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The Biossance Black Friday Sale is Here!
The Biossance Black Friday Sale is one of my most favorite sales of the year as you can save 30% off sitewide which never happens!!!! Shop before 11/24 and you’ll also
get 44% off their Squalane + Glycolic Renewal Mask. If you have read here a while, you probably know this, but Biossance is my favorite skincare brand. Everything they make is incredibly high-tech while also being vegan, cruelty-free, and EWG-verified. You can read more about their mission here but I am a huge, huge fan of their brand.
Before we get into individual products, I always want to highlight Biossance’s key ingredient… it’s secret sauce, if you will… SQUALANE. Biossance’s squalane is one of the things that a) makes their products so effective but b) makes me love them even more as a brand… they are a really good company, doing great things for the planet.The body produces its own version (known as squalene). But as we age, our body’s ability to produce and retain squalene decreases as we age. Squalane is traditionally harvested from shark livers (awful!) which has a devastating impact on the environment.
Biossance has found a way to derive their 100% plant-based squalane sustainably, from sugarcane. Squalane is in all of their products, and it is a weightless oil that instantly locks in moisture. That’s one of the reasons I love their lactic acid and phyto-retinol so much; the products are ultra-effective without drying out your skin.
Below I am highlighting three favorite products but truly – everything this brand makes is amazing!
Squalane + Lactic Acid Resurfacing Night Serum
I am such a broken record about this product but it is the G.O.A.T. Truly. If I had a dollar for every DM or email from you guys telling me how much I love it, I’d be rich. Or at least able to buy several more bottles of this. It is hands down, my favorite Biossance product. If you buy one thing from the Black Friday Sale, I would say to 100% make it this. It’s my favorite acid, and what I love is that it delivers smoother, glowy skin in literally ONE NIGHT. The results are insane. Your skin will be noticeably smoother and glowy in literally one use. And with time, the results get better and better. I have been using this for a few years now and have repurchased multiple times.
What makes it special and different from other acids on the market is that it also contains that squalane, which allows for powerful exfoliation and smoothing without drying out the skin. You will notice a massive difference the next day. Smoother, radiant skin – without any dryness or irritation. I make sure to use it 2-3x a week.
Squalane + Vitamin C Dark Spot Serum
My absolute fav Vit C product! I have talked about this product at length (so many blog posts about it sorry but it’s goooood) but this is the first Vitamin C product that made me understand why people rave about Vitamin C so much, especially as I’ve gotten older and have started to see more dullness. It’s amazing. It’s excellent at helping to fade dark spots but it’s also great for uneven skin tone and brightens your skin so much, pretty much immediately. I use this every morning before moisturizer – the brightening benefits are incredible. Also: it isn’t at all sticky, which can be hard to find in a Vitamin C product.
Squalane + Marine Algae Eye Cream
This is one of my favorite eye creams. It’s really, really hydrating so it’s great for dry skin. I’ve talked about it in several blog posts now, but the other amazing thing about it that it delivers a lifted look, almost immediately… smoothing and firming the undereye area. (It’s an Allure Best of Beauty winner for good reason – those awards are no joke!).
Make sure to check out Biossance’s Black Friday Sale between now and 11/27/21 for 30% off sitewide, no promo code needed!
Photography by Clay Austin.
Myself and my husband are hooked on Biossance products because of you! They work so well and we love the plant based ingredients. I noticed you didn’t recommend the Bakuchiol serum here. Do you no longer use it as a retinol alternative?
Hi! It’s a great product and I absolutely recommend it. I always recommend it for someone looking for a plant-based retinol! Right now I’m using a conventional retinol, but for plant-based/a retinol alternative, nothing’s better than this one.
FYI American Express is also doing a $25 credit on all Biosannce purchases of $75+, so you can stack the 30% off along with the credit. You just have to opt in to the offer on the website or the app.
Oh wow, thanks for the tip!
Have you tried their other eye cream? The one that tackles dark circles? If so, any thoughts?
The eye gel!? Yes. That’s probably the only one of their products I don’t like, though friends of mine really like it which goes to show that we are all different! This just wasn’t hydrating enough for me, I need heavy duty moisture 🙂