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(Lab)Grab Yourself Some Silk!

March 8, 2017 40 Comments

Blonde Seeking Ambition

I’ve been collaborating with Silk Therapeutics for a while now, and was so excited when they asked me to try out their BRAND NEW LabGrab line of products. (I’m talking like pre-launch testing. #nextlevel)

If you’re just tuning in, Silk Therapeutics is a Boston-based company that makes skincare products 1) with silk (seriously!) and 2) without harsh chemicals and synthetic junk (seriously!). Many of their products are EWGVerified™ by the Environmental Working Group, which is no easy task. I reviewed their Purely Radiant Daily Hydrating Serum and their Renewing Peel a few weeks back – you can learn more about those products and the company here.

What is LabGrab?

LabGrab, the brand-spankin’ new product line from Silk Therapeutics, has a really awesome story. Dr. Greg Altman, one of the co-founders, tells it much more eloquently here, but I’ll paraphrase: Research and development is incredibly expensive. Naturally, this raises the price when it comes time for consumers to buy a product – particularly when it comes to luxury skincare. However, their scientists often formulate many versions when testing and developing products – but only a few get chosen for the boutique line. What happens to the amazing ones that don’t get picked?

Enter LabGrab.

LabGrab is a line of limited production runs of great skincare products, with a focus more on what’s inside the package than how it’s packaged. (One cool detail of note, though: The inventor of each product’s initials are on the front!) LabGrab encourages feedback from the community – they want to know how you feel about the product, to influence future product development. How cool is that?!

Radiance; I has it

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Serum is seriously amazing stuff. I feel a little naked when I forget to put it on! The LabGrab Hydrate/Radiance serum (which is unscented and EWGVerified™, in case you were wondering) only has 8 ingredients… and they make my sensitive skin feel great. I generally use two pumps all over my face and neck and follow with moisturizer (because I am part reptilian). For me, this serum does take a tiny bit longer to absorb than others – but I’m talking tiny – like maybe a minute longer? (Again, this could be because of the whole Lizard Lady thing.)

Eye see you

I’ve also been trying out the LabGrab Cream-Eye Renewal. I was really psyched to give this a go, because eye cream is a NECESSITY for me. (Yes, that is the biggest First World Problem you’ll hear about today.) We all know the skin around your eyes is the thinnest on your body, and I find that it’s often the driest on mine if I don’t moisturize it. I have chronic migraines, which causes me to rub and apply pressure to my eyes a lot. As a way to sort of say “I’m sorry!” to my eyelids, I try to treat them nicely when I can!

I was surprised when I first opened the jar – the cream has an unusual consistency, almost that of whipped butter. As soon as you apply it, though, it absorbs right away. It’s non-greasy, yet extremely hydrating. Like the serum, the Eye Renewal cream is also unscented and EWGVerified™ – this is a huge plus for me as I’ve had a lot of problems in the past with eye creams burning my eyes, even when I’m not rubbing it directly into them.

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No makeup (except Chapstick! I literally cracked!), no filter, no problem!

Shut up and take my money!

Where can you buy LabGrab? Well, it doesn’t officially launch until March 9 – except over on HSN!

 

 

Check out Silk Therapeutics and learn more about LabGrab at their website here, or on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.

 

 

Are you an eye cream user? Are you as scared to post front-facing selfies as I am? Tell me in the comments!

40 Comments

  1. Reply

    robin masshole mommy

    March 8, 2017

    Ok, this eye cream sounds like a seriously product. Allergy season is coming and my poor eyes are going to take a beating, so this will help them look a lot better once I start rubbing at them all the time.

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    thecoffeemom0617

    March 8, 2017

    what a cool new line. I love trying new skincare. I am always looking for something that fits with me.

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    laurenhashem

    March 8, 2017

    I don’t usually have an eye issues but if I do this stuff seems pretty legit. I’ll take a look once March 9th hits!

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    Amber

    March 8, 2017

    I need to start using eye cream. I have wrinkles and dark circles, so they could use some help.

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    Diana Villa

    March 8, 2017

    I never heard of this brand before! You have a beautiful skin, I have to check it out 😀

  6. Reply

    Shobika

    March 8, 2017

    Wow I’ve never heard of this brand before. I could really use some eye cream because I’m such a night owl and never get the right amount of sleep haha.

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    Jessica Taylor

    March 8, 2017

    Never heard of it, but I can’t wait to try it!

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    The Spirited Sloth

    March 8, 2017

    This eye cream sounds super spectacular. I’m always on the hunt for new and exciting high-quality skincare products. I will definitely bookmark this and keep an eye out for their launch!

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    Marcie W.

    March 8, 2017

    That eye renewal cream sounds especially beneficial for this tired mama. I have super sensitive skin, so chemical free products are an absolute must for me as well.

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    Terri Steffes

    March 8, 2017

    I use eye cream from Rodan and Fields, but this one looks really good. I didn’t think of it as a front facing selfie, now I wonder if I have been doing it wrong all this time.

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    Jessica Beal Harlow

    March 8, 2017

    I love the “shut up and take my money” line! lol I think I’ll have to agree and check this out tomorrow on HSN! I could definitely benefit from the LabGrab Cream-Eye Renewal!

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    Jessica Hughes

    March 8, 2017

    Both the serum and the eye cream sound fantastic. I love the idea of skincare that actually contains silk. I may have to try this one out.

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    Elizabeth O.

    March 9, 2017

    This is my first time hearing about this skin care line and it sounds like it’s going to be huge. I love that you mentioned the consistency, it’s really amazing.

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    Carol Cassara

    March 9, 2017

    My skin tends to dry out and I want to make sure that I keep it moisturized and hydrated. I think this is an awesome product to try! It’s my first time hearing the brand.

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    Agentszerozerosetter

    March 9, 2017

    This stuff seems so good!
    I must try it!

  16. Reply

    Cameron

    March 9, 2017

    I haven’t heard of this brand before, but I’ll have to check them out!

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    Cara (@StylishGeek)

    March 9, 2017

    Your skin looks luminous and radiant! Love it! I had to click the HSN link and wee what this LabGrab skin care is all about. Thanks for a wonderful review!

  18. Reply

    Kiwi

    March 9, 2017

    I never heard of this brand but it sounds great. I would love to see how it would work for me thanks for the review.

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    natalielovesbeauty

    March 9, 2017

    You have a beautiful complexion! I’ve seen a few people mention this brand, glad to hear it’s been working well for you!

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    Cynthia Nicoletti

    March 9, 2017

    Like the sound of this product. I suffer very badly with my eyes. Would like to give it a try, thank you.

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    Mandy @ A Cupful of Carters

    March 9, 2017

    Sounds like a great new product. Iove special eye creams, so I will check this one out.

  22. Reply

    Hey Sharonoox

    March 9, 2017

    I love eye cream! This sounds like a great product. I might want to check this out.

  23. Reply

    Krysten

    March 10, 2017

    I am not an eye cream user but I have been looking for some creams lately. I really need them, the bags under my eyes are now designer. Thank you for introducing me to a new product to looks at!

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    duffelbagspouse

    March 10, 2017

    Silk worms have a long line in the beauty business over here in Asia. Sounds like its a great product and lucky you for getting to check it out early.

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    den

    March 10, 2017

    Silk really has great benefits and it is a big thing here in Asia. For eye creams it is also a must for me although I’ve been lazy for the past few months. Haven’t had time to buy my eye cream. I hope they will ship internationally so I can try it out.

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    Heather

    March 10, 2017

    This looks like a wonderful product. I definitely need to improve my skin care routine and this would be a great start!

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    Heather

    March 10, 2017

    That is a great idea to let limited editions run! I am definitely going to look into this – especially the serum. I have been hearing great things about serums lately. I need to try one.

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    Jeanine

    March 10, 2017

    Sounds really great. I hadn’t heard of this brand before, but I’m definitely going to have to check it out now! I for sure need something for near my eyes.

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    asseenonjean

    March 10, 2017

    This sounds like a really great brand and those products sound fab! I’m always on the lookout for new skin care to try as i never sem to find a range I truly love.

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    Amber Nelson

    March 10, 2017

    I am not an eye cream user, but I should definitely check out this brand. Great results.

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    Britany

    March 10, 2017

    My face has been so dry lately. I don’t know if it’s because of the weather changes or not but it’s been so dry. I’ll definitely try this out!

  32. Reply

    Lydia

    March 10, 2017

    OK. I need to try this out, it sounds so amazing! PS I love your logo, so so cute!

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    Wanderlust Vegans

    March 10, 2017

    Sounds like a great product. Glad you are enjoying the silkiness in your skin. I stopped using products years ago, as it is too damaging on my body. But I hope someones gets some use out of your review!

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    Jessi

    March 11, 2017

    OMG i lol’ed at your “shut up and take my money” title. Lol this is SO me! With every product review i see! This one….no different!

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    Lisa @ wonderling

    March 11, 2017

    Haha I love your question about front facing selfies! Yes I look so odd!! X

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    Peachy @ The Peach Kitchen

    March 11, 2017

    This product sounds really cool and it’s the first time I’ve heard of a beauty product that’s made with silk.

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    Nikki

    March 12, 2017

    I’ve been looking into getting something for my eyes. #ThisIs30 haha

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    Renée ♥

    March 13, 2017

    I am most definitely an eye cream user, so I’m very interested in your thoughts on this product. I have super sensitive skin, and have experienced that “eye cream burn” you mentioned. Finding a good eye cream is so important.

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    Krystle Cook

    March 13, 2017

    I have never heard of this before! It definitely looks like a great product and I havent found many that work for me. I need to give this a shot.

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