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PURITO Centella Unscented Serum ; My Current Holy Grail Serum

February 12, 2020

I love Centella Asiatica products, obviously. It’s one of the few skin care ingredients that have worked well and wonders on my hypersensitive skin. You see, I’m always on the edge whenever I’m about to try on new products for fear of negative reactions. I usually become all Red and then breakout right after using a new item, even with patch testing. Even Niacinamide breaks me out, considering it’s claimed to be great for any skin-type. So I’m quite thankful for the discovery of Centella Asiatica. I know I’m sounding biased already so read on and find out whether this Purito product is the one for you!

BRAND HISTORY:
PURITO is one of South Korea’s best loved skin care brands. The Brand name comes from the combination of the words “Purify” and “To” (comes from a Chinese character, 土 meaning “Soil”). “Purify” implies their use of natural ingredients to formulate clean and safe products and “To” which means to go back to basics in strengthening and repairing damaged skin barriers. The best part of this, aside from largely promoting the use of EWG green ingredients, is being a cruelty-free brand.

Purito Centella Unscented Serum, contains 49% of Centella Asiatica Extract

WHAT IT IS:
This is an upgraded version of the Purito Centella Green Level Buffet serum in which they removed the existing Essential Oils from the ingredients list to make it more sensitive-skin friendly.

VOLUME: 60 ML

PRICE:
$20.50 https://puritoen.com/
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CLAIMS:

  • Safe care with EWG Green Level ingredients and no essential oils
  • Has excellent skin regeneration and recovery effects
  • Improves and strengthens the skin barrier

NOTABLE INGREDIENTS:

Centella Asiatica Extract – it boosts antioxidant activity at the site of wounds, strengthening the skin and increasing blood circulation. It is beneficial in the management of eczema, psoriasis, veins, and stretch marks

Niacinamide – it helps visibly minimize enlarged pores, tighten lax pores, improve uneven skin tone, soften fine lines and wrinkles, diminish dullness, and strengthen a weakened surface

Ceramides – They hold skin cells together, forming a protective layer that plumps the skin and holds moisture. They also act as a barrier against bacteria and environmental pollutants

Adenosine – it has proven anti-wrinkle benefits due to its ability to energize skin’s surface so it looks smoother and younger

Panthenol – it promotes wound healing, helps restore damaged epithelium, reduces itching and inflammation, improves skin hydration, reduces transepidermal water less, improves skin roughness, and more

Sodium Hylauronate – it is a powerful humectant that attracts and holds on to water, making it the ultimate skin moisturizer. This helps to hydrate skin and keep it moist

The texture is only a bit viscous, more on the runny side and is very lightweight.

COMPLETE INGREDIENTS:
Centella Asiatica Extract(49%), Water, Glycerin, Dipropylene Glycol, Niacinamide, Butylene Glycol, 1,2-Hexanediol, Glycereth-26, Ceramide NP, Sodium Hyaluronate, Asiaticoside, Asiatic Acid, Madecassic Acid,Palmitoyl Hexapeptide-12, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7, Palmitoyl Dipeptide-10, Carbomer, Arginine, Sclerotium Gum, Hydrolyzed Jojoba Esters, Caprylyl Glycol, Polyglyceryl-10 Myristate, Panthenol,Polyglyceryl-10 Laurate, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract,Pancratium Maritimum Extract, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Disodium EDTA, Adenosine

USAGE:
After cleansing and toning, apply 1-2 pumps of the formula to the face and neck evenly. Use both AM and PM routine.

See how hydrating this looks! This locks in moisture, keeping your skin plump all throughout the day!

THOUGHTS:
I’ve been using this product for about a month and to be frank, I love this! My skin has loved Centella Asiatica extract and has helped me reduce my breakouts. In fact, this is probably the longest period that I’ve gone pimple-free. *Knocks on wood*

When this serum was generously gifted to me by Purito, I must admit, I skipped patch testing. I was very confident how my skin takes in Centella Asiatica like it has always been a familiar part of my system, and true enough, it didn’t give me any negative reactions whatsoever.

Now first things first, I like that the packaging is a clear, frosted, plastic bottle, with a sturdy Black pump and a clear plastic cap. The writings are a striking Green, which looks very simple and straightforward.

With regard to being unscented, there’s still a very mild scent if you sniff in really carefully. It’s very mild though, almost non-existent. Almost, but not quite.

The texture, on the other hand, feels gel-like but a bit more watery. It looks cloudy inside the packaging but is actually crystal clear when dispensed. I absolutely love how watery and lightweight this feels, it is easily absorbed by the skin, just wait for it to set for a good few seconds.

This serum is my current go-to for whatever skin condition I’m in ; whether it feels dry, dull, textured or oily, I reach out for this and it calms my skin immediately. It also gives me that much needed hydration without being a grease factory. All in all, this is a must have for any skin type.

The serum when set. No tacky feeling, sets slightly matte but retains that glow and plumpness.

RATING: 10/10. From the packaging to the texture to the actual effects on me, this is a perfect 10. I haven’t removed this from my routine from the moment I started using it. It’s easily absorbed, it moisturizes, it keeps my oil at bay, calms my redness, and most importantly, it controls my breakouts.

REPURCHASE: ABSOLUTELY! I’ve been loving all Purito products since they’re formulated with safe ingredients therefore, is perfect for Trying-to-conceive wives like me. I believe there has not been a Purito product that did not work for me, so far.

*PR/Gifted but all thoughts are my own*

Much Love,

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5 Comments

  1. Ala Shella Garrido

    I’ve tried their original version and love it! Wanna try this unscented version too! 💚

    Reply
    • Tracy

      Okay I’m sold would get this one and the original version soon, thanks for sharing sis.

      Reply
  2. Ala Shella Garrido

    saan pala ako naka comment kanina? hahaha… mali pala yun e kasi nasa isip ko spf 😂✌🏻 pero wish ko din ma try to from Purito 💚

    Reply
    • Jen urbano

      Want to try this 🙂

      Reply
  3. Ayel

    Been wanting to try anything from Purito, hopefully I can soon! 🙂 Reading this blog makes me jump from my seat and add this to cart! 🙂

    Reply

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