ceramide barrier serum

universal hydrating serum

$22

The holy grail serum for skin barrier and hydration support. Optimized with five types of ceramides and lipids, this serum reduces transepidermal water loss and signs of irritation, leaving skin noticeably hydrated, supple, and more comfortable.

1oz / 30ml

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blend of five ceramides (np, ns, ap, eos, eop) -

lipids that help maintain skin’s natural function, reduce moisture loss, and protect against dehydration, irritation, and signs of aging

lipids (fatty acids, cholesterol, & squalane) -

support skin’s natural moisture barrier - to help seal in moisture and provide a barrier against external aggressors

ceramide precursors (caprooyl phytosphingosine + caprooyl sphingosine) - 

molecules that work to encourage ceramide production and receive new ceramides

beta glucan - 

a powerful humectant that brings in hydration and helps plump the skin

  • restores healthy structure and function to the skin barrier
  • deeply hydrates skin and reduces water loss
  • supports skin’s natural ceramide production
  • helps smooth texture with increased suppleness
  • reduces appearance of signs of irritation and softens skin

“Recommend to everyone! this is my second time buying this for myself and gave to my sister as a gift. it helps my skin feels so good! especially when i use my retinol or bha. i have dry and sometimes sensitive skin so this has been a game changer!”

erin h.

After cleansing and toning, gently massage or pat 2-3 drops of serum onto skin. Our serum is suitable for daily use in the am and/or pm.

suggested routine 

  • cleanse
     
  • tone
     
  • serum
     
  • moisturizer
     
  • spf

how to recycle

  • rinse out the bottle and peel off the labels. *gently* pull the glass tube out of the dropper cap. toss the bottle and glass tube in your recycling bin. 

  • unfortunately, the remaining parts of the cap are not recyclable due to their small size.

“Combines the superstar ceramide ingredient with lipids to reduce signs of irritation and improve softness”

“Ceramide barrier serum deeply hydrates the skin and reduces water loss all while smoothing skin texture and increasing suppleness.”

Featured in “The best face serums under $30, according to dermatologists.”

after applying ceramide barrier serum...

step 03

moisturizers

Moisturizers replenish moisture and fortify the skin barrier to keep skin smooth, soft, and properly hydrated all day long.

ceramide NP, ceramide NS, ceramide AP, ceramide EOS, ceramide EOP, squalane, lactic acid, beta-glucan

propanediol, glycerin, arginine, caprylyl glycol, calcium gluconate

sclerotium gum, pullulan, xanthan gum, tocopherol, cetyl alcohol, silica

musa sapientum (banana) fruit extract, sodium benzoate

behenic acid, cholesterol, caprooyl phytosphingosine, caprooyl sphingosine

organic aloe barbadensis leaf juice

sodium citrate

gluconolactone

lysolecithin, ceteareth-25

helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil

carbon emissions

2.0g

200 uses / bottle | 1 use = 2-3 drops

  • pre manufacturing .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .   1.3g
  • production .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .   0.1g
  • distribution .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .   0.6g
  • end of life .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .   0.03g

How this relates to daily life

  • Coffee to go

    600g / 8oz
  • Commuting alone

    404g / mile
  • Cotton tshirt

    4340g / shirt
  • Water bottle

    358g / bottle

production

made with ethical labor

made in vermont

packaging

bottle

materials: flint glass

recyclability 100%

dropper

primary material: virgin PP plastic

recyclability 50%

box

materials: FSC paper with soy ink and water-based coating

recyclability 100%

Frequently asked questions

ceramides are a type of lipid naturally found in the stratum corneum (the outermost layer of skin). Ceramides make up approximately 50% of your skin barrier and are an essential part of the skin’s extracellular matrix.

ceramides play a critical role in maintaining a strong barrier to protect skin against dehydration, irritation, and signs of aging. Ceramides help prevent transepidermal water loss (TEWL) by helping skin retain moisture. Additionally, around the age of 30, the extracellular matrix’s composition naturally changes and produces a lower percentage of ceramides, cholesterol, and free fatty acids.

the skin barrier is considered the stratum corneum (the outermost layer of skin) and the extracellular matrix. The extracellular matrix is composed mostly of lipids (ceramides, fatty acids, cholesterol) in addition to collagen, elastin, and enzymes. You can think of the skin barrier as a brick wall, the skin cells are the bricks and the extracellular matrix is the mortar holding the bricks together.

stop anything that can be irritating your skin (over cleansing or exfoliating, exposure to extreme temperatures, etc) and replenish your skin with ingredients like ceramides, humectants, and emollients. Our ceramide barrier serum contains all three!

ceramides are most effective when they are used with cholesterol and fatty acids to mimic the skin’s lipid layer. 

our products are always formulated to be effective and gentle. however, we always recommend showing our ingredients list to your doctor or health care provider to confirm safety for you specifically!