Novelty N°1

Luminous Peptide Serum

118 reviews

Unleash your skin's luminosity with this peptide-rich serum. This hydrating formula imparts a flattering glow, utilizing translucent pigments to achieve a skin-like finish. Crafted using patented microfluidic technology, it prevents mica from settling, without disrupting makeup, and seamlessly blends into your skin.

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luminosity that's flattering for all SKIN types 

NO DRYNESS 💦 NO slip

Is it skincare or makeup?

Introducing our hydrating, peptide-rich serum infused with encapsulated illuminating pigments that reflect light and leave the skin looking luminous without appearing glittery.

This hybrid serum eliminates dryness often associated with powder highlighters, without the slip and makeup disruption linked to liquid highlighters. You can use it on bare skin, on top of makeup, or as a radiant base before applying makeup.

what are the skincare benefits?

ANTI-POLLUTION, ANTIOXIDANT
Antioxidant peptide complex

MOISTURIZING & PLUMPING
Glycerin & vegetal polysaccharides

NUTRITION & SUPPLENESS
Triglycerides
This formula is packed with a powerful antioxidant peptide complex that shields your skin from pollution and promotes radiance. With glycerin and polysaccharides, it deeply hydrates, leaving your skin plump. Lastly, with the infusion of triglycerides, it offers a luxurious touch of nutrition and suppleness.
The ultimate antioxidant, plumping, nutritional, luminous serum, all in one bottle!

what's with the micro-bubbles?

Apart from the satisfaction of popping these micro-bubbles (they're microplastic-free, by the way), they bring an extra layer of sensory delight while significantly enhancing the product's performance.

Typically, in liquid/oil formulas, mica tends to settle over time, requiring thickening agents to maintain suspension. This can make liquid illuminators feel heavy on the skin, disrupt makeup, and can often lead to crystallization. 

Here's where our revolutionary serum steps in. Thanks to our ingenious mica encapsulation within micro-bubbles, it not only prevents mica from settling but also keeps the formula lightweight, ensuring it won't interfere with your makeup, shift around, and effortlessly melts into your skin. These micro-bubbles are the secret behind delivering an unmatched product performance and experience.

Our revolutionary formula

We use a patented technology to encapsulate 3% translucent pigments within micro-bubbles, blending them seamlessly into a skincare base, resulting in a universally flattering shade. But that's not all – this formula blends seamlessly into your skin (or on your makeup), thanks to the peptide-rich skincare that provides instant hydration and helps visibly plump the skin.

FORMULA HIGHLIGHTS

  • 3% translucent pigments 
  • 97% skincare base
  • 50:50 synthetic mica, fair-trade mica
  • active peptide complex
  • vegetal polysaccharides  
  • sustainable source of well water - powered entirely by solar energy

Child labor-free mica

It deeply saddens us to learn about the troubling connection between some mica factories and issues like modern-day slavery and child labor. To ensure our products never contribute to such heartbreaking circumstances, we've taken a strong stance.

Our formula combines 50% synthetic mica with 50% certified child-labor-free mica. While synthetic mica comes at a cost that's over 2x higher than natural mica, we're unwavering in our commitment to ethical practices. This approach reflects our values and our mission to create a positive impact on the world. Although there's still a long road ahead to forge a fully ethical and sustainable beauty industry, we're proud to play our part in driving meaningful change.

what is balanced LUMINOSITY?

While traditional powder and liquid highlighters excel at achieving high-intensity illumination, they often emphasize natural characteristics that we might wish to diminish, such as lines, pores, and texture.

Enter balanced luminosity with NOVELTY N°1. By diffusing light uniformly across its beam, it takes on a gentler aspect. This results in a naturally even (buildable) highlight that softens the visibility of lines, pores, and texture, providing a flattering effect on real skin, especially mature skin.

Vegan & Halal

Thoughtful Formulations

Thoughtful Sourcing

Made with Love

about the product

WHAT IT IS: A hydrating peptide serum enriched with micro-droplets of illuminating pigments that delicately melt on skin, invoking a luminous “glow filter”. This lightweight formula not only hydrates and plumps, but is also fortified with a potent anti-pollution peptide complex. Meticulously crafted using patented microfluidic technology, our signature blend of nourishing oils and pigments are encapsulated into micro-bubbles, ensuring a fresh release upon application, offering an invigorating sensorial experience like no other.

WHO IT'S FOR: Normal, dry, combination, and oily skin types.

SKIN CONCERNS: Dull skin, dryness.

TEXTURE: Light-weight gel with encapsulated pigments and nourishing actives that provide light-weight hydration with a non-greasy luminous finish.

AROMA: Fragrance free - no essential oils.


Ingredients

TRANSLUCENT PIGMENTS: We've blended 50% synthetic mica with 50% fair-trade mica from ethical sources to craft a universally flattering shade that imparts a delicate, luminous glow.

PEPTIDE COMPLEX: Our biomimetic antioxidant peptide complex harnesses the power of Green Tea's EGCG, to help fight pollution from all sides - outdoors, indoors, and internally. Experience brighter, younger-looking skin with 360° protection. Say goodbye to pollution worries! 

POLYSACCHARIDES: Polysaccharides, natural compounds found in plants and animals (we use plant-based), are key players in preserving skin moisture balance, which directly impacts how our skin looks and feels. That's why we turn to the power of Unitamuron H-22. It's enriched with these special polysaccharides, carefully extracted from tamarind seeds using hot water to maintain their natural integrity. The result? Nourishing skincare that keeps your skin looking and feeling its best.

SOLAR WATER®: We're proud to utilize a sustainable source of well water, powered entirely by solar energy to operate our desalination station.


ALL INGREDIENTS:

Water/Aqua/Eau, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, Hexyl Laurate, Pentylene Glycol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Acetyl Tetrapeptide-2, Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil, Tamarindus Indica Seed Gum, Alcaligenes Polysaccharides, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Mica, Castor Oil/Ipdi Copolymer, Caprylyl Glycol, Amodimethicone, Carbomer, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Benzyl Alcohol, Glucose, Sodium Hydroxide, Silica, Tin Oxide, [+/- Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891)]


  • FREE FROM:  Parabens, phthalates, sulfates (SLS/SLES), mineral oil, formaldehyde, EU's list of 1,300+ restricted ingredients.

  • SUSTAINABILITY:  Our product boxes are 100% recyclable, incorporating FSC® certified and/or recycled paper. While no packaging solution is yet perfect, we are committed to evaluating various variables and selecting the most suitable option available. We prioritize the use of glass whenever feasible, and also explore the utilization of recyclable plastics or post-consumer recycled material when it proves to be the most optimal choice.

  • We prioritize working with suppliers who adhere to fair-trade principles, ensuring that the individuals involved in the production process are treated equitably. Through this commitment, we strive to make a positive impact on the communities and environments from which we source our ingredients.

How to use

Dispense onto back of hand. Mix with finger or foundation brush to activate encapsulated micro-droplet pigments. Apply to desired areas after moisturizer or on top of makeup. 


Can be mixed with moisturizer or makeup for an all-over luminous glow.


Can be used as a luminous primer before makeup.

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FG
06/27/2024
Faiza G.
United States United States

GOAT

This product is truly the best makeup/skincare product I have ever used. I don’t do reviews but this one is just beyond amazing. It gives the most natural shine but not too much shine… more like glow from within. I have people asking me my skincare routine everytime I use this.

CA
06/17/2024
Claudia A.
United States United States

Love it but

Love the color, is just right for my complexion but I haven't been able to figure how to apply on top of my powder foundation with out lifting it , I try sponge, brush and fingers but nothing works for me, it takes a little bit to long to dry so when you apply it lift the powder , I will love some tips or advice

AW
06/09/2024
Anna W.
United States United States

Gorgeous glow and no added texture

Easy to use, light serum consistency. A little goes a long way, and feels like nothing on the skin. Best part, becomes part of the skin and doesn't look like obvious makeup

PM
06/08/2024
Priyencka M.
United States United States

Great!!

Love mixing it with a small pump of ny foundation and applying it on ny face. Received countless comments on how glowy my face looks! Wish it could be back in stock, would love to purchase more.

NM
06/02/2024
Nancy M.
United States United States

Beautiful, natural

This highlighter is so beautiful and light weight. It adds the perfect glow on top of make up.