If you are in your teens or early twenties, you probably don’t need this (unless you are treating dry skin under the eyes, or trying to get extra growth in eyelashes/eyebrows). But by day 3, my skin had an orange tinge to it. This is one of the most gentle and deeply cleansing exfoliating products I’ve used for the body. Lala Retro is a basic barrier cream. I was excited to use this because of the deep cleansing clay, and the soft, powdery exfoliating texture from the bamboo powder. And I find the B-Hydra, Protini and Marula Oil compensate for what Lala Retro is lacking. personally i do feel it improves the brightness of my face, also i notice it makes a huge difference when my face has broken out to bring down the redness.Tatcha Violet-C Radiance Mask. She is a member of the American Association For Drugless Practitioners. I wish I had known sooner, I would have stopped using the product with the first signs of enlarged pores and skin texture. The first time I used it, I could see a difference in my skin. The first problem I encountered was it turned my skin orange! Drunk Elephant is a clean skincare brand that places an emphasis on all prodcuts being free of the “Suspicious 6” (Essential Oils, Drying Alcohols, Silicones, Chemical Sunscreens, Fragrances/Dyes, SLS), which in turn, makes every product fit for every skin type! Sometimes when a sunscreen doesn’t work for my face, I will use it on my body. Drunk Elephant F-Balm mask is best suited for anyone struggling with dry or dehydrated skin. By diluting Protini with the Lala Retro, I didn’t get the bumpy skin. I’m in love with the texture of Drunk Elephant Protini Polypeptide Cream. I used their bar soap for years and since my last birthday have been using the Drunk Elephant Beste™ No. Unlike most physical exfoliants, this is not a scrub, nor is it rough. It has 25% AHA which is pretty good for an at home peel. Drunk Elephant Protini™ Polypeptide Moisturizer 1.69 oz/ 50 mL. Drunk Elephant recommends using Slaai only at night, but I used it both morning and night. Started using some products 3 or so years ago. This turned out to be a cleanser that I liked using once in a while, but not every day. Before trying Drunk Elephant’s Marula Oil, I had tried The Ordinary Marula Oil. The change of name makes it clearer how it’s meant to be used. Subscriptions Blog Updates General subscribe SIGN UP. Reviews on Sephora said 4-5 pumps was way too much product, and 1-2 pumps was perfectly adequate. If you have young, healthy, clear, perfect skin – you don’t need this! It can be used in place of a moisturizer, or in conjunction with one. You can’t apply it straight to your skin. It softens the skin and is a great base under makeup. Many recommended it for oily skin types, and for hot, humid climates. One of the few silicone-free moisturizers on the market. Once in, it makes my skin softer than a baby’s. But if you want to go makeup free, and you don’t like a white or purple cast from the sunscreen, avoid this product. I could feel it a lot more on my skin than when using 1-2 pumps. As I’ve personally experienced from using Drunk Elephant T.L.C. I found using T.L.C. If you use a retinol, this could be a good cleanser to use. I’ll be sharing my experience with each product, who I think would like the product, and if I think it is worth the hype. Drunk Elephant dupe Acure Radically Rejuvenating Whipped Night Cream, $32.95. I’ve tried quite a few, including making my own. I did like that I could apply it on top of all my skincare and it would seal everything in. I am prone to getting rashes, bumpy texture, and some clogged pores on my back, shoulders and chest. The formula itself is really nice. It absorbs well, never moving around or irritating the eyes. I used Lala Retro twice a day, applying it after cleansing or on top of a serum. When my skin was oily, I would use it every other night (probably 3 times a week). I also couldn’t use this too many days in a row or my skin would start feeling over cleansed. Shop Drunk Elephant T.L.C. Where I live is hot, and my skin is fair. I presumed it oxidized on my face. I normally have a smooth forehead (all the lines and wrinkles are around my eyes). I was hoping this would be gentle, non-stripping cleanser that would thoroughly cleanse my skin of impurities and makeup. As I mentioned, I found the Beste No.9 Cleanser to be too strong for my skin. Drunk Elephant uses a lot of actives in their skincare like vitamin c, glycolic aid, salicylic acid, lactic acid, enzymes, peptides, retinol, niacinamide, sodium hyaluronate, ceramides, etc. It absorbs beautifully, and doesn’t move around the skin. The products smell kinda weird and they don’t help towards face oiliness or acne scarring. To get really good results, you need to mix them or use them together. A bunch of my subscribers strongly recommended this product to get rid of the hyperpigmentation. I basically increased the amount every two weeks until I was using a pea size amount. Get the FREE Better Digestion For Glowing Skin Checklist delivered straight to your inbox. After trying their entire skincare range, their products are high quality, deliver results, and very much worth the hype, but…. Drunk Elephant Protini Polypeptide Cream is a lightweight moisturizer with peptides. I started with the T.L.C. It’s not oily or greasy. I used it morning and night. It’s not milia. This product would be especially good in cold or dry climates, like during harsh winters or locations that have low humidity. The value sets from them are great to try out their products. It's lightweight and absorbs quickly and really makes my skin feel softer and more moisturized. Shop Drunk Elephant Slaai Makeup-Melting Butter Cleanser at: Sephora || Cult Beauty. You can use Drunk Elephant products in the same skincare routine as natural products, or even with medical-grade or prescription products. Sometimes adding a hydrating product like this can help to balance your skin. It is formulated with thermal mud and bamboo powder that creates a creamy lather to wash away impurities and build up off the surface of the skin. Sometimes dehydrated skin is what’s causing oily skin (because your skin over produces sebum to compensate for the dehydration). My eyelashes and eyebrows are now so much fuller. I’m 44 years old, my skin is a little dehydrated. On its own, Lala Retro Cream is not moisturizing enough for dry skin. Framboos Glycolic Night Serum to use the Protini. Whenever a new product has launched, I scoop it up immediately. This isn’t my first time using a retinol. Abundant with proteins and nutrients, it replenishes and restores your skin back to a strong, healthy state. Plus receive updates on special offers, sales, and clear skin tips delivered straight to your inbox. If you love the dewy and plumped-up effect the Protini is renowned for giving, you’ll love the NEW Dewy Kit. I applied Slaai to dry skin, massaged it into my skin, added a little water to activate it into a milk, and rinsed it off with warm water. Drunk Elephant's entire line of skincare is totally free from sulfates, parabens and formaldehydes. A few years ago I got eyelash extensions which ruined my eye lashes, and despite all efforts, my eyelashes remained short and thin. So, I did a little research, I reached out to Drunk Elephant, and here is why their skincare might not be working for you (and me). It’s good for softening and moisturizing the skin under and around the eyes. Not because I didn’t like it, but because I got bumpy texture all over my forehead from using it. I love Tatcha and I have dry skin. Drunk Elephant C-Firma™ Vitamin C Day Serumaand I use DRUNK ELEPHANT - Lala Retro™ Whipped Creamtthese are all items I can’t live without. Two weeks later, again I increased it again to 1/6 pea size amount, mixed with moisturizer, and used every other night. Beste No.9 Jelly Cleanser is a mild, low foaming gel cleanser formulated to cleanse the skin, and remove all traces of makeup. For example, I like a couple of the DE products that I've tried but overall a lot of the range truly doesn't "work" well for me although obviously a LOT of people really love the entire line. It’s gentle, hydrating, and restorative. Plus I’ve heard it’s very brightening as well. I figured I’d have the same bad reaction to the product. The T.L.C. As soon as I’d put it on in the evening, my skin tone appeared bright and even, but always the next morning I would wake up with dark patches on my forehead. If used too often, it can cause irritation and sensitivity. Framboos Glycolic Night Serum. I was given the gift set for Christmas and it's perfect. Framboos Glycolic Serum, the exfoliating serum helps prevent my skin getting congested from the F-Balm. I especially like using F-Balm on top of T.L.C. I would recommend this to anyone with acne or acne prone skin, but because the serum is oily, you have to be careful. I feel like I’m chasing the dream of finding more products that deliver such skin perfecting results as T.L.C Framboos Glycolic Night Serum. I wasn’t that impressed with this product. There’s a lot of hype. I was told Pekee Bar was a lot milder, and even moisturizing. If you want radiant, glowy, natural looking sun-kissed skin – try this. BUT overall it does a better job than most products. Since it is a strong product, you need to start slow, and the rest of your skincare routine has to be super mild, minimal, and on par with using a retinol. Framboos Glycolic Night Serum is a chemical exfoliant containing a blend of AHAs (glycolic acid, lactic acid, tartaric acid, citric acid) and BHA (salicylic acid). Framboos Glycolic Night Serum was the first product I tried from Drunk Elephant, and after that, I had super high hopes about the rest of their skincare line. I love D-Bronzi. But Acure is better for dry skin, while Drunk Elephant is suitable for all skin types. A little goes a long way, and it’s not as densely pigmented as I thought it would be. I also really liked how it helps breakouts heal and gets rid of marks and pigmentation left behind from pimples and acne. To be honest, I didn’t think I would need or even like this. Even more recently I purchased the new Drunk Elephant Protini Polypeptide Cream, which I love by the way, but I still felt like the rest of my routine with their products just simply wasn’t working out. Protini is formulated at the ideal pH of 4.0. Dry skin types tend to be more sensitive, so using less or diluting it a bit with a moisturizing product can make it a lot gentler on your skin (especially when you are first using it). Shaba Complex is a nourishing eye cream. Don’t use this on inflamed pimples, or if your skin is red, irritated, wounded, heavily flaking, oozing, cut, or super dry. But it was concerning and a nuisance to deal with. Drunk Elephant Protini Polypeptide Cream: rated 3 out of 5 on MakeupAlley. If you have sensitive skin, or an inflammatory skin condition, don’t use A-Passioni Retinol. B-Hydra has significantly improved my under eye area. I'm not sure if it is too much for every day, but I may buy a full size. Yes, I’ve already repurchased B-Hydra twice. It’s supposed to revive skin and reduce the appearance of lines, wrinkles, and sun damage. (I think that’s why I continued using it for so long, I didn’t realize it had the vitamin C in it, and I was hoping my skin would eventually improve). There’s so much hype over this skincare line, it’s hard to avoid. I’ve used products containing essential oils that have been very damaging to my skin, and I’ve also used products that have been extremely therapeutic. But, I don’t believe it’s the only ingredients that are problematic. My skin overall had a radiant appearance. But if you have acne or acne prone skin and your skin really does well with oil, this could be a great addition to your routine. Holiday Shopping Advice Thread: What’s in your basket? This gentle cleanser is infused with blueberry extract, marula oil, and honey to calm, clarify, and balance the skin. I was using the Lala Retro Whipped Moisturizer after cleansing, but it wasn’t replenishing my skin enough. Add me to the mailing list for the FREE guide of all Natasha's favourite products (including skincare, body care, and healthy kitchen & home). Drunk Elephant says you can mix D-Bronzi with your sunscreen. As your skin responds well to it, you can work your way up to using it more frequently (if needed). The protein based moisturizer utilizes signal peptides, growth factors, supportive amino acids and pygmy waterlily in a proprietary formulation to treat signs of dull or sallow skin,dryness, and loss of firmness and elasticity. I also found it to be heavy, kind of like a heavy, dense gel. Like the Pekee Bar, this would be best suited for normal, oily, and combination skin. Plus, I’m in my 40s and my under eye area is crepey. It’s also mild. Drunk Elephant C-Firma Day Serum is a vitamin c serum formulated to firm and brighten the skin. I have mixed feelings about this. I don’t regularly wear makeup, I use mineral sunscreen every day, and I was using all the other Drunk Elephant products while using this, including exfoliating my skin with the T.L.C. And I had a chance to try it. I don’t recommend this for young skin, or anyone under 35. (just use a lot less). I also prefer the Drunk Elephant Shaba Complex™ Firming Eye Serum to the other eye cream. Unless you want to stick with just using Drunk Elephant products, there’s so many better moisturizers available. Rose Renewal + Frankincense Firming Fluid, 5 in 1 Natural Moisturizing Face Sunscreen SPF30 (Tinted), How To Take Care Of Acne Prone Skin – Video Course, Acne Causing Health Foods – video masterclass, Pressed Mineral Powder Compact SPF50 (Translucent), reactions to vitamin C and brightening products, Mask Acne – Treating & Preventing Breakouts From Masks, Suntegrity Reviews: 5 in 1 Face Sunscreen and Natural Moisturizing Face Sunscreen & Primer, Leahlani Skincare Review – 30 Day Experiment + Results, The Detox Market Best Of Green Beauty Box 2018 Review, Tea Tree Oil For Acne – How To Use It Properly. Acure Radically Rejuvenating Whipped Night Cream isn’t an exact dupe for Drunk Elephant Protini Polypeptide Cream – but it’s close enough. Since they don’t contain fragrance, dyes, drying alcohols or essential oils; they’re less likely to cause additional reactions or sensitivity. -Try Drunk Elephant‘s "Sleeping Beauty Smoothie" for visibly strong, smooth, glowing skin. Framboos Glycolic Night Serum every other night, I could get away with using Protini every day without getting the bumps. It’s fast become one of my favourite Drunk Elephant products. I didn’t find it moisturizing. Every time I use it, I wake up the next day with brighter, smoother, more even skin tone. The new Lala Retro Whipped Cream with ceramides is a little lighter, still occlusive, and a little more nourishing. Drunk Elephant’s Protini Polypeptide Cream is a game-changer in the industry, particularly for a relatively new and upcoming brand that has gained popularity within the past few years. The packaging. So even though it’s quite dense and heavy, it absorbs well into your skin and doesn’t leave any shiny or greasy residue. Don’t expect this eye cream to erase your wrinkles. I'm not able to comment on DE products but as for Tatcha i've tried a few of their products but I've only re-purchased the Violet C mask over multiple times. Even trying to apply a thick layer. It’s too bad because I loved the results I got from the Protini Polypeptide Cream, but not the clogged pores and raised bumps. I found it impossible to apply without it getting it on my face. RE: Re: Is drunk elephant/Tatcha worth it? I think it is better but I just got a small  Tatcha The Deep Cleanse Gentle Exfoliating Cleanser 5 oz/ 150 mLin a reward gift and it makes my skin feel really, really clean. If you have maturing skin, I think you are better off using a more nourishing cleanser (like an oil, balm, cream or milk cleanser). I’ve mixed the two together (as recommended by Drunk Elephant) but I prefer using them separately as not to dilute the active ingredients in each product. Glycolic Night Serum twice a weeks with the F-Balm helped to prevent clogged pores and congested skin. It doesn’t contain sodium lauryl sulfate, but has other surfactants to create the foaming texture. Monthly Favorites: November 2020 Edition! You have to start slowly to allow your skin time to repair and adjust to it. Would these products be way better than anything I’ve ever tried? If you have very oily skin under or around your eyes, this product might be too rich (C-Tango is a more suitable option). Drunk Elephant F-Balm Electrolyte Waterfacial is a hydrating overnight mask that plumps, strengthens, and restores the skin. You push down on the lid and the product is dispensed. I found it to be more moisturizing than their moisturizers! I found it interesting how polar opposite the reviews and suggestions were on this one detail. But, if I had dry or irritated skin, this would not be my rescue cream. It disappeared in days. I recommend getting the smaller size to try it before investing in full size tube. Framboos Glycolic Serum being my favourite, and I ended with it being my favourite. If I continued using A-Passioni, I couldn’t finish the entire tube in one year. The peptides gives the skin more bounce and fullness, while the vitamin Cs brighten dull, darkened skin. Very lightweight, almost like a gel. It could be, but I doubt it. Shaba Complex Eye Serum is a satiny eye serum formulated with black tea ferment and copper peptides to smooth the skin around the eyes and slow down the signs of aging. If you have healthy, balanced skin; you don’t need this. Protini has coconut alkanes and I believe that’s what causing the issue. Yes, I’m really impressed with Drunk Elephant’s eye treatment products. And instead of using it only once a week, I used it every other night. I started with using 1/10 of a pea size amount, and mixed it with a moisturizer (I liked mixing it with Josh Rosebrook Vital Balm Cream). When using B-Hydra on its own, as soon as it dried down, my skin felt dry and tight. Unfortunately it’s not as simple as that, at least not for everyone. At one point I was planning on doing a 30 day experiment exclusively using Drunk Elephant products (like the 30 Day Living Libations Experiment), but I couldn’t put together a full Drunk Elephant routine without having a bad reaction to at least one of their products. Framboos Glycolic Night Serum. But if I started using it every day, within 3-4 days the little bumps would start appearing (and probably faster if I used the cream twice a day). No breakouts with these products and I’m no longer wanting to try anything else. It delivers a lot! 9 Jelly Cleanser, Tatcha The Deep Cleanse Gentle Exfoliating Cleanser 5 oz/ 150 mL. If you love foaming cleansers but they all dry out your skin, you should try this one. I use Drunk Elephant Shaba Complex Eye Serum morning and night. I’ve always had bumpy textured skin under my eyes. I normally use a nourishing oil cleanser to wash my face. After a few days of using it, I got tiny raised bumps all on my forehead. I had a terrible reaction to the product. Based on my experience, a lot of their products aren’t so great on their own. I used Protini twice a day, applying it after cleansing or on top of a serum. The lines, texture and wrinkles around and under my eyes was greatly improved, but I didn’t like how it triggered my melasma and getting all that texture and porous skin on my forehead, center of my face, and chin. But I liked how gentle it is, especially for being a foaming cleanser. D-Bronzi is a concentrate. Drunk Elephant recommends using it every night, but I think it’s too strong for daily use, especially if you’re using the product for the first time. Drunk elephant is ok. It seems like their goal is to achieve the perfect ph so it doesn’t dry out or strip your skin, yet still be an effective cleanser. Yes, there is a perfectly formed vegan alternative, offering a remarkably similar ingredient deck. It’s strength is in being a barrier cream, not so much as a moisturizer. Enter your name and email below to have the recipe delivered straight to your inbox. But because of the purple cast and grainy texture, I wouldn’t feel comfortable recommending this to anyone. Formulated with niacinamide, sodium PCA, plant squalane, 5 ceramides, omega fatty acids, and antioxidants; F-Balm hydrates dehydrated skin making it soft and supple. I had a terrible experience using this product, but that doesn’t mean you will. A question I’m asked all the time is Drunk Elephant all natural? It also always left my skin feeling very soft and smooth, which I liked. It worked great on part of my face, but not my whole face! It helps the product from oxidizing and remains “fresh” or active. It never made my skin feel dry or tight. It is suppose to brighten, clarify, refine skin texture and over time reduce the appearance of pores. It was mild, and it made my skin soft and bright. Slaai seemed like the perfect cleanser. You also need to be committed to using sunscreen every single day. Don’t use A-Passioni for acne, it’s too strong and will irritate your skin more. I would definitely repurchase Juju Bar for my upper body (back, chest and shoulders). I was also curious to see the results I would get from avoiding the “suspicious 6.” Would it transform my skin? I also recommend using this to treat acne, breakouts, or congested skin on your back, chest or arms (you can use it more regularly on your body, like once a day, or every other day). Because of the residues left on the skin, I don’t recommend this for oily or acne prone skin, unless you are just using it as a makeup remover and will use an additional cleanser to wash the residues off. Drunk Elephant Protini Polypeptide Cream Reviews. It’s about 60% better than it’s ever been (which is huge for me). This is an awesome product for maturing skin. I wish it would be so simple to narrow everything down to just 6 bad ingredients, and by avoiding them everyone would have perfect skin. If you don’t like oil cleansers and balms that leave a residue on your skin, don’t get this. I thought I would love the brand so I bought this kit and realized it was making me break out. I used it twice on my face, once on my body. The first time I used this overnight serum, I woke up the next day with bright, smooth, radiant skin. For an over the counter retinol, 1% retinol is strong. Formulated with an array of fruit oils and peptides; Lippe is designed to plump and volumize the appearance of lips. Think of Protini™ in your Drunk Elephant skincare routine like adding a shot of protein to your smoothie. I have fine lines, wrinkles, some visible pores, and some loss of volume and firmness in my skin. One DE product that I really think is worth it is the protini moisturizer. After experimenting for a few weeks, here’s how I liked using it: The second step in double cleansing routine (first cleansing my face using an oil or balm cleanser, followed by a second cleanse using Beste No.9 Jelly Cleanser). I’m happy to see brands like Drunk Elephant using the best of both worlds. If you get breakouts from vitamin e, don’t use this product. I had checked a few times previously, but didn’t recall vitamin C in A-Passioni. Shop Drunk Elephant Beste No.9 Jelly Cleanser at: Sephora || Cult Beauty. Fragrance free. Framboos Glycolic Night Serum. Shop Drunk Elephant Protini Polypeptide Cream at: Sephora || Cult Beauty. Something about the packaging, active ingredients, and their ethos of using ethically sourced, “non-toxic/non-questionable” ingredients – definitely draws you in. Drunk Elephant prioritizes using quality ingredients and making effective formulations, as well as safe ones. I’m in my 40s, and after being pregnant twice over the past 6 years, my skin has changed. It’s definitely for someone who wants a little more colour to their skin without using makeup. I got an orange face instead. I never had peeling, redness, or flaking. Besides that product, there’s only been a handful (at most) of other Drunk Elephant products that truly wowed me and that I could use. I apply it under my eyes, along the orbital bone, top of eyelids, and also on my eye browns. I did liked how versatile this product is. I tried applying it on its own, with different products, and different steps in my skincare routine; but it continually made my skin orange by mid-day. My skin type is maturing. I have found that combo skin girls should stay far, far away from DE or Tatcha. I used a few drops after cleansing to moisturize. And some I had to mix with other Drunk Elephant products to truly make them work. It’s difficult to tell if the product has oxidized, especially when you first buy it and have nothing to compare it to. If you are prone to getting tiny bumps or clogged pores from coconut oil or other facial oils, keep an eye on your skin to see how it responds (not everyone will have a bad reaction like I did, but good to be cautious when using a new facial oil). My favourite mixture is one drop of D-Bronzi mixed with a few drops of Kosas Tinted Face Oil. I know Drunk elephant is HG brand for many but personally for me their products do nothing for my skin. 9 Jelly Cleanser. 100% free of essential oils, … I used 1-2 pumps of F-Balm every night for 2 weeks, and I was pleased with the skin softening and hydrating results. This product seems best suited for normal to dry skin types. Shop Drunk Elephant D-Bronzi at: Sephora || Cult Beauty. After all that time and money, I don’t have buyer’s remorse. Lippe Balm was my least favourite Drunk Elephant product. I would say, if you are are trying to fade hyperpigmentation, melasma, PIH, sun spots, acne marks and discolouration – it could be worth trying C-Firma. C-Tango won’t help that, but if you have darkness under your eyes due to sun spots or surface hyperpigmentation issues, the vitamin C in the product could help brighten it. These are the star products that are unique, deliver great results, and I recommend: THIS BLOG POST IS NOT SPONSORED. It doesn’t have fragrance, essential oils or irritating ingredients making it especially good for sensitive or irritated skin. As for Tacha's moisturizers, I find they have a scent, and I don't want scented products on my face. My Dry Winter Acne Drives Me Crazy, but Drunk Elephant's Moisturizer Changed Everything The difference was small. I was expecting Lala Retro to be a nourishing, gentle, barrier restoring moisturizer. I’ve always loved how bright and clear glycolic acid would make my skin, but most products I’ve used with glycolic acid would irritate and sensitize my skin over time. It would probably be a good idea to try out the cheapest option of Marula oil from Drunk Elephant and the travel sized cleansing oil from Tatcha to see if either of those cause you any issues before you even consider handing over a wad of cash. You don’t need this in your teens or 20s. Drunk Elephant doesn’t say how often to use the mask. There is always a chance I got a bad batch. Framboos Glycolic Night Serum makes my skin super smooth, soft, and clear. I applied it to dry lips, morning and night. Let’s just say I started my Drunk Elephant journey with very high expectations. I find this method of starting with less, but using it more frequently being a lot easier to tolerate, less or no side effects, no irritation. Used once or twice a week, this exfoliating mixture will slough away build up and dry skin. Get started with this delicious Avocado Lemon Green Salad Recipe. Sometimes the dispensing is questionable (if it truly prevents 100% of the product from oxidizing). I’ve been using over the counter retinols over the past few years, plus throughout my 20s I used prescription Tretinoin (Retin-A) and Adapalene (Differin) on and off for nearly a decade (unsuccessfully for acne). The ingredient list makes this absolutely worth it! Over these past 5 years my skin has changed a lot (due to pregnancy and getting older). But, I will say that I’m happy Drunk Elephant is avoiding these “suspicious 6.” It’s a step in the right direction, and it makes it a lot easier for consumers buying their products knowing that none of these ingredients are used in their formulations. Here’s the most recent one that is a review of the entire Drunk Elephant skincare collection. If you have acne, acne prone skin, or sensitive skin; this would be fine to use. On my body, I use it almost daily, and I’m thrilled with the results. It was too thin causing it to cling to dry spots and emphasize lines, pores and texture. If you have oily skin, this product will probably be too emollient for your liking. The kit is $90 and it's a sample of a lot of the popular products so I'm definitely glad I tried this instead of buying a full size product. I don’t get those bumps from makeup or skincare that contains small amounts of coconut oil, it’s when I use the pure coconut oil on its own that I run into the bumpy skin problem. When I mix the two products together, the oil seals in the hydration from the B-Hydra, resulting in soft, moisturized, plumped, velvety skin. You can safely mix it with your favourite moisturizer or facial oil, and not risk getting breakouts. No, unless it’s reformulated then maybe I would try it. I have a much better experience with Tatcha products. Plus, it’s an eye cream. If you’ve started using a retinol and your skin is flakey and sensitive, this would be a good treatment mask on nights you’re not using retinol to bring your skin back to balance. It needs to be mixed with a serum, moisturizer, facial oil or foundation. You get used to the retinol much quicker. It makes my skin feel amazing. Sign-up to our mailing list and get a 10% discount on your first order. I don’t recommend Umbra Sheer for sensitive skin. I don’t recommend A-Passioni for younger skin, no need to be using such a strong retinol product in your teens or 20s. I did quite a few experiments looking for a way around the bumpy skin issue. I also really like that I could use it around my eyes and it doesn’t burn or sting, and it doesn’t dry out my eye area (I’ve used it daily over a few weeks on my eyes to remove sunscreen, and it never irritated my skin or dried it out). I really love DE. YES! Enter your name & email address below to get the FREE Double Cleansing Guide. This product is suitable for all skin types. Sunscreens should never be mixed with other products. If I could afford their Ageless Enriching Renewal Cream I would definitely buy it for use in the winter months - I've actually set that as my weight-loss goal reward to buy in the November sales if I make my target. So for now, that project is on hold until perhaps other products come out that work better for me. Their skincare products contain both synthetic ingredients and natural ingredients. 4-5 pumps is a lot of product. I’ve never had this type of reaction to a retinol product before, but I’ve had similar reactions to vitamin C and brightening products. Like the Pekee Bar, I was expecting the Juju Bar to be a mild cleansing bar. It’s not nourishing enough. The Protini Polypeptide Cream is one product … Whether they worked for my skin or not, they’re different from anything else I’ve tried, and the quality is certainly there. I’ve repurchased this product already 4 times. I loved how it firmed up my skin around my eyes. This night serum is formulated to exfoliate, resurface, and clarify your skin, making it smoother and brighter. Your email address will not be published. Even after an hour, it felt moist, a little heavy, sticky, and uncomfortable. Only two expensive skincare items I get and my face is flawless. Plus, be the first to know of special offers, sales, and blog events. AN AFFILIATE LINK MEANS I MAY EARN A COMMISSION IF YOU MAKE A PURCHASE THROUGH MY LINK, WITHOUT ANY EXTRA COST TO YOU. tthese are all items I can’t live without. All I can say is I never got the “brightness” that everyone is raving about. There is one thing that Drunk Elephant got going for it. I love the idea of 7-skin method and all the K-Beauty (bought few essences) but then realized it's not practical for me, those products mostly just sit here. Once I stopped using the product, within a week my skin was smooth again, and didn’t look porous. Used with the T.L.C. All the products work great together. In all honesty, I feel like I’ve come full circle. The product contains 15% l-ascorbic acid (vitamin c), pumpkin ferment, ferulic acid, and vitamin e. I used it over the course of 4 months. The next day, my skin was a little more plump and hydrated than when I used the 1-2 pumps of product, but not so much so that it warrant using that much product. The Shaba Complex has reversed that. You can slowly increase frequency if needed. But the big issue I started having with the product was it started to congest my skin. Both Marula Oils from The Ordinary and Drunk Elephant are 100% unrefined, cold pressed, virgin African Marula Oil. C-Firma has an oil-like consistency, which makes it hydrating and moisturizing. And I was concerned it would transfer all over my pillow. I used A-Passioni Retinol consistently every other night for about 8 months. With that being said, using a strong retinol takes some commitment, even some research into how to use retinol properly, and best practises. These dark patches would fade slightly a few hours after washing my face and applying skincare to calm it down. And that’s something I would like to emphasize, is the quality of the products and formulations. My favorites are the C-Firma, B-Hydra, and Lala Retro for morning and TLC Framboos, Marula oil, and Protini for evening. Think of Protini™ in your Drunk Elephant skincare routine like adding a shot of protein to your smoothie. even if you break out a little bit in the beginning of use, keep going. I’m talking smoothing the crepiness out, and getting rid of bumpy texture. Learn more about how Drunk Elephant's breakthrough protein moisturizer combines an unprecedented array and concentration of signal peptides, growth factors, supportive amino acids and pygmy waterlily for visible and immediate improvement in the appearance of skin’s tone, texture and firmness. In fact, the first sixteen ingredients listed in the Acure Whipped Night Cream are also found in the Drunk Elephant Protini Polypeptide Cream. This is an anti-aging moisturizer that has something to offer all skin types. I applied it to damp skin and rinsed it off with water. 5. Sometimes I would alternate with the Shaba Complex Eye Serum, using C-Tango during the day, and Shaba Complex at night, or vice versa. This is also a good treatment product for maturing skin that is losing volume. I would recommend this to anyone struggling with crepey skin, fine lines, wrinkles, sagging skin, dull skin, and loss of volume and elasticity of the skin. C-Tango Multivitamin Eye Cream is suitable for most skin types, but I find this to be most beneficial for skin that is showing signs of aging, has skin texture, lines, wrinkles, loss of firmness, and dull darkened skin. On its own, Kosas Tinted Face Oil never worked for me. Drunk Elephant Juju Bar is an exfoliating facial cleansing bar. I much prefer Biossance Squalane + Omega Repair Cream which is as gentle, but much more hydrating and nourishing. I wouldn’t do that. The scent is naturally occurring, there’s no fragrance or anything added to it, but I just didn’t like it. As far as eye wrinkles and lines, I don’t believe any eye serum or cream will get rid of them. But it’s good to know I need to be careful with Marula Oil. An added bonus is fuller eyelashes and eyebrows, so make sure when you apply it around the eye area, you lightly apply leftover product to your eyebrows. It's also gluten free and vegan. The heat always makes my skin a little more sensitive than usual, and the C-Tango would cause a stinging sensation on the skin under my eyes. I was curious to see how Drunk Elephant products would perform in terms of anti-aging, acne scars, hyperpigmentation, and overall balancing of the skin. @isavfdz Drunk Elephant is definitely worth it! I had acne as a teen and oily, blackhead prone skin my whole life. And this is a much “cleaner” option than using an eye lash serum. This was the Drunk Elephant product I was most excited about trying. Some say the two Marula Oils are different, the Drunk Elephant is better quality and that justifies the price difference. I presumed it wasn’t the retinol causing the issue, but perhaps another ingredient in the formula. With the added niacinamide in the current formula, it could help breakouts and blemishes heal faster and prevent clogged pores and congested skin. It’s awful. All over their website they are constantly talking about this. Otherwise, generally, I think you can probably pick up products that work just as well for half or even a third of the price by looking into other brands. DE is expensive, but when you have suffered from acne for years, and find something that helps, you will pay for that thing. From what I experienced from having a similar bad reaction to pure coconut oil, it doesn’t matter how the oil is processed or using a better quality brand; all pure coconut oils give me those bumps. It can be comfortably used under makeup, making it a good base. But, after using it daily for 4 months, it didn’t do anything to fade the melasma whatsoever. But I did use it for 60 days straight, and didn’t get clogged pores or breakouts. If it’s not moisturizing enough, add a few drops of a facial oil). You don’t need it (yet!). My skin used to be a lot oilier than it is now. A few years ago, I bought my first product from their skincare line – the T.L.C. During my pregnancy I developed melasma on my forehead and cheeks. Drunk Elephant D-Bronzi Anti-Pollution Sunshine Drops is a silky, antioxidant-rich bronzing concentrate you can add to your moisturizer, serum, facial oil or sunscreen to give your skin a natural-looking bronzy glow. Framboos Glycolic Night Serum a few times a week. Formulated with 8 peptides, 5 forms of Vitamin C, cucumber extract, ceramides, plant oils and antioxidants; this potent eye cream is designed to firm, strengthen and restore the skin around the eyes. Your email address will not be published. I don’t think it would aggravate your skin. Shop Drunk Elephant F-Balm Electrolyte Waterfacial at: Sephora || Cult Beauty. Slaai also comes with a small vial of Bamboo Booster, exfoliating spheres that you can mix with Slaai to create an exfoliating treatment balm. I started using TLC Glycolic Night Serum twice a week which helped to get rid of some of the texture but I could tell something in the A-Passioni was causing fine lines, porous skin and a shrivelled up skin texture. Most of the Drunk Elephant products contain Marula Oil, but the only products I got clogged pores from were the Protini and F-Balm which contain coconut alkanes; the rest were fine in that regard. Content Upgrades Back & Chest Acne Checklist & Resources Double Cleansing Guide Better Digestion Checklist Oily Skin Guide Cucumber Salad Recipe Natasha's Favorites (skincare, body care, and healthy kitchen & house guide) Cystic Acne Checklist Scalp Treatment For Acne Prone Skin Green Salad with Avocado & Lemon Recipe SIGN UP. I recommend experimenting with mixing it with different products (moisturizers, facial oils, foundations, etc). This cleanser is best suited for dry or sensitive skin. Protini Polypeptide Cream is a protein moisturizer formulated to nourish, strengthen, and firm the skin. When I posted the my first Drunk Elephant Review video on YouTube which included my review of Beste No.9 Jelly Cleanser, one of my subscribers recommended trying the Pekee Bar. It also rinses off very easily, without leaving any residues on the skin. Framboos Glycolic Night Serum at: Sephora || Cult Beauty. 9 Jelly Cleanser. Your skin just needs to get used to it because it has … Even though Protini is not very moisturizing, it is hydrating. I loved how it gently exfoliates and deeply cleansed my skin, making it soft and smooth. Like the Beste No.9 Jelly Cleanser, the Pekee Bar is best suited for normal, oily or combination skin types. So even though many customers and reviewers claim Drunk Elephant Marula Oil is the best, I avoided it. In all fairness, it does have 20% non-nano zinc oxide which is great UVA and UVB protection. Shop Drunk Elephant Lala Retro Whipped Cream at: Sephora || Cult Beauty. Required fields are marked *. Other than being a little sensitive to it, I really like how it softens the texture and lines under my eyes. Plus, studies have shown that consistent regular use of retinoids is what delivers results. And I wasn’t sure about using a bronzing serum all over my face. And, I’ve had subscribers send me DMs and emails urging me to try C-Firma because it worked so great for them. Today's video is an in-depth review of the Drunk Elephant Protini Polypeptide Cream. I've tried both brands and something about Tatcha is just too rich for my skin. Use it every other night, or every two nights and the bumps should be gone within a few weeks, or sooner). Because of its oily consistency, I wouldn’t recommend this product to anyone who can’t use oils on their skin. It just sinks into your skin instantly and spreads like a dream. If you have dry skin, this product would complement your skincare routine nicely by adding in some extra hydration. Not everyone will have the same bad reaction to this product like I did. I was using it once or twice a week to exfoliate. I’ve been using it for two months and wouldn’t recommend, Drunk Elephant Virgin Marula Luxury  Face Oil 1 oz/ 30 mL, is great for exfoliating every day. I started using it in the shower on my upper body, which I much preferred. Just kidding, but not really. I much prefer using a more nourishing/moisturizing cleanser like an oil or balm. The 7 Best Drunk Elephant Products That Are 100% Worth the Hype The product also contains edelweiss stem cells, niacinamide, and CoQ10 to diminish the appearance of lines, wrinkles and age spots. You’ll still get the eyelash growing benefits even without applying it to your lashes or lash line. For over a decade, Natasha has been coaching women on how to improve their diet, lifestyle and skincare routine to heal breakouts, blemishes, and perfect their skin. Unfortunately within just one day of using it, tiny bumps started appearing all over my forehead. If you don’t, you can damage your skin. Recently Sephora rewards was offering a travel size, so I picked one up. I recommend being cautious using it if you are using a retinol or prescription strength retinoid, or strong exfoliating acids. Has a gel-cream texture, making it the lighter of the two moisturizers Drunk Elephant offers. Natasha St. Michael is a Certified Holistic Health Coach and Natural Health Educator accredited by the Institute For Integrative Nutrition. DRUNK ELEPHANT - Lala Retro™ Whipped Cream, custom-sephora-footer-social-link.text-07. I was excited about having a balm cleanser that could be rinsed off with just water (no wash cloth needed), and didn’t have fragrance or essential oils. It’s very light and moisturizing. Plus I love the healthy warm tone from D-Bronzi. I don’t recommend the Pekee Bar for dry, sensitive or maturing skin. I found if I used Protini less frequently (like once every few days), I wouldn’t get the raised bumps. Or if you wear a lot of makeup. I believe it to be sun damage. But now the Shaba Complex Serum is helping. This would be especially good for younger skin. On its own, I didn’t find it to be an efficient cleanser. Lala Retro Whipped Cream is a rescue cream formulated to replenish and strengthen the skin’s barrier by reinforcing the acid mantle. I don’t recommend using this when you have active acne, or any skin condition. Framboos™ Glycolic Resurfacing Night Serum 1 oz/ 30 mL. Framboos™ Glycolic Resurfacing Night Serum 1 oz/ 30 mLit works good to unclog pores and make them look smaller. Also, a little goes a long way. I had a lot of bad reactions to their products. No. I loooove all of the DE products I've tried. Shop Drunk Elephant Umbra Sheer Physical Daily Defense SPF 30 at: Sephora || Cult Beauty. @isavfdz  I completely agree with the other comments about getting either in-store samples or trial sizes of different items. Enter your name and email address below to receive the FREE guide "15 Diet & Skin Care Tips For Oily Skin" delivered straight to your inbox. Absolutely. I found mixing the B-Hydra with an oil moisturized my skin a lot better than using either products on their own. @isavfdz It totally depend on how your skin react to the products from these brands. It will help soften wrinkles, lines, texture, and firm the skin. To get the most out of this product, I do recommend mixing it with a facial oil or moisturizer. Upon application my skin became red with a strong burning sensation. Drunk Elephant skincare is all over social media. I had high hopes. B-Hydra Intensive Hydration Serum is a lightweight gel serum containing vitamin B5, pineapple ceramide, fruit extracts, sodium hyaluronate and niacinamide to boost hydration and improve skin tone. If you have combination skin that is more on the oily side, this would be fine. A-Passioni contains 1% vegan retinol and peptides to restore bounce, resilience, and clarity in the skin, as well as even skin tone and texture. Cleanse your skin, and apply the serum. As I mentioned at the beginning of this review, Drunk Elephant is all over social media. I was really disappointed because I loved how nourishing and moisturizing it is, it’s not greasy, and absorbs beautifully. And I loved it. The first time I used the Pekee Bar, I loved it. And despite feeling heavy, it never clogged pores or caused breakouts. Unless I am treating really parched, flakey, dry skin; I wouldn’t use the 4-5 pump treatment nightly. Looking at the 50ml container I would go through the contents pretty fast using that much product. If I have this type of reaction to a product (usually from something containing coconut oil or coconut alkanes), using this serum will get rid of the bumpy texture quickly, sometimes within a week. My favorites are the C-Firma, B-Hydra, and Lala Retro for morning and TLC Framboos, Marula oil, and Protini for evening. Discover 5 most effective diet and skincare steps for clear gorgeous skin. Once I got up to using a pea size amount of A-Passioni without a moisturizer, it also started triggering my melasma. I have to admit, I was hooked immediately. I prefer the updated formula, but I still don’t find it super moisturizing. But like the Pekee Bar, I found it a little too strong for my face. The products have worked super well for me and a little really does go a long way. I also saw SO MANY YouTube reviews praising this product. I could use it in a very minimal skincare routine (cleanse and moisturize), or in a more elaborate skincare routine with serums, moisturizers and treatment products. Marula Oil is suitable for all skin types, but I find it especially good for dry, dehydrated or maturing skin types. The Drunk Elephant Serum is more expensive than that of The Ordinary. The Pekee Bar was too drying for my skin. Since they don’t contain any of these “suspicious 6,” their products can be compatible with products from other brands. I like the moisturizing and softening texture of the Shaba Complex too. Start by using it once or twice a week, and see how your skin responds. Drunk Elephant Lippe Balm is a moisturizing lip balm. Dupes For Drunk Elephant Protini Polypeptide Cream. Tatcha The Water Cream Oil-Free Pore Minimizing Moisturizer 1.7 oz/ 50 mL, Tatcha The Rice Polish Foaming Enzyme Powder Classic, Drunk Elephant T.L.C. Plus, receive updates on special offers, sales, and clear skin tips delivered straight to your inbox. Framboos Glycolic Night Serum, I was hoping it would give me similar results without the irritation. You have to remember that the very first product I tried of Drunk Elephant was the T.L.C. I applied the mask over an hour before going to sleep and it never dried down. And I really didn’t like the oversized shape of the product. But whenever I used it, my skin would ache the next day. I’m not sure if it was congesting my skin (I wasn’t getting pimples from the product), but I wonder if it was irritating my skin, and therefore making my pores inflamed and appearing enlarged. I really liked it, but in general I don’t use physical exfoliants very often (I much prefer Drunk Elephant’s exfoliating serum instead). It easier to use (it’s in a tube), and I find it to be a touch more gentle. I did find C-Tango was sometimes a little strong. Not all products containing essential oils are equal. ! I find this cleanser would be most suitable for oily skin types. I like using bronzers but because I’m so fair, I have to be careful. The first time I use Protini Polypeptide Cream, I didn’t like the smell, and I didn’t like the texture. But using Umbra Sheer on my body was also irritating, left the purple cast, and used in large amounts it has a strong medicine scent (even my husband asked me why I smell like medicine!). Drunk Elephant A-Passioni Retinol Cream is a treatment product for diminishing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and sun damage. It looks like chicken skin. I was curious to see if it would firm and smooth my skin. I have never in my life spent more than 2 min on getting ready after shower so starting now is hard. You see, DE believes these ingredients are at the root of almost every skin issue, so when these are … But I had to stop using it. Not sure exactly which product was doing it, but I used the whole kit for about 2 months and as soon as I stopped my acne cleared up. Drunk Elephant Protini cream retails for $68.00. From makeovers to personalized skincare consultations, Get inspired, play with products & learn new skills, Ask questions, join challenges, and get recommendations from people like you, Discover topics tailored to your beauty interests, Add your photos and get inspired by fellow beauty lovers, Sign in to Sephora for a more personalized experience, Reorder it from in-store and online purchases, Complete your beauty traits for personalized recommendations, Payments, contact info, addresses and password. Sometimes using too many active ingredients all at once, or in the same day can be too much, especially around the eyes. To be honest, I don’t know how anyone could use it as a moisturizer (as many reviewers raved about and recommended). It will plump the skin and soften the appearance of lines and wrinkles. If you’re the type of person who wouldn’t want to be bothered mixing it with your skincare, this probably wouldn’t be the best product for you. I have so many other oil cleansers I much prefer that are much easier to use and remove, and as effective. Kind of oily with tiny grains suspended inside. If you have dry skin or very sensitive skin, Juju Bar might not be too strong. No. Enter you name and email below. Did they break you out? Apply if after cleansing, followed by a moisturizer. Drunk Elephant does a wonderful job of packaging. That’s how I realized the product was giving me issues, my skin was so much better once I stopped using it. Get email alerts as soon as a new blog post is published. If you are struggling with perioral dermatitis or have an allergy to scents, this could be a safe option. One of my Instagram subscribers recommended I mix it with some D-Bronzi, and it looks SO much better. @isavfdz I'm a DE fan personally. It was also a little heavy. I’ve been using TLC Framboos Glycolic Night Serum for over 5 years (I must of bought at least 4 bottles). There’s a lot more ingredients that can cause issues for people (and some of those ingredients are even in their skincare). Especially if it’s giving me blackheads, enlarged pores, porous texture, and an orange hue to my face. Between the porous skin and the darkening of my melasma, I double checked Drunk Elephant website to make sure there wasn’t vitamin C in the formula. I literally have Kendall Jenner skin. And mixing a bunch of products not only becomes more costly, but you’re essentially doubling or tripling the amount of ingredients you’re putting on your skin. I had bought one of Drunk Elephant’s limited edition kits and it came with a C-Tango mini. And it might be too heavy and occlusive for oily and acne prone skin. Sometimes skincare products can congest my pores causing tiny raised bumps (I get them usually on my forehead, but can also get them along my jawline). I didn’t buy everything at once, but instead over the past 3 years I’ve been buying a few products at a time to test and review. I love DRUNK ELEPHANT - Lala Retro™ Whipped Cream, Drunk Elephant Virgin Marula Luxury  Face Oil 1 oz/ 30 mL, Drunk Elephant Shaba Complex™ Firming Eye Serum, Drunk Elephant Protini™ Polypeptide Moisturizer 1.69 oz/ 50 mL. Drunk Elephant D-Bronzi Anti-Pollution Sunshine Drops. These “Suspicious 6” are the following skincare ingredients commonly used in mainstream skincare and makeup: Drunk Elephant believes that the “Suspicious 6” are at the root of almost every skin issue. But, Drunk Elephant uses a patent process of unheated water extraction. Tatcha is totally worth it IMO. These were some of the things that didn’t sit so well with me. So I experimented using different amounts to see if it made that much of a difference how much I used. B-Hydra has been better than any eye cream or eye oil I’ve ever used. I feel like I’ve come full circle. Most of their products will break you out if you are prone, except for baby facial. Same with essential oils. I adore this product. Content Upgrades Back & Chest Acne Checklist & Resources Double Cleansing Guide Better Digestion Checklist Oily Skin Guide Cucumber Salad Recipe Natasha's Favorites (skincare, body care, and healthy kitchen & house guide) Cystic Acne Checklist Scalp Treatment For Acne Prone Skin Green Salad with Avocado & Lemon Recipe Melasma Diet & Skin Care Guide SIGN UP. Shop Drunk Elephant A-Passioni Retinol Cream at: Sephora || Cult Beauty. It’s not creamy, or at least not your traditional “creamy” texture. It’s occlusive, and hydrating, but not nourishing. @isavfdz Drunk Elephant is definitely worth it! Not only because of that winning product but because of all the rave reviews I see online and social media. Shouldn’t the products be good enough on their own? If you’ve previously had bad reactions to vitamin c serums, I would be cautious using this. Framboos™ (sold separately), one pump of Virgin Marula Oil (sold separately), and one pump of Protini™ and apply to skin. I had an awful experience using this sunscreen. 100% free of essential oils, … I got much better results. I had such high hopes for this product, but it turned out to be the worst mineral sunscreen I’ve ever used. SkinSkool declared … If any of the above is true, then you are in the right place. This is an exfoliant, and it will aggravate your skin condition more. C-Tango is a treatment product targeting the signs of aging. I moisturize at night with FAB water cream after DE serum and use the FAB coconut smoothing moisturizing primer after my tatcha serum. Now I get to try out this product and see if it’s worth the price, without actually having to risk any money first. It smells like crayons. A little too much can really muddy my complexion. This is also great for deepening a foundation or tinted moisturizer that is too light for your skin. The serums and moisturizers have about 100 ingredients each. I liked it so much I bought a full size. On the instructions it says to use 4-5 pumps of F-Balm as the last step of your nighttime skincare routine. Usually if it’s gone bad, a vitamin c serum will turn deep orange, but with the Drunk Elephant C-Firma, it’s already a yellow/orange colour from the pumpkin ferment. Overall, I’ve had a positive experience with Drunk Elephant skincare products. Based on the reviews at the time, customers were using it as a lightweight moisturizing gel. I really liked how it replenishes the skin, and how gentle it is. Its lost volume and firmness (probably from weight and hormone fluctuations from my pregnancies, plus getting older). Content Upgrades Back & Chest Acne Checklist & Resources Double Cleansing Guide Better Digestion Checklist Oily Skin Guide Cucumber Salad Recipe Natasha's Favorites (skincare, body care, and healthy kitchen & house guide) Cystic Acne Checklist Scalp Treatment For Acne Prone Skin SIGN UP. C-Tango Multivitamin Eye Cream is a firming and brightening eye cream. Since the T.L.C. Shop Drunk Elephant C-Firma Day Serum at: Sephora || Cult Beauty. It doesn’t get rid of wrinkles, but it hydrates my skin, resulting in smoother, firmer and a more youthful appearance. I strongly recommend this if you are struggling with dull skin, congested pores, raised bumps on your skin, rough or textured skin, uneven skin tone, sallowness, blackheads, and acne scars. I really wished it didn’t congest my skin, because I loved what it did for my skin, especially helping to firm it up and bring some bounce and elasticity back into my skin. And yes, it’s a beautiful oil. I like adding it to my foundation or moisturizer to warm up my skin tone. So it must have done something. Protini, Drunk Elephant's newest launch (which just went live on Sephora.com), is the result of a conversation Masterson had with her mom and research done on a … If you have sensitive skin, mix it with your moisturizer before applying to clean skin (this will dilute and buffer it making it less strong on sensitive skin). Personally, I do agree that the “suspicious 6” can be problematic for a lot of people. You’re still going to get skin smoothing and brightening results, even if you use it less frequently. I get a similar bumpy texture on my skin from using pure coconut oil and marula oil. Natasha St. Michael is a Certified Holistic Health Coach and Natural Health Educator accredited by the Institute For Integrative Nutrition. It does a good job at cleansing my skin, but I didn’t find it very effective removing eye makeup like mascara or eyeliner (you’d have to use a makeup remover or oil for that). Most people have dehydrated skin. I don't like to call products “magic,” but … I find using their products really helps keep my skin balanced most of the time. This would also be a great treatment product for acne prone skin and for acne scars. I especially love the water cream, the silk essence primer, and their oil cleanser paired with the rice powder. Shaba Complex is satin and emollient but it’s not heavy or oily. I’ve even seen some impressive before and after photos of people fading sun spots and sun damage from this product. No. Drunk Elephant Protini Polypeptide Cream can be used by all skin types, but it is ideal for those who have signs of aging or want to prevent signs of aging. 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