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What it is: A fragrance-free serum—uniquely formulated for skin of color—that rapidly reduces visible dark spots, hyperpigmentation, and post-acne marks while bestowing a healthy-looking glow.
Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily
Skincare Concerns: Dark Spots, Uneven Texture, and Acne and Blemishes
Formulation: Lightweight Serum
- Blend of Niacinamide and Encapsulated Vitamin C: Visibly brightens, fights acne, soothes skin, and supports collagen.
- Amber Algae: Fades and discourages the appearance of dark spots, preserving skin's natural tone.
- Papaya and Pineapple Enzymes: Visibly resurface skin without irritation.
Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.
What Else You Need to Know: Powered by Smart MelaninTM Technology, niacinamide, amber algae, and vitamin C, this non-comedogenic serum visibly fades dark spots and post-acne marks by targeting only the dark spot without lightening overall skin tone. The non-sticky formula is gentle enough for daily use and has no funky smell.
Clinical Results: In a consumer study of 30 women (ages 18 to 40), after 28 days of daily use:
- 96% would recommend it to a friend
- 93% agreed that the appearance of dark spots was reduced in as early as 14 days
- 90% agreed it gave skin more of a glow
Clean at Sephora
Clean at Sephora is a curation of brands committed to evolving the beauty industry. When you see our Clean seal, you can be sure this brand's products are formulated without certain ingredients that are potentially harmful to human health and the environment and also address ingredients clients are concerned about, including phthalates, formaldehyde or formaldehyde releasers, oxybenzone and octinoxate, hydroquinone, triclosan, coal tar, methylisothiazolinone and methylchloroisothiazolinone, insoluble plastic microbeads, and more. For the full list, check out the Ingredients tab.
-In the AM and PM, apply two to three drops to clean, damp skin.
-Always wear SPF during the day.
-The glass bottle is 100 percent recyclable.
-Separate and rinse the glass, rubber, and plastic pieces of the dropper.
-Recycle the glass pipette.
-Check to see if the plastic cap and dropper bulb are recyclable through your local curbside program.
-Blend of Niacinamide and Encapsulated Vitamin C: Visibly brightens, fights acne, soothes skin, and supports collagen.
-Amber Algae: Fades and discourages the appearance of dark spots, preserving skin's natural tone.
-Papaya and Pineapple Enzymes: Visibly resurface skin without irritation.
Water/Aqua, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, Crambe Abyssinica Seed Oil Phytosterol Esters, Niacinamide, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Methylpropanediol, Polyglyceryl-6 Laurate, Polyglyceryl-10 Oleate, Ceteareth-20, Cetearyl Alcohol, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Sorbitan Palmitate, Sodium Phytate, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Cellulose Gum, 3-O-Ethyl Ascorbic Acid, Honokiol, Magnolol, Plankton Extract, Bromelain, Papain, Lecithin, Sodium Hydroxide, Algin, Sodium Ascorbate, Tocopherol.
Clean at Sephora products are formulated without the following banned or restricted ingredients (please see Clean at Sephora landing page for full list of specific restrictions and allowances by category – this is not an exhaustive list):
Acrylates, Aluminum Salts, Animal Musks/Fats/Oils, Benzophenones and related compounds, Butoxyethanol, Butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA), Butylated hydroxytulolene (BHT) under 0.1% , Carbon Black or Black 2, Coal Tar, Ethanolamines, Formaldehyde and Formaldehyde Releasing Agents, Hydroquinone, Lead and Lead Acetate, Mercury + Mercury Compounds (Thimerisol), Methoxyethanol, Methyl Cellosolve, Methylchloroisothiazolinone and Methylisothiazolinone, Mineral Oil, Nanomaterials (restrictions for specific nanomaterials only), Oxybenzone, Parabens, Petrolatum and Parrafin (USP grade only), Phenoxyethanol under 1%, Phthalates, Plastic Microbeads, Polyacrylamide & Acrylamide, Resorcinol, Retinyl Palmitate, Styrene, Sulfates, Talc (no detection of asbestos) , Toluene, Triclosan and Triclocarban, Undisclosed Synthetic Fragrance (under 1% and formulated without Acetaldehyde, Acetone, Acetonitrile, Benzalkonium chloride, BPA, EDTA, Methylene chloride, PTFE, PFOA), 1, 4, Dioxane (ingredients must comply with impurity thresholds), Octinoxate, PFAS compounds, Nitromusks and Polycyclic Musks, Ethoxylated Ingredients (including PEGS or polyethylene glycol must meet contamination limits for 1’4 Dioxane and ethylene oxide), Cyclic Silicones, EDTA and derivatives (allowed if no technical substitute under 0.2%)
About the Brand
EADEM is a beauty brand centered around women of color and their beauty needs for bare-skin confidence. Pioneering Smart Melanin Beauty, EADEM offers skincare uniquely formulated for skin of color. Founded in 2020 by Marie Kouadio Amouzame and Alice Lin Glover, EADEM is proudly female founded and Black and Asian owned. Join the community at @eadem.co.
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