First Time User Kit

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New to ESK and Cosmeceutical ingredients? This kit is for you! In just 3 weeks you’ll have noticeably better skin- smooth, hydrated, youthful skin with visibly smaller pores. As a first time user, you may need to introduce some actives slowly (A tingling sensation is normal, but a burning feeling isn’t) and it may take a week for your skin to settle into the new regime – be patient. Your reward: softer, smoother a more radiant complexion. But don’t take our word for it. Check out the evidence and our user reviews. Oh and don’t forget our money back guarantee.

What’s included

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
Size- 100ml: Lasts 3 months when used regularly

C Serum
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 (in a dry climate) & dry skin
Size – 50ml: Lasts 3 – 4 months when used regularly

Zinc
Apply 2 – 3 pumps following Serum in the morning.
Note: Not intended for prolonged exposure to harsh sun.
Size – 50ml: Lasts 3 – 4 months 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
Size – 50ml: Lasts 3 – 4 months when used regularly

Ultimate A
Apply 2 – 3 pumps to face following Smooth 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
Size – 50ml: Lasts 3 – 4 months when used regularly.

Vitamin C: L-Ascorbic Acid

An anti-oxidant, which assists in repair of and protection from sun induced damage and premature aging(1). It reduces wrinkles(2), fine lines, skin roughness and pigmentation(3). L-Ascorbic acid is naturally unstable and must be formulated in an oil base in order to delay oxidisation. Stabilised forms of Vitamin C are often used for convenience, however they have weak or no evidence(4).

(1) Humbert 2003, Burke 2007, Aguilera 2012, Darr 1996, Lin 2003, Alexander 2012
(2) Raschke 2004, Farris 2005
(3) Xu 2012
(4) Campos 2008, Tsai 2012


Vitamin E: Tocopherol

The primary evidence for Tocopherol (Vitamin E) is when used in combination with Vitamin C. The combination is synergistic in protection from the sun’s UV radiation1
(1) Darr 1996, Lin 2003, Aguillera 2012, Burke 2007, Alexander 2012

Hydroxy Acids

Improves skin texture and tone (1) through exfoliation. Helps remove dead skin cells on the surface and promotes skin cell growth (2).

(1) Kornhauser 2010, Stiller 1996
(2) Kim 1998, Newman 199


L-Ascoric Acid

Vitamin C

L-Ascorbic Acid - Vitamin C

Protects and repairs damage from the sun – Reduces wrinkles, skin roughness, and pigmentation

An anti-oxidant, which assists in repair of and protection from sun induced damage and premature aging1. It reduces wrinkles2, fine lines, skin roughness and pigmentation3. L-Ascorbic acid is naturally unstable and must be formulated in an oil base in order to delay oxidisation. Stabilised forms of Vitamin C are often used for convenience, however they have weak or no evidence4.

(1) Humbert 2003, Burke 2007, Aguilera 2012, Darr 1996, Lin 2003, Alexander 2012
(2) Raschke 2004, Farris 2005
(3) Xu 2012
(4) Campos 2008, Tsai 2012


Vitamin A: Retinal (or Retinaldehyde)

Vitamin A has the most and strongest evidence for reducing the signs of skin aging(1). It has been shown to stimulate skin cell growth and collagen production(2). 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 acne(3)

(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

Vitamin B3: Niacinamide

An Anti-Oxidant, assists in repair of cell DNA. Improves skin barrier function (1) (decreases moisture loss), increases skin elasticity (2)and reduces pigmentation and skin yellowing (3).

(1) Ghering 2004, Crowther 2008, Christman 2012
(2) Bisset 2005, Kawada 2008
(3) Hakozaki 2002, Bisset 2004

Glycolic and Lactic Acid

Alpha Hydroxy Acids

Glycolic and Lactic Acid - Alpha Hydroxy acids

Exfoliates and smooths the skin

Improves skin texture and tone (1) through exfoliation. Helps remove dead skin cells on the surface and promotes skin cell growth (2).

(1) Kornhauser 2010, Stiller 1996
(2) Kim 1998, Newman 1996

What’s included:

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.

Reverse C Serum – Powerful anti-oxidant serum. Hydrates, repairs the visible signs of ageing and protects the skin. Anti-oxidant Vitamins C and E in their most potent form: Ascorbic Acid and Tocopherol work to repair and prevent the appearance of ageing including fine lines, wrinkles, pigmentation and skin roughness.

Zinc Shade (Patch test) 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 (Use half recommended amount)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.

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Hydroxy Cleanser:
Purified Water, Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate, Coco Glucoside, Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine, Glycolic acid, Lactic Acid, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel)Water, Salicylic Acid, Glycerin & Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Extract, Glycerin & Water & Combretum Farinosum Flower Nectar, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Pelargoneum Roseum, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Rose Damascena, Backhousia Citriodora Oil, Polyquaternium-10, PEG-150 Distearate, Dehydroacetic Acid & Benzyl Alcohol, Disodium EDTA

Reverse “C” Serum:
Propylene Glycol, Glycerin, Purified Water, L-Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Dehydroxanthan Gum, Phenoxyethanol

Zinc:
Purified Water, Zinc Oxide & Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil & Glyceryl Isostearate & Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Octocrylene, Cetearyl Alcohol & Ceteareth-20, Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane, Cetearyl Alcohol, Tocopherol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, Cetearyl Glucoside & Cetearyl Alcohol, Ceteareth 20, Dimethicone, Propylene Glycol, Dehydroacetic Acid & Benzyl Alcohol, Glycerin,Water, Combretum Farinosum Flower Nectar, Water & Glycerin & Crocus Sativus Stigma Extract, Pelargoneum Roseum, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Rose Damascena, Backhousia Citriodora Oil, Xanthan Gum

Smooth Serum:
Purified Water, Alcohol, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel)Water, Water & Chondrus Crispus Extract and Sodium Hyaluronate, Glycolic Acid, Lactic Acid, Menthyl Lactate, Butylene Glycol & Water & Bambusa Vulgaris Leaf/Stem Extract, Water & Glycerin & Orchis Mascula Extract, Water & Glycerin & Crocus Sativus Stigma Extract, Gluconodeltalactone, Coceth-7 & PPG-1-PEG 9 Lauryl Glycol Ether & PEG 40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Dehydroacetic Acid & Benzyl Alcohol, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Pelargoneum Roseum, Rosa Damascena, Backhousia Citriodora Oil, Hydroxyethyl Cellulose

Ultimate A:
Purified Water, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Caprylic/capric triglyceride, Alcohol, Niacinamide, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Glycerin, Sucrose Distearate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Sucrose Stearate, Polyacrylamide & C13-14 Isoparaffin & Laureth-7, Tocopheryl Acetate, Glycolic Acid, Dehydroacetic Acid & Benzyl Alcohol, Xanthan Gum, Retinal, Oil Lavender Bulgaria, Pelargoneum Roseum, Rose Damascena

Additional information

Weight .772 kg
Size

Full, Travel

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