Earthwise Beauty Ferns and Moss Face Serum
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Concentrated oil for deep nourishing and repair
› For all skin types, especially dry to very dry, mature, damaged, aged, wrinkled, lacking firmness, with dry eczema, with healing wounds or recent scars, allergy-prone, and sensitive. Noncomedogenic.
› Completely Vegan
This deeply nurturing, concentrated treatment product in the form of a thick, substantial facial oil was created especially for the skin that needs serious nourishing, repair, restructuring, moisture retention, healing, cell regeneration, or detoxing (a need for detoxing is evident as recurring dark spots or an overall unhealthily dark or dull facial appearance, or as water retention and a puffy appearance), as well as damage and wrinkle reversal.
It is a deeply yet slowly penetrating formula particularly suited for skin that seems to be thoroughly dry into its deep layers, mature, wrinkled, prematurely aged, with recent wounds that need to heal without any scars, chapped, tight, with dry eczema, even itchy, or with a tendency toward puffiness (water and lymph retention).
In short: if your skin is so dry that nothing works, if your scratches or wounds are just healing, or healing slowly, if your skin cracks or lacks suppleness, body, and firmness, this is the product for you.
Earthwise Beauty (EWB) particularly recommends this serum for ages 40 or older. Start small, rubbing a few drops at a time into damp skin to gauge how much you need without overdoing it. This serum is not designed to give you an instant lift or glow but to thoroughly reconstruct your skin's cells over a longer period of time.
There are no fillers (let's face it, in the world of the best and most potent oil-based facial serums, even sunflower, safflower, or grape seed oil have no place), nothing added to dilute, just dense, unrefined active ingredients from the natural world.
Two of the key ingredients in this original formula come from the Amazon rainforest: the medicinal andiroba oil, with a long list of healing properties, from detoxing (removes puffiness) and antibacterial effects (heals and prevents acne) to skin rejuvenating powers (increases the levels of collagen); and copaiba balsam, with its unique sweet scent and well-documented anti-inflammatory, anti-acne, antiviral (helps with cold sores), and foremost soothing properties. Both of these Amazonian oils have been used and revered as rainforest medicines for centuries. Both of these oils render Ferns and Moss noncomedogenic, a unique quality in a strong anti-aging facial serum.
Next comes the Madagascar tamanu oil, an oil that heals wounds without scarring, rejuvenates the skin into its deep layers, and is also antibacterial.
The seabuckthorn berry oil is a rich red-orange, derived from the berries. This is one of the most powerful botanicals for achieving a youthful, firm skin.
Calendula is an all-time popular ingredient, but there are many different ways of using it in skin care products, from infusions in water or oil to using powdered flowers or just petals. This CO2 extract from whole flowers uniquely retains the flowers' scent and is the most concentrated calendula extract EWB has come upon, with a texture of thick honey and a soft red, translucent color.
Manquetti mongongo, a relatively unknown as of yet botanical oil from Africa, is thick and rich for amazing nourishing, wrinkle reducing, and anti-aging benefits. Moringa, the superfood from India, offers a green string-bean-reminiscent scent component and hydrating properties. Iranian galbanum is an ancient skin healer with a dry earthy-leafy scent.
This serum is a highly concentrated product whose rejuvenative properties will be best perceived and appreciated by mature, dry, and damaged skin types.
EWB also offers three other face oils to suit a wide range of skincare needs: Ruby Face Oil, Magical Babassu, and Black Locust Firming Concentrate.
› Ruby Oil is one of the EWB bestsellers, a light yet powerful and non-irritating oil that absorbs very fast, is noncomedogenic, and feels very light even on a hot and humid day. It is one of the top choices for sun damage repair and for treatment of scars.
› Magical Babassu is the most emollient of the EWB facial oils and is more geared toward softening the skin and soothing irritations in sensitive skin. It is most appropriate for dry to very dry skin, sensitive skin, winter skin, and eczema, alone or mixed with Ferns and Moss Serum (for maximum healing and repair) or Ruby Face Oil (for added phytonutrients and firming benefits).
› Black Locust Firming Concentrate is another rich oil that feels quite active and is also noncomedogenic. Black Locust is focused on firming, pore minimizing, and maintaining hydration throughout the day or night.
Ferns and Moss Serum is thicker than Black Locust and Magical Babassu, but is a dry oil, while Magical Babassu and Black Locust are emollient. Ferns and Moss includes anti-acne ingredients.
› If you are deciding between Magical Babassu and Ferns and Moss Serum, choose Magical Babassu if dryness and sensitive skin are your top concerns, but choose Ferns and Moss Serum if you are foremost seeking healing and repair and your skin is congestion prone.
› For dry and damaged or dry and mature skin, you may want to test all EWB oils. Ruby is most popular in the summer months and Magical Babassu, Ferns and Moss, and Black Locust are most popular in the colder months.
For all skin types, especially dry to very dry, mature, damaged, aged, wrinkled, lacking firmness, with dry eczema, with healing wounds or recent scars, allergy-prone, and sensitive. Noncomedogenic.
Shake periodically to remix. Massage a few drops or more into freshly cleansed, moist skin day and night.
Use alone or over a facial oil primer—an aloe-based primer will merge with the oil and facilitate its absorption.
Rub in with fingertips, creating outward, upward circles, to stimulate circulation and enhance absorption. Use less during the day and more at night, or use only at night, more if you feel drier and less if your skin is moderately dry (oily zones can be omitted entirely). This serum can be used on the face, neck, décolleté, and under eyes.
In freezing winter weather, rub a little extra into cheeks and the nose in particular to prevent getting frostbitten or chapped or to heal chapped skin. Alternately, use a more generous amount as a nourishing anti-aging face mask and tissue off the remainder after two hours. Avoid using over the eyes as a mask, as this thicker, slower-absorbing serum might drip into your eyes.
EWB's small-batch, organic skincare is based on alive, unrefined, plant-based ingredients. EWB products are properly and adequately preserved with high-end natural cosmetic preservatives, but they are not overloaded with them. So, here is our suggestion:
- Order only as much skincare at a time as you hope to use within 3 - 6 months
- Store the skincare products you use daily or almost daily at room temperature (even better if you are willing to store them in the refrigerator for up to 3 months)
- To avoid microbial contamination, reach into the jars with freshly cleaned, dry hands or use a clean, thoroughly dry scoop. Always close the lids and caps tightly.
- Protect all products from excessive heat. Shake the closed bottles periodically to mix.
Cold-press unrefined Carapa guianensis (andiroba) seed oil†, cold-press unrefined Moringa oleifera seed oil* or †, cold-press unrefined Schinziophyton rautanenii (manquetti mongongo) seed oil†, organic cold-press unrefined unfiltered Calophyllum inophyllum (tamanu) nut kernel oil, Plukenetia volubilis (sacha inchi) oil* or †, Hippophae rhamnoides (seabuckthorn berry) Supercritical CO2 Total extract†, Calendula officinalis CO2 Total extract*, Copaifera officinalis (copaiba balsam) essential oil†, Ferula galbaniflua (galbanum) essential oil†, virgin cold-press unrefined golden Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil*, Evernia prunastri (oakmoss) absolute†.
*Certified organic. †Responsibly wildcrafted.
All absolutes are hexane free whenever available.
Certified cruelty free, vegan, handcrafted, small batch.
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Amazing for damaged skin that needs moisture
This is amazing for sensitive skin, the way it has made my skin glow and added intense moisture is seriously wow.
So happy to hear about your wonderful results with the Ferns & Moss Serum Laura, it really is a beautiful serum for deep nourishment and repair. Thanks for sharing about your experience, Kayla xx