Lunar Glow
Illuminate Serum
Illuminate Serum is the first skincare product powered by autophagy inducer discovered from a natural source. It's scientifically developed and clinically proven to rejuvenate, firm, and restore skin radiance.
Extracts
TOMATO
BLUEBERRY
Targets
DULLNESS
IMPERFECTIONS
FINE LINES
POWERED BY PROPHAGY ™
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HOW TO USE
Apply to face each morning and evening after cleansing the skin and before moisturizer.
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Product Details
When our skin is overexposed to UV light, excessive production of melanin and UV induced cellular damage will make skin look dull and uneven. PROPHAGY ™, a patented ingredient discovered from the tomato fruit, is what powers the Lunar glow serum to illuminate and rejuvenate tired skin, boosting skin radiance by multiple fold. To do this, it induces autophagy in the basal layer of the epidermis, which is a natural intracellular degradation system that delivers excessive cytoplasmic constituents to the lysosomes. Also included is an extract taken from the European blueberry extract, which is rich in resveratrol and its derivative pterostilbene, an potent antioxidant molecule. As used in the product, the European blueberry extract will provide broad protection to the skin in the same way as how pterostilbene plays a defensive phytoalexin role in plants.
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Ingredients
Aqua (Water), Propanediol, Butylene Glycol, Ethoxydiglycol, Glycerin, Solanum Lycopersicum (Tomato) Fruit Extract, 1,2-Hexanediol, Vaccinium Angustifolium (Blueberry) Fruit Extract, Diglucosyl Gallic Acid, Beta-Glucan, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Sodium Oleate, Oligopeptide-6, Tocopherol, Lecithin, Sodium Hyaluronate, Phenoxyethanol, Biosaccharide Gum-1, Ethylhexylglycerin, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Carbomer, Aminomethyl Propanediol, Alcohol Denat, Disodium EDTA
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Caution
Avoid direct contact with eyes and lips. Store in a cool, dark place.
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Visible Results
The measure of an autophagy inducer is not only in the subcellular level, but its visible illuminating results. Lunar Glow Illuminate Serum clinical studies show a significantly improved skin glow and a radiant complexion after 4* and 8** weeks treatment.
  • More than 86% of subjects were satisfied with the skin condition improving overall hydration, radiance, firming, fine lines, etc.
  • Over 87% of subjects thought the product improved skin glow.
  • About 90% of subjects were satisfied with the degree of skin hydration.
All subjects exhibited good tolerance to the test product and no subjects showed adverse reactions during the process of study.
SAFETY TEST: 0 positive case found in 30 people cosmetics Human Skin Patch Test

* p value < 0.005 compared with the placebo group<br/>** p value < 0.001 compared with the placebo group

Protocol: Double-blind random test. Average results have shown. The 8-week clinical study conducted on 34 female subjects ages 16-60 years old. For placebo results, subjects used base formulation and SPF 30 sunscreen daily.

Protocol: Double-blind random test. 1.5 MED was applied to each subject. The 3 days clinical study was conducted on 18 female subjects ages 16-60 years old.

Science and Key Ingredients

PROPHAGY ™
  • First skincare product includes autophagy inducer discovered from natural source.
  • 2.5 times potent as Vitamin C
  • Scavenge AGEs induced inflammation.

Prophagy ™ is discovered from cherry tomato extract. Unlike other tomato extracts rich in Vitamin C and Lycopene, Prophagy™ is a mixture of plant flavones. At the same concentration, Prophagy™ is 2.5 times as potent as Vitamin C in melanocytes, which helps to remove excessive melanin and restore skin radiance. More interestingly, Prophagy™ was found to scavenge Advanced Glycation End Products (AGEs) induced inflammation, which resulting wrinkles and fine lines.


Rather than antioxidant or other traditional pathways, the amazing efficacy of Prophagy™ is mainly due to a novel mechanism called autophagy. Autophagy is a natural, regulated mechanism in cell to cleanse waste and recycle old parts¹. The 2016 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine was awarded to Dr. Yoshinori Ohsumi for his discoveries of the underlying the mechanism of autophagy ².




Step of Autophagy

Transport to lysosomes, degradation, and utilization of degradation products.

Reference
1. Hansen, Malene, David C. Rubinsztein, and David W. Walker. "Autophagy as a promoter of longevity: insights from model organisms." Nature Review Mol Cell Biol 19 (2018): 579-93.

2. The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2016). Discoveries of Mechanisms for Autophagy. Retrieved 3 Oct 2016

 Prophagy ™ 
Restore skin radiance and homeostasis by inducing autophagy in subcellular level; Scavenge AGEs induced inflammation
Blueberry
Super antioxidant
Diglucosyl Gallic Acid
Work through skin microbiome to alleviate inflammation
Autophagy Detection by Fluorescence Microscopy

Cells treated with Prophagy™ or rapamycin (positive control) were incubated with Green Detection Reagent and Nuclear Stain.

Standard FITC filter set was used for imaging the autophagic signal. DAPI filter set was used for the imaging of nuclear. Images were analyzed by fluorescence microscopy.

Ratings and Reviews
4.9
  2 Review
5.0
Lisa
AGE RANGE
25-30
SKIN TYPE
Oily/Combination
SKIN CONCERN
Anti-aging, Discoloration & Dark Spots
I have noticed a great reduction in wrinkles and other signs of aging. My skin is youthful and glowing. The texture is light and refreshing, not greasy. It also can be used alone or under moisturizer. I love it and will continue using it.
Location
San Francisco, California
5.0
Grace
AGE RANGE
30-35
SKIN TYPE
Oily/Combination
SKIN CONCERN
Anti-aging, Lifting and firming, Discoloration & Dark Spots
LOVE this product!!! I have used Lunar Glow for one week. It is a clear serum which has a weightless texture and it was absorbed instantly. Super recommend for oily skin. And very suitable to use in the morning before makeup as it makes your skin looks brighter and will not conflict with any makeup product.
Location
Hong Kong