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Essences

Essences have been a popular formulation base in the Eastern part of the world for some time. In more recent years, Essences have made their way into becoming a more globally recognised skincare product category.

Essences are close to toners or serums in their formulation, texture and consistency. They are leave-in, fluid-like and serve as efficient delivery methods for getting ingredients past the outer skin layer (epidermis). They are generally used post-cleansing, pre-moisturising. If you are going to use both a serum and an essence, you would usually apply it before a serum but this depends on their individual consistency. The lighter formulation should always go on first.

In our experience, Essences differ from serums in that they promote hydration as the primary user benefit. Like many serums, Essences can also contain ingredients that target specific concerns, but they are usually designed to first and foremost hydrate the skin (post-cleansing/toning) and secondly to address additional concerns with other ingredients.

Serums on the other hand, (barring pure Hyaluronic Acid serums) are usually positioned to target a specifically indicated concern as the primary user benefit, be it for acne, ageing or pigmentation.

SkinCeuticals Phyto Corrective Essence Mist

SkinCeuticals
Phyto Corrective Essence Mist

R1,500.00

SkinCeuticals
Phyto Corrective Essence Mist

Soothing Calming Mist

Sensitive & Red Skin

R1,500.00
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Huxley Conditioning Pads

Huxley
Conditioning Pads

R550.00

Huxley
Conditioning Pads

Hydrating Liquid Essence

All Skin Types

R550.00
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Huxley Grab Water Essence

Huxley
Grab Water Essence

R770.00

Huxley
Grab Water Essence

Hyaluronic Acid Serum

All Skin Types

R770.00
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Huxley Brightly Ever After Essence

Huxley
Brightly Ever After Essence

R690.00

Huxley
Brightly Ever After Essence

Concentrated Brightening Essence

All Skin Types

R690.00
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Huxley Priming Essence Radiance Layer

Huxley
Priming Essence Radiance Layer

R770.00

Huxley
Priming Essence Radiance Layer

Hydrating Essence Primer

All Skin Types

R770.00
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Huxley Oil Essence

Huxley
Oil Essence

R770.00

Huxley
Oil Essence

A Top-Selling, Hydrating Antioxidant

All Skin Types

R770.00
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Huxley Conditioning Essence Re-Frame

Huxley
Conditioning Essence Re-Frame

R790.00

Huxley
Conditioning Essence Re-Frame

Humectant-based Antioxidant

Dehydrated Skin

R790.00
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Kiehl's Ferulic Brew

Kiehl's
Ferulic Brew

R1,750.00

Kiehl's
Ferulic Brew

Invigorating Facial Essence

All Skin Types

R1,750.00
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Lamelle Skin Essence Corrector

Lamelle
Skin Essence Corrector

R485.00

Lamelle
Skin Essence Corrector

Topical Probiotic Essence

Mature & Sensitive Skin

R485.00
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Lamelle Skin Essence Rejuvenate

Lamelle
Skin Essence Rejuvenate

R485.00

Lamelle
Skin Essence Rejuvenate

Topical Probiotic Essence

Early Ageing Skin

R485.00
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Lamelle Skin Essence Clear

Lamelle
Skin Essence Clear

R465.00

Lamelle
Skin Essence Clear

Probiotic Essence & Skin Primer

Acne-Prone Skin

R465.00
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pHformula POWER Essence Tonic

pHformula
POWER Essence Tonic

R570.00
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pHformula
POWER Essence Tonic

Hydrating Softening Spray

All Skin Types

R570.00
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