REVIEW - Dr. Roebuck's Fall 2016Monday, February 06, 2017
Australian based Dr. Roebuck's launched in Canada this past Fall and can be purchased at Shoppers Drug Mart, Murale and beautyBOUTIQUE.ca. I was fortunate enough to attend the launch and learn more about the brand. Dr. Roebuck's products use minimum ingredients for maximum results. Their products are not tested on animals and are free from BPA, parabens and harmful chemicals and fillers.
Face ($59.95) is one of their best sellers and is an active, anti-aging facial formula that improves cell regeneration, softens fine lines and repairs damaged skin. Active ingredients include: rosehip oil, vitamin e oil and macadamia oil.
I generally dismiss everything labelled "anti-ageing", but this moisturizer is light and has that natural product smell (Physicians Formula liquid products have this smell, so I associate it with natural ingredients). A little goes a long way and I prefer to use this as an overnight moisturizer as it's a little bit thick.
Natural Cleansing Wipes ($15.95), are hydrating antioxidant wipes that come infused with active ingredients to purify the skin and remove all traces of makeup, impurities and excess oil. Active ingredients include: aloe vera, pomegranate, witch hazel and organic glycerin.
I really like these cleansing wipes - it does it's job and saved me a couple times when my makeup was really bothering me. I like that it has witch hazel too, so it also acts like a toner.
Dr. Roebuck's expanded serum line launched in January 2017 while the Ultimate Hydrating Serum was part of the Fall 2016 launch. All of the serums are infused with a powerful base called the "CNYouthMolecule" - a blend of carnosine, hyaluronic acid, vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin E. Each serum has their own unique active ingredients to achieve the desired effects. The manny types of serums available are:
Ultimate Hydrating Serum ($79.95) - active ingredients: creatine, ubiquinone, vitamin B3 and aloe vera.
Reverse Aging Serum ($79.95) - active ingredients: creatine, gatuline in-tense, vitamin B3, evening primrose oil, borage seed oil and aloe vera.
Protect and Prevent Serum ($79.95) - active ingredients: inca inchi oil, ginseng, myramaze and aloe vera.
Boost and Tighten Serum ($79.95) - active ingredients: pullulan, rosehip extract, inca inchi oil and creatine.
I only got to try the Ultimate Hydrating Serum so far, and it's been an absolute life saver in the dry winter months. Because I have pretty oily skin, I use this at night as I find it can be a bit heavy for day wear.
I'm really happy that Dr. Roebuck's made it's way to Canada. I'll admit, it's not the most affordable skincare products out there, but it's great for those who are really conscious of what their skincare products are made of. I'll probably continue to purchase the makeup wipes and I'm definitely interested in their toner.
How conscious of you about the ingredients in your skincare/makeup products?
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