Hyalogic Episilk Q10 Age Defense Serum 1 oz

Our Rating: 4 stars

by Laura

Truth In Aging asked me to review Hyalogic Episilk Q10 Age Defense Serum ($39.95 in the shop). I am a 38-year-old mother of two, one 2-1/2 years, the other 4 months old, so my skin has definitely seen better days. There is really something to be said for getting your beauty sleep! After a month or two of getting four to five hours a night, you really start to see how sleep effects the skin. Combine that with a pitiful diet, stress, and breastfeeding-induced dehydration, and you get the perfect storm of skin problems: breakouts, dullness, puffiness, dark circles, and dry skin. It comes as no surprise then that I was very eager to give Q10 Age Defense a try. 

Hyalogic's Episilk line includes a series of serums that showcase hyaluronic acid, a naturally-occurring skin moisturizer that decreases with age and is thought to help prevent wrinkle formation. The serum also contains Coenzyme Q10, an antioxidant purported to nourish and improve skin tone. I love the simple list of ingredients and the product’s use of natural preservatives. No nasty stuff to worry about here.

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The serum itself looks like butter. It is very thick and goes on smoothly. I initially worried about it absorbing well, but it ended up drying to a soft, almost powdery finish. This serum works well under makeup and makes a wonderful primer. However, even though it contains hyaluronic acid, I did find myself reaching for a moisturizer afterwards. Those with dry skin like mine would probably have to do the same.

After a few weeks using  Hyalogic Episilk Q10 Age Defense Serum, the most noticeable difference is that my skin looks smoother. There are definitely some wrinkle- diminishing properties in this serum! My biggest wrinkles are my "elevens" and my nasolabial lines; these areas were not dramatically impacted, but the serum worked well on those tiny lines around the face that tend to give skin a rougher look. Another great thing about this product is that it is so gentle on the skin. I get eczema, acne and general redness, and this serum did not cause any flare-ups. In fact, it actually appeared to calm my skin.

Overall, I think Hyalogic Episilk Q10 Age Defense Serum is great both for those just starting to show some signs of aging and those who are a little farther along in the process. It's perfect for daily use under a moisturizer and sunscreen, helping to give skin a firmer, smoother, more lifted look. Definitely a great product and well worth the price!

Ingredients in Hyalogic Episilk Q10 Age Defense Serum: Water, Jojoba Oil, Sodium Hyaluronate (Hyaluronic Acid), Coenzyme Q10, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Vegetable Glycerin, Glucose, Lactoperoxidase, Glucose Oxidase