Youth To The People Review: The Ultimate Guide 2022

Youth To The People Review

Superfood skincare brand Youth To The People is a cult favorite among clean beauty fans and non-fans alike. The vegan, minimalist and unisex line that focuses on superfood ingredients like kale and spinach is a Sephora aisle staple and has a massive loyal following. Youth To The People is also social impact driven and has their own Good To The People Funds that supports nonprofit leaders in climate, gender equity, racial equity, and human rights. In 2021 I finally tried out most of the Youth To The People line, which is priced in the $30-$60 range, and am sharing the brand’s hits and misses for me.  To discover the best Youth To The People products, read on for the ultimate Youth To The People review! Take 25% off right now during their Spring Sale (ends Apr 28 midnight)!

Youth to the people review

In December 2021 Youth To The People was bought by beauty giant L’Oréal. Youth To The People is a vegan skincare brand but its new parent company L’Oreal does test on animals. This is something to note if you’re a vegan who does not support brands owned by parent companies who are not cruelty-free.

Youth to the people superfood cleanser

Youth To The People Superfood Cleanser

The cleanser that made spinach and kale cool, the Youth To The People Superfood cleanser is a gel cleanser that feels hydrating, soothing and purifying all at once. It has a fresh, herbaceous smell that appeals to both men and women and comes in a transparent glass bottle. Perhaps the biggest cult favorite in the YTTP line, the Superfood Cleanser is great for sensitive skin, comes in a pump bottle for easy usage and has a refill bottle available to purchase.

I’m not sure why there’s so much controversy over the Youth To The People cleanser, but I guess it comes with the territory of being such a widely reviewed and raved about product. Some will love, some will hate. I actually love how hydrating this cleanser feels and how thick the gel is. Plus I enjoy its fresh and subtle scent of tea. The Kale + Spinach Green Tea Vitamins Superfood Cleanser is an all-around good and effective cleanser in my personal experience and I would definitely repurchase this if I ever run out of cleansers.

Check out what members in the OBL community think of the Superfood Cleasner below.

 

Youth to the people review

Youth to the people review

Youth To The People Mandelic Acid + Superfood Unity Exfoliant

The Youth To The People Mandelic Acid + Superfood Unity Exfoliant is a triple threat liquid toner with AHA, PHA and BHA. Besides the fact that this acid toner is gentle and non-drying or irritating yet still adequately effective, I’m in love with its scent. It’s a eucalyptus like spa scent that just smells amazing.

The Youth to the People Mandelic Acid Superfood Unity Exfoliant is a workhorse of a toner. With a combination of BHA, AHA and PHA, it decongests pores, smooths texture, evens skin tone, and supports the skin barrier.

The formula boasts 3% mandelic acid to gently shift dull surface skin cells, 2% salicylic acid to unclog pores, and 1% gluconolactone (a poly hydroxy acid) boosts cell turnover and hydration to help support your skin’s moisture barrier. The Youth To The People toner also has antioxidant-rich liquorice root to soothe skin and reduce excess sebum production and glucosamine (an amino-acid compound) to hydrate and visibly fade the look of dark spots.

Used to the people Vitamin C clean caffeine energy serum

Youth To The People 15% Vitamin C + Clean Caffeine Serum

The Youth To The People’s Vitamin C serum is a clinical-grade 15% vitamin C serum boosted with clean, plant-derived caffeine from superleafs yerba mate and guayusa to immediately brighten, visibly reduce morning puffiness, and hydrate. It seems to be by far one of the brand’s ultimate cult favorites among fans. And for good reason! I notice brighter skin with more clarity when using this serum daily.

This is one of Youth To The People’s pricier products at $68 (take 25% off during their current Spring Sale!), but also one of their best in my opinion. It’s properly packaged in a dark glass bottle, which is important for Vitamin C products, and has a thin almost milky consistency.

The Youth To The People Vitamin C Serum’s key ingredients are:

  • 15% Vitamin C Complex: Three powerful sources of vitamin c are combined in our pro-grade formula—Ethyl Ascorbic Acid, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate (THD Ascorbate), and Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate—for maximum efficacy and stability.
  • Yerba Mate + Guayusa: Naturally high in caffeine, this superleaf-derived extract enhances microcirculation to reduce morning puffiness.
  • Passion Fruit: High in antioxidants, helps scavenge for free radicals.
  • Dragon Fruit: Promotes skin health and replenishes essential moisture.
  • Squalane: An emollient that provides weightless hydration, locking in moisture.

 

Youth to the people cleansing balm

Youth To The People Superberry Dream Cleansing Balm

The new Youth to the People Superberry Dream Cleansing Balm just came out, so I’ve only been testing this for a week. It’s a rich, wonderfully moisturizing cleansing balm that emulsifies with water. It doesn’t have that waxy feel that some cleansing balms have and immediately melts on contact upon the skin. I love that Youth To The People’s cleansing balm has some fantastic skincare ingredients like Chilean wineberry, prickly pear and three weights of hyaluronic acid. It almost feels like a face balm you’d want to leave on your skin!

The scent is a jasmine scent that isn’t overpowering, and with some water, the Super berry Dream Cleansing Balm turns into a milk-like consistency and washes off sunscreen and make up effectively. It also comes in a very large jar so provides great value for money. As someone who double cleanses every night, I’m always in need of a good cleansing balm and so far I’ve really been enjoying this one.

SuperClay Purify Clear Power Mask

Youth To The People SuperClay Purify + Clear Power Mask

If you’re looking for a wet clay mask that comes in a generous jar, The Youth to the People Super Clay Purify + Clear Power Mask is it. It’s a triple clay mask of Kaolin Clay, Bentonite and French Green Clay to draw out impurities and also has 2% Niacinamide and Salicylic Acid. Even for a wet clay mask, it’s very wet, for lack of a better adjective, and actually feels hydrating on my skin while it dries.

Youth to the people superclay mask

I am normally not a big fan of clay masks, because they tend to dry out my skin but the Youth to the People clay mask is fantastic. My skin feels ultra clean and baby soft and smooth after use.

Youth to the people review

I also appreciate that it’s not a super simple and boring blend of a couple of clay powders. Instead, the Youth To The People Super Clay Mask includes interesting ingredients like BHA, niacinamide and kombucha.

Youth To The People Super Berry Hydrate + Glow Dream Mask

Youth To The People Super Berry Hydrate + Glow Dream Mask

The Youth To The People Glow Dream Mask is an overnight mask that deeply hydrates, plumps and brightens with antioxidant-rich superberries and THD ascorbate, the latest clinically-proven form of stable Vitamin C. The formula also helps to target dullness and uneven skin tone with four vital hydrators – Squalane, Hyaluronic Acid, Glycerin, and Betaine. The Superberry Hydrate + Glow Dream Mask also contains Youth To The People’s proprietary Superberry Blend: Maqui, acai, prickly pear, goji berry, sunflower, moringa, squalane.

Youth to the people Superberry hydrate glow Dream mask

This product is called a mask but I actually found the Youth To The People Super Berry Hydrate Glow Dream Mask can also be used as a regular daily moisturizer. If you’re looking for a super rich overnight mask then look into Luzern Laboratories skincare line. If you’re just looking for something that is pleasantly moisturizing, the Youth To The People Dream Mask sinks in right away and does a great job at making my skin feel hydrated and soft.

The Youth To The People Super Berry Hydrate Glow Dream Mask comes in a large glass jar that would probably last for a very long time, depending on whether you use it as an occasional mask or a daily moisturizer.

I feel like most skincare brands don’t venture or bother to create a hydrating mask, which is such a shame because so many dry skin people are looking for one. Youth To The People Super Berry Hydrate Glow Dream Mask is, to me, the product that sets the brand apart from the rest.

Used to the people dream eye cream

Youth To The People Superberry Dream Eye Cream

The Youth To The People Eye Cream is a fragrance-free overnight product that works to visibly smooth the appearance of fine lines + wrinkles, firm the look of skin, and actively hydrate while you sleep.

Youth to the people Dream eye mask

The consistency is on the thicker side and much more suitable for night for me, though you could also use during the day. I find this eye cream to be intensely hydrating and overall pleasant to use, but I’m not exactly impressed by it.

Youth to the people superfood air whip moisture cream

Youth To The People Superfood Air Whip Moisture Cream

Another product that I wasn’t very impressed by was the Youth to the People Superfood Air Whip Moisture Cream. If you’re looking for an extremely thin, almost gel like moisturizing cream or have very oily skin, then this would be a good product to look into. I have very dry skin and as the colder months are approaching I don’t find myself particularly drawn to this product. It does feel fresh and hydrating on the skin and could almost be used as a richer serum.

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