Mushrooms in Skincare

Mushroom Infographic_goalstogetglowingRecently, I have been a little obsessed with finding skincare products with mushroom extracts in them. This obsession started after using a number of products from Origins Dr. Andrew Wiel Mega Mushroom line. Origins sent a PR box with a couple products from that line (including the mask, treatment lotion, and micellar water) and I Loved every product. Then I received a Eufloria Botanicals Wild Chaga Reviving Mist and my skin loved it. All of the products with mushroom extract seemed to calm redness in my skin, soothe skin sensitivities and leave my skin feeling balanced. So I asked my followers in Instagram what mushroom products they were loving and I had planned to just share that list, but then I started to get curious about the varieties of mushrooms that I was seeing in the ingredient lists and whether they all had the same skin benefits.

So, what are the benefits of mushrooms in skincare? There are certainly a lot of claims made about what they can do, and on top of that there are a wide variety of mushrooms that can be included in products. Bottom line: it isn’t an easy question to answer. So I started down the rabbit hole of research. Luckily for me, some researchers have recently started to compile and synthesize studies that have explored the cosmeceutical potential for mushrooms.

Here’s a rundown of what I will be covering:

  1. Overview of the benefits of mushrooms
  2. Review of the types of mushrooms includes in ingredient lists and their unique benefits
  3. Non-exhaustive list of products that contain mushrooms (there was no way I could find every product, so I will be happy to update the list as I find new ones!)
    • Cleansers
    • Toners, Essences, Mists
    • Serums
    • Moisturizers
    • Treatments
    • Masks

Mushroom Benefits

In a recent work, Taofiq et al. 2016 reviewed  studies focused on mushrooms and their metabolites as important cosmetic ingredients. The authors found that a variety of mushroom extracts (along with their bioactive metabolites, like Ergothioneine) showed promising anti‑tyrosinase (brightening, inhibiting melanin formation), anti‑hyaluronidase (hydrating, helping to hold on to moisture), anti-collagenase (stimulate collagen synthesis by dermal fibroblasts) and anti‑elastase activity (skin elasticity), in addition to antioxidant, antimicrobial and anti‑inflammatory properties.

Antioxidant protection: Some mushrooms hold high antioxidant potential and can help fight free radicals which helps to strengthen the skin’s barrier and reduce photo aging.  

Hydrate:  Some mushrooms contains a polysaccharide that is great at hydrating the skin by drawing moisture to the skin, just like hyaluronic acid. (Liu & He, 2012).

Skin brightening (fading or inhibiting pigmentation): Some mushrooms have been found to reduce melanin content and inhibit tyrosinase activity (melanin production). Combined, this helps brighten skin and fade pigmentation. Some mushrooms contain kojic acid which is a natural skin lightener (Bentley, 2006). This acid inhibits melanin production on the surface of the skin. This lightens the new skin cells formed after the dead ones are exfoliated.

Anti-aging:  Mushrooms enhance the natural defenses of the skin. Mushrooms can help restore the skin elasticity, increase moisture content, stimulate collagen synthesis and have a skin lightening effect–combined this can make the skin look more healthy and have less signs of aging.

Inflammation: Inflammation and excessive free radical activity contributes to a number of skin problems. Many mushrooms have been found to have anti-inflammatory properties; as a result, their use promotes healing and fights inflammation. Not only do some mushrooms hold anti-inflammatory potential, but mushrooms are high in Vitamin D, which can be healing when applied to acne.  Mushroom extracts can be a great ingredient if you are struggling with skin conditions like eczema, rosacea, and acne.

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What to look for in the INCI

  • Cordyceps sinensis (Cordyceps or Caterpillar fungus)
    • Anti-inflammatory (Taofiq et al 2016b)
    • Moisturizing
    • Reported anti-inflammatory potential on skin induced dermatitis (Taofiq et al, 2016)
  • Coriolus versicolor or Trametes versicolor (Cloud mushroom)
    • Anti-tyrosinase (Park et al., 2015b)
  • Ganoderma lucidum (Reishi or Lingzhi)
    • Antioxidant
    • help repair skin damage associated with over exposure to UV radiation and free radicals.
    • Anti-tyrosinase (Chien et al., 2008)
    • Anti-inflammatory (Taofiq et al, 2016b)
    • Best at skin brightening through inhibiting tyrosinase activity (Wu et al., 2016)
    • Anti-aging (Huang et al. 2015)
  • Grifola Frondosa (Maitake)
    • Anti-collagenase and anti-tyrosinase (Kim et al., 2007)
    • High concentration of l-ergothioneine: anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties (Mortimer et al., 2012)
    • Reported anti-inflammatory potential on skin induced dermatitis (Taofiq et al, 2016)
    • Found to inhibit MMP-1 (Bae et al 2005)
  • Inonotus obliquus (Chaga)
    • Anti-tyrosinase Yan et al. (2014)
    • Antioxidant (Min-Hee et al., 2013)
  • Lentinus edodes (Shiitake)
    • Anti-tyrosinase Yoon et al. (2011b)
    • Anti-microbial (Alves et al 2012; Mortimer et al., 2012)
    • Antioxidant (Puttaraju et al., 2006; Mortimer et al., 2012)
    • Found to induce superoxidase dismutase (SOD) and glutathione peroxidase (GPx), two antioxidant enzymes known for protecting skin from oxidative damage and reversing fibrosis (Cheung et al., 2003)
    • Anti-inflammatory, antioxidant (Mortimer et al., 2012).
    • Can also aid in exfoliation, encourage faster skin renewal, and increase skin elasticity as a skin brightener (Wu et al., 2016)
    • Can produce beta-glucans
  • Pleurotus species citrinopileatus (Oyster Mushrooms)
    • Anti-tyrosinase (Pleurotus species are the most studied mush-room species with reported anti-tyrosinase potential)
    • High concentration of the powerful anti-oxidant, l-ergothioneine (Dubost et al., 2006)
    • Found to produce beta-glucan
    • Anti-hyaluronidase (Meng et al., 2011)
    • Anti-inflammatory (Taofiq et al, 2016b)
    • Reported anti-inflammatory potential on skin induced dermatitis (Taofiq et al, 2016)
    • Antioxidant (Stefan et al. 2015)
    • Anti-microbial (Facchini et al.2014)
  • Phellinus linteus (Sang Hwang, Meshima or Meshimakobu)
    • Anti-inflammatory (Taofiq et al 2016b)
    • Antimicorbial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant (Mattila et al., 2001);
    • Hydrating via presence of ceramides
  • Agaricus bisporus (Portobello)
    • Anti-tyrosinase (Miyake et al., 2010)
    • Anti-inflammatory
    • Antioxidant and Anti-microbial (Stojkovi et al., 2014)
  • Tricholoma matsutake (Songyi or pine mushroom)
    • Anti-elastase, anti-collagenase (Kim et al., 2014)
    • Anti-aging potential with ability to prevent degradation of the extra-cellular matrix
    • Anti- tyrosinase (Liu et al 2015)
  • Tremella (Snow Mushroom, Golden jelly fungus or yellow trembler)
    • Hydrating and skin brightening (Wu et al., 2016). Slightly greater water-holding capacities than HA. One study revealed that cosmetics added with 0.05% Tremella polysaccharides had better moisture retention capacity than that added with 0.02% hyaluronic acid (Liu & He, 2012). This is very popular in China and Japan as a replacement for sodium hyaluronic acid.
    • Brightening in a novel effect of inhibiting melanin formation effects and lightening the spots on the skin when applied to the skin (Zhang et al, 2013)
    • Tremella reduces the peroxidation of cell lipids and shoots the concentration of Super Oxide Dismutase (SOD) in cells.
  • Tuber indicum (Truffle)
    • Contains essential amino acids, vitamins B1, B2 and B3, and polysaccharides such as lentinan and eritadenin; hydrating via presence of ceramides (Gao et al. 2004)
    • Common truffles include e.g. Burgundy truffles (Tuber uncinatum), Perigord truffles (Tuber melanosporum ), Kalahari truffles (Terfezia pfeilii Hennings), Piedmont truffles (Tuber magnatum Pico Vitt.), lion’s truffles (Terfezia leonis Tul.), summer truffles (Tuber aestivum), winter truffles (Tuber brumale Vitt.) and white truffles (Choiromyces maeandriformis).

The table is based on studies reviewing the cosmeceutical potential of mushroom extracts. More in vivo and clinical studies are needed to develop and validate cosmeceutical formulations with mushrooms.

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Skincare Products with Mushroom Extracts

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((This is not an exhaustive list. I added in all products that people told me about via Instagram and I did a search to try to find as many as I could))

**In each category, the products are listed in order of cost per oz (with the cheapest cost per ounce shown first). The mushroom ingredient is highlighted in pink. For me, I like to look for products with a somewhat smaller ingredient list with the key ingredient of interest (in this case, mushrooms), listed higher up in the ingredients so that I know I am getting a good concentration of that ingredient in order to really reap its benefits. I also like when more than one type of mushroom extract is included to benefit from the unique aspects of each. **


Origins Mega-Mushroom Skin Relief Micellar cleanser

Price: $31 for 6.7 oz ($4.63 per oz)

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Wash away everything you know about cleansing. Our miraculous no-rinse, soap and alcohol free formula gently removes dirt, makeup and pollutants. It’s fortified with Dr. Weil’s signature skin-soothing Mega-Mushroom blend plus antioxidant-rich Berry Ferment. This potent formula helps support skin’s resilience against environmental irritants. Skin feels totally refreshed, silky soft and completely, comfortably clean. Never irritated.

Ingredients: Water, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Oil*, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil*, Pogostemon Cablin Oil*, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil*, Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil*, Boswellia Carterii (Olibanum) Oil**, Limonene, Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit Extract, Vaccinium Angustifolium (Blueberry) Fruit Extract, Lycium Chinense (Wolfberry) Fruit Extract, Fuscoporia Obliqua Extract, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Silybum Marianum Fruit Extract, Ocimum Sanctum Leaf Extract, Cordyceps Sinensis Extract, Ganoderma Lucidum (Mushroom) Extract, Trehalose, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Hypnea Musciformis (Algae) Extract, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Polysorbate 20, Gellidiela Acerosa (Algae) Extract, Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Yeast Extract, Cetrimonium Chloride, Citric Acid, Cellulose, Sodium Citrate, Sodium Phytate, Phenoxyethanol. *Organic Essential Oils: Organic Orange Oil, Organic Mandarin Oil, Organic Patchouli Oil, Organic Geranium Oil, Organic Lavender Oil. ** Essential Oil

Origins Mega-Mushroom Skin Relief Face Cleanser

Price: $31 for 5 oz ($6.20 per oz)

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This ultra-gentle, milky lotion cleanser is formulated with Cordyceps and Reishi Mushrooms, Ginger, Turmeric and Holy Basil, as well as skin-soothing Licorice Extract. It quickly removes makeup, dirt, debris and impurities without upsetting skin’s naturally protective lipid balance. Even highly sensitive skin stays calm as you cleanse.

Ingredients: Water, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil*, Phenyl Trimethicone, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Oil**, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil**, Pogostemon Cablin (Patchouli) Oil**, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil**, Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil**, Boswellia Carterii (Olibanum) Oil***, Limonene, Linalool, Citronellol,, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil*, Hippophae Rhamnoides Extract*, Ganoderma Lucidum (Mushroom) Extract, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract*, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract*, Ocimum Sanctum Leaf Extract, Cordyceps Sinensis Extract, Silybum Marianum Fruit Extract, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Extract, Hordeum Vulgare (Barley) Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Fuscoporia Obliqua Extract, Ppg-20 Methyl Glucose Ether, Cholesterol, Caprylyl Glycol, Bisabolol, Sucrose Stearate, Carbomer, Squalane, Isostearic Acid, Tromethamine, Cellulose, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Phenoxyethanol.


Restorsea Reviving Cleanser

Price: $65 for 6.7 oz ($9.70 per oz)

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Powered by the Songyi Mushroom, a natural bio-extract known for its skin lightening and brightening properties.

Ingredients: Water (Aqua/Eau), Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Decyl Glucoside, Cocamidopropyl Hydrosultaine, Glycerin, Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate, Hydrolyzed Roe, Songyi Mushroom Extract, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Alaria Esculenta Extract, Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate, Glyceryl Caprylate, Glyceryl Undecylenate, 1,2-Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol, Fragrance (Parfum), Citric Acid, Sodium Citrate

Saranghae Nourishing & Moisturizing Oil + Foam Cleanser with Truffle Extract & Gold

Price:  $39 for 3.9 oz ($9.74 per oz)

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Saranghae Nourishing & Moisturizing Oil + Foam Cleanser is formulated with 2 of the world’s most luxurious ingredients: Truffle Extract & Gold (yes, you read that correctly, real Gold!). This unique and revolutionary cleansing formula combines the deep pore cleansing power of an oil cleanser with the effective make-up removal of a foam cleanser.

Ingredients: Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Purified Water, Potassium Cocoate, Acrylates Copolymer, Glycerin, Olive Fruit Oil, Sodium Cocoyl Glycinate, Sodium Cocoyl Apple Amino Acids, Truffle Extract, Quillaja Saponaria Bark Extract, Saponaria Officinalis Leaf Extract, Sapindus Mukurossi Fruit Extract,Potassium Cocoyl Glycinate, Butylene Glycol, Triethanolamine, Jojoba Seed Oil, Camelia Sinensis Seed Oil, Alcohol, Sucrose, Sodium Hydroxide, Stearic Acid, BHT, Disodium EDTA, Sorbitan Stearate, Palmitic Acid, Camelia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Sodium Lauroyl Oat Amino Acids, Sunflower Seed Oil, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Camellia Oleifera Seed Extract, Fluorphlogopite, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxide, Wild Yam Root Extract, Ginseng Saponins, Albumen Extract, Coconut Oil, Sweet Almond Oil, Calendula Officinalis Flower Oil, Borago Officinalis Seed Oil, Rosemary Leaf Oil, Chamomilla Matricaria Flower Oil, Lavender Oil, Rose Flower Oil, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Candida Bombicola/Glucose/Methyl Rapeseedate Ferment, Camellia Japonica Seed Oil, Royal Jelly Extract, Propolis Extract, Gold, Gypsophila Paniculata Root Extract, Vigna Radiata Seed Extract, Parfum

Euflora Wild Chaga Face Wash

Price:  $42 for 4 oz ($10.50 per oz)

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Nourish your skin with the antioxidant-rich Chaga Mushroom, a skin superfood with immune-boosting properties. This gentle exfoliating cream cleanser is perfect for those who seek gentle exfoliation without overdrying the skin. Jojoba Beads work to stimulate and slough off dead skin cells while DMAE and MSM feed the formation of collagen, help firm the skin, and reduce the appearance of fine lines. The Chaga Mushroom is a potent antioxidant that boasts the highest levels of Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC), measuring well over 100,000 units of antioxidant capacity. 

Ingredients: Inonotus obliquus (*Chaga Mushroom) Tea, Aspalathus linearis (Organic Rooibos Tea), Aloe barbadensis (Organic Aloe Vera) Juice, Olea europaea (Organic Olive) Oil, Aspalathus linearis (Organic Rooibos Tea) Extract, Emulsifying Wax NF, Organic Vegetable Glycerin, Simmondsia chinensis (Jojoba) Beads, Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM), Dimethylaminoethanol (DMAE), Punica granatum (Organic Pomegranate) Extract, Carica papaya (Organic Green Papaya) Extract, Ananas comosus (Organic Pineapple) Extract, Carica papaya (Organic Papaya) Extract, Cocos nucifera (Organic Coconut) Oil, Simmondsia chinensis (Organic Jojoba) Oil, Tocopherols (Vitamin E), Inonotus obliquus (Chaga Mushroom) Extract, Ascorbyl Palmitate (Vitamin C Ester), Panthenol (Vitamin B Complex), Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A) Oil, Rosa mosqueta (Organic Rosehip) Oil, Oenothers biennis (Organic Evening Primrose) Oil, Vaccinium macrocarpon (Cranberry) Seed Oil, Daucus carota (Carrot) Oil, Polysaccharide gum (Xanthan Gum), Lavendula officinalis (Lavender) Essential Oil, Pelargonium graveolens (Geranium) Essential Oil, Citrus bergamia risso (Bergamont) Essential Oil, Cupressus sempervirens (Cypress) Essential Oil, Citrus limonum (Lemon) Essential Oil, Melaleuca alternifolia (Tea Tree) Essential Oil.


Toners, Essences, Mists

Earth’s Recipe Energy Boosting Toner

Price: $23.80 for 5.4 oz ($4.41 per oz)
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A bouncy, hydrating toner that nourishes and balances skin with Tremella mushroom extract. 
Ingredient list: Water, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Betaine, Mannan, Dipropylene Glycol, Piper Methysticum Leaf/Root/Stem Extract, Phellinus Linteus Extract, Arctium Lappa Root Extract, Poria Cocos Sclerotium Extract, Epilobium Angustifolium Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, Portulaca Oleracea Extract, Pueraria Thunbergiana Root Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Paeonia Lactiflora Root Extract, Cnidium Officinale Root Extract, Lactobacillus/Soybean Ferment Extract, Dioscorea Japonica Root Extract, Tremella Fuciformis (Mushroom) Extract (0.1%), Soluable Collagen, Aloe Barbadensis leaf juice, Sodium Hyaluronate, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Oil, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Oil, Cymbopogon Schoenanthus Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Cymbopogon Nardus (Citronella) Oil, Geranium Maculatum Oil, PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Raffinose, 1,2-Hexanediol, Polyquaternium-51, Ammonium Acryloyldimethayltaurate/VP Copolymer, Ethylhexylglycerin, Adenosine (0.04%), Disodium EDTA, Cellulose Gum, Sodium Polyacrylate, PVM/MA Copolymer, Panthenol, Xanthan Gum, Folic Acid, Ceramide 3 (0.01%), Cholesterol, Tromethamine, Palmitoyl Pentapeptide-4, Phennoxyethanol.

Manyo Factory Lactobacillus Bifida Mist

Price: $23 for 5.1 ($4.54 per oz)

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This is the ultimate anti-aging mist. 20% Bifida Ferment Lysate, 10% Pumpkin Fruit Ferment Filtrate, as well as 3-4 kinds of mushroom extract such as from Shiitake. 4 kinds of peptides — help stimulate collagen production 

My short review: I bought this and used it up, but I didn’t love it as much as I thought I would given the ingredient list. I found it hydrating and very gentle but that is about it.

Ingredients: Peony extract, Bifida Ferment Lysate (20%), Lactobacillus/Pumpkin Fruit Ferment Filtrate (10%), Butylene Glycol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Bacillus/Soybean Ferment Extract, Phellinus Linteus Extract, Acetyl Hexapeptide-8, Aureobasidium Pullulans Ferment Filtrate, Palmitoyl Dipeptide, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1, Shiitake Mushroom Extract, Coriolus Versicolor Mushroom extract, Copper Tripeptide-1, Allantoin, Panthenol, Glycerin, Physalis Alkekengi Extract, Black Tea Extract, Fermented Puer Tea, Epigallocatechin Gallate, Panax Ginseng Root Extract, Ginseng extract, Algin, Forsythia extract, Dioscorea Opposita (Wild Yam) Root Extract, Methyl Gluceth-20, Caffeine, Zanthoxylum Piperitum Fruit Extract, Pasqueflower extract, Usnea extract, Caprylyl Glycol, Scutellaria Baicalensis, Illicium Verum (Anise) Fruit Extract, Adenosine

Dr. Andrew Weil for Origins Mega-Mushroom Skin Relief Soothing Treatment Lotion

Price: $34 for 6.7 oz ($5.07 per oz)

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A light, soothing, watery lotion with Reishi, Sea Buckthorn & Fermented Chaga that perfectly preps just-cleansed skin for serum & moisturizer.
Alcohol-free and pH balanced. Instantly refreshes & rebalances skin to help soothe, calm & boost hydration levels by 71%. Skin looks supple, softer & healthier-looking.

Ingredients: Water, Butylene Glycol, PEG-4, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Oil**, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil**, Pogostemon Cablin (Patchouli) Oil**, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil**, Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil**, Boswellia Carterii (Olibanum) Oil***, Limonene, Linalool, Citronellol, Geraniol, Ganoderma Lucidum (Reishi Mushroom) Extract, Fuscoporia Obliqua Sclerotium Extract, Cordyceps Sinensis (Mushroom) Extract, Ergothioneine, Camelina Sativa Seed Oil, Lactobacillus Ferment, Hippophae Rhamnoides Extract*, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract*, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract*, Ocimum Sanctum (Holy Basil) Leaf Extract, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil*, Silybum Marianum Fruit Extract, Saccharomyces Lysate Extract, Centella Asiatica (Hydrocotyl) Extract, Hypnea Musciformis (Algae) Extract, Caffeine, Sucrose*, Salvia Sclarea (Clary) Extract, Saccharomyces Ferment Filtrate, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Gellidiella Acerosa Extract, Trideceth-9, Glycerin, Glycereth-26, Polysorbate 20, Sodium Hyaluronate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Maltodextrin, Pentylene Glycol, Sodium Hydroxide, Citric Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Phenoxyethanol

Euflora Immortelle Toning Mist

Price: $25 for 4 oz ($6.25 per oz)

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Helichrysum is an effective antibiotic, antimicrobial, and antifungal agent. It is well known for treating acne and combination skin, is an effective moisturizer and helps repair aged facial tissue. Orange Blossom, also known as Neroli, has a wonderfully sweet scent and is heralded for its gentle astringent properties that help tone and tighten the skin. Peppermint is an effective antiseptic and antimicrobial, also aiding in balancing oil secretion. It is known to calm inflammation, cool and refresh the skin.

Ingredients: Aloe barbadensis (Organic Aloe Vera) Water, Helichrysum italicum (Organic Helichrysum) Distillate, Citrus aurantium (Orange Blossom) Distillate, Mentha piperita (Organic Peppermint) Distillate, Hamamelis virginiana (Organic Witch Hazel) Distillate, Lavendula angustifolia (Organic Lavender) Distillate, Inonotus obliquus (Chaga Mushroom) Extract, Organic Vegetable Glycerin, Citrus limonum (Lemon) Essential Oil, Rosmarinus officials (Rosemary) Essential Oil, Mentha piperita (Peppermint) Essential Oil, Juniperus communis (Juniper Berry) Essential Oil

Eufloria Botanicals Wild Chaga Reviving Mist

Price: $27 for 4 oz  ($6.75 per oz)

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The Chaga Mushroom is a potent antioxidant that boasts the highest levels of Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC), measuring well over 100,000 units of antioxidant capacity. It also has high amounts of trace minerals, vitamins B1, B2, B3, K, and D, amino acids, phyto-nutrients, and is a powerful anti-bacterial. Lemon Verbena contains properties that reduce puffiness, retain moisture and calm inflammation. It also has a high citral content, making it an effective antiseptic and bactericide. Geranium is prized for it’s calming and grounding effects. It is known to help treat acne, itching, sluggish smoker’s skin, chronic skin conditions, balance sebaceous gland secretion, and promote a glowing, even skin tone. It’s aroma soothes and enhances prana and udana vata, reduces pitta fire and excess kapha doshas.

Ingredients: Inonotus obliquus (*Chaga Mushroom) Tea, Aspalathus linearis (Organic Rooibos tea), Aloe barbadensis (Organic Aloe) Juice, Rosa damascena (Rose) Distillate, Citrus aurantium (Orange Blossom) Distillate, Hamamelis virginiana (Organic Witch Hazel) Distillate, Aloysia triphylla (Organic Lemon Verbena) Distillate, Lavendula angustifolia (Organic Lavender) Distillate, Inonotus obliquus (Chaga Mushroom) Extract, Organic Vegetable Glycerin, Pelargonium graveolens (Geranium) Essential Oil, and Citrus bergamia risso (Bergamot) Essential Oil.

suki Care Concentrated Strengthening Toner

Price: $29.95 for 3.4 fl oz. ($8.81 per oz)
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suki Care Concentrated Strengthening Toner (formerly sukiface Concentrated Nourishing Toner) restores balance to irritated skin while diminishing and preventing lines and wrinkles. Shitake mushroom extract strengthens dermal fibers for a smoother, more supple complexion. Green tea and olive oil aid in combating environmental damage and simultaneously neutralizing free-radicals. Soothing lavender oil tones and purifies pores as calendula and aloe vera extracts calm inflammation for long-lasting comfort. 
Ingredients: High-potency (Aqua, Organic Rosa Centifolia) Rose Concentrate, Organic Alcohol Denat (Sugar Cane Extracted With Lavender Oil) With Lavandula, Phospholipids (Liposomal Delivery System), Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf Ferment Extract, Lactobacillus/ganoderma Lucidum (Reishi Mushroom) Extract, Lentinus Edodes (Shiitake Mushroom) Extract Ferment Filtrate, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Actium Lappa (Burdock) Root Extract, Organic Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe) Leaf Powder, Organic Ascophyllum Nodosum (Seaweed) Extract, Calming Complexion Complex (Calendula Officinalis (Calendula) Flower Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria Chamomile) Flower Extract, Organic Rosa Canina (Rose Hip) Seed Extract, Vegetable Glycerin, 100% Pure (Fragrance) Essential Oils, Limonene*, Linalool*.

Isoi Excellent Lotion

Price: $41 for 2.4 oz ($17.08 per oz)

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isoi’s Excellent Lotion provides deep hydration and nourishment. Plant-based ingredients form a protective barrier on the skin to retain moisture. The light texture absorbs and blends well into the skin and prepares the skin for smooth application of makeup. Provides a hydration that lasts 24 hours.

Ingredients: Water, Glycerin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Betaine, Trehalose, Cetearyl Alcohol, Arachidyl Alcohol, Behenyl Alcohol, Arachidyl Glucoside, Glyceryl Stearate, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Tocopherol, Xanthan Gum, Allantoin, Panthenol, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract, Melaleuca Viridiflora Leaf Oil, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower/Leaf Extract, Centella Asiatica Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Pleurotus Cystidiosus Ferment Filtrate, Phellinus Linteus Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Arginine, Carbomer, Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract, Paeonia Suffruticosa Root Extract

Holy Snails Snowbang Essence

Price: $39 for 1.9 oz ($20.52 per oz)

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Snowbang Essence is a featherlight essence with 5% Ceramides Complex to keep your skin’s barrier healthy, and a smorgasbord of two dozen hanbang/herbal extracts to feed and soothe your face.  The  Hydrolyzed Oats is what gives it that silky soft finish, and helps to hydrate your skin.  This essence is chock full of extracts, but to name a few,  Ginseng, Horse Chestnut, Chamomile, Centella Asiatica, Calendula, and Licorice Root are prized extracts for their soothing and brightening abilities. 

[This product was not included in the graphic above because I couldn’t find out what type of mushroom extract was used]

Ingredients: Distilled Water, (Abronia Villosa Leaf Extract, Agave Americana Stem Extract, Blue Lotus Extract, Calendula Extract, Centella Asiatica Extract, Chamomile Extract, Evening Primrose Root Extract, Fouqueria Splendens Stem Extract, Ginger Root Extract, Ginkgo Biloba Extract, Ginseng Extract, Goji Berry Extract, Green Tea Extract, Helichrysum Extract, Hibiscus Extract, Horse Chestnut Extract, Iris Florentina Extract, Licorice Root Extract, Mushroom Extract, Pumpkin Seed Extract, Opuntia Coccinellifera Flower Extract, Yucca Brevifolia Root Extract), Hydrolyzed Oats, (Ceramide 3, Ceramide 6, Ceramide EOP, Phytosphingosine, Cholesterol, Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate, Carbomer, Xanthum Gum), Glycerin, (Water, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Wasabi Root Extract, Ginger Root Extract, Garlic Bulb Extract), (Propylene Glycol, Diazolidinyl Urea, Methyparaben, Propylparaben), Disodium EDTA

Tula Urban Defense Hydrating Mist

Price: $28 for 1 oz ($28 per oz)

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Pollution has met its match! This nutrient-packed spray helps protects against free radical damage that can age and irritate skin. Rose water, coconut water, and hyaluronic acid help to boost hydration. Reishi mushroom extract is a powerful antioxidant that helps reduce the appearance of inflammation.

Ingredients: Water, Glycerin, Shea Butter Ethyl Esters, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, C14-22 Alcohols, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Seedcake Extract, Lactose, Milk Protein, Bifida Ferment Lysate, Yogurt Extract, Hydrolyzed Rice Bran Protein, Cichorium Intybus (Chicory) Root Extract, Vaccinium Angustifolium (Blueberry) Fruit Extract, Vegetable Oil (Olus Oil), Camelina Sativa Seed Oil, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Retinyl Palmitate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Tocopherol, Rosa Damascena Flower Oil, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Extract, Ganoderma Lucidum (Mushroom) Stem Extract, Serenoa Serrulata Fruit Extract, Undaria Pinnatifida Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Withania Somnifera Root Extract, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Water, Micrococcus Lysate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Extract, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, C12-20 Alkyl Glucoside, Alcohol Denat., Xanthan Gum, Butylene Glycol, Sodium Hydroxide, Disodium EDTA, Ethylhexylglycerin, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Sorbic Acid, Pentylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol




Neogen White Truffle Serum oil

Price: $35 for 1.7 oz (Amazon has it for $25) ($20.59 per oz)
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This highly nourishing and moisturizing formula combines the hydrating effects of oil and moisturizing effects of a serum to reinforce your skin’s protective barrier, nourish, and brighten the skin. Enriched with white truffle oil, Neogen’s White Truffle Serum In Oil Drop also strengthens damaged skin, fighting signs of aging for smoother skin with fewer fine lines and wrinkles. Plus, thanks to Neogen’s microfluidic dispersion technology, this formula balances the oil and serum so that you get a fresh finish without the sticky or oily feeling after application.
Ingredients: Water, Dimethicone, Glycerin, 1,2-Hexanediol, Niacinamide, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Butylene Glycol, Tromethamine, Xanthan Gum, Adenosine, Coptis Japonica Extract, Cyanocobalamin, Sodium Cocoyl Alaninate, Palmitoyl Isoleucine, Cyclopentasiloxane, Pseudoalteromonas Ferment Extract, Ethylhexyl Cocoate, Caprylyl Glycol, Dimethiconol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Palmitic Acid, Macadamia Integrifolia Seed Oil, Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Oil, Ceramide NP, Cholesterol, Phytosphingosine, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Adansonia Digitata Seed Oil, Stearic Acid, Tuber Magnatum Extract, Dimethylmethoxy Chromanyl Palmitate, Proline, Alanine, Serine, Sodium Phosphate, Hyaluronic Acid, Acetyl Hexapeptide-8, Pentapeptide-18, Citric Acid, Sodium Hydroxide, Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid, Sodium Hyaluronate

YURI PIBU Cucu Black Truffle Serum

Price: $38 for 1.4 oz ($27.14 per oz)

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Wrap your skin with a luxurious, comforting anti-wrinkle serum concentrated with 60% Black Diamond Truffle extract to nourish, strengthen, lift, and deeply hydrate skin. Ultra light-weight and perfect for dry, dull, or sagging skin.
Truffle extract has the richest level of nourishing ingredients including retinol, amino acids, vitamins, minerals, proteins, and niacinamide. The Cucu Serum is formulated to help firm skin. This light weight serum can be included in any daily routine to leave the skin smooth and firm. Yuripibu is a skin care power brand in Korea with a huge cult following because of its purest and richest ingredients that were nearly impossible to blend and formulate for skin care in the past.
Ingredients: Tuber Melanosporum Extract, Sarcodon Aspratus Extract, Glycerin, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Isoamyl Laurate, Linum Usitatissimum (Linseed) seed oil, Crambe Abyssinica Seed Oil, Sodium Hyaluronate, Betaine, Dimethyl Sulfone, Behenyl Alcohol, Cetearyl olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Arachidyl glucoside, Arachidyl Alcohol, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Polyglyceryl-3, Methylglucose Distearate, Zanthoxylum Piperitum Fruit Extract, Glyceryl Caprylate, Usnea Barbata (Lichen) Extract, Pulsatilla Koreana Extract, BIXA ORELLANA SEED OIL, GLYCINE SOJA(SOYBEAN)OIL, TOCOPHEROL, Helianthus Annuus, (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Xanthan Gum, Glucosyl Ceramide, Cordyceps Sinensis Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Lysolecithin, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Ceramide 3, Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil, Squalane, Sclerotium Gum, Cedrus Atlantica Bark Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Oil, Cananga Odorata Flower Oil, Keratin Amino Acids, Cholesterol, Salvia Sclarea (Clary) Oil, Phytosphingosine, Yeast Polysaccharides, Adenosine, Algae Extract, Hericium Erinaceum  Extract, Laminaria Japonica Extract, Saccharomyces Ferment Filtrate, Lactobacillus/Portulaca Oleracea Ferment Extract, Lactobacillus/Punica Granatum, Fruit Ferment Extract, Lactobacillus/ Pumpkin Ferment Extract, Bacillus/Soybean Ferment Extract, Brassica Oleracea Italica (Broccoli) Extract, Aspergillus/Rice Ferment Extract, Aspergillus/Saccharomyces/Barley Seed Ferment Extract, Xylitol, Pearl Extract, Undaria Pinnatifida Extract, Caffeine, Laminaria Digitata Extract, Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract, Saccharomyces/Grape Ferment Extract

Blithe Tundra Chaga Pressed Serum

Price: $49 for 1.7 oz ($28.82 per oz)

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A serum and moisturizer hybrid combined in a ‘pressed serum’ format that is packed with 60% Chaga Mushroom extract harvested from the pristine tundras. Chaga Mushroom extract, cooled instead of heat-processed to preserve the original nutrition, is combined with a blend of fermented, lightweight oils including olive and argan oils. This easy to use serum and moisturizer-in-one treats, nourishes and brightens skin without heaviness.

Ingredients: Inonotus Obliquus (Mushroom) Extract(60%), Water, Glycerin, Diglycerin, 1,2-Hexanediol, Triethylhexanoin, Polyurethane-39, Cetearyl Alcohol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Candida Bombicola/Glucose/Methyl Rapeseedate Ferment, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Oil, Cedrus Atlantica Bark Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil, Alteromonas Ferment Extract, Sparassis Crispa Extract, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Lecithin, Butylene Glycol, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Polyacrylate-13, C12-16 Alcohols, Caramel, Palmitic Acid, Pentylene Glycol, Caprylyl Glycol, Polyisobutene, Glyceryl Acrylate/Acrylic Acid Copolymer, Potassium Hydroxide, Adenosine, Polysorbate 20, Disodium EDTA, Dipropylene Glycol, Methyldihydrojasmonate

Missha Time Revolution Night Repair Science Activator Ampoule

Price: $49 for 1.7 oz ($28.82 per oz)

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One of Missha’s star products, this ampoule helps to give you a dewy, supple and clear complexion. The key ingredient for this anti-aging serum is Bifida Ferment Lysate, a fermented yeast that visibly reduces signs of aging and improves skin elasticity while protecting the skin. Often compared to Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair as its less expensive dupe, this serum has developed a cult following due to its ability to repair and hydrate, giving you luminous smooth and even-toned skin with regular use. The formula may be powerful, but it’s gentle enough for those with sensitive and acne-prone skin. 

Ingredients: Water, Bifida Ferment Lysate, Glycereth-26, Juniperus Chinensis Xylem Extract, Sorbus Commixta Extract, Bis-PEG-18 Methyl Ether Dimethyl Silane, Butylene Glycol, Niacinamide, Glycerin, Betaine, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Disodium EDTA, Silica, Tripeptide-1, Tripeptide-10 Citrulline, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Ceteth-3, Ceteth-5, PEG-5 Rapeseed Sterol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Sea Water, Portulaca Oleracea Extract, Chamomile Flower Extract, Ethyl Hexanediol, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Glyceryl Polyacrylate, PEG-11 Methyl Ether Dimethicone, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, PPG-26-Buteth-26, Polysorbate 20. Cyclomethicone, Grifola Frondosa (Maitake) Mycelium Ferment Filtrate Extract, Ophioglossum Vulgatum Extract, Carbomer, Glyceryl Caprylate, Triethanolamine, Sodium Hyaluronate, Lactobacillus/Rice Ferment Filtrate, Portulaca Oleracea Extract, Lactobacillus/Soybean Ferment Extract, Saccharomyces/Viscum Album (Mistletoe) Ferment Extract, Yeast Ferment Extract, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Acacia Arabica Stem Bark Extract, Adenosine, Dimethiconol, Xanthan Gum, Cardiospermum Halicacabum Flower/Leaf/Vine Extract, Echium Plantagineum Seed Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil Unsaponifiables, Octyldodecanol, Cyclomethicone, Dipropylene Glycol, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Tocopheryl Acetate, Alpha-Glucan Oligosaccharide, Cassia Alata Leaf Extract, Dextrin, Lactococcus Ferment Lysate, Laminaria Digitata Extract, Manilkara Multinervis Leaf Extract, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Extract, Lactobacillus Ferment, Lauryl Methacrylate/Glycol Dimethacrylate Crosspolymer, Saccharomyces Ferment Filtrate, Pogostemon Cablin Oil, Pseudoalteromonas Ferment Extract, Hydroxypropyltrimonium Maltodextrin Crosspolymer, Macadamia Seed Oil, Propylene Glycol, Retinol, Cholesterol, Beta-Sitosterol, Lecithin, Panthenol, Cucumis Melo (Melon) Fruit Extract, Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate, Ceteth-24, Choleth-24, Glyceryl Arachidonate, Glyceryl Linoleate, Glyceryl Linolenate, Ubiquinone, Cetyl Phosphate, Brassica Campestris (Rapeseed) Sterol, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Acetyl Hexapeptide-8, Copper, Amaranthus Caudatus Seed Extract, Biotin

Saranghae Deep Radiance Essence + Serum

Price: $49 for 1.35 oz ($26.30 per oz)

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The Saranghae Deep Radiance Essence + Serum is designed to penetrate your outer epidermis layer and deliver crucial nutrients like antioxidants, amino acids and vitamins directly to your living cells. Lovingly crafted with 10% Phellinus Linteus (Sang Hwang) mushroom extract, plant based placenta, collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid, the results are astounding. Our Deep Radiance Essence + Serum works hard to efficiently heal & regenerate your skin at every moment of every day.

Ingredients: Purified Water, Phellinus Linteus Extract, Dipropylene Glycol, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Alcohol, Betaine, Tromethamine, Carbomer, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, PPG-26-Buteth-26, Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Root Extract, Bacillus/Soybean Ferment Extract, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Germ Extract, PEG-11 Methyl Ether Dimethicone, Phenyl Trimethicone, Allantoin, Xanthan Gum, Zanthoxylum Piperitum Fruit Extract, Pulsatilla Koreana Extract, Usnea Barbata (Lichen) Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Disodium EDTA, Tocopheryl Acetate, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil, Cupressus Sempervirens Leaf/Nut/Stem Oil

You.Skincare Essential Hydration Serum

Price: $56 for 1 oz

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Hydration is essential for optimal skin health. Our Essential Hydration Serum is an intensely hydrating treatment that soothes dehydrated skin. It combines hyaluronic acid, provitamin B5, peptides, and many extracts such as mushroom, prickly pear, Amla, and cucumber to help replenish your skin with the lost nutrients it needs to become and stay healthy. Hyaluronic acid and sodium lactate are the top two moisturizing ingredients which are included in our advanced formula. They will bind moisture to the skin to give you long-lasting hydration all day. Essential Hydration Serum can be used alone or combined with other serums or moisturizers. YOU Skincare’s Essential Hydration Serum does not contain fragrances or essential oils.
Ingredients: Aqua/Water, Aloe Barbadensis Juice, Lactobacillus/Ganoderma Lucidum (Reishi Mushroom) Extract /Lentinus Edodes (Shitake Mushroom) Extract Ferment Filtrate, DimethylSulfone (DMSO), Acetyl Hexapeptide-8, Panthenol, Opuntia Tuna (Prickly Pear) Flower/Stem Extract, Phyllanthus Emblica (Alma) Extract, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5, Sodium Hyaluronate, Sodium Levulinate, Glycerin, Sodium Lactate, Allantoin, Sodium Anisate, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Xanthan Gum, Citric Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Butylene Glycol.


Price: $26 for 1.7 oz ($15.29 per oz)

A revitalizing, age-defying serum and cream in one that helps plump fine lines and firm the appearance of skin.

Infused with real, antioxidant-rich tea extracts, the Whamisa by Glow Recipe Chai Tea Serum-in-Cream is based in Rooibos Tea for youthfully glowing skin. Hydrate and nourish skin while helping diminish fine lines and wrinkles with soothing, healing Propolis and brightening, texture-refining Turmeric. 

Ingredients: Aspalathus Linearis Leaf Extract, Eupatorium Rebaudianum Leaf Extract, Pinus Densiflora Leaf Extract, Oolong Tea Extract, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetyl Alcohol, Inonotus Obliquus (Mushroom) Extract, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Beeswax, Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract, Paeonia Suffruticosa Root Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Silica, Prunus Avium (Sweet Cherry) Seed Oil, Astrocaryum Murumuru Seed Butter, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax, Cucurbita Pepo (Pumpkin) Seed Oil, Solanum Aviculare Seed Oil, Propolis Extract, Aniba Rosaeodora (Rosewood) Wood Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil

Antipodes Immortal Natural Sun Protection Face & Body Moisturizer SPF 

Price: $40.88 for 2.1 oz ($19.47 per oz)

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Moisture levels are boosted and skin kept firm and flawless thanks to powerful, plant-based hyaluronic acid. Sun-protect the skin on your face and body with premium natural ingredients that offer a high shield of defense by filtering damaging UVA rays and blocking burning UVB sunlight. Ancient Reishi mushroom of immortality enhances cell turnover for an ageless, healthy visage.

Ingredients: Water, Vegetable Extract, Sweet Almond Oil, Apricot Oil, Jojoba Oil, Vinanza Performance Plus©, Rapeseed & Kiwifruit Seed Extract, Raspberry Seed Oil, Pomegranate Extract, Reishi Mushroom Extract, Vitamin E, Aqua, Zinc Oxide & Caprylic Capric Triglyceride, Polyhydroxystearic Acid And Isostearic Acid, Prunus Dulcis, Prunus Ameniaca, Glycerine, Cetearyl Glucoside & Cetearyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate, Simmondsia Chinensis, Vitis Vinifera And Actinidia Chinensis, Hyaluronic Acid, Rubus Idaeus, Punica Granatum, Gandoderma Lucidum, Xanthan Gum, Gluconolactone, Sodium Benzoate, Calcium Gluconate, Tocopherol.

Lush Full of Grace Serum

Price: $16.95 for 0.7 oz ($24.21 per oz)
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Full of Grace is a solid moisturizer that’s packed full of hydrating tropical butters, calming chamomile and antioxidant mushroom extract to keep skin in fantastic condition all year round. Easily absorbed by the skin, it creates a soothing treatment for the delicate skin on your face, helping you to maintain its elasticity, moisture and glow. It’s gentle enough for everyone to use.
Ingredients: Murumuru Butter (Astrocaryum Murumuru), Calamine Powder, Cupuaçu Butter (Theobroma grandiflorum), Fresh Rose Petal Infusion (Rosa Centifolia Flower Extract), Organic Almond Oil (Prunus amygdalus dulcis), Fragrance, Fresh Portobello Mushrooms (Agaricus bisporus), Chamomile Blue Oil (Matricaria chamomilla), Rose Oil (Rosa damascena), Tagetes Oil (Tagetes minuta), *Benzyl Benzoate *Benzyl Cinnamate *Citral *Citronellol *Farnesol *Geraniol *Limonene *Linalool *Occurs naturally in essential oils

CV Skinlabs Calming Moisture for Face, Neck and Scalp

Price: $49 for 2 oz ($24.50 per oz)
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Every CV Skinlabs product contains our proprietary Tri-Rescue Complex.  This blend of turmeric, alpha-bisabolol and reishi mushroom is a powerful combination of anti-inflammatory, wound-healing and skin-soothing ingredients that encourage repair and healing of damaged skin, while restoring a youthful glow.This super-rescue moisturizer helps to immediately calm, hydrate and nourish chronically dry and flushed skin while returning radiance. Designed for all sensitive skin types. Ideal for soothing skin irritated from the effects of microdermabrasion, laser treatments, retinol use, chemical peels, excess sun exposure or chemotherapy. Skin is left soft, moist and glowing.
Ingredients: Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice*, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Triolein, Glyceryl Stearate, Sucrose Laurate, Squalane, Helianthus Annus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Cetyl Alcohol, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Ganoderma Lucidium (Mushroom) Extract, Beta-Glucan, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract, Glycerin, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil , Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract*, Bisabolol, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter*, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax (Cera), Silicon Dioxide, Water (Aqua), Dehydroacetic Acid, Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Xanthan Gum, Benzyl Alcohol, Citric Acid, Maltodextrin *Organic

Nayelle HYDRATE Probiotic Moisturizing Day Cream

Price: $34 for 1.4 oz (24.29 per oz)

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HYDRATE Probiotic Moisturizing Day Cream is lightweight, fast absorbing and instantly hydrating.  It is specifically created with a high concentration of snow mushroom. This ingredient is nature’s magic. It has the highest source of Vitamin D found in nature and it is 3x more hydrating than hyaluronic acid commonly used in other product lines. 

Ingredients: Sea Silt Extract, Aqua, Lactobacillus/ Nereocystis Leutkeana Ferment Filtrate, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Propanediol, Lactobacillus Milk Ferment Filtrate, Stearic Acid, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Monostearate, Potassium Distearate, Glyceryl Distearate, Glucose, Tremella Fuciformis (Tremella Mushroom) Powder, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Xanthan Gum, Chondrus Crispus (Carrageenan) Powder, Lactic Acid, Lactoperoxidase, Glucose Oxidase, Potassium Citrate, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil


Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula Eventone Dark Spot Corrector

Price: $12.95 for 1 oz

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A pigment-perfecting concentrate, Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula Eventone Dark Spot Corrector delivers a dose of advanced ingredients for targeting discoloration such as age spots, dark spots, post-acne scars and sun damage to even skin tone and unveil a brighter, more luminous complexion. 

Ingredients: Water, (aqua), glycerin, trilaureth-4 phosphate, sodium acrylate, butylene glycol, hexylresorcinol, tricholoma matsutake extract, theobroma cacao (cocoa) seed butter, niacinamide, sodium ascorbyl phosphate, tocopheryl acetate, glycyrrhiza glabra (licorice) root extract, hydrolyzed soy butyrospermum parkii (shea) butter, aloe barbadensis leaf juice, vaccinium myrtillus fruit/leaf extract, acer saccharum (sugar maple) extract, saccharum officinarum (sugar cane) extract, citrus aurantium dulcis (orange) fruit extract, citrus limon (lemon) fruit extract, PEG-12 dimethicone, titanium dioxide, mica, caramel, DMDM hydantoin, propylene glycol, fragrance (parfum), benzyl alcohol, benzyl benzoate, benzyl salicylate, citronellol, coumarin, eugenol, hydroxycitronellal, isoeugenol, butylphenyl methylpropional, linalool, hydroxyisohexyl 3-cyclohexene carboxaldehyde,

Alastin Renewal Retinol .5

Price: $60 for 1 oz

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Renewal Retinol .5 delivers the critical benefits of retinol, which is universally recognized for its ability to combat the signs of aging. Active retinol is encapsulated in a solid lipid, resulting in an anti-inflammatory and anti-irritant formula which can be used every evening. Product contains Tremella fuciformis sporocarp extract/Betaine Complex – Significantly more hydrating properties than hyaluronic acid

Ingredients: Water/Aqua, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Heptyl Undecylenate, Niacinamide, Polyacrylate-13, Glycerin, Retinol, Ubiquinone, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract, Hydroxymethoxyphenyl Decanone, Bisabolol, Ceramide-3, Tremella Fuciformis Sporocarp Extract, Betaine, Tocopheryl Acetate, Caprylyl Glycol, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Cetyl Palmitate, Polysorbate 20, Disodium EDTA, Ethylhexylglycerin, Caprylhedroxamic Acid, Trideceth-6 Phosphate, Phenoxyethanol, Polyisobutene, Sodium Hydroxide.


Etude House Honey Cera Wrapping Mask

Price: $11 for 3.4 oz ($3.24 per oz)
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This soothing mask nourishes skin with honey extract (it’s the first ingredient), royal jelly, mushroom extract, and ceramide for a boost in hydration, elasticity, and firmness.
Ingredients: Honey Extract, Glycerin, Water, Dimethicone, Methyl Gluceth-20, Propanediol, Trehalose, Polyglycerin-3, Butylene Glycol, Glycereth-26, Glyceryl Polymethacrylate, Ceramide 3,Royal Jelly,Helichrysum Italicum Extract, Tremella Fuciformis (Mushroom) Extract, Hyaluronic Acid, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Extract, Squalane, Cyclopentasiloxane,Dimethiconol,Polyacrylate-13,Peg-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Polysorbate 20,Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/Vp Copolymer, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer,Polyisobutene,Alcohol, Xanthan Gum, Glyceryl Caprylate, Dextrin, Sodium Polyacrylate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Acrylates/Stearyl Methacrylate Copolymer, Tromethamine, Disodium Edta, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance

The Granola Goat Magical Mushroom Mask

Price: $19 for 2 oz ($9.50 per oz)
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The wonder fungi, reishi mushrooms, offer a unique natural antihistamine effect to help reduce the appearance of redness and irritation. We use powdered mushrooms and raw cacao to minimize the amount of processing in our ingredients. Both pack a plant powered punch of antioxidants to demolish free radicals and feed your skin.
Besan is a great source of protein and minerals and is revered for its brightening abilities, especially when paired with turmeric. Rhassoul clay is another mineral rich ingredient ideal for cleansing and clearing pores.
Ingredients:  Ganoderma Lucidum (Reishi) Mushroom Powder*, Raw Theobroma Cacao (Cacao) Powder*, Cicer Arientinum (Besan) Powder*, Moroccan Lava (Rhassoul) Clay, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Powder*, Pogostemon Cablin (Patchouli)** Essential Oil

Origins Mega-Mushroom Relief & Resilience Soothing Face Mask

Price: $39 for 3.4 oz ($11.47 per oz)
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A creamy, super soothing, resilience boosting treatment mask with superfoods like Reishi Mushroom, Sea Buckthorn & Fermented Chaga. Rapidly reduces visible redness, restores resilience & instantly hydrates, calms & soothes for comfortable, healthy-looking skin. This creamy treatment mask with Reishi Mushroom, Sea Buckthorn and Fermented Chaga rapidly reduces visible redness and restores resilience. Leaves sensitive skin calm and comforted.
[NOTE: the ingredient list does not have Chaga, it has Coryceps, so I think that the formulation changed from including Chaga to include Cordyceps but the summary wasn’t updated]
Ingredients: Water, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil*, Butylene Glycol, Squalane, Peg-100 Stearate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glyceryl Stearate, Tribehenin, Glycerin, Cetearyl Alcohol, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax\Candelilla Cera\Cire De Candelilla, Kaolin, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Oil** Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil**, Pogostemon Cablin (Patchouli) Oil**, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil**, Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil**, Boswellia Carterii (Olibanum) Oil ***, Limonene, Linalool, Citronellol, Geraniol,, Hippophae Rhamnoides Extract*, Ganoderma Lucidum (Reishi Mushroom) Extract, Cordyceps Sinensis (Mushroom) Extract, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract*, Ocimum Sanctum (Holy Basil) Leaf Extract, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract*, Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf Extract, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Extract, Silybum Marianum Fruit Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Menyanthes Trifoliata (Buckbean) Leaf Extract, Ascophyllum Nodosum Extract, Sucrose*, Astrocaryum Murumuru Seed Butter, Asparagopsis Armata Extract, Yeast Extract, Cladosiphon Okamuranus Extract, Behenyl Alcohol, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Sorbitol, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Hydrolyzed Corn Protein, Trehalose, Caprylyl Glycol, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil*, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Sterols, Charcoal Powder, Phytosphingosine, Fuscoporia Obliqua Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Potassium Hydroxide, Carbomer, Hexylene Glycol, Dextrin, Cellulose, Phenoxyethanol.

Blissoma Lavish- Loving Recovery Beta-Glucan Mask

Price: $42 for 2 oz ($21 per oz)

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Lavish is a luxurious moisture immersion for whenever skin needs unsurpassed calming and care. This thick, rich cream softens skin and deeply hydrates skin with freshly infused oatmilk, medicinal mushrooms, cupuacu butter and whole herb extracts. Its ingredients are suitable for sensitive, stressed, dry, and irritated skin. Together they work to reduce the appearance of redness and inflammation and provide lasting moisturization.

Ingredients: Avena Sativa (oat) Kernal Milk*, Infusion of Passiflora incarnata* (passionflower), Astragalus membranaceus* (astragalus), Plantago major* (plantain), Prunella vulgaris* (self heal), Hypericum perforatum* (st. john’s wort), and Porphyra umbilicalis* (nori seaweed), Glycerin (vegetable origin), Theobroma grandiflorum* (cupuacu) seed butter, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate and Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Cucurbita pepo (pumpkin) Seed Oil*, Prunus armeniaca (apricot) kernal Oil*, Extracts of Grifola frondosa* (maitake mushroom), and Ganoderma lucidum* (reishi mushroom), Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Perilla frutescens Oil*, Soy Lecithin*, Aspen Bark Extract, Sorbitan Stearate, Adansonia digitata (baobab) Oil*, Punica granatum (pomegranate) Seed Oil*, Tocopherol (Vitamin E) and Xanthan Gum.



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