First Impressions: InstaNaturals Toner, Serum & Eye Gel

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**Products were sent for review by Brandbacker**

Pore Tightening Vitamin C Facial Toner
InstaNatural’s Pore Tightening Vitamin C Facial Toner is an all-in-one hydrator infused with anti-aging ingredients to leave your skin feeling refreshed and balanced with each pump of its formula. Vitamin C in the mist helps renew skin by neutralizing free radicals and UV-related damage to protect and strengthen the epidermis. Witch Hazel’s astringent properties purify oily skin and tighten pores, all while the sulfur drives deep penetration of these ingredients to increase skin elasticity. With each spray, your face is restored to natural pH levels and is in prime condition to absorb serums and moisturizers effectively.

Hyaluronic Acid Serum

InstaNatural’s Hyaluronic Acid Serum contains Hyaluronic Acid along with a perfect blend of antioxidants such as Vitamin C + Jojoba Oil + Green Tea. With a capacity to sustain up to a 1,000 times its weight in water, Hyaluronic Acid is a great natural hydrator by helping the skin to retain moisture.
InstaNatural’s Eye Gel provides absolute care to the eye area. It is enriched with Plant Stem Cells, Hyaluronic Acid, Matrixyl 3000, Vitamin E and Jojoba Oil to help with dark circles, wrinkles, puffiness and sagging skin. This blend of powerful ingredients increases elasticity and enhances the tone of your skin to provide a firm, plump appearance.

MY THOUGHTS

InstaNatural is a new to me brand that uses organic and natural ingredients to make high quality skin, hair, and body products. I’ve only had these products for a short time so I’m going to quickly go through my first impressions from my first couple of uses.

One of my favorite thing about the Vitamin C Toner is that it comes in a spray bottle. It’s so refreshing and easy to just mist a few spritz all over my face. The toner also has light citrus scent that’s very invigorating. I love plain old witch hazel as my regular toner and this one has witch hazel as it’s base with just a few added vitamins and ingredients to make it even more nourishing to the skin.

The Hyaluronic Acid Serum comes in a nice heavy glass jar with a dropper top. The dropper doesn’t always pick up the product well enough but it’s not a major problem. The serum has the consistency of hair gel but emulsifies well when you rub it into the skin. That’s about where the good things stop for me and this serum. Although it contains Hyaluronic Acid I did not find it to be very moisturizing at all. After reading the ingredients I noticed that it contained witch hazel, glycerin (which can be drying at low dew points), and very few oils. I think that this serum would be fine for the summer or for someone with oily skin but I’m going to have to pass on finishing this bottle for right now. I plan on reviewing another one of Instanatural’s serums that has more of an oil base to it in the near future so keep a look out for that.

InstaNatural’s Youth Express Eye Gel comes in a nice pump container. I love pumps because they keep the germs out. The gel has a hair gel like consistency similar to the serum but a little thicker. I’m loving this eye gel thus far. It really helps to get rid of the bags under my eyes (thanks grad school!) and make me look more awake. It also has a light cucumber scent and feels cool when you apply it. It’s like a mini trip to the spa. Although it’s an eye gel the label says you can use it all over your face. I think this would be amazing to stick in the fridge on a hot day and apply all over your face for a quick relaxing treatment. 

Available via Amazon (TonerSerumEye Gel