Australian brand Aesop is one of my favourite skincare brand which makes effect in making natural formulated products for the skin, hair and body. All of their products have simple and classic packaging that gives an idea of professional.
Below I’m reviewing one the most popular products of Aesop, the Aesop Parsley Seed Anti-Oxidant Serum. It is a serum which has aloe as base, and contains a complex of ingredients that can anti-oxidant, soften ,hydrate and fortify skin. We are going to review it from several aspects.
Packaging and Smell
The packaging of all the Aesop products are so well designed. As you can tell, I’m not a fan of girly or cute packaging, on the contrary, I prefer packaging that looks simple and professional. The Parsley Seed Anti-Oxidant Serum comes in a 100ml glass bottle, which is probably the biggest bottle I’ve ever seen for a serum. The serum is dispensed via a dropper applicator. Although not a ideal way to prevent the products from exposing to air, it still managed to keep the bottle opening as small as possible. Another thing worth to be mentioned, all the products of the Aesop comes in dark bottle, in this way the light won’t damage the ingredients.
About the smell of this serum, I’ve heard both two extreme comments. I personally adore the herbaceous scent of it.
This serum has a gel texture, not heavy to apply but is able to give skin enough moisturizing. The only thing I would complain about is that after first applying, skin can feel a little bit sticky, but after the serum is completely absorbed, you won’t feel any discomfort. For combination to oily skin, I recommend to use this serum in winter time, and for dry skin, it can be a perfect summer hydrating serum.
- Aloe vera works great to calm and hydrating skin.
- Affordable price for a 100ml serum.
- Parsley and lavender oils pose a strong risk of irritation
- Contains alcohol.
To be honest, it is a pretty good deal to pay $70 for a 100ml serum, considering almost other decent serums cost as much as that but you only get 30ml of product. Also you can find a big discount on Amazon, it reduced from $103.95 to $64.55.
The ingredient of this Aesop serum is quite natural, basically everything inside of the bottle is essential oil and plant extract. But if you are allergic to certain plant, you should check the ingredient box really carefully.
Here is the complete ingredient of this serum:
|Summary: Aesop Parsley Seed Anti-Oxidant Serum is a lavish anti-oxidant daily serum. Effectively reduces harmful influences of free radicals and helps you maintain a lifted and younger looking skin. It offers powerful protection and balanced moisture to skin. Works for all skin types|