by Bunnie Gullick, who is a pioneer way ahead of her time creating wild-crafted organic products before it was even considered important or effective. After more than 20 years of successfully developing and manufacturing skin care products for others, in her late 50’s, the opportunity came to create her own line of skincare products.
With a formal background in clinical nutrition and having been self-educated and mentored in botanical chemistry specialising in skin care, combined with an intuitive mind and heart open to helping humanity and our planet in whatever ways she could … ISUN was born. When she came to understand the truth of our inner nature and the absolute connection of oneness in Light we have with each other and nature, nothing else was real. There was only one path to follow, even though it barely existed in the commercial world of beauty and skin care. But it was the only way that was real and in harmony with natural law that could provide total well-being for our body, mind and spirit. This way of creating skin care products was the only way I could align with in truth. If ISUN could not offer a quantum healing effect overall — as it brought radiance and rejuvenation to skin — it was not worth the endeavor. 

In an endless stream of Love, ISUN is conceived and hand crafted in the pristine Shining Mountains of Colorado. It is made with the power of focused intention and collaborative creation with pure living sources from nature, whose Light we honour and share in deep connection.

ISUN are true to their word - their skincare products that are consciously created with love and a true intention to help uplift and bring harmony to body, mind and spirit for total well-being. They are hand-crafted, high performance, alchemical creations are made with pure wildcrafted and organic plant ingredients teeming with nutrients and inherent life-force energy kept alive with cold-processing and enhanced with energy techniques. 

What's more, I just can't help but marvel at the brand ethos, and I think you will too.

ISUN Skincare go beyond the usual and they maintain Golden Principles of:
  • Do No Harm
  • Altruism in Action
  • Eco-Conscious Ethics
  • Responsible Sustainability
  • Fair Trade Ingredients
  • Pure Vegetarian Ingredients
  • Cold-Process Manufacturing
  • Subtle Energy Manufacturing
  • Good Manufacturing Practices
  • No Damaging Chemicals
  • No Gluten
  • No Animal Ingredients
  • No Animal Testing
  • Integrity Glass Packaging
  • Education That Inspires
  • Living, Dynamic Products

Now, please don’t tell me all that doesn’t make your heart sing? Mine surely does!



Let’s take a closer look at the organic and wildcrafted raw ingredients of ISUN products. I know I and many of my fellow green beauty lovers are really interested in that. Many of the ingredients for ISUN products are wildcrafted, they are harvested from their natural habitat where they grow freely, untouched by humankind. They are ideally supported by the compatible plants and eco systems in soil that is teeming with abundant life and nutrients to support their growth. This results in plant-life that is higher in nutrients than organically and commercially farmed plants and 100% free of additives.
Wildcrafted plants most often grow in pristine environments, such as forest regions or around bodies of water, where there is an unseen life force energy that can be sensed. This energy contributes in subtle ways to the dynamic properties found in wildcrafted plants. Edible wildcrafted plants are often called superfoods because of their higher nutritional and energy values.

ISUN's first choice of ingredients are wildcrafted plants in the forms of herbs, oils and essential oils. Alive wildcrafted plants are the most harmonious with our bodies and offer optimal benefits for our skin and overall well-being due to their dynamic properties.

Higher in superconducting ions and biophotons than cultivated plants, they are easily absorbed by our skin and send positive a message to our skin receptors to produce beta-endorphins, the happy hormones that awaken the natural radiance in our skin and promote feeling of well-being.


Now, let's see how was my experience with this gorgeous eye cream? I have tested, aka used it for more than four months prior writing this review, so it is fair to say I got plenty of time to see if it makes any visible difference and form my opinion on it.
It comes in a gorgeous dark Miron glass bottle with a pump, and the aesthetics are pleasing to the eye - it would look gorgeous on any bathroom counter! I really like that it comes with the pump, not having to dip my fingers into the product makes me happy, as there's no chance of contaminating it. It is off white in colour, has rich buttery texture and yet it is lightweight on your skin, leaving it super hydrated and plump. I used it morning and night, and I have to say it works well for under make up. My fine lines were definitely less visible while I was using this, and it definitely kept the skin well nourished. True hydration from the bottle! Two thumbs up and a seal of approval from me.

Ingredients are nothing short of truly natural and magical, like the rest of ISUN products. It has a long list of ingredients, but they are all fabulous, plant extracts aplenty. Concentrated hyaluronic acid? Yes please! Check. High nutrient active oils? Check.

Ingredients:
Aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) leaf juice, Carrageenan, Squalane, Saccharide isomerate (plant sugar complex), Xanthan gum; Olea europaea (olive) fruit oil, Hydrogenated vegetable oil (olive butter); Aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) leaf juice, Ruscus aculeatus (butchers broom) root extract, Chamomilla recutita (chamomile) flower extract, Centella asiatica (gotu kola) leaf extract, Helichrysum arenarium (helichrysum) flower extract, Uncaria tomentosa (cats claw) bark extract, Lycium chinense (goji berry) fruit extract, Jasminum officinale (jasmine) flower extract, Glycyrrhiza glabra (licorice) root extract, Hemidesmus indicus (sarsaparilla) root extract, Ginkgo biloba leaf extract, Symphytum officinale (comfrey) leaf extract, Silybum marianum (milk thistle) seed extract, Camellia sinensis (green tea) leaf extract, Equisetum arvense (horsetail) leaf extract, Hypericum perforatum (St. John’s wort) herb extract; Glycine soya protein, Hydrolyzed oryza sativa (rice) bran protein, Glycerin, Aqua (rice and soy-derived peptides and SOD); Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil, Sesamum indicum (sesame) seed oil, Calendula officinalis (calendula) flower extract, Symphytum officinale (comfrey) root extract, Symphytum officinale (comfrey) leaf extract, Echinacea purpurea herb extract, Ginkgo biloba leaf extract, Lycium chinense (goji berry) fruit extract, Centella asiatica (gotu kola) leaf extract, Hibiscus sabdariffa (hibiscus) flower extract, Lavandula intermedia (lavender) flower extract, Melissa officinalis (lemon balm) leaf extract, Glycyrrhiza glabra (licorice) root extract, Helichrysum arenarium (helichrysum) flower extract, Nelumbo nucifera (lotus) stamen extract, Plantago major (plantain) leaf extract, Rhodiola rosea root extract, Aspalathus linearnis (rooibos) leaf extract, Rosa centifolia (rose) flower extract, Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) extract, Camellia sinensis (green tea) leaf extract, Equisetum arvense (horsetail) leaf extract, Viola tricolor (violet) leaf extract, Euterpe oleracea (acai) fruit extract, Phyllanthus emblica (amla) fruit extract, Withania somnifera (ashwaghanda) root extract, Boswellia carterii (frankincense) gum extract, Silybum marianum (milk thistle) seed extract; Butyrospermum parkii (shea) oil; Tetrahexyldecyl ascorbate (vitamin C ester); Glycerin; Cetearyl alcohol, Cetearyl glucoside (vegetable wax); Populus tremuloides (aspen) bark extract; Daucus carota sativa (carrot) seed oil; Lavandula angustifolia (lavender) oil; Plankton extract (phytoplankton enzymes); Ubiquinol (COQ10), Squalane; Rubus idaeus (raspberry) seed oil; Ricinus communis (castor) seed oil; Hydrogenated lecithin; Calophyllum inophyllum (tamanu) seed oil; Euterpe oleracea (acai) fruit oil; Hippophae rhamnoides (seabuckthorn berry) extract; Sodium hyaluronate (hyaluronic acid concentrate); Superoxide dismutase (SOD)

Now, let's look at some of the ingredients closer, in a bid to understand what they do to our skin?

Features:
•Peptide Complex Peptides and SOD(superoxide dismutase) derived from puri๏ฌed rice bran protein, soy protein and biotechnologically produced yeast protein.

Actions:
• Protects and strengthens delicate tissues around the eyes.

Benefits:
• Reduces dark-circles, puf๏ฌness, lines and wrinkles.


Features:

Cucumber Distillate

Actions:
•Anti-in๏ฌ‚ammatory

Benefits:
•Cools, calms and soothes skin.


Features:
• Beta Glucan

Actions:
•Stimulates ๏ฌbroblast cells and collagen.
•Supports skin’s own immune system against bacteria, free radicals and UV rays.

Benefits:
•Firms, soothes and hydrates skin.
•Reduces sensitivity and promotes healthy, clear skin


Features:
•Plant sugar complex

Actions:
•Stimulates key genes to improve skin barrier function, strengthening the skin’s natural moisture barrier.

•Effective action due to it’s skin-identical carbohydrate complex.

Benefits:
•Retains moisture in skin for 72 hours. 

•Soothes dry, itchy and irritated skin. 
•Instant absorption into skin and provides immediate hydration.


Features:
•High Nutrient Active Oils (rosehip seed, raspberry seed, pomegranate seed, camillia seed, buriti fruit)

Actions:
•Antioxidant 

•Anti-in๏ฌ‚ammatory 
•Regenerating 
•Rich in essential fatty acids and other nutrients

Benefits:
•Skin is protected from ageing effects 

•Helps reduce redness and soothe in๏ฌ‚ammation. •Supports more youthful, supple skin. 
•Moisturises and nourishes for improved healthy skin Vitality.



Now, that pretty much rounds up the review. And I hope it will inspire you to treat yourself to this wonderful product, or any other products from ISUN.


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ISUN Skincare Uk products - Coco Cucumber Cleanser, Sapphire Facial Oil, Peptide Eye Cream, Refining Exfoliant & Emerald Sun Hydrosol ๐Ÿ’•



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So that is it for now. Have you tried this peptide eye cream? Or any other ISUN product? How was the experience for you, please share, I would love to know!

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Lots of Love
Renata.

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