With Broad-spectrum sun protection, Vitamin A and B3, this your kit is designed to target not only the signs of aging, but also excessive oil production. These evidence based- ingredients reduce excessive oil production without stripping the skin.
Hydroxy Cleanser – Soap free, lightly foaming cleanser. For use in the morning and at night prior to application of skin care cream or make up. With Alpha and Beta Hydroxy acids it gently cleanses and exfoliates the skin leaving it smooth and looking fresh. For Cleansing normal and oily skin.
B Calm – A light moisturising cream, for skin that is sensitive, oily or acne prone. Vitamin B3 (5%) is an effective multipurpose ingredient, having evidence for managing the skin’s natural oil production, Acne and Rosacea. It also has evidence for improving the skin’s barrier function, reducing hyperpigmentation. and acting as an anti-inflammatory agent.
Zinc Shade – Zinc based daily moisturiser. Zinc Shade provides the protection you need from both UVA (ageing) and UVB (burning) rays. UVB (burning) rays are strongest in summer in the middle of the day and are what causes sunburn – a major risk factor for skin cancer. UVA (ageing) rays of the sun which are constant throughout the year and the day and can even penetrate glass (reaches indoors). UVA not only prematurely ages the skin, but may also lead to and exacerbate melanoma – a deadly form of skin cancer. Zinc Shade may also be used as a Make Up primer.
Smooth Serum – Smooth Serum – Hydroxy acid exfoliating serum for use at night. Renews the skin by promoting skin cell turnover. The result: a more balanced and smoother skin and a more even skin tone.
Ultimate A – Vitamin A and B based night cream. These powerful ingredients effortlessly promote your healthiest skin. Vitamin A promotes collagen growth and regulates the skin while Vitamin B improves the skin barrier function and promotes an even skin tone.
Retinal Vitamin A
Retinal is the number 1 “must have ingredient” in any skin care regime. “Rewinds the clock on skin aging” and results in increased skin elasticity and reduces wrinkles, fine lines and pigmentation. Also effective in managing acne. Vitamin A has the most and strongest evidence for reducing the signs of skin aging1. It has been shown to stimulate skin cell growth and collagen production2. Retinal is the most effective and least irritating from of Vitamin A1 (Other commonly used forms of Vitamin A including Retinol and Retinyl Palmitate have weak or no evidence). It reduces the appearance of fine lines and pigmentation and increases skin elasticity and is also useful in managing acne3 (1) Rivers 2008, Babamiri 2009, Mukherjee 2006, Sorg 2006, Didierjean 1999, Boisnic 1999 (2) Diridollou 1999, Creidi 1998, Fluhr 1999, Boisnic 1999 (3) Dreno 2005, Dreno 2009, Tran 2005
NIACINAMIDE VITAMIN B3
Manages Acne, Rosacea and eczema, reduces pigmentation and improves skin barrier function An Anti-Oxidant, assists in repair of cell DNA. Improves skin barrier function (1) (decreases moisture loss), is helpful in the management of Acne (2), Rosacea (3) and Eczema (4). It is also manages the skin’s natural oil production (5) increases skin elasticity (6) and reduces pigmentation and skin yellowing (7). It also has evidence for reducing the risk of skin cancer (8). (1) Ghering 2004, Crowther 2008, Christman 2012. (2) Walocko 2017, Fox 2012. (3) Draelos 2005, Chen 2014. (4) Yoshinao, Bains 2018. (5) Wohlrab 2012 (6)Bisset 2005, Kawada 2008. (7) Hakozaki 2002, Bisset 2004. (8) Chen 2014, Rolfe 2014.
Glycolic and Lactic Acid Alpha Hydroxy Acids
Exfoliates and smooths the skin Improves skin texture and tone (1) through exfoliation. It helps to remove dead skin cells on the surface and promotes skin cell growth (2). (1) Kornhauser 2010, Stiller 1996 (2) Kim 1998, Newman 1996
Hydroxy Cleanser Wet Face with warm water, apply 2-3 pumps of cleanser to fingertips and gently massage into lather on face and neck. Rinse thoroughly with warm water. For added benefit on oily and acne prone skin; following lathering, leave for 10 minutes prior to washing off Full size – 100ml: Lasts 3 months when used regularly. Travel size – 15ml: Lasts 4 weeks when used regularly.
B Calm Apply 1 – 2 pumps to fingertips and apply to face after cleansing in the morning. Also for use on décolletage, back of hands and forearms. For use on normal skin, oilier and acne prone skin. Full size – 50ml: Lasts 3 – 4 months when used regularly Travel size – 15ml: Lasts 4 weeks when used regularly.
Zinc Apply 2 – 3 pumps in the morning. Note: Not intended for prolonged exposure to harsh sun. Full size – 50ml: Lasts 3 – 4 months when used regularly Travel size – 15ml: Lasts 4 weeks when used regularly.
Smooth Serum Apply 2 – 3 pumps to fingertips and apply to face after cleansing in the evening. Also for use on décolletage. On sensitive skin use 1 pump every second day. Gradually increase dose and frequency Note: Sunscreen should be used during daylight hours when using Hydroxy acids Full size – 50ml: Lasts 3 – 4 months when used regularly Travel size – 15ml: Lasts 4 weeks when used regularly.
Ultimate A Apply 2 – 3 pumps to face following serum at night. For use on normal and dry skin Note: Do not use if pregnant or breast-feeding Note: Sunscreen should be used during daylight hours when using Vitamin A Full size – 50ml: Lasts 3 – 4 months when used regularly Travel size – 15ml: Lasts 4 weeks when used regularly.