SB Lab Skincare that Suits You
As K Beauty grows, so does the clutter of brands out there with it. As a consumer, it is easy to get lost in the sheer multitude of skincare products available, not know which is right for our skin. To that end, what does my skin actually need? Do I have problems with moisture? Dullness? Pigmentation? The list of questions go on. Want to get to know your skin and do what’s good for it? Try S:B Lab by Dr. JCOS. A brand that cuts to the chase, with products that cater to all skin types.
S:B LAB Intense Rescue Serum
S:B LAB is a skincare brand backed by an ever-expanding database of dermatological research. From their intensive analysis of 81 different skin types across 18 countries, they’ve developed the Intense Rescue Ampoule Series, featuring 5 different formulas made to treat all skin types.
5 Different Formulas
- Youthful – anti-aging, revitalizing, brightening (face and neck)
- Hydro-Fill – moisturizing, anti-sebum (T-zone)
- Cera Barrier – moisturizing, skin barrier repair, soothing (cheeks, U-zone)
- V-Line Fit – skin-tightening, lifting (U-zone, jawline)
- Trouble Shot – brightening, blemish removal (cheeks, around eyes)
What’s so great about these serums is you can mix-and-match! For example, if you’re putting on makeup for a night out, the Cera Barrier serum would act as a great protective layer for sensitive skin. Additionally, a night routine at the end of a hot day would benefit from a drop of Hydro-Fill to tackle oil build up.
How to Use
I only use serums every other day, as to avoid overusing products on my skin. However, when I do use them, I love to alternate the combinations, which is why the S:B Lab Intense Rescue range is so ideal for me. Here’s how to use them:
Layer 1: After cleansing and toner, choose one of Youth, Hydro-Fill or Trouble Shot and squeeze a small amount of the serum onto your hands using the dropper. Gently massage over the face or desired area.
Layer 2: Squeeze a small amount of Cera-Barrier serum onto your hands and smooth over the areas where ‘layer 1’ was applied.
Layer 3: Finish off with a small amount of V-Line Fit across the jaw and neck.
S:B Lab Intense Rescue Serum: Review
This unique serum has blue crystal capsules inside that dissolve as you apply the ampoule. Each bead/capsule releases an intense burst of vitamins and ceramide to brighten the skin instantly. Furthermore, along with invaluable moisture, long-term use can help to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and tired skin. Even after application my skin felt so bouncy!
Vitamins, phytopolyamine, natural ceramide, crystal beads
The texture of this serum is the least viscous of the series and so absorbs super quickly into the skin, locking in well-needed moisture. I highly recommend using this before make-up or sunscreen as a base layer. Additionally, for those prone to oily skin like myself, it can work wonders at preventing break-outs. Unlike other hyaluronic acid skincare, the hydro-fill formula contains Japanese sake, which can reduce pores.
Vitamins, hyaluronic acid, snow mushroom extract, fermented sake filtrate
This serum is such a unique product, it feels like a combined essence, ampoule, serum and cream! I would definitely take it with me on a vacation or when taking a long-haul flight as it is pretty much a condensed skincare routine! Not only does the cera-barrier moisturise, but — as it’s there in the name — it helps to strengthen the skin barrier. My skin feels so much more healthy and less dry, which is a blessing with the arrival of dry autumn weather.
Vitamins, multi-ceramide, atobarrier, pot marigold extract
As this serum has a tightening effect, its important not to apply in any sensitive areas. My skin is quite sensitive anyway, so I was extra careful in spreading a very small amount over my jaw and neck. This has become a popular way for people to attain a more defined jawline without resorting to botox injections or surgery.
Vitamins, volume peptide complex, indian herbs, Swiss eiswein
With its unique black colour, its hard not to be allured by the Trouble Shot serum. Similarly, the natural extracts present in this serum are unmatched by anything else on the market. This serum is my go-to to use in my morning routine because of its energising sensation and scent. Despite the fragrance, it works well on sensitive skin and helps to soothe acne during a breakout.
Vitamins, phytohyaluron, Jeju lotus extract, phytoalexin echinacea extract
Where to Buy
에스비랩 인텐스 레스큐 50ml
SBLAB Intense Rescue 50ml
** Currently all Intense Rescue Serums are available via Amazon except for Hydro-Fill