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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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  • Reply Lisa

    Oh, I was so excited to see what you thought of this serum too (thank you so much for the shout out/link BTW, very kind). I think the technology behind this product is absolutely amazing, and while I agree, it’s hard to measure all of the claims, I loved it. In fact, I’m still using mine which is nearly 2 months on from first application so, like you, I’m quite tempted to buy it when it launches. Great review and beautiful photos as always, Soph! x

    Lisa |

    April 1, 2019 at 5:42 pm
    • Reply sophhearts

      You’re so welcome- I found yours an interesting read even though I was trialling it myself! I completely agree with you. Thanks Lisa! x

      April 1, 2019 at 7:11 pm
  • Reply Liz

    Sounds like a wonderful product, thank you so much for demonstrating the texture!
    Lots of love ♥ January Girl

    April 1, 2019 at 8:39 pm
    • Reply sophhearts

      It really is! No worries, I think texture is a pretty important consideration haha! x

      April 2, 2019 at 10:29 am
  • Reply Chloe Chats

    I also love hearing about vegan beauty products, I’m not vegan myself but it’s pretty amazing to see all of these products really thinking about what’s going into them and how they’re tested. The serum sounds pretty impressive, it does seem quite expensive, but I feel like it can be worth spending more money on beauty products if you know they’re longer lasting, works better, and all round better in quality, of course, that isn’t always the case though!

    Chloe xx

    April 1, 2019 at 8:49 pm
    • Reply sophhearts

      It’s a definite bonus isn’t it?! I totally agree, skincare is something I’ve always been comfortable investing in but to be honest I don’t think I’ve ever spent more than around £50 on one item so I’m still debating it haha! x

      April 2, 2019 at 3:23 pm
  • Reply Chloe Dickenson

    This product does sound great but that’s a pretty steep price tag omg! Xx

    April 1, 2019 at 9:03 pm
    • Reply sophhearts

      I agree that it’s pretty steep but I 100% also think that good skincare is worth investing in x

      April 2, 2019 at 10:27 am
  • Reply Gemma

    Ah it sounds so luxurious 😍 what a treat!

    April 1, 2019 at 9:55 pm
  • Reply Missy May

    Nothing like good products with good benefits. Thanks for sharing your honest verdict dear Soph. 🙂

    April 1, 2019 at 11:04 pm
    • Reply Nicola

      Sounds like a wonderful product! Thank you for your review!

      April 13, 2019 at 1:25 pm
  • Reply Irina

    I need to buy this serum. Looks and sounds like an amazing product.

    April 2, 2019 at 12:12 am
  • Reply Eena

    This sounds like such a good product! Skin care is definitely something I’m working more on this year!

    cabin twenty-four

    April 2, 2019 at 3:29 am
    • Reply sophhearts

      It’s definitely a lovely serum! x

      April 2, 2019 at 10:00 am
  • Reply Babita

    Sounds great! I think, I need to try this!

    Xoxo Babita

    April 2, 2019 at 5:42 am
  • Reply Daria

    This serum sounds really great! Though it´s not a product on budget, I still think that it´s worth it when you see the results.



    April 2, 2019 at 7:42 pm
    • Reply sophhearts

      I agree that good skincare is worth the investment!x

      April 4, 2019 at 11:30 am
  • Reply Deborah Kos

    I love finding out about new skin products. It’s so nice to find out what works and what doesn’t. It sounds like I would be interested in trying SKN-RG EVOLUTION alpha serum.

    April 2, 2019 at 8:52 pm
    • Reply sophhearts

      I agree- I always look at reviews before investing in expensive skincare so hopefully others will find this helpful! x

      April 4, 2019 at 7:12 pm
  • Reply mahryska

    great review babe!
    love from the sandpit ♡

    April 3, 2019 at 5:38 am
  • Reply Tina

    Sounds like a great serum – especially the vegan part!
    I’m only getting started with serums as I haven’t tried out that much before but I guess in my late 20s its more than time now 😉


    April 4, 2019 at 8:39 am
    • Reply sophhearts

      I’m not strictly vegan but definitely see it as a massive bonus! I love a good serum, they do wonders for my skin x

      April 4, 2019 at 11:32 am
  • Reply Amita

    It looks like an amazing product!! I’m looking to try more natural products so I’m definitely giving this a go xx

    April 4, 2019 at 12:20 pm
    • Reply sophhearts

      I’ve seen so many great benefits from it! x

      April 5, 2019 at 4:31 pm
  • Reply Khanak

    That price tag is so steep, but then again, I really hope the product is worth it. Great post!

    Khanak x

    April 7, 2019 at 3:10 pm
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