Hydrate Facial Serum
Jordan Samuel's Hydrate Facial Serum is a good option for lightweight hydration, though the formula isn't quite the oasis in the desert that the brand claims.
The serum has a thin, almost gel-like texture and comes in a clear glass bottle with a dropper applicator. It's easy to smooth over skin and absorbs well, but does leave a somewhat tacky finish, so that's something to keep in mind.
Hydrate Facial Serum contains some good antioxidant and hydrating ingredients, but the formula would be better served with a broader range of beneficial ingredients. As it stands, it's a very good, though not top-notch, fragrance-free moisturizing serum.
Note: Because this comes in a clear bottle, it's best to store this out of direct light so the antioxidants it contains won't lose their effectiveness over time.
- Contains some good antioxidant and hydrating ingredients.
- Fragrance free.
- Would be better with a broader range of beneficial ingredients.
- Clear packaging means you must store it away from light.
Jordan Samuel Skin has a bit of an interesting origin story, in that the companys namesake creator didnt get his start in this skincare business instead, he was a professional ballet dancer in Seattle for a number of years before becoming an aesthetician. After spending a few years at different spas, Samuel opened his own, and eventually, created his line of skincare products. You can see his past experience reflected in the names of his products, as many are inspired by ballet terms.
The offerings are by no means expansive, since there are only four products in the lineup, but they are in general good. The only misstep is a cleanser that includes potentially aggravating citrus extracts. The other products, however, are straightforward yet well-thought out, including an oil-based retinol product thats a great starting point for those who havent used retinol before.
To sum up, the brands philosophy is en pointe (sorry, we couldnt resist!), and it will be interesting to see how this fan-favorite develops in the future.
For more information on Jordan Samuel Skin, visit https://jordansamuelskin.com/.
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