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December 2, 2020

Skin Functional – honourable skincare products that provide noticeable results

Developed to be an inclusive brand that caters to every skin type, skin colour and gender, SKIN functional is a skincare brand built on the ethos of offering honourable skincare products that provide noticeable results, improving skins’ appearance across the board. All products are locally produced and manufactured in South Africa. SKIN functional is known for its array of affordable serum-based items that is quickly expanding its range as well as distribution across the African continent providing customers will a full skincare regime to choose from.

Product formula and results

Every formulation in the Skin functional range is expertly developed using optimal concentrations that have been tried and tested to produce, restore and maintain optimal skin functioning. We all have the same skin, irrelevant of gender. People tend to think and treat skin based on sex, which is a huge preconceived ideology that Skin functional aims to demystify.

The brand at conception was conceived to throw out skincare jargon in the aim to help people better understand skin as the largest organ of our bodies, and thereafter, assist in proper skincare education to equip people on how to effectively adapt their skincare regime to their ever-changing skin needs.

Every product in the Skin functional range contains ingredients that have earned the right to be there, leaving little room for redundancy. Specific ingredients have been proficiently blended together to create a potent formula that targets specific skin concerns, applied in conjunction with background knowledge explaining proper usage to achieve the desired result.

Why choose Skin functional

A small dedicated and passionate teamwork behind the scenes, tirelessly, to ensure the brand upholds its claims simultaneously providing the highest level of customer service, with a dash of personal touch, a sprinkle of transparency, topped with pure and reliable products.

Skin functional is your friend in skincare, your confidant, a brand you can trust with your skin, your appearance and your deepest darkest skin secrets. Driving holistic and educational skincare is at the center of operation, ensuring each person is made to feel special when purchasing and using any SF product, encouraging natural glow from within. When you think Skin functional think: authentic, transparent, integrity and truthfulness. Nothing is off the table, and everything is open for discussion.

How to start with Skin functional

The first step is the only one that matters. It’s time to take the control back and own your skincare journey. No one else knows your skin better than you do. Skin functional believes that skincare should not be intimidating nor overwhelming, therefore, providing everyone with the tools to properly recognise problems and effectively treat them.

Skin functional serums are named and developed in line with the skin concern being experienced. When visiting www.skinfunctional.com there is shop compass that effectively guides you through your journey in purchasing product. You are able to shop for your (1) skin type, (2) skin concern, (3) key ingredient, (4) age and (5) specific products, therefore making your user journey insightful and fruitful.

Two important steps to always consider when purchasing new skincare products is (1) What is your skin type and (2) what do you need to treat. These two touchpoints will guide you through your skin journey and ensure you are purchasing products that are suitable for your individual skin.

Ingredient & Product guidelines

NIACINAMIDE (Used to treat acne)

• Blemish Corrector
• Dissolving Exfoliation Powder

HYALURONIC ACID (For hydration & moisture)

• Hydration Juice

RETINOIDS (Cell regeneration & growth)

Vitamin A (Supports healing & prevents breakouts)

• The Powerful Vitamin A

SQUALANE (Moisture barrier & aging support)

• Barrier and Ageing Support
• Barrier Support

CERAMIDE (Prevents dryness, itching & irritation)

• Liquid Moisturiser

LACTIC ACID (Used to treat hyperpigmentation, age spots, and other factors that contribute to a dull and uneven complexion)

• Exfoliating Facial 1
• Exfoliating Facial 2

CAFFEINE (Soothing and antioxidant properties)

• Dark Circles, Puffiness and Lines

GLYCOLIC ACID (Promotes fresher & younger looking skin)

• Exfoliating Glow Tonic
• Exfoliating Facial 2

VITAMIN C (Potent antioxidant & repairs damage)

• Anti-Oxidant Complexion Firmer

ALPHA ARBUTIN (Safe skin brightening ingredient which helps to fade scars and pigmentation left behind by breakouts and sun damage)

• Dark Mark Management

PEPTIDES (Firmer, younger-looking skin)

• Dark Circles, Puffiness and Lines
• Anti-Ageing Complex

HONEY ACIDS (Soothing)

• Retexturising Honey

SALICYLIC ACID (Reducing acne and keeps pores clean)

• Dissolving Exfoliation Powder
• Texture and Blemish Tonic
• Blemish and Pore Spot therapy

AZELAIC ACID (Anti-inflammatory and anti-pigmentation)

• Multi-Tasking Firmer

SKINtelligence Drive

Skin functional premises its brand around transparency in the hope that this encourages people to empower themselves in learning about key ingredients and its function to your skin when used.

SKINtelligence promotes ‘skin intelligence’ as the name suggests. In a nutshell, this awareness drive, conceptualised by the brand, at its core builds skin intellect, endorses skincare education and stimulates intricate understanding and expectation.

Skin functional remains honest in its formulations and always fosters openness with its consumers, creating an empowered community that knows, loves and constantly learns about proper skincare.

Products and where to find them

A variety of serums, three tonics and most recently a daily moisturiser form part of the current Skin functional range. All products are available for purchase on the Skin functional website and via approved wholesalers such as Nova Wellness, Beauty on Tap, Retail Box, Takealot, The Beautiful Store, Vita Girl SA and Sassy Chic with a few wholesalers in Namibia, Botswana and Zambia.

What you need to know

Skin functional is cruelty-free, alcohol-free, fragrance-free and non-toxic. They believe that delivering pure, honest and trustworthy products should not only be represented in the range, but it should also be a way of life. The SF brand and team are kind, loyal, honest and empathetic people who believe in cultivating relationships and appreciating the world we live – including our beautiful fauna and flora.

Animal Testing – As a brand, animal testing is a complete NO NO and they 100% comply with the animal testing ban implemented in 2013. All SKIN functional ingredients are sourced ethically, with no animal testing involved.
Preservatives – Formulations that contain water, contain preservatives. Preservatives are used to prevent microbial product contamination. According to the International Journal of Cosmetic Science, Safety evaluation of preservatives, products that are formulated with preservatives are formulated with microbiological and toxicological input.
Parabens – no parabens are used in any of the SF products, and are therefore paraben-free.

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