Chemists' Intro to Skincare
Welcome to the Chemist Confession's multiverse — where we believe that good skincare is great formulations meet sound education. So if you're a new to chemist skincare, this 101s intro kit with our bestsellers is the perfect place to dive right in. The kit includes:
- Skincare Decoded - the chemists' wrote a book! Skincare Decoded is a skin 101 guide simple enough for the beginner yet comprehensive for the more advanced user.
- Blank Slate skin pH friendly Gel Cleanser [Full-Size 150mL]
- Aquafix Hydrating Water Gel [Full-Size 50mL]
- Double Play Retinol Face&Eye Cream [Full-Size 30mL]- with 0.3% retinol and 2% peptides blend, this is a highly efficacious treatment that targets fine lines, skin texture, uneven pigmentations. This is also dermatologist tested to be gentle enough for the eye area.
Skincare Decoded is divided into 3 major sections - skin fundamentals (cleanse, moisturize, sun protection), skincare actives (retinol, niacinamide, vitamin C, AHAs, etc), and routine building. Read front to back, read just specific chapters you're interested in, read back to front - we hope you find interesting, insightful things in the book!
Blank Slate is our skin pH friendly gentle, low-foam cleanser. This gentle yet powerful cleanser can thoroughly remove the day's dirt & grime without stripping skin.
Aquafix is our top selling soothing, hyrating water gel. A truly oil-free hydrator. This is the perfect one-and-done for those with oily skin. For those with normal to dry skin, use Aquafix as your hydrating serum.
Double Play with 0.3% retinol and 2% peptides blend, this is a highly efficacious treatment that targets fine lines, skin texture, uneven pigmentations. This is also dermatologist tested to be gentle enough for the eye area.
Aquafix is packed with what we chemists' consider to be the best-in-class water based ingredients. Hydration super stars glycerin, sodium PCA, sodium hyaluronate and soothing powerhouse allantoin and centella asiatica.
Mr. Reliable is our not-so-simple simple lightweight moisturizer perfectly balanced in ceramides, soothers, humectants, emollients, and occlusives. A reliable starting point for most skin types - and a perfect layering piece after Aquafix for those a bit drier to seal in that moisture.
The Better Oil: a lightweight oil containing nourishing emollients for softer, brighter skin. Packed with Omega 3 & 6 and bisabolol, this soothing oil is suitable for all skin types.
Balm Voyage a petrolatum-based balm is a timeless staple in everyone's routine! The chemists took the classic balm and elevated it with 1% barrier loving ceramide 3 & soothing boswellia serrata extract.
Double Play is a dual-purpose cocktail of 0.3% encapsulated retinol and peptides. This light gel cream has been dermatologist-approved to tackle your wrinkles and dark circles for both the face & eye area.
Specialist is packed with gentle AHA 18% mandelic acid with 2% salicylic acid and 5% niacinamide to target congested skin without irritaiton.
Gold Standard features 30% glycolic acid and 5% tranexamic acid - one of the most powerful exfoliating treatments to elevate your routine. Pair with soothing Aquafix to gently reign in this powerful active ingredient!
Baby Steps featuers 30% gluconolactone and 15% lactic acid - a potent yet gentle dose of chemical exfoliants. This is the perfect exfoliant for those who want the skin smoothing, brightening benefits of chemical exfoliants but worried about potential irritation. Also a great pairing with your retinol as to not overwhelm skin!
Full Ingredient List:
Aquafix Full Ingredient List: Water, Propanediol, Ethoxydiglycol, Glycerin, Sodium PCA, Panthenol, Allantoin, Vinyl Dimethicone/Methicone Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer, Madecassoside, Asiaticoside, Sodium Hyaluronate, Xanthan Gum, Lecithin, Sclerotium Gum, Pullulan, Polyacrylate Crosspolymer-6, Hexanediol, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Disodium EDTA
Mr. Reliable Full Ingredient List: Water, Glycerin, Ethyl Macadamiate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Isononyl Isonanoate, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Panthenol, Sodium PCA, Behenyl Alcohol, Dipropylene Glycol, Boswellia Serrata Gum, Bisabolol, Jojoba esters, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) seed wax, Acacia Decurrens Flower Wax, Polyglycerin-3, Ceramide NP, Ceramide AP, Ceramide EOP, Phytosphingosine, Cholesterol, Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate, Carbomer, Xanthan Gum, Lecithin, Sclerotium Gum, Pullulan, Sodium Hyaluronate, Dimethicone, Dimethiconol, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, C12-14 Pareth-12, Propanediol, 1,2-Hexanediol, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Disodium EDTA, Amyris balsamifera (Amyris) oil, Pelargonium graveolens (Geranium) oil
The Better Oil Full Ingredient List: Hippophae Rhamnoides (Sea Buckthorn) Seed Oil, Ribes Nigrum (Black Currant) Seed Oil, Rosa Rubiginosa (Rose Hip) Seed Oil, Squalane, Bisabolol, Linoleic Acid, Linolenic Acid, α-Tocopherol, Pelargonium graveolens (Geranium) Oil, Salvia sclarea (Clary Sage) oil, Chamaecyparis obtusa (Hinoki) Oil
Balm Voyage Full Ingredient List: Petrolatum, Squalane, Stearyl Heptanoate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glyceryl Behenate, Dimethicone, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Glyceryl Behenate, Jojoba esters, Helianthus Annuus (sunflower) seed wax, Acacia Decurrens Flower Wax, polyglycerin-3, Dipropylene Glycol, Boswellia Serrata Gum, Ceramide NP, Vinyl Dimethicone/Methicone Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer
Double Play Full Ingredient List: Water, Ethyl Macadamiate, Glycerin, Cetearyl Olivate, Niacinamide, Sorbitan Olivate, Glyceryl Stearate, Vinyl Dimethicone / Methicone Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer, Dimethicone (and) Dimethiconol, Hydrogenated Olive Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Oil Unsaponifiables, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-7, Sodium Hyaluronate, Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer, Sodium Acetylated Hyaluronate, Hydrolyzed Sodium Hyaluronate, Bisabolol, Madecassoside, Asiaticoside, Retinol, Ascophyllum Nodosum Extract, Asparagopsis Armata Extract, Steareth-20, N-Hydroxysuccinimide, Chrysin, Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysate, Copernicia Cerifera Cera, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil, Disodium Cocoamphoacetate, Polysorbate-20, Ethyl Ferulate, Tocopherol, Humulus Lupulus Extract, Xanthan Gum, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, Ethylhexylglycerin, Pentylene Glycol, 1,2 Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol, Propanediol, Phenoxyethanol, Chlorphenesin, Disodium EDTA
Specialist Full Ingredient List: Butylene Glycol, Mandelic Acid, Water, Propanediol, Niacinamide, Ethoxydiglycol, Salicylic Acid, Polyacrylate Crosspolymer-6, Epilobium Angustifolium Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, Citrus Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange) Flower Extract, Anthocyanin (Ipomoea Batatas Root Extract), Hydrolyzed Gardenia Florida Extract Maltodextrin
Gold Standard Full Ingredient List: Water, Glycolic Acid, Dimethyl Isosorbide, Tranexamic Acid, Sodium Hydroxide, Propanediol, Polyacrylate Crosspolymer-6, Ethoxydiglycol, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Flower Extract, Anthocyanin (Ipomoea Batatas Root Extract), Maltodextrin
Baby Steps Full Ingredient List: Water, Gluconolactone, Lactic Acid, Glycerin, Sodium Hydroxide, Propanediol, Polyacrylate Crosspolymer-6, Dipropylene Glycol, Boswellia Serrata Gum, Beta Glucan, Anthocyanin (Ipomoea Batatas Root Extract), Maltodextrin
Blank Slate Gentle Cleanser Full Ingredient List: Water, Sodium Lauryl Glucose Carboxylate (and) Lauryl Glucoside, Glycereth-26, Propanediol, Disodium Cocoyl Glutamate, PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate, Ceteareth-60 Myristyl Glycol, Dicaprylyl Ether, Sorbic Acid, Lactic Acid, Acrylates Copolymer, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, 1,2-Hexanediol, Sodium Citrate, Chlorphenesin