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Get drunk on good skin: Drunk Elephant review

“Drunk Elephant” may seem like a pretty strange name for a skincare line. But it holds a special, if quirky, meaning for brand founder Tiffany Masterson. According to her, elephants love gobbling the fruit of the marula tree. Apparently, the fruit ferments in their tums and make them happy-drunk. Tiffany believes that virgin marula oil has all the goodness (anti-oxidants, fatty acid content, anti-microbial content), and it is a key ingredient in her skincare line that has become a staple on the shelves of smart beauty junkies. Based on the philosophy of “clean” skincare, Drunk Elephant formulas do not contain nasties that Tiffany (as well as many skin experts) believe are the root of inflamed skin: essential oils, drying alcohols, silicones, chemical screens, fragrance/dyes and SLS. What Drunk Elephant formulas contain, however, put many other skincare brands to shame. For example, the potency of its popular C-Firma Day Serum is due to a blend of 15 per cent L-ascorbic acid and ferulic acid, 1 per cent Vitamin E, pumpkin ferment and pomegranate extract; grape, licorice …

Drunk Elephant TLC Sukari Babyfacial

When you flip open the box of the Drunk Elephant Sukari Babyfacial, you see the words: I wanted something that didn’t exist…so I made it myself. – Tiffany Masterson, founder Indeed, we haven’t seen formulas quite like Drunk Elephant’s. The Babyfacial exfoliating mask is a potent one with 25% AHA and 2% BHA blend of glycolic, tartaric, lactic, citric and salicylic acids to smoothen the surface of the skin. The acids are balanced with a mix of chickpea flour, pumpkin ferment, matcha, milk thistle and apple. Once a week, apply a thin layer of the mask on clean skin, leave on for 20 minutes, and wash off with water. It gave my face a slight tingling sensation but it was bearable. Especially when the results are worth it. Immediately after, my skin looked smoother and clearer; the mask got rid of all the patchy dead skin. The acids do leave the skin drier, so make sure your replenish it with a hydrating serum and heavier cream immediately after. Also, if your skin is intolerant, it …