Who doesn't love a celebrity skincare line, especially when it's the queen of all things fabulous Kim K! We expected nothing less than streamlined, elegant packaging and full glow-out results to get as close to Kim K's perfect porcelain skin as possible. We investigated further and are giving you the lowdown on the best 100% clean alternatives.

SKKN Toner features “antioxidants, enzymes, and AHAs to enhance radiance and glow".
Powder Clean Swap: Codex Antu Radiance Mist features a patent-pending AntuComplex™ formula that is clinically proven tp refine the appearance of pores, hydrate and soothe. The proprietary AntüComplex™ is packed with the power of bio-actives from three Patagonian plants which, along with beautiful hydrolysed hyaluronic acid, soothe irritation and reduce inflammation while supporting the skin’s microbiome.
 

 

SKKN Exfoliator “is double mechanical and enzymatic exfoliating scrub that gently helps promote skin resurfacing to leave the skin feeling soft and smooth”
Powder Clean Swap: Our OSKIA’s multi award-winning Renaissance Mask gently resurfaces and enhances cell turnover to leave the skin radiant and refined. Made with naturally-derived ingredients such as AHA’s, Papaya Enzymes and Probiotics. As the SKKN Exfoliator contains perfume/fragrance that can irritate sensitive skin, you can rest assured the Renaissance Mask is suitable for all skin types. 

SKNN Face Cream “An indulgent and comforting face cream enriched with a powerful postbiotic to help promote overall skin nourishment for a more youthful look.”
Powder Clean Swap: Taking a deeper dive into the ingredients of SKKN Face Cream we found it contains quite a few comedogenic oils which mean it isn't suitable for most skin. A wonderful alternative for all skin types, and is non-comedogenic, is the Nue Co. Barrier Culture Moisturiser that is brimming with Prebiotics, Probiotics and Postbiotics that repopulate the skin barrier with good bacteria.


SKKN Eye Cream is “a gentle yet efficient peptide eye cream that helps preserve elasticity and acts to reduce puffiness and the appearance of fine lines around the eye's most delicate areas.”
Powder Clean Swap: A wonderful concept and some great active ingredients however some filler ingredients were found. The Oskia Eye Wonder is 99.27% natural with naturally-derived antioxidants, nutrients, and peptides. 13 active ingredients work together to firm, lift and recharge your delicate eye area through the deep layers for long-term benefit..  

 

SKKN Hyaluronic Acid Serum “A multi-molecular weight hyaluronic acid serum designed to serve as a daily water shot for the skin.”
Powder Clean Swap: A great alternative that is purer in concentration and ingredients is the Moon Juice Plump Jelly Serum is a lightweight serum with Hyaluronic Acid and PGA Peptide to synergistically hydrate cells repairs and protects the skin from daily environmental stressors with a combination of hydrating elements and signature adaptogenic herbs. Suitable for all skin types and pocket friendly!

 

SKKN Vitamin C8 Serum “A powerful serum featured with a high dose of vitamin C8 that helps boost collagen synthesis and slows down the appearance of ageing”.
Powder Clean Swap: We love Vitamin C and it’s definitely a staple in our routine. With majority of Vitamin C ingredients being prone to going rancid and losing effectiveness, we always opt for shelf-stable C products such as our Holifrog Sunnyside C Glow Serum. Labelled as A serum so smart it should be wearing a lab coat.”, it’s concentrated optimum percentage of 15% Vitamin C, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate and L-Ascorbic Acid are combined with 3% Tranexamic Acid to effectively interrupt two skin pathways.
 

 

SKKN Night Oil “A nourishing elixir that works overnight to help deliver youthful-looking, even, and radiant skin by morning.” 
Powder Clean Swap: Another one on the SKKN line that contains comedogenic oils that could worsen acne-prone skin and cause congestion. We love our Codex Beauty Labs Bia Nourishing Facial Oil formulated with high-dose antioxidants, moisturising and balancing oils plus essential vitamins for a healthy non-comedogenic glow. 

 

SKKN Cleanser “A cleansing and hydrating formula that helps to purify and condition the skin while retaining moisture in the upper skin layer, leaving it clean and supple.” 
Powder Beauty Swaps: The holy grail of cleansers for all around makeup, SPF and residue removal, Holifrog Kissimmee Vitamin F Balmy Wash is a waterless balm-to-milk cleanser that emulsifies easily when mixed with water. Formulated for purification without the harshness, nourishing oils and antioxidants protect the skin while breaking down makeup and other pollutants. 

 

August 20, 2022 — Nadja Iman