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New In SKN-RG | The Bunny Friendly Evolution Alpha Serum

SKN-RG’s ethos is one which I can fully get behind: visible proven results via clean beauty. Their Evolution Alpha serum launches on Monday 1st April, so I’m here to give you a weeks notice in case you wanted to be first in line!

SKN-RG | The Brand

SKN-RG ingredients are a level up from natural, with all products bragging clean beauty status. That means no known toxins or ingredients that have been linked to harmful health effects are in the formula. Their products are also Vegan Society and Soil Association organic approved and Leaping Bunny Cruelty-Free certified. You have to admit, that’s impressive.

Although I’m not vegan myself, I follow a few brilliant vegan bloggers like the lovely Glow Steady and definitely see it as a bonus when it comes to beauty.

Quanta technology uses light and sound to supercharge herbal extracts. This turns product into energy in order to overcome signs of fatigue, stress and ageing. SKN-RG = SKIN ENERGY.

 

SKN-RG Serum

The Product | Evolution Alpha Serum

Designed to prevent photo ageing, reduce dark circles and pigmentation and provide a lifting experience, it promises a lot. It also claims to harness the natural properties of plankton to shield skin from harmful blue light UVA and UVB rays. What I’m perhaps most impressed by though is the claim that it encapsulates pollutants, entrapping them rather than absorbing them into the skin. This allows them to simply be washed away at the end of the day, reducing the chance of breakouts.

The serum is a concentrated spa formula so SKN-RG recommends that a little goes a long way. I’ve tried applying it to both dry and damp skin and like Lisa, I prefer the latter. The serum sinks into the skin pretty quickly so the little extra moisture just allows for a more even coverage. I keep it in the bathroom instead of on my dresser and apply almost immediately after washing my face with NEEK cleanser.

Unfortunately, there’s no way I can speak for whether the product really has shielded me from pollutants and harmful blue light. I can, however, report that I’m impressed by what changes I have picked up on. The product provides my skin with a natural soft focus appearance, almost like a very subtle real-life filter. It also appears to brighten and applied before moisturiser, provides a lovely base for makeup.

 

The Verdict

The serum will be launched at an introductory offer of £65 instead of the usual £75 for 15ml. That seems a little steep, but its worth remembering that this is an advanced formula in a spa concentration. A little really does go a long way. The price also reflects the brands’ various awards, approvals, certifications and use of advanced technology within skincare. I’m extremely torn over whether I’ll be repurchasing this as two of the, arguably, most impressive benefits aren’t measurable outside of a lab. I do trust the benefits, but visibly seeing them would allow me to justify the price point a little easier.

 

*  This post contains a PR Sample which has been sent for me to review and give my honest opinion about. I was under no obligation to feature. All words, images and opinions about the suitability of the product are my own. Please read my full disclaimer for more information. 

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91 Comments

  • Reply Irena BookDustMagic

    Sounds great! I love skin care and always love to try something new. I use serum every day so I’ll keep this brand on my mind.

    March 28, 2019 at 6:44 pm
    • Reply sophhearts

      I’m so impressed by all of it’s benefits- I hope you like it if you get your hands on it! x

      March 28, 2019 at 9:37 pm
  • Reply Sahara

    Yay for their products being Vegan – I’m personally not a Vegan but it does make me happy when I see a skincare/makeup product is vegan or cruelty free.

    That’s great to hear that a little goes a long way – it means you get to have the product for longer instead of It being done really quickly! I usually keep my serum in the bathroom as well though I did hear that the humidity in the bathroom can have a negative effect on skincare products but haven’t seen anything solid on it just yet!

    I personally use First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Hydrating Serum at night and it makes my skin really smooth the next day if you’re looking to branch out on Serums 🙂

    Sahara
    http://saharas-dreams.blogspot.com

    March 28, 2019 at 6:58 pm
    • Reply sophhearts

      I definitely agree! Ooh I’ve never heard about the issue of humidity but I’ll definitely look into it. Ooh thank you for the recommendation, I haven’t heard of that one before x

      March 28, 2019 at 10:05 pm
  • Reply Emily

    Oh I definitely want to try this serum – always looking for new skincare products!

    -Emily | http://www.TheEmilyEdition.com

    March 28, 2019 at 8:05 pm
  • Reply Ashley Firth

    Sometimes it’s worth paying a higher price tag for products that actually work. I’ve spent thousands on cheaper alternatives that don’t quite do the job! This sounds like a great product and a great investment for your skin! Thank you for sharing xxx

    Ashley
    https://lellalee.com

    March 28, 2019 at 9:36 pm
    • Reply sophhearts

      100% agree with that statement! I really think you get what you pay for x

      March 28, 2019 at 10:10 pm
  • Reply Alice

    The benefits that this serum promotes sound absolutely wonderful but I can completely understand why you’re a little hesitant to repurchase as I’m also someone that takes things at surface value a lot. I like to see visible results within ideally a month or sometimes even quicker to justify spending any money let alone forking out! Despite that, the serum looks and sounds like a beautiful product and a fix for fatigue, ageing and stress sounds like a dream to me!
    Alice Xx

    March 28, 2019 at 10:22 pm
    • Reply sophhearts

      Exactly! I have definitely seen visible results from it, but £75 for 15ml is pushing what I’d typically spend I must admit. It really is wonderful, I’ll have to see how long it lasts and make a decision once I’m out- no doubt I’ll feature it in a product empties at some point x

      March 29, 2019 at 8:50 am
  • Reply Cristina Petrini

    With pleasure I am discovering the effectiveness of the serums that I find extremely ideal to use in the summer because they are lighter.

    March 29, 2019 at 9:38 am
  • Reply Stacie

    I would love to try this! I like the idea that it protects the skin from harmful environmental toxins (even if you can’t really prove it). I love that what you can see makes such a difference, too.

    March 29, 2019 at 11:42 am
    • Reply sophhearts

      It’s a lovely product! SKN-RG have run lab tests and shown it’s effectiveness which is fab! x

      March 30, 2019 at 8:33 am
  • Reply Raluca

    My skin loves a good serum, but I haven’t tried this one yet, so thanks for the recommendation 😉

    March 29, 2019 at 12:02 pm
  • Reply Flea

    I love skincare brands that use advanced technology. They sound so appealing to me. This sounds like a wonderful serum. Great review, Sophie!

    March 29, 2019 at 2:52 pm
    • Reply sophhearts

      It’s impressive what they can do now isn’t it?! Thank you I’m glad you think so x

      March 30, 2019 at 4:41 pm
  • Reply Lena Dee

    Vegan products are definitely a big push! I’m loving that companies are FINALLY considering the environmental depletion and the well being of animals. I never understood the whole animal testing thing, it’s so vile and really breaks my heart 🙁 The product sounds super refreshing and I had no idea Lisa used it…must be a winning product 😀

    xx Lena | https://lenadeexo.com

    March 29, 2019 at 4:28 pm
    • Reply sophhearts

      I’m loving it too- it really gets to me too that companies are still allowing animal testing when there’s just no need. I think Lisa & I were both gifted it for the same campaign, she got her review out a little earlier than I did though haha! x

      March 30, 2019 at 8:20 am
  • Reply wander women abroad

    this looks like an excellent product! I love that is all natural. Will have to check it out

    March 29, 2019 at 5:16 pm
  • Reply heather noire

    I always feel like less is more. And a little does go a long way when it comes to the amount. This looks like a great product and I loved your review 🙂
    http://www.bauchlefashion.com

    March 29, 2019 at 8:30 pm
    • Reply sophhearts

      I definitely agree with you there. Thank you! x

      March 30, 2019 at 4:40 pm
  • Reply danielle

    You have such a lovely blog, and the photos are stunning! Thank you for sharing this product, it looks great

    March 29, 2019 at 8:31 pm
  • Reply Brianna Watson

    Wow, this serum sounds amazing. I love that it’s organic and cruelty-free! I want a real-life filter, I might have to try this!

    March 29, 2019 at 8:49 pm
  • Reply Amie Cadwallader

    I’ve never heard of this brand, but they are definitely right up my street! Will definitely have to check them out!

    Love, Amie ❤
    The Curvaceous Vegan

    March 29, 2019 at 9:23 pm
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