Ilia has launched The Base Face Milk (full size, $58/travel size: $28), an essence and lightweight moisturizer suitable for sensitive skin that strengthens the skin barrier while hydrating, soothing and plumping the skin.
Key ingredients include hyaluronic acid, Chlorella vulgaris algae extract, prickly pear flower extract and a barrier renewal complex comprising lipids, fatty acids and sterols.
In a 12-hour instrumental study of 22 people reportedly found that the milk instantly hydrates the skin and keeps it hydrated over time, while also strengthening the skin barrier.
In a 28-day instrumental study of 29 people, the milk was found to reduce redness, while a 28-day instrumental study of 22 people found that the mlik smoothed skin texture.
The milk is vegan and non-comedogenic and can be layered with complexion products.